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Saturday, February 1, 2014

With the battle among fans to be the loudest crowd getting almost as competitive as the NFL itself, hearing experts say it's time for a serious conversation about the damage caused by crowd noise. (02/01/2014)
There were no reports of injuries when a train derailed Saturday in southwestern Minnesota. (02/01/2014)
Today, domestic oil production is booming, prompting U.S. energy companies to call for a resumption of exporting. Many economists agree. But would that bring back the bad old days of shortages? Would you end up paying more at the pump? (02/01/2014)
Playing off the idea of using social media to summon crowds for parties or mischief, mobs of Buffalo-area Roman Catholics have been filling pews and lifting spirits at some of the city's original, now often sparsely attended, churches.
Hussein, who led Somalia from 1964 to 1967, lived in Minnesota for the last 20 years. Macalester College Professor Ahmed Samatar said the late prime minister was a great leader largely because of his commitment to ethics.
Under the new bill, direct payments would be replaced a choice of two approaches that require producers to suffer a loss before getting a payout.
Metro Transit Police say the squad car was traveling alongside the train, turned right and collided with the train near Fifth Street and Fifth Avenue.
The oil rush in and around North Dakota has brought an influx of male workers flush with cash.
A Reddit user posted a map this week that seems to show quite clearly that it doesn't take much snow to close schools in the Southern U.S. -- and that it takes a lot to close them in the Northern half of the nation.
Nicole Helget's new novel, "Stillwater," follows twins who grow up on opposite sides of the tracks.

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