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Sunday, January 6, 2013

The University of Michigan will host dozens of Great Lakes researchers, advocates and policymakers this week at its Ann Arbor campus. (01/06/2013)
Some businesses in downtown St Paul are considering calling back laid-off workers or hiring new ones after the news on Sunday that there might be a deal to end the National Hockey League lockout. (01/06/2013)
Believe it or not, Schoolhouse Rock is 40 years old. If you're a child of the 1970s or '80s, you probably sat in front of a television on Saturday morning watching those little animated lessons that told us why that scrap of paper was loitering on the Capitol steps or the finer points of grammar. (01/06/2013)
Green Bay police arrested 21 people Packers NFC wildcard playoff game versus the Minnesota Vikings at Lambeau Field.
Minneapolis officials expect to restore water service to the remaining building affected by last week's water main break by Sunday night.
Paying college athletes was thought to violate the spirit of amateurism, but the enormous television revenue generated by sports and the long hours of work by the players have changed the debate.
Winona State University is hoping to get two of its oldest campus buildings added to the National Register of Historic Places.
The makers of Thomas' English muffins and Tastykake snacks are emerging as the two of the bidders for Wonder Bread and other Hostess bread brands as the company tries to sell off its assets under bankruptcy-court oversight, a newspaper reported Saturday.
One recent national survey indicated only a third of Americans said their doctors asked about or prescribed physical activity.
Heart disease and diabetes get all the attention, but what about the many other ways obesity can damage your health? Carrying too many pounds may lead to or worsen some types of cancer, arthritis, sleep apnea, even infertility. But a new poll suggests few Americans realize the links.
Religion scholar Chris Stedman explains why it's necessary to bridge the growing divide between atheists and religious adherents.
Humans, unlike other mammals, are driven to explore the unknown, discover new worlds, push the boundaries of our scientific and technical limits and then push further. Is there something in our genes that can explain it?
President Obama has already begun to lay out an agenda for his second term, citing gun control and immigration as two top issues.
The police in Minneapolis say the city's first homicide of 2013 occurred about 3:30 a.m. Sunday.
Hockey is back, and it took nearly four months and one long night to get the game back on the ice. With the season on the line, the NHL and the players' association agreed on a tentative pact to end a 113-day lockout.
In choosing to serve her country in uniform, Hayleigh Lynn Perez knowingly accepted a nomadic life. Now the former Army sergeant says she and thousands of other veterans trying to get a higher education are being penalized for that enforced rootlessness.
The Green Bay Packers defeated the Minnesota Vikings 24-10 in their NFC wildcard playoff game Saturday night at Lambeau Field in Green Bay, ending the Vikings' hopes for a longer run in the playoffs.

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