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  • Goldy Gopher and Victor Viking shovel snow for Vikings game: VIDEO

     
    Goldy Gopher and Victor Viking shovel snow for Vikings game: VIDEO As volunteers worked tirelessly for days to remove snow at the TCF Stadium on the campus of the University of Minnesota in preparation for the Monday Night Football game with the Chicago...
  • Huntington Library names Steve Hindle as director of research

     
    The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens names Steve Hindle as its new director of research....
  • Blowback: Pay bone-marrow donors? Give it a shot

     
    Compensating marrow donors has the potential to save lives while at the same time doing no harm. We ought to see, under medically supervised conditions, if it will work. Our patients, quite literally, cannot afford to wait....
  • Remembering photographer Jerome Liebling

     
    Jerome Liebling, the renowned documentary photographer and filmmaker, died late last week in Northampton, Mass. He was 87. During his long career, Liebling specialized in capturing street life around the country. His photographs documented the lives of...
  • 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...
  • Peirsol settles for silver

    Peirsol settles for silver
    IRVINE — If Aaron Peirsol was upset, he sure kept a great poker face Wednesday night at Irvine High. Peirsol might not have felt upset, but David Plummer of Minnesota definitely pulled one off. The 6-foot-4 Peirsol doesn't usually get out-...
  • Salo provides insight on Peirsol

    IRVINE — Just the other day, Dave Salo said he and Aaron Peirsol talked about Irvine, where Salo coached and Peirsol learned to swim. Salo is the general manager of the Irvine Novaquatics, Peirsol's club team as a kid. The two go way back and they...
  • Friday: Balkan Beat Box, The Walkmen, Mavis Staples, Drive-By Truckers, The New Pornographers, Dirty Projectors, Matt and Kim, Jamie Lidell, and Lady Gaga

    Friday: Balkan Beat Box, The Walkmen, Mavis Staples, Drive-By Truckers, The New Pornographers, Dirty Projectors, Matt and Kim, Jamie Lidell, and Lady Gaga
    My name is Griffin Fillipitch. I'm 18, recently graduated high school and will be attending the University of Minnesota in one month. This is my fourth Lollapalooza. In a way, every festival (and especially this one) is a chore, or if you're feeling more...