U of M strike hinges on 'step increases' Step increases are automatic raises for union workers, and are common in the public sector. The university wants to negotiate them, while the union doesn't.5:19 p.m.
Prevention can save 100,000 lives per year An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure. You've heard it before. The adage is old, but the words are still true. A new study proves that ounce of prevention can save some 100,000 lives each year.5:50 p.m.
Bela Tarr films human dignity Bela Tarr makes the kind of art films that some people love to hate. In some ways it's the stuff of art film stereotype, but in Bela Tarr's case, the critics say he does it right. He is hailed as one of Europe's major directors, and this weekend he is in the Twin Cities to talk about his work.6:20 p.m.