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How three archbishops hid the truth about priest sexual abuse.

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.

2 charged after police find shot, burned body

Manuel Guzman of Minneapolis and Guillermo Ayala-Enriquez of Brooklyn Center have been charged with second-degree murder in the case.

Gov. Dayton takes the Ice Bucket Challenge

The governor accepted the challenge from Twins owner Jim Pohlad. The national craze has raised millions for the fight against Lou Gehrig's disease.
Minnesota ACT scores

Minn. students excel on ACT, but students of color still behind

White students in Minnesota had an average score of 23.7. But the average score for black students was 17.9 -- the lowest average among non-white test-takers.

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.

How much bigger is the Ebola outbreak than official reports show?

The latest numbers on the Ebola outbreak are grim: 2,473 people infected and 1,350 deaths. The World Health Organization has previously warned that its official figures may "vastly underestimate the magnitude of the outbreak."
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