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Betrayed by Silence:
The radio documentary

How three archbishops hid the truth about priest sexual abuse.

Lake front of a home for sale near Brainerd

Sales of Minnesota vacation homes pick up, but buyers are still cautious

If walls could talk, the ones inside an attractive house in the Brainerd Lakes area might tell the tale of boom, bust and incremental recovery in both the vacation home and wider real estate market.
Elizabeth Zalanga

Overcoming the insult of 'acting white'

In this latest installment of our Young Reporters series, Elizabeth Zalanga survives a cultural minefield: young woman learns to ignore the insult that she's 'acting white'
Portraits done by two artists of the same subject

In 'Self & Others,' portrait painters still thrive in the age of selfies

In the age of the selfie, the self-portrait snapped on a phone then shared on-line, it might seem that there is no longer a place for portrait painters. But the artists involved in "Self & Others," a show that opens at the Instinct Gallery on the Nicollet Mall in downtown Minneapolis, say otherwise.
A mother and child, 3, from El Salvador

Who are the kids of the migrant crisis?

Who are these young people, and why are they coming in such large numbers from Central Amrica? Elizabeth Kennedy, a Fulbright scholar who's been working in El Salvador, has some answers. As part of her research in the capital, San Salvador, on unaccompanied minor migrants, she interviewed more than 500 children and adolescents as they returned to El Salvador after being deported from Mexico.
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.
Volunteer Jeanne LaBore moves a tape measure

Whip smart: Cottonwood planting takes root as worries grow

When people hear about Maria DeLaundreau's summer cottonwood planting project, they think she's crazy. Plant more of those messy, trees? What about the seeds?

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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