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2008-06-26 12:02:20

By Christopher Snowbeck, Pioneer Press, St. Paul, Minn. Jun. 26--An experimental device for stimulating nerves made by Fridley-based Medtronic could provide relief for patients who suffer from chronic migraine headaches and aren't helped by existing treatments, a new study suggests.

2008-06-25 12:02:45

By John Welbes, Pioneer Press, St. Paul, Minn. Jun. 25--One more hurdle is out of the way for Delta Air Lines' pending acquisition of Northwest Airlines, as negotiators for union pilots from both carriers reached a tentative joint contract.

2008-06-24 09:02:58

By John Welbes, Pioneer Press, St. Paul, Minn. Jun. 24--If market fundamentals determined crude oil prices, gas would cost about half as much as it does right now, experts told Congress Monday.

2008-06-22 09:00:21

By Jennifer Bjorhus, Pioneer Press, St. Paul, Minn. Jun. 22--It takes roughly four hours for workers to shred a flattened Dodge Ram pickup, melt it and roll the billets into steel rods at Gerdau Ameristeel Corp.'s minimill in St. Paul.

2008-06-21 09:00:00

By John Welbes, Pioneer Press, St. Paul, Minn. Jun. 21--While an OK from government regulators remains months off and union pilots still need to resolve dicey seniority issues, the heavy lifting involved in integrating Northwest Airlines and Delta Air Lines is under way.

2008-06-20 12:00:36

By Doug Belden, Pioneer Press, St. Paul, Minn. Jun. 20--Enrollment in Minnesota charter schools rose by more than 4,000 students in 2007-08, the largest annual increase since charters began in 1992.

2008-06-19 09:00:59

By Edward Lotterman, Pioneer Press, St. Paul, Minn. Jun. 19--President Bush's proposal Wednesday to end decades-long bans on offshore oil and gas drilling may be a cynical political ploy, but he opens a useful debate.

2008-06-19 09:00:41

By John Welbes, Pioneer Press, St. Paul, Minn. Jun. 19--Sun Country Airlines says it needs financial help to maintain regularly scheduled flights from the Twin Cities.

2008-06-19 09:00:00

By Bao Ong, Pioneer Press, St. Paul, Minn. Jun. 19--Geek Squad agents, known for zipping around in their black-and-white Volkswagen Beetles to handle service calls, had a different challenge to troubleshoot this week.

2008-06-18 09:00:00

By Kevin Harter, Pioneer Press, St. Paul, Minn. Jun. 18--Bruce and Linda Kennedy tried to take a short break for water and food Tuesday afternoon, but their emotions again overcame them, and they soon rejoined the search for their 25-year-old autistic son.


Word of the Day
gazingstock
  • A person or thing gazed at with wonder or curiosity, especially of a scornful kind.
The 'stock' of 'gazingstock' comes from an Old English word meaning 'tree trunk' or 'wood'.
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