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15 min ago | Sydney Morning Herald

Saudi MERS cases surge but experts at loss to explain spike

Cairo: As the number of reported cases of the potentially deadly Middle East Respiratory Syndrome surged this week, public health experts are struggling to understand where it originated, how it is spread and why there has been a sudden spike in infections.


Related Topix: World News, Middle East, Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates

15 min ago | Sentinel

Sandberg-Hanson to marry

Nicki graduated from Martin County West High School in 2006 and Southwest Minnesota State University in 2011 with a bachelor's degree in culinology.


Related Topix: Southwest Minnesota State University, Minnesota State Colleges and Universities

Thu Apr 24, 2014


Ebling details his survival story

An Andover author, entrepreneur and former journalist with New Ulm roots calmly chronicled in vivid detail his harrowing experience in the I-35 bridge collapse and his trying moments and days that followed Thursday at Orchard Hill Assisted Living and the New Ulm Public Library.


Related Topix: Andover, MN, New Ulm, MN, Life, Holidays, Lughnasadh

Star Tribune

Latest in student housing at the U features lake-home appeal

CPM's new apartment complex along 15th Avenue SE. in Minneapolis will embrace a “Minnesota lake living concept” for tenants in its 202 apartments.


Related Topix: Minneapolis, MN, Hennepin County, MN

Twin Cities Daily Planet

Art Photos | Elements Fashion Show 2014: U of M students compete with ...

Models Aly Gates, left, and Madelyn Busse walk the runway during the Elements Design Competition at the Weisman Art Museum.



Primary cardiac tumors: experience at the University of Minnesota.

A review of all primary cardiac tumors seen at the University of Minnesota or entered in the Registry of Cardiovascular Disease, affiliated with the University of Minnesota, between 1959 and 1989.


Related Topix: Sarcoma, Medicine, Health

Star Tribune

Actor, singer and dancer Nathan Barlow comes of age onstage in "Passing Strange"

The actor, who has gone from freckle-faced child performer to lyrical adult before our eyes, now has a Jimi Hendrix-sized 'fro that fits the dream role he is playing in the musical "Passing Strange," which opens Friday at Mixed Blood Theatre in Minneapolis .


Related Topix: Theater, Arts, Entertainment

Pasadena Weekly

A man for our times

On the cusp of 90, Marvin Schachter reflects on a life that has inspired countless people around the world, but especially in Pasadena, where his soft voice commands attention and his ideas continue shaping public policy on a litany of crucial issues.


Related Topix: Pasadena, CA, Activism, ACLU, University of Chicago

Business Journal

Vikings 2014 schedule announced; another start on the road

As NFL Nations reports, it's the sixth on-the-road start for the Vikings in seven seasons.


Dr. Julie Cronk Voted Best Dermatologist in 2014 Stillwater Gazette's Readers Choice Awards

Dermatology Consultants congratulates Dr. Julie Cronk for being voted Best Dermatologist in Stillwater/St.


Related Topix: Medicine, Dermatology, Skin Cancer, Cancer, Health


Balske supported students, school

While there are others in the community dedicated to education, none can eclipse Lorraine Balske's drive to support Fairmont's schools and students.


Related Topix: Family, Adolescents and Pre-Teens, Fairmont, MN, St. Paul, MN

Wed Apr 23, 2014

Twin Cities Daily Planet

House, Senate hash out University of Minnesota funding differences

Aside from the University of Minnesota's multimillion-dollar request for construction and upkeep projects throughout its five-campus system, more state dollars are on the line this session.


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

Twin Cities Daily Planet

A year out, University of Minnesota reflects on tuition freeze

Undergraduates who pay in-state tuition have saved hundreds of dollars since state legislators approved a tuition freeze last spring.


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

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.


Related Topix: Alzheimer's, Health, Journalism

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.


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

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.


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


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.


Related Topix: Minnesota, Gay/Lesbian, Opinion

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.


Tue Apr 22, 2014


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.


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.


Related Topix: Education Etc.