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OUR OPINION: Pawlenty’s partisanship comes back to haunt him

May 21, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Pawlenty missed his chance in Minnesota to pass ambitious bipartisan fixes to the state’s big problems. Continue Reading

Fargo researchers grow replacement bones

May 21, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

When doctors replace someone’s hip or knee, they typically use a metal or ceramic artificial replacement. But developing techniques may soon allow surgeons to implant replacement bones grown from the patient’s bone marrow cells. Continue Reading

Transplant gives Fargo native, UND med student new outlook on being a doctor

May 21, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Andresa Carlson didn’t want to say it out loud, even though she knew what was wrong. If she said it out loud, then it would be real. The Fargo South High graduate and Concordia College alum needed a heart transplant, and soon. Continue Reading

Somber Minnesota House sends gay marriage amendment to voters

May 21, 2011 in Duluth News Tribune

Voices broke with emotion Saturday night as Minnesota representatives engaged in a quiet and serious debate over gay marriage. Powerful speeches brought out hitherto unrevealed personal histories and brought tears to many eyes before the House voted 70-62 to allow Minnesotans to vote on defining marriage as between a man and a woman. Continue Reading

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Moynihan, Clark take 10k races

May 21, 2011 in INFORUM

FARGO Fargo South High School owned the Fargo Marathon 10k race Saturday, with former Bruins winning both the men’s and women’s division. Continue Reading

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Albertson-Junkans credits half-marathon win to music

May 21, 2011 in INFORUM

Waweru earns men’s titleFARGO Ladia Albertson-Junkans never had the chance to let her mind wander during the half-marathon Saturday, thanks to the atmosphere.
“The bands were great,” said Albertson-Junkans, a former University of Minnesota runner who now lives in St. Paul. “Between the bands and the spectators, I was never bored.” Continue Reading

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Forum editorials: ‘Judgment Day’ folks must have miscalculated …

May 21, 2011 in INFORUM

Judgment Day, as described by a California radio preacher, did not happen as predicted. It was supposed to commence as Friday night transitioned to Saturday morning. Earthquakes did not rattle the planet and graves did not crack open, as Harold Camping said they would. Continue Reading

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Forum editorial: West Fargo schools at crossroads

May 21, 2011 in INFORUM

West Fargo School District voters who oppose the bond referendum on Tuesday either don’t understand the demographics of the district or don’t care. Or maybe they have some petty personal gripe with the school board or administration. Continue Reading

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Boogaard honored at funeral

May 21, 2011 in INFORUM

REGINA, Saskatchewan Derek Boogaard might have been “The Boogeyman” during his rough life as an NHL enforcer, but he was remembered Saturday as a gentle giant off the ice.
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Watson pulls away late to win men’s full marathon

May 21, 2011 in INFORUM

FARGO It was a classic game of road race cat-and-mouse around mile 16. That’s when Luke Watson turned into a lion, and there was little doubt from there who would win the men’s division in Saturday’s Fargo Maratho Continue Reading