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Yesterday | NorthlandsNewscenter.com

UMD professor's experiment uses PlayStation 3 to prevent distracted driving

A University of Minnesota Duluth professor is hoping to keep people from using their phones behind the wheel by putting them in front of a video game.

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Related Topix: The, Video Games, Deep Silver, PS3, Duluth, MN

Wednesday | TwinCities

UMD plans center to train new generation of miners

The University of Minnesota-Duluth is creating a new program to turn out more graduates who can work in the mining field.

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Related Topix: Minnesota, Geology, Science

Mon Apr 21, 2014

Domestic Fuel

CSR Looks to Convert Used Railroad Ties to Biofuels

In this Ethanol Report, we talk with Renewable Fuels Association president and CEO Bob Dinneen about issues currently facing the ethanol industry inside the Beltway The Coalition for Sustainable Rail has announced a new initiative to review the feasibility of "upcycling" used railroad ties into advanced biofuels.

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Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Biofuel, Renewable Energy (Green Energy)

Timberjay Newspapers Online

Activist brings story of halted mining project to a

The story of how citizens stopped a gold mine near Yellowstone National Park held a large group spellbound here last week.

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Related Topix: US National Parks, Yellowstone National Park, Macalester College, University of Wisconsin Superior

Sat Apr 19, 2014

St. Cloud Times

New feature writer has been here before

New feature writer has been here before on sctimes.com: http://www.sctimes.com/story/opinion/2014/04/20/new-feature-writer/7918391/ One of our newest staffers is Jake Laxen.

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Related Topix: Journalism, St. Cloud State University, Minnesota State Colleges and Universities, Ormsby, MN, Duluth, MN, Opinion

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Timberjay Newspapers Online

Activist brings story of halted mining project to a

The story of how citizens stopped a gold mine near Yellowstone National Park held a large group spellbound here last week.

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Related Topix: US National Parks, Yellowstone National Park, Macalester College, University of Wisconsin Superior

Christianity, Politics, Sports and Me

The importance of introspection

If you live in the state of Minnesota, you've undoubtedly heard of the horrible incident involving University of Minnesota-Duluth sophomore Alyssa Jo Lommel.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

St. Cloud Times

Our View: Lommel's attitude astounds, inspiresOur View: Lommel's...

Our View: Lommel's attitude astounds, inspires on sctimes.com: http://www.sctimes.com/story/opinion/2014/04/15/view-lommels-attitude-astounds-inspires/7760663/ Alyssa Lommel, 19, sits at home April 8 surrounded by signs, jerseys, stuffed animals, blankets and other items she received from friends and well-wishers after she spent a nearly fatal ... (more)

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Related Topix: Duluth, MN, St. Cloud, MN, Opinion

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Star Tribune

19-year-old who spent night in bitter cold is doing well, plans return to college

Alyssa Lommel, 19, talks Tuesday, April 8, 2014 at her home in St. Cloud. Lommel is recovering after spending a nearly fatal night outside in below zero temperatures on Dec. 7 in Duluth.

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Related Topix: St. Cloud, MN

Sun Apr 13, 2014

Dear Kitty

Spanish village changing anti-Jewish name?

Maureen Tobin Stanley, associate professor of Spanish language, literature, and culture at the University of Minnesota, Duluth, spoke at Vanderbilt University Oct. 23 as part of the Holocaust Lecture Series.

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Related Topix: Vanderbilt University, Spain, World News

Sat Apr 12, 2014

St. Cloud Times

Hypothermia victim Lommel recovering, looks to future

Hypothermia victim Lommel recovering, looks to future on sctimes.com: http://www.sctimes.com/story/news/local/2014/04/13/hypothermia-victim-lommel-recovering-looks-future/7662115/ Four months after a cold-weather accident left Alyssa Lommel with amputated hands and feet, she's in the process of making a remarkable recovery.

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Related Topix: Weather, Duluth, MN, St. Cloud, MN, Alexandria, MN

Nature Neuroscience

Oncology and / or Neuroscience: *3 positions* Full, Associate...

These three openings represent a dynamic opportunity for individuals or a scientific team to complement our Department's commitment to outstanding research, innovative teaching and leadership in the optimization of drug therapy.

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Related Topix: Oncology, Medicine, Pharmacology, University of Minnesota

Star Tribune

Ex-MinuteClinic CEO to lead software firm Verify Group

Michael Howe, a veteran consumer brand manager who was CEO of fast-growing MinuteClinic from 2005 to 2008, has moved from board member to CEO of Verify Corp. The small company, founded about a decade ago by Minneapolis businessman David Dillon, operates two software companies.

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Related Topix: Printers

Fri Apr 11, 2014

NorthlandsNewscenter.com

UMD, CSS students meet with Duluth business professionals, learn that city is hiring

"I'd like to stay here in Duluth, I'm kind of looking at finding a job as a CPA," said Schwanbeck.

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Related Topix: Duluth, MN

She Knows

How gophers could hold the key to weight loss

According to a recent report published by the Center for Disease Control, more than two-thirds of the adult population in America is overweight.

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Related Topix: Epidemic, Natural Disasters

Thu Apr 10, 2014

Finance and Commerce

Progress MN: Jeff Hamiel

Education: Doctorate in public administration, Hamline University; M.A., public administration, Northern Michigan University; B.A., geography, University of Minnesota, Duluth.

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Related Topix: Hamline University, Northern Michigan University, Duluth, MN, US Military, US News, US Air Force

Free Republic

UMD team’s snowmobile sweeps competition

In a competition to create a cleaner-running, quieter snowmobile, the team from the University of Minnesota Duluth reduced friction and turned heads to dominate the competition when it came to style and functionality at the 2014 Society of Automotive Engineers Clean Snowmobile Challenge.

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Wed Apr 09, 2014

The Brainerd Daily Dispatch

Duluth student frostbite victim to get robotic hand

Alyssa Lommel, the University of Minnesota Duluth student who suffered frostbite after spending several hours outside in subzero temperatures, was on the search for an electric hand last week.

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Related Topix: Duluth, MN, St. Cloud, MN

Tue Apr 08, 2014

The Brainerd Daily Dispatch

UMD team's snowmobile sweeps competition

From left to right: Brandon Salaba, Kyle Schroer, Eric Skare, Dylan Dahlheimer, Joe Lofgren, Kyle Levanen, Heather Tinus, Nicole Sovde, Charlie Gordon at the 2014 Society of Automotive Engineers Clean Snowmobile Challenge.

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Related Topix: Minnesota

WDIO

Be The Match at UMD

Tuesday a group of students at the University of Minnesota Duluth asked other students, staff and folk like you to be the match.

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Related Topix: Duluth, MN, Lymphoma, Health, Life, Interracial,Multiracial, Multiethnic, and Multicultural, Leukemia

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