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Betrayed by Silence:
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How three archbishops hid the truth about priest sexual abuse.

Macy's to pay $650,000 in racial profiling settlement

This deal follows a similar deal earlier this month with Barneys in New York.

2 charged after police find shot, burned body

Manuel Guzman of Minneapolis and Guillermo Ayala-Enriquez of Brooklyn Center have been charged with second-degree murder in the case.
The Blue Barn food stand at the State Fair.

Minnesota State Fair opens: What's new

The gates at the Minnesota State Fair opened this morning, as they will for the next 12 days, ending on Labor Day. There's some historic changes at the Fair this year. MPR's Cathy Wurzer spoke with Minnesota Public Radio reporter Tim Nelson who was at the Fair when the gates opened.
Gov. Mark Dayton shakes hands with Stomper.

Dayton pushes education, labor-force agenda for 2nd term

The 67-year-old is running for re-election for the first time in a career that includes one-time stints as state auditor and U.S. senator. And he said his next term, if he's re-elected, will be his last in office.
Minnesota ACT scores

Minn. students excel on ACT, but students of color still behind

White students in Minnesota had an average score of 23.7. But the average score for black students was 17.9 -- the lowest average among non-white test-takers.
Recognition for 100 years of service

Waseca weather station joins 100-year data club

The town is one of a small, but growing, number of Minnesota communities with a century of weather records.

How much bigger is the Ebola outbreak than official reports show?

The latest numbers on the Ebola outbreak are grim: 2,473 people infected and 1,350 deaths. The World Health Organization has previously warned that its official figures may "vastly underestimate the magnitude of the outbreak."
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