University of Minnesota Commencement speech – May 10th 2013

Steve Blank

Minnesota is a wonderful place to hunt, fish, canoe, raise kids, and pursue lots of interests other than just your job. They struck out across the country and ended up here in Minnesota. I am honored to be with you as we gather to celebrate your graduation.

University of Minnesota Commencement speech – May 10th 2013

Steve Blank

Minnesota is a wonderful place to hunt, fish, canoe, raise kids, and pursue lots of interests other than just your job. They struck out across the country and ended up here in Minnesota. I am honored to be with you as we gather to celebrate your graduation.

Jordan Murphy leads Minnesota past Western Carolina

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14 Minnesota cruised past Western Carolina 92-64 on Sunday MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Jordan Murphy had 23 points and 11 rebounds, and No.

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MINNESOTA (5-2

Slavin, Hurricanes beat Minnesota 5-4 in shootout

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AP) — Jaccob Slavin scored in the shootout and the Carolina Hurricanes beat the Minnesota Wild 5-4 on Saturday night RALEIGH, N.C. (AP)

A Minnesota Raccoon's Death-Defying Feat Went Viral--and Revealed 3 Leadership Lessons in the Process

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This week a wayward raccoon captured global attention for scaling a tall building. We can reap key business lessons from this death-defying feat.

North Carolina KKK group recruiting in northern Minnesota

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AP) — Community leaders in Minnesota are denouncing efforts by a North Carolina-based Ku Klux Klan group that has distributed hundreds of recruiting flyers in the northeast part of the state BUHL, Minn. (AP)

North Carolina man killed by police in Minnesota identified

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AP) — Authorities have identified a carjacking suspect killed in an officer-involved shooting in east-central Minnesota PAUL, Minn. (AP)

NC couple sought in Virginia shooting arrested in Minnesota

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AP) — A North Carolina couple charged in a shooting in Virginia that left a woman seriously injured has been arrested in Minnesota RICHMOND, Va. (AP)

How Following a Team Like the Minnesota Timberwolves Became a Lesson in Failure.and Success

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Was it my own failure? Or thefailure of my favorite team?

Morris, Minnesota put away UNC-Wilmington 108-82

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MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Carlos Morris scored a career-high 24 points as Minnesota defeated UNC Wilmington 108-82 on Saturday

Hollins leads Minnesota past Wake, 84-69

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AP) — Andre Hollins scored a season-high 27 points and Minnesota beat Wake Forest 84-69 on Tuesday night in the ACC/Big Ten Challenge WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP)

Ice Cold Ice by Hüsker Dü - I’ve got Minnesota on my mind,

Mark Birch

Ice Cold Ice by Hüsker Dü - I’ve got Minnesota on my mind, or at least that is what it feels like outside since yesterday. I figured it was appropriate then to keep warm by spinning some tunes from Minnesota natives Hüsker Dü this morning. Husker Du Ice Cold Ice Warehouse: Songs and Stories Minnesota Bob Mould Grant Hart hardcoreTo be fair though, 17 degrees in NYC is way better than the -17 degrees Fahrenheit in Minneapolis.

Mathieu, Minnesota pull away from WCarolina, 84-64

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MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — DeAndre Mathieu had 16 points and six assists, one of five players for Minnesota who scored in double digits, to help the Golden Gophers pull away from Western Carolina after a slug

Burlington couple sought in Virginia shooting arrested in Minnesota

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Authorities are still looking for 84-year-old Harold Dean Simpson, of Burlington who was reported missing Saturday. Police found Simpson's car in Virginia on Monday

Minnesota college system bars team travel to North Carolina

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A Minnesota state university system is prohibiting athletics teams from traveling to tournaments in North Carolina this spring after that state passed a law limiting LGBT protectionsPAUL, Minn. —

Minnesota college system bars team travel to North Carolina

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AP) — A Minnesota state university system is prohibiting athletics teams from traveling to tournaments in North Carolina this spring after that state passed a law limiting LGBT protecPAUL, Minn. (AP)

Minnesota college system bars team travel to North Carolina

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AP) — A Minnesota state university system is prohibiting athletics teams from traveling to tournaments in North Carolina this spring after that state passed a law limiting LGBT protecPAUL, Minn. (AP)

Minnesota college system bars team travel to North Carolina

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AP) — A Minnesota state university system is prohibiting athletics teams from traveling to tournaments in North Carolina this spring after that state passed a law limiting LGBT protecPAUL, Minn. (AP)

Tribe hopes to bring elk back to northeastern Minnesota

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MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Majestic wild elk once roamed most of Minnesota before hunters killed them off. Now the Fond du Lac Band of Ojibwe hopes to bring them back to the tribe's ancestral territory in nor

Online Education Start-up Banned in Minnesota

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Coursera was forced to shut down its free online educational courses in Minnesota because of a long-standing state statute. Online education platform Coursera has been banned in Minnesota because it did not obtain the state’s permission to operate within its borders.

Group of Minnesota women taking quilts to soldiers

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A group of western Minnesota women is embarking on a weeklong journey to deliver hundreds of handmade quilts to soldiers at a North Carolina Army base UNDERWOOD, Minn. —

Minnesota's Minimum Wage Hike and Why It's Important

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Minnesota follows Connecticut and Maryland in raising state minimum wage. Minnesota workers earning the minimum wage will see yearly raises under a bill given final approval Thursday that pushes the hourly rate to $9.50 Minnesota last raised its minimum wage in 2005.

Vikings-Panthers Capsule

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MINNESOTA (10-2) at CAROLINA (8-4

No. 14 Duke women use fast start to top Minnesota, 84-64

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14 Duke used a fast start to get past Minnesota 84-64 in tDURHAM, N.C. (AP) AP) — Azura Stevens picked up her fifth double-double of the season, putting up 26 points and pulling down 11 rebounds, and No.

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WILMINGTON (5-5

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Minnesota eliminates Wake Forest 8-3 in College Station

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Rodriguez, Dunshee lead Wake Forest past Minnesota in NCAA

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The Minnesota Company Solving India's Energy Shortage

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So how on earth did a little company from Minnesota land a contract there to create a cloud-based energy modeling platform that is being used as part of India’s new mandatory energy code?

Seahawks thaw out from Minnesota, move on in the postseason

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RENTON, Wash. (AP) AP) — Despite all of his rapid optimism, there came a point in the NFC wild-card game where doubt creeped into Pete Carroll's mind

Keenum, Vikings can clinch NFC North with win over Panthers

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AP) — Case Keenum's improbable season has the Minnesota Vikings thinking playoffs CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP)

If I Told You by Husker Du - How did I not see this in my.

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music punk Husker Du If I Told You New Day Rising hardcore MinnesotaIf I Told You by Husker Du - How did I not see this in my dashboard yesterday??? Zen Arcade gets much of the attention, but New Day Rising is an awesome album in its own right. This is an instant reblog.

After Blaming Autopilot for Crash, Tesla Driver Recants Story

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The driver initially blamed his Tesla car's Autopilot system for a crash Saturday evening in Minnesota, but now believes he disengaged the feature before the crash.

Friday, Saturday and Sunday of SXSW

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Students To Make Biodegradable Plastic Bags A Reality

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Using technology developed by University of Minnesota biochemist Simo Sarkanen from its Department of Bioproducts and Biosystems Engineering , the four students started their company after creating a business plan around the technology for an entrepreneurship class.

JonnyPops – Frozen Pops Business Comes Into Fruition

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“ JonnyPops is a homegrown Minnesota company,” says Wray. They hope to rent a trailer to sell JonnyPops at the Minnesota State Fair, in addition to area zoos, museums, restaurants, and farmers’ markets. by Catherine Monson. Coconut Pineapple Paradise.

How This Company's 'Buy One, Get One Free' Promo Turned Into a Scandal

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MyPillow potentially faces investigation by the Minnesota attorney general, FTC, and FCC for running a 'buy one, get one free' ad campaign too long

Wild-Hurricanes Sums

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Minnesota 1 0 2—3 Carolina 0 1 0—1

What You Can Learn From the Vikings Miracle Win (Hint: It Was No Miracle)

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The Minnesota Vikings practiced a game-winning play every single day before the miracle happened. What can you learn from that? You can make everyone think it's a miracle, but success takes perseverance.