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

Q2 profits up at 3M

The maker of Post-it notes, industrial coatings and ceramics posted net income of $1.3 billion, compared with $1.2 billion in the same quarter a year ago.
Elizabeth Zalanga

Overcoming the insult of 'acting white'

In this latest installment of our Young Reporters series, Elizabeth Zalanga survives a cultural minefield: young woman learns to ignore the insult that she's 'acting white'

Yes, unknown authors are really making a living self-publishing

Five years ago, printing your own book was stigmatized and was seen as a mark of failure. "But now," says a sociologist who is studying the industry, "the self published authors walk into the room and they say, 'I made a quarter of a million dollars last year."
Macalester College

Green Party returns to Macalester College, 30 years later

This weekend, the Green Party is returning to Macalester for the 30th anniversary of that founding meeting.
Attorney General Lori Swanson

State AG files suit against Globe/MSB

"Going to college has long been a way for people to try to make a better life for themselves. The schools exploited this dream for some students, who are now saddled with debt," said Attorney General Swanson, in a statement.
Volunteer Jeanne LaBore moves a tape measure

Whip smart: Cottonwood planting takes root as worries grow

When people hear about Maria DeLaundreau's summer cottonwood planting project, they think she's crazy. Plant more of those messy, trees? What about the seeds?

Can you trust that organic label on imported food?

In recent years, the USDA has been getting about 200 complaints each year about organic products that somebody suspects really aren't organic.
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