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How three archbishops hid the truth about priest sexual abuse.

Brian Cornell

Target hires PepsiCo executive Brian Cornell as new CEO

Brian Cornell of PepsiCo will step in to replace Gregg Steinhafel. It is the first time the company has hired an outsider for the position.
SWAT teams pack up

Chaotic scene, then massive manhunt follows officer's slaying

An hours-long manhunt, followed by a gun battle, ended last night with the capture of 39-year-old Brian Fitch, Sr.
Learning to ride

Two friends bond with each other -- and their culture -- at camp

For Nevaeh Hoffman, 12, and Gabrielle Dow, 11, learning doesn't stop in the summer months. The two friends from Redwood Falls, Minn., have spent their past few summers attending the Dakota Wicohan camp where they learn and practice aspects of their Native American culture, including riding, language and their favorite -- hoop dancing.

CIA chief apologizes over computer intrusion

Ending a contentious and very public spat between two branches of government, Central Intelligence Agency chief John Brennan apologized to Sen. Dianne Feinstein and Sen. Saxby Chambliss.
African Immigrant Services

To serve diverse students, school districts try to help minorities earn teaching licenses

As Minnesota becomes more diverse, schools across the state are facing a shortage of teachers of color. Some school districts want to change that, mindful that the success of their students depends on it.

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.
Medical marijuana oil

High interest from potential medical pot manufacturers in Minnesota

The state is sponsoring an Aug. 8 conference in St. Paul for interested manufacturers. The location may need to be changed because interest appears to be greater than what the venue can accommodate.
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