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

GM recalls nearly 718,000 vehicles for 'varying safety issues'

More than 400,000 of the recalled vehicles have a potential problem with a bolt in their front-seat height adjustor. Others have more serious risks, such as a possible loss of steering.
The Target Express in Dinkytown

Tiny Target plants bullseye in Dinkytown

Some big box retailers are now wondering what a littler box can do for sales. Those retailers include Target which just opened its smallest store Wednesday in the Dinkytown neighborhood of Minneapolis, near the University of Minnesota.

Mallman's 'Monster Movies' came from cabin fever

Today's Morning Edition music is the song "Monster Movies" a new single from the Twin Cities-based musician and composer Mark Mallman.

Wisconsin AG: Gay marriage isn't a fundamental right

Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen made his arguments in a brief filed with the 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Chicago. He is appealing a federal judge's June decision declaring Wisconsin's ban on gay marriage unconstitutional.
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.

Study: $50 million pipe to White Bear Lake might not restore levels

Piping Mississippi River water into White Bear Lake would cost about $50 million upfront, but it's not certain the move would restore the lake's water levels, according to a new report from the Metropolitan Council.

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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