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How three archbishops hid the truth about priest sexual abuse.

Ford Plant demolition

St. Paul leaders have big dreams for Ford site

The former riverfront home of Ford Motor Company's Twin Cities Assembly Plant in St. Paul holds tremendous potential for redevelopment, Mayor Chris Coleman said Tuesday.

Minn. man tossed off flight for tweeting

A Minneapolis man and his two kids were thrown off a Southwest Airlines flight from Denver to Minneapolis on Sunday because he tweeted his displeasure that the two kids weren't allowed to "priority board" with him.

Iranian leader inspired the Clash, 'Rock the Casbah'

Today's Morning Edition music is from 35 years ago today. After taking power during the Iranian Revolution, the Ayatollah Khomeini banned Western music in Iran. That move inspired the Clash to write "Rock the Casbah."

Bachmann walks back presidential speculation

Less than 24 hours later, Bachmann says the reporter misconstrued her remarks. In a post on her Facebook page, Bachmann explained she was challenging the premise of the reporter's story.
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.
EPA administrator Gina McCarthy

Minnesota backers praise EPA carbon rules

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency isn't holding any of its carbon emission rule hearings in Minnesota. So supporters of the rules held their own.

Parts of Chinese city sealed for bubonic plague

The report said all the people under quarantine were in good health, but that 10 checkpoints were still blocking off parts of the city of about 180,000.
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