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  • What's with 'come with'?

    What's with 'come with'?
    We Midwesterners have a way with words. And the rest of the country has a way of replying, "Say what?" Consider this e-mail from Northern Californian Carolyn Koehler, in response to an article about commonly mixed-up words. (More on the mixed-up words...
  • Can TCF Bank Stadium be ready for Bears-Vikings?

    Can TCF Bank Stadium be ready for Bears-Vikings?
    The University of Minnesota is confident the Bears and Vikings will play at TCF Bank Stadium on Monday night, but the NFL has final say and no official announcement has been made. NFL officials inspected the stadium, which is blanketed in snow,...
  • A reversal on carbs

    A reversal on carbs
    Most people can count calories. Many have a clue about where fat lurks in their diets. However, fewer give carbohydrates much thought, or know why they should. But a growing number of top nutritional scientists blame excessive carbohydrates — not...
  • Cleaning up your carb act: Where to begin

    Cleaning up your carb act: Where to begin
    Most Americans eat between 250 and 300 grams of carbohydrates a day, the equivalent of 1,000 to 1,200 calories. The Institute of Medicine, which sets dietary nutrient requirements, recommends 130 grams a day. Some, such as Dr. Frank Hu, professor of...
  • Bears win NFC North with 40-14 victory over Vikings

    Bears win NFC North with 40-14 victory over Vikings
    MINNEAPOLIS — The likely end of a Hall of Fame career. The first outdoor game in Minnesota in 29 years. A record-setting kick return. For the Bears, all of it paled in comparison with clinching the NFC North championship and their first playoff...
  • Super Dilemma: Blizzard At Super Bowl Site

    Super Dilemma: Blizzard At Super Bowl Site
    With all that snow blocking roads, closing airports and even forcing a game to be postponed in Philadelphia, it's easy to wonder how the NFL and the Big Apple would handle a blizzard in February 2014. You know, when the Super Bowl is in town. Weather...
  • Parenting experts weigh in on 'Tiger Mother'

    Parenting experts weigh in on 'Tiger Mother'
    In "Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother" (Penguin Press, 2011), Yale Law School Professor Amy Chua describes child-rearing techniques that, as she puts it, "would seem unimaginable — even legally actionable — to Westerners." Reacting to a...
  • Chicago-based scientist tasked with doubling firm's healthier food portfolio

    Chicago-based scientist tasked with doubling firm's healthier food portfolio
       As a Pakistani-born doctor who grew up in England, studied nutrition and agriculture in the U.S. and consulted for the Mayo Clinic on diabetes and other diseases, Mehmood Khan has a background that gives him a broad perspective.     His job gives...
  • Dr. Charles Edwards dies at 87; led Scripps foundation

    Dr. Charles Edwards dies at 87; led Scripps foundation
    Dr. Charles Edwards, a major figure in public health issues as a federal official and later as president of the Scripps Clinic and Research Foundation in San Diego, died Aug. 7 at his home in La Jolla after a lengthy illness. He was 87. Edwards, the...
  • College football news: Minnesota finds its next coach

     
    College football news: Minnesota finds its next coach After a busy weekend that culminated with the postseason bowl schedule being released, several teams are making news including Minnesota and Stanford. Here is the latest news and notes from the college...
  • Like shoveling snow? The University of Minnesota has a job for you

     
    Like shoveling snow? The University of Minnesota has a job for you The University of Minnesota is asking its fans for help. The school is looking for able-bodied fans to grab a shovel and head over to TCF Bank Stadium to help remove snow in preparation...