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2 hrs ago | Star Tribune

Fighting for survival, not destruction of Israel

Fedwa Wazwaz is a Palestinian- American born in Jerusalem, Palestine and raised in the US.


Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Palestinian Territories,

6 hrs ago | PsychCentral

Stress, Depression, Hostility Raise Stroke Risk

Middle-aged and older adults who suffer from high levels of stress, hostility, or depression are at greater risk for stroke or transient ischemic attack , according to new research published in the journal Stroke.


Related Topix: Life, Interracial,Multiracial, Multiethnic, and Multicultural

10 hrs ago | Jackson County Pilot

4-Hers to fight cancer at fair

Jackson County 4-Hers will help wage war against cancer during this year's Jackson County Fair.


Related Topix: Jackson County, MN, Lakefield, MN

14 hrs ago | TwinCities

Hobby Lobby ruling 'opens the floodgates' to test boundaries

You would use one card at the pharmacy for medicine your boss has agreed to pay for as part of the company's health plan.


Related Topix: US News, US Supreme Court

Sat Jul 12, 2014

Marshall Independent

Fogarty's niche

It's been quite a few years since there's been an entire exhibit of nothing but works by Minnesota artist Terrence Fogarty.


Related Topix: Minnesota, Arts, Painting

CBS Local

Study: Cynicism Linked To Stroke Risk

According to a new study, middle-aged and older people that are highly stressed, depressed, or cynical may be at risk of experiencing a stroke, Live Science reports.


Star Tribune

Apprenticeship, by any name, is a workable idea

Heard about the tuition freeze next year at Minnesota public colleges and universities? If you haven't, you will.


Related Topix: US Politics, Mark Dayton, US News, US Senate, Minnesota, Democrat, Minnesota Government, US Governors, Opinion

Big East Coast Bias

Kevin Dorsey is heading to the University of Minnesota

The uptempo guard Kevin Dorsey annouced via Twitter where he will be playing college basketball after his senior season in high school today.


Related Topix: Fairfax, VA

Chisago County Press

David Allen Zehms

David Allen Zehms died on Monday, July 7, 2014 at Essentia Health in Sandstone. He was 73 years old.


Related Topix: Sandstone, MN, Ulen, MN, Detroit Lakes, MN, Lindstrom, MN, Mabel, MN

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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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


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.


Related Topix: Depression, Health

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.


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.


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


Borglum-Stenzel to wed Sept. 6

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


Related Topix: Blue Earth, MN

Thu Jul 10, 2014


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.


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.


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