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2 hrs ago | CBS Local

Movie Blog: 'Ivory Tower' Review

To say something is seriously wrong with the cost of college - and mountain of debt piling atop the backs of America's young people - is to state the obvious.

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6 hrs ago | Knoxville News Sentinel

Stephen Parente: ACA premiums will become unaffordable

Stephen Parente is a professor of health finance, the associate dean of the Carlson School of Management and the director of the Medical Industry Leadership Institute at the University of Minnesota.

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Related Topix: Sports

Fri Jul 11, 2014

Washington Times

Minnesota bee researcher takes aim at Quarry Park

Crystal Boyd strained four bees, three flies and one leafhopper from a yellow pan trap, the third of 12 in a transect topping a granite outcrop in Quarry Park Scientific and Natural Area.

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Related Topix: Minnesota, Apiculture, Science, Entomology, Genetics, Medicine

The Age

US anthrax investigation reveals bird flu mishap

A US government laboratory mistakenly mixed a common flu strain with a dangerous and deadly type of bird flu and shipped it to another lab, the US Centres for Disease Control and Prevention says.

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Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

Dunbar grads celebrate old high school's legacy at four-day reunion

Irene Bolden-Burks twirls a baton for a talent show at the DDunbar all-school reunion at Joan Y. Ervin Elementary in Lubbock on Friday.

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Related Topix: Lubbock, TX, Friday, Pop/Rock, Education Etc.

Switched

How Cynicism May Be Costing Your Health

Middle-age and older people who are highly stressed, have depression or who are perhaps even just cynical may be at increased risk of stroke, according to new research.

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Related Topix: Depression, Health

Chattanoogan.com

Pre-K And Kindergarten Teachers Convene To Boost Student Preparedness

Two hundred and fifty Hamilton County school administrators, pre-K and kindergarten teachers will gather on Tuesday to learn more about how to help students develop the skills they need to get a successful start in school.

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Related Topix: Hamilton County, TN, Life of Pi, Chattanooga, TN

Twin Cities Daily Planet

Lands End Pasty Company: For Brit foodies, a new Dinkytown destination

Lands End Pasty Company co-owner John Earl makes pasties on July 7, 2014, at the newly opened shop in Dinkydale Mall.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Recipes, Baked Goods, Dessert, Pies, Minnesota

Sentinel

Borglum-Stenzel to wed Sept. 6

Amy graduated from Blue Earth Area High School in 2006 and the University of Minnesota in 2013.

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Related Topix: Blue Earth, MN

Thu Jul 10, 2014

HON

Stress, Depression May Boost Stroke Risk, Study Finds

The study found that depression seemed to raise the risk of a stroke or a transient ischemic attack by 86 percent.

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Related Topix: Manhasset, NY

Twin Cities Daily Planet

Research funding boost to help new University Bee Lab facility in...

Bee Squad team member Chris Kulhanek carries a frame from a hive at the rooftop apiary at Urban Ventures in south Minneapolis on Monday afternoon.

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Related Topix: Minnesota, Apiculture, Science, Entomology, Agriculture, Life, Food, Honey

KAAL-TV Austin

Report: Rail Delays Cost Minnesota Farmers

A new report estimates that delays in railroad shipping have cost Minnesota corn, soybean and wheat farmers nearly $100 million.

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Sunherald.com

Arkansas' Flowers on Nagurski Trophy watch list

The Football Writers Association of America and the Charlotte Touchdown Club announced the watch list Thursday for the trophy given annually to the player selected as college football's defensive player of the year.

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Related Topix: University of Arkansas

RedOrbit

Antarctic Adelie Penguin Populations Are...

The near-threatened AdA©lie penguin population has started to recover, as scientists conducting the first-ever global census of the creatures claim that the number of breeding pairs is over 50 percent higher than previously believed.

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Related Topix: Science, Ecology

City Pages

MN labor expert: Effect of home health care unions unclear

Tuesday's announcement that Minnesota's home health care providers will hold an election to unionize led to a fierce eruption of responses from both Minnesota's union backers and critics.

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Related Topix: Minnesota, Minnesota Government, US Governors, Mark Dayton

Medical News

Charles E. Daniels named recipient of 2014 John W. Webb Lecture Award

The American Society of Health-System Pharmacists has named Charles E. Daniels, PhD, FASHP, as the recipient of the 2014 John W. Webb Lecture Award.

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Related Topix: UC San Diego, Health

Wed Jul 09, 2014

The Daily Star

Like humans, rats experience regret: Study

Just as humans lament not pursuing a lover or bemoan having eaten that extra slice of chocolate cake, rats may experience feelings of regret, too, new research suggests.

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Related Topix: Cake, Baked Goods, Life, Dessert, Food

Whittier Daily News

Remembering Harry Sneider, the man who trained chess champion Bobby Fischer

The big voice would boom out of my telephone speaker at least once a month, especially when Harry, who lived in Arcadia for many years, had a tale to tell.

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Related Topix: Arcadia, CA, US Governors, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Family, Kids, Pasadena, CA

WDIO

MNsure Monthly Premiums Likely to Increase Significantly

The head of the Minnesota Council of Health Plans gave a hint of what might come soon to those who pay for health insurance coverage through MNsure, Minnesota's health care exchange.

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Related Topix: Health Insurance, Health

Twin Cities Daily Planet

Tipped worker pay stirs up minimum wage debate

Patrick Moen gives a drink to a customer at Minneapolis Town Hall Brewery on July 7, 2014.

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Related Topix: Mark Dayton, US News, US Senate, Democrat, US Politics, Minnesota, Life, Food, Dining, Minneapolis, MN

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