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Tad Vezner

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Tad Vezner has been a night cops reporter at a metropolitan daily, the St. Paul Pioneer Press in Minnesota's Twin Cities, for years. He sometimes offends people with the jokes coroners tell him, but they eventually forgive him. Prior to that, he backpacked across Australia, worked as an illegal banana picker, and did social work in Chicago. He and his wife live in St. Paul, Minnesota.

Sometimes when you work a lot of long nights, where news can be kinda grim, you try to remember some of the good people you've met. I know, as a reporter you bristle at the naivete of calling people "good" (no simple stories -- there's always something, right?), but...

This couple were definitely two of the best, to me. Call me a sucker, but hey, if you can't have faith in a pair like that,... Read more of this blog post »
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Chasing Vegas

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As an 80's child who grew up gaming, this was the Hunger Games i was hoping for.
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