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Betrayed by Silence:
The radio documentary

How three archbishops hid the truth about priest sexual abuse.

Ia Lee owns a tailoring and suit shop.

Along the Green Line, lives and businesses changed for good and bad

Photojournalist Will Matsuda took a look at some of the lives that have been changed by the new light rail line.

Gay couple settles in Rice Creek Lodge wedding dispute

The owners of a lodge in central Minnesota have agreed to pick up the tab for the wedding and reception of a same-sex couple they initially turned away.
A wet start to the 2014 State Fair

Photo gallery: Welcome to the fair

The Minnesota State Fair kicked off Thursday morning and marked historic changes, an annual parade of new foods (some on a stick!) and the unofficial start to campaign season.
Billy Czerwinski

Inspired by Colbert, Minn. student creates superPAC

Billy Czerwinski isn't old enough to vote, but the seventeen-year-old Minnetonka High School student created Americans for a Better Yesterday, Tomorrow for a school project on campaign finance laws. He wanted to show just how easy it is to establish a super PAC -- and just how unregulated the fundraising entities are.

Want to play a role in research? Look for the U at the fair

Through the fair's 12 days, researchers from about a dozen departments will conduct 30 studies in an array of fields.

North Dakota aims to boost rail safety checks

The state is seeking $500,000 to fund a program aimed at keeping up with increasing oil shipments and train traffic. Although the Federal Railroad Administration has sole authority to regulate railroads, state inspectors can work under the federal agency.

The dead factor: Why Ebola and 'contagion' scare us so much

Experts say the Ebola outbreak has produced a lot of unfounded fears. Even just the word Ebola is kind of terrifying. Hollywood appears to play a role.
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