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  • Sunday: The Dodos, Blitzen Trapper, Mumford & Sons, Hockey, X Japan, Yeasayer, Frightened Rabbit, Erykah Badu, The National, Arcade Fire

    Sunday: The Dodos, Blitzen Trapper, Mumford & Sons, Hockey, X Japan, Yeasayer, Frightened Rabbit, Erykah Badu, The National, Arcade Fire
    My name is Griffin Fillipitch. I'm 18, recently graduated high school and will be attending University of Minnesota in the fall. This is my fourth Lollapalooza. Sunday is when every part of Lolla verges on becoming too much of a good thing. Ambition of...
  • Community & Clubs: Minnesota and a family reunion

    As you were picking up the Aug. 4 edition of the Daily Pilot to read with your morning coffee, I was on a Delta Air Lines flight to Minneapolis via a connection in Salt Lake City. It was one of my three trips in 2010 to visit my older brother, LeRoy,...
  • Pushing back on back surgery

    Pushing back on back surgery
    Three years ago, Amy Leyden took her 10-year-old son, Luke, on a vacation to Oregon. Her back hasn't been the same since. In a furious game of touch football, Leyden made a spectacular catch but landed flat on her back. That night, she slept on a friend'...
  • Music fan creates 'Mayhem'

    Music fan creates 'Mayhem'
    First came the idea for a game. Then came the plan for a cause. When Bill Solboe originally envisioned Music Mayhem, it was as a board game in the late '90s — the result of a long car ride with college buddies, during which they passed the time...
  • Shrimp 101

    Shrimp 101
    America's favorite seafood? Shrimp. It's easy to see why; shrimp are available fresh or frozen, shell-on and peeled, raw and cooked. Shrimp lend themselves to countless dishes, from curries to gumbos to kebabs to stir fries. "Mom and I loved shrimp,"...
  • Obesity and colon cancer linked

    Obesity and colon cancer linked
    Obesity doesn’t just increase postmenopausal women’s risk of developing colon cancer, it might even raise their risk of dying from it, scientists say That analysis comes from researchers at the University of Minnesota, who culled data from...
  • Victoria's Secret Bags: They make women feel sexier, study says

    Victoria's Secret Bags: They make women feel sexier, study says
    Victoria’s Secret shopping bags hold more than just bras and lingerie. They may also hold a key to what makes women feel sexy, according to a recent study from the University of Minnesota. The study by Deborah Roedder John, a professor of marketing at...
  • Associate Justice, Alan Page

    Alan Cedric Page (born August 7, 1945 in Canton, Ohio) is a jurist and former professional American football player. He graduated from Canton Central Catholic High School in 1963, received his B.A. in political science from the University of Notre Dame in...
  • Doctors draw payments from drug companies

    Doctors draw payments from drug companies
    Follow drug company money in Illinois, and it leads to the psychiatry department at Rush University Medical Center, a prominent headache clinic on the North Side of Chicago, a busy suburban urology practice and a psychiatric hospital accused of...
  • Taking on the PepsiCo challenge

    Taking on the PepsiCo challenge
    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 him a...
  • Do teen driving restrictions save lives?

    Do teen driving restrictions save lives?
    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Programs that keep young drivers from taking the wheel at night, or with a car full of teens, may reduce the risk of fatal crashes in some drivers -- but increase that risk in others. A study that compared death rates found...