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

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St. Paul agrees to settle cafe lease dispute

The owners filed a civil lawsuit last year when the parks department declined to extend their five-year lease, despite a five-year renewal option written in the contract.
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See the Vikings stadium start to take shape

Construction on the new Minnesota Vikings stadium started last December. When complete in 2016, the building will rise about 300 feet above ground, house 65,000 seats and cost upward of $1 billion. Photojournalist Jeffrey Thompson checked in on how construction is going.

Lowly Worm is back! Richard Scarry Jr. brings dad's manuscript to life

Scarry died in 1994, but this month a new Scarry picture book is being published in the U.S. for the first time. Richard Scarry's Best Lowly Worm Book Ever! is part of a long season of re-releasing Scarry's classics to commemorate the 50th anniversary of his best-known book, Richard Scarry's Best Word Book Ever.

PoliGraph: Klobuchar right on student debt, jobs

Sen. Amy Klobuchar stopped by the MPR News State Fair booth this week to talk about beer, guns and the economy. But her answer to a question about student loan debt stood out to PoliGraph.

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.
Construction work continues around oil pipelines.

More Canadian crude could soon flow across northern Minn. under State Dept. plan

The State Department has signed off on a temporary plan from Calgary-based Enbridge Energy to divert oil from its Alberta Clipper pipeline to an adjacent line before it crosses the U.S. border, and then return the oil to its original line once its in the country.

First 2014 Minnesota West Nile virus case confirmed

Public health officials say the risk for contracting West Nile virus appears to be much lower this year.
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