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Unchecked irrigation threatens groundwater

A special report, "Beneath the Surface," shines a light on the pressures on Minnesota's groundwater.

Goodwill shopping

Goodwill proves to be a retail juggernaut

In the past three years, Goodwill's retail sales have jumped about 75 percent to $67 million, a growth rate any business executive would be happy to brag about.
Green Line train

Metro Transit touts Green Line's energy efficiency on Earth Day

The new trains were built with lighter, high-strength steel to make them more efficient than older trains, officials say.
Downton Abbey medicine

'Downton Abbey' gets a U of M medical check up

An exhibit at the University of Minnesota features medical books and artifacts from the time of Downton Abbey.

State Senate passes tougher cell phone tracking standards

Under the bill, law enforcement must show probable cause of a crime to track someone's cell phone. There's also a requirement for notifying people when their tracking information is collected.

UMD opening center to train next generation of miners

There is a growing need for skilled mining workers in Minnesota, and the University of Minnesota Duluth is developing a center to train a new generation of workers.
Green Line train

Metro Transit touts Green Line's energy efficiency on Earth Day

The new trains were built with lighter, high-strength steel to make them more efficient than older trains, officials say.

FDA rejects approval of painkiller Moxduo

QRxPharma, the company that developed Moxduo, had argued that the drug would provide fast relief for millions of patients suffering from moderate to severe pain, including accident victims and people undergoing major surgery. But FDA reviewers raised questions about the drug.
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