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

Ryan Batalden stands in his wheat field.

Expensive land becomes a hurdle to growing young farmers

Buying 100 acres of good farmland can cost $1 million, and that amount of land often is too little to support a family.
Booking photo of Al Flowers

Al Flowers arrested after altercation with Minneapolis police officers

A longtime critic of the Minneapolis Police Department says officers came to his house to arrest a family member and ended up beating him up.
'The Breeze: An Appreciation of JJ Cale'

Eric Clapton and J.J. Cale: Notes on a friendship

"The Breeze: An Appreciation of J.J. Cale," will be released next week. It's an all-star tribute to Clapton's late friend, the guitarist and singer-songwriter from Tulsa, Okla. J.J. Cale deeply inspired Clapton and wrote two of his biggest hits, "After Midnight" and "Cocaine." He spoke with NPR's Eric Westervelt.

U of M Duluth gets Antarctica research grant

The university says the research will provide a new perspective on major ice caps and their surrounding geology.
Common tern nests flooded this spring

Lake of the Woods terns gamble wrong on 2014 floods

It wasn't a great year for the shoreline wildlife of Lake of the Woods. Flood waters from the saturated Rainy River watershed poured into the lake starting in June.
Gloves and boots dry at a clinic in Guinea

Ebola strikes American doctor in Africa

The deadly disease has already killed 672 in several countries since the outbreak began earlier this year.
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