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  • Girl Scout peddles cookies outside pot clinic
    If there's a merit badge for business savvy, 13-year-old Girl Scout Danielle Lei might well deserve one. Danielle, who set up her table of Girl Scout cookies outside The Green Cross medical marijuana dispensary in San Francisco earlier this week, sold a whopping 117 boxes in a single day.February 21, 2014
  • Seeing Sochi Day 15: Our favorite Olympics photos
    Speed skating, men's hockey and freestyle skiing were among the events Friday at the Winter Olympics in Sochi.February 21, 2014
  • Canada beats US 1-0 to reach gold-medal game
    Canada advanced to the gold-medal match Sunday against Sweden, which beat Finland 2-1 in the earlier semifinal at Bolshoy Ice Dome. The Canadians are on the brink of their third gold medal in four Olympics, and they're guaranteed their first medals outside North America in 20 years.February 21, 2014
  • US teen Mikaela Shiffrin wins Olympic slalom gold
    Mikaela Shiffrin is the first American woman to get a slalom medal of any color since Barbara Cochran won gold at the 1972 Sapporo Olympics. She showed her patriotic colors wearing a stars-and-stripes design on her race helmet and a small painted flag with USA written into it on the right side of her neck.February 21, 2014
  • Should college football players unionize?
    We discuss the arguments and the implications for the game of football and college athletics if the team can unionize.The Daily Circuit, February 21, 2014
  • USA-Canada hockey rivalry continues in Sochi
    The USA men's hockey team faces off against Canada on Friday in Sochi. Pioneer Press reporter Brian Murphy joins us live from the arena.The Daily Circuit, February 21, 2014
  • 'Loser Keeps Bieber' billboard puts a humorous hockey twist on US vs. Canada
    Sure, a chance to play in Sunday's gold medal game is at stake when the men's hockey teams from the U.S. and Canada face off Friday in Sochi. But while Olympics glory is up for grabs, a shipping company in Skokie, Ill., has pushed the stakes even higher -- with tongue planted firmly in cheek.February 21, 2014
  • Canada women's hockey team wins gold in overtime against U.S.
    The Canadian women's hockey team has beaten the United States for the gold medal at the Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia. The Americans led 2-to-nothing late in the game, but Canada tied it and won the game 3-to-2 in overtime.February 20, 2014
  • Advocate, reporter discuss archdiocese project
    Months-long investigation produces a list of clergy suspected of abuse.The Daily Circuit, February 20, 2014
  • Seeing Sochi Day 14: Our favorite Olympics photos
    Canada won the gold medal in women's Olympic curling Thursday, beating Sweden 6-3 and avenging a loss to the Swedes in the final at the Vancouver Games in 2010. Athletes also competed in other sports on the rinks, tracks and slopes in Sochi Thursday; here are our favorite photos from the action.February 20, 2014
  • US women go for hockey gold vs. archrival Canada
    After losing to Canada in the preliminary round, the United States women's hockey team gathered for a film session that was lengthier and more pointed than any previous one the players could remember.February 20, 2014
  • Cause of deadly Minneapolis fire still unknown
    Investigators have been unable to determine the cause of a fire that killed five children in north Minneapolis on Friday.February 19, 2014
  • 11 Twin Cities restaurants, chefs make Beard Award semifinals
    The James Beard Foundation on Wednesday dished out the list of semifinalists for the 2014 Restaurant and Chef Awards and they include 11 Minnesota restaurants and chefs.February 19, 2014
  • FAA halts flight path changes for the Twin Cities airport
    Twin Cities residents opposed to revised flight paths at Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport have won a victory in their attempt to block changes that would have concentrated noise over some homes in South Minneapolis and Edina.February 19, 2014
  • Appetites: Local food movement reaches suburbs
    New restaurants are popping up in the suburbs that offer important contributions to the area's mix of gastronomic offerings.February 19, 2014

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