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Southwest light rail proposal wins Minneapolis City Council approval

Five months ago, the city appeared to be on a collision course with the Metropolitan Council over the project.

Songs as soundtrack to latin life

This edition of NPR's Alt.Latino explores contempory music from Latin American, from a Mexican legend to a French-Cuban duo.

PoliGraph: DCCC Mills claim half wrong, half right

The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee is criticizing 8th Congressional District Republican candidate Stewart Mills for saying he would scrap the Affordable Care Act, including parts that both sides support.

Lizards and worms don't belong on the school lunch menu

India's free school lunch program is the largest in the world. It is also a program that has made headlines for its missteps, one of which was tragic.

DNR: Check for invasive species as summer wraps up

Checking docks and boat lifts as they are pulled from the lake is a good way to find new zebra mussel infestations.

Ebola is rapidly mutating as it spreads across West Africa

While moving through the human population, the virus has been collecting mutations about twice as quickly as it did while circulating among animals in the past decade or so.
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