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3 hrs ago | Hispanic Business

Researchers from University of Minnesota Report Details of New...

Editor at Health & Medicine Week -- Fresh data on Neurodegenerative Diseases are presented in a new report.

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Related Topix: Alzheimer's, Health, Journalism

7 hrs ago | PhysOrg Weblog

Community-based weight loss program aids diabetes management

Weight loss and control of blood sugar can reduce the risk of complications in patients with diabetes but this is difficult for many to achieve.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Diabetes, Health, UC San Diego, Insulin (generic), Humulin, Novolin, Preventive Medicine, Life, Food, Dieting

11 hrs ago | Manchester Journal

Close Encounters 'Magyar!' concert sounds Hungarian music at the Mahaiwe

Bla Bartk, even by today's standards, was an odd fellow. He collected and preserved insects with a scientist's fervor.

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Related Topix: Classical, Brahms, Liszt, Benny Goodman, Jazz, Minnesota

15 hrs ago | Advocate

Op-ed: The High Stakes of Bad History

"Those who control the past control the future." - George Orwell, 1984 In 1991, I was a high school history teacher in Concord, Mass.

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Related Topix: Minnesota, Gay/Lesbian, Opinion

18 hrs ago | CBS Local

Sensors Installed At MN Arboretum Could Help Improve Environment

Visitors to the University of Minnesota's Landscape Arboretum spent this Earth Day enjoying the sun and early spring scenery.

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Tue Apr 22, 2014

TwinCities

No more underwater births, Allina tells moms-to-be

While Allina Health System plans to suspend water births -- underwater deliveries that proponents say help women better cope with labor pain -- no other Twin Cities hospitals report they plan to follow suit.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Pediatrics

Christian Science Monitor

Atheists' new plan of attack against Pledge of Allegiance: state courts

Holding the Stars and Stripes, Cindy Le leads her first grade class in the Pledge of Allegiance at the Richard Murphy School in Boston.

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Related Topix: Education Etc.

Star Tribune

A (wine) glass half full

Owner Nan Bailly inspected vines at Alexis Bailly Vineyard in Hastings, where heavy snow gave some protection during this winter's long and and intense cold.

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Related Topix: Weather, Agriculture, Science

The Nation

Racial and Environmental Justice Are Two Sides of the Same Coin

According to a study conducted by researches at the University of Minnesota, nonwhite people , regardless of income, are exposed to higher levels of air pollution than white people.

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Related Topix: US News, Liberal Political News

Sentinel

Rolf A. Walter

A Celebration of Life service for Rolf A. Walter, 73, of Fairmont, Minn., will be 2 p.m. Friday, April 25, 2014, at Grace Lutheran Church in Fairmont.

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Related Topix: Fairmont, MN, World News, Germany, Minot State University, Moorhead, MN

The State

MOA to host Vikings cheerleader final auditions

Fifty-four finalists are scheduled to compete Tuesday night in the mall's rotunda, from 7-9:30 p.m. The new squad of Vikings cheerleaders will be the first to cheer outside at the University of Minnesota.

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Mon Apr 21, 2014

Sentinel

Petrowiak-Arndt to marry

Anna graduated from Granada-Huntley-East Chain High School in 2007. She will be graduating from veterinary school at the University of Minnesota this spring.

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Twin Cities Daily Planet

Condoleezza Rice speaks for sold-out crowd, 200 protest her campus visit

Former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice speaks to University of Minnesota graduate students and faculty during a small group discussion Thursday afternoon in Northrop Auditorium.

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Related Topix: Condoleezza Rice, Minnesota, George Bush

GPB.org

Sharp Rise In MERS Cases May Mean The Virus Is Evolving

An Egyptian Muslim prays during a ritual in Mina, Saudi Arabia, October 2013. Some people wore masks during the hajj pilgrimage last year to protect against the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome.

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Related Topix: Infectious Diseases, Medicine

TwinCities

Twin Cities author's new book for kids is full of holes ... on purpose

Michael Hall's new picture book "It's an Orange Aardvark!" is a featured selection in the Children's Book of the Month Club and will be read Thursday in more than 600 Barnes & Noble stores across the country.

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Related Topix: Family, Kids, Marine on St. Croix, MN, Minneapolis, MN, St. Anthony, MN, Entertainment

The Huffington Post

New Jersey Atheists Sue School District Over 'Under God' In Pledge Of Allegiance

The American Humanist Association filed a lawsuit Saturday against New Jersey's Matawan-Aberdeen Regional School District on behalf of a local atheist family seeking to omit the phrase "under God" from the school's daily Pledge of Allegiance.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., Chris Christie, US Governors, Trenton, NJ

Minnesota Monthly

Thymes Studio Collection

More than 30 years ago, Minneapolitans Leslie Ross Lentz and Stephanie Shopa cooked up the botanically based bath products that came to be known as Thymes.

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The Washington Post

Senator comes dangerously close to moving train

Aaron Blake covers national politics at the Washington Post, where he writes regularly for the paper's Post Politics and The Fix blogs.

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Related Topix: Minnesota, Sports

Sun Apr 20, 2014

St. Cloud Times

SCSU choir to collaborate with voices from U of M

SCSU choir to collaborate with voices from U of M on sctimes.com: http://www.sctimes.com/story/entertainment/music/2014/04/21/scsu-choir-collaborate-voices-u-m/7953057/ But the students in the St. Cloud State University Concert Choir are excited to collaborate on a performance with the University of Minnesota Singers at 5 p.m. Friday at the Newman ... (more)

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Related Topix: St. Cloud State University, Minnesota State Colleges and Universities, St. Cloud, MN, Music, Entertainment

St. Cloud Times

Women, business owners await Senate vote

Women, business owners await Senate vote on sctimes.com: http://www.sctimes.com/story/news/local/2014/04/21/women-business-owners-await-senate-vote/7952637/ St. Cloud State University Women's Center Violence Against Women committee members Hilary Packer, graduate assistant; Lee LaDue, coordinator of Sexual Assault Services; Nadia Kamil, student; ... (more)

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Related Topix: St. Cloud State University, Minnesota State Colleges and Universities, Minnesota, Princeton, MN, Mille Lacs County, MN

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