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2 hrs ago | 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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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

TwinCities

Worth of housing along Central Corridor rail line debated

A Green Line light rail train makes a stop in downtown St. Paul as workers test-run the trains.

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Related Topix: African-American

Star Tribune

St. Thomas professors create a new way to keep track of course work

University of St. Thomas instructors are testing their business acumen with launch of CourseCal, a cloud-based calendar and course management platform.

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Related Topix: Macalester College

Jamaica Observer

Push out or step out, teachers told

Veteran educator, researcher and consultant Pauletta Chevannes has said that teachers who find themselves unable to cope with the demands of the profession should walk away from it.

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Related Topix: Saint Mary's University of Minnesota

Star Tribune

Schafer: They vote Republican in the land of equality

Income inequality has become one of the nation's hottest political issues, but it probably isn't talked about as much in Minnesota's Sixth District, currently represented in Congress by Michele Bachmann , a Republican.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Representative Michele Bachmann, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Betty McCollum, Representative Keith Ellison, Democrat

TwinCities

St. Croix Falls, Wis.: Couple celebrate their successful lives as small-town artists

Leif Bjornson and Meg Luhrs opened their art gallery Luhrs/Bjornson Artworks in an old granary they renovated in St. Croix Falls in the 1980s.

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Related Topix: St. Croix Falls, WI, Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance

Sat Apr 19, 2014

Star Tribune

Tevlin: As Rice speaks, award given for fighting terrorism

On the same day that hundreds gathered at the University of Minnesota to listen to former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice avoid talking about her role in the country's policy on torture, there was a much smaller gathering on campus that did.

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Related Topix: Terrorism, Minnesota, Condoleezza Rice, US Military Prisons, Guantanamo Bay Detention Camp, Prison

SFGate

Post-rehab, injured snowy owl released into wild

This photo provided by The Raptor Center at the University of Minnesota shows Julia Ponder, D.V.M., executive director of The Raptor Center at the University of Minnesota, releasing a snowy owl Saturday April 19, 2014, just outside of Superior, Wis.

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Related Topix: Superior, WI

Star Tribune

Pattiann Rogers at Literary Witnesses

Colorado poet Pattiann Rogers will speak at Literary Witnesses at 7 p.m. April 28 at Plymouth Congregational Church in Minneapolis .

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Related Topix: Arts, Poetry, Hayward, WI, Entertainment

TwinCities

Post-rehab, injured snowy owl ready for the wild

After weeks of rehab and exercise in Minnesota, a rare snowy owl that was apparently hit by a bus in the nation's capital is being released into the wild.

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Related Topix: Superior, WI

KSTP

U of M and Teach for America Propose New Alternative Teacher Licensure Partnership Program

And now, "Teach for America Twin Cities" and the University of Minnesota are proposing they team up in a first of its kind program.

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Journal

Seminar mulls - rural rebound'

A University of Minnesota Community Economics Extension Educator who grew up in St. Paul but recently bought a Clarkfield home hosted a Bridging Brown County seminar Friday on state population migration trends.

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Related Topix: Minnesota, Brown County, MN, Clarkfield, MN, University of Minnesota Morris

Star Tribune

Let the (academic) buyer beware

Should teacher evaluations submitted by past students be made available to future students? The University of Minnesota is debating this question.

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Related Topix: Opinion

Fri Apr 18, 2014

St. Cloud Times

Jeub of St. Cloud, a 'working artist,' to host reception

Jeub of St. Cloud, a 'working artist,' to host reception on sctimes.com: http://www.sctimes.com/story/life/2014/04/18/jeub-st-cloud-working-artist-host-reception/7889219/ Artist Heidi Jeub has a selection of her abstract paintings on display in the Veranda Lounge April 10. Jeub will host an artist reception on May 1. The 1995 Sartell High School ... (more)

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Related Topix: St. Cloud, MN, Sartell, MN, Sauk Rapids, MN

The Daily Caller

Study claims that air pollution is racist

The University of Minnesota study found that race was a bigger factor than income in terms of which group is most impacted by poor air quality.

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Related Topix: Environmental Law, Law, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, US News, Conservative Political News

Finance and Commerce

U-area apartments coming fast

CPM Cos.' proposed apartment building at 701 15th Ave. SE. in Minneapolis would stretch from 15th Avenue to 14th Avenue Southeast.

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Related Topix: Minneapolis, MN

ABC News

Post-Rehab, Injured Snowy Owl Ready to Be Released

A rare snowy owl that gained national attention when it was apparently hit by a bus in the nation's capital is scheduled to be released into the wild after a rehab stint in Minnesota.

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TwinCities

Rare snowy owl rehabbed in Minnesota to be released into wild

A rare snowy owl that was apparently hit by a bus in the nation's capital and sent to Minnesota for rehabilitation is scheduled to be released into the wild.

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