Minnesota's legislative retirement list this year, currently at 31, is rather long. We talk with a couple of veterans and a rookie about how they came to their decision and why. We speak with Sen. Linda Higgins, Rep. Nora Slawik and Sen. Al DeKruif.Read more ›
Autism cases are on the rise again, largely due to wider screening and better diagnosis, federal health officials said Thursday. What does this mean for families with children on the spectrum, and for the kids themselves?Read more ›
After the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., a theology professor at the College of the Holy Cross sought out young black men to integrate into the all-while school. Among them were a future Supreme Court justice and a Pulitzer Prize winner.Read more ›
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