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

As labor market advances, millions stuck in part-time jobs

On Friday, the Labor Department reported that while employers hired 209,000 workers in July, the growth rate was not strong enough to push part-timers forward.
Criminal charges announcement

Charges: Brian Fitch admitted killing Officer Patrick, hating cops

That revelation came as part of the first-degree murder charges handed down Friday by the Dakota County Attorney's Office against Fitch, the suspect in Wednesday's killing of Mendota Heights Police Officer Scott Patrick.

The song McCartney wants remembered

Today's Morning Edition music is from Paul McCartney and a recording from a live performance of his during a U.S. tour in 1976.
Matt Entenza

PoliGraph: Entenza's digs against Otto mislead

Coming to a mailbox near you: claims about DFL State Auditor Rebecca Otto's record on voter ID.

DNR shuts down SE Minn. sand mine, requires new permit

Houston County gave the Erickson Mine permission to start mining silica sand, but a 2013 law requires a DNR permit for mines if they are located near trout streams within an area known as the Paleozoic Plateau.
Newborn blood sample

State to resume indefinite storage of newborn health data

The statute allows parents who object to the change to opt out of long-term storage of their child's screening data.
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