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Missoula: Rape and the justice system in a college town

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Jon Krakauer discusses his newest book, "Missoula: Rape and the Justice System in a College Town."

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South Carolina provost poised to be next U of M president

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Joan Gabel, currently the University of South Carolina's chief academic officer and provost, was named the sole finalist Wednesday to take over the University of Minnesota. She'll be the first woman to lead the system.

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A fire in Winona

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After Nelson Forrest spoke out about the Curtis Flowers case, his house went up in flames.

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Hundreds of thousands of people could lose their legal status. One hopes to graduate with his college degree first

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If the Trump administration has its way, Jose would be forced from the U.S. just a few months before graduation.

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U of M volleyball team says they have the chemistry to do well in NCAA tournament

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The Gophers are coming off their best conference record in school history. The perennially successful women's Gopher volleyball team has absolute dominance at home, going undefeated on their home court.

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Trade skills are in high demand

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There's a high demand for more skilled-trades training and programs at Minnesota tech colleges and universities. Where is the demand coming from?

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Minnesota's tech colleges see surge in skilled-trades training

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Companies in need of mechanics, technicians and other tradespeople are leaning on the state's two-year schools to help deliver well-trained workers in a tight labor market. At Dakota County Tech, they can't train students fast enough.

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S2 Update: You asked, we answered

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With the U.S. Supreme Court set to hear Curtis Flowers' appeal in the coming months, we thought it was a good time to answer some of the questions you've asked us since the end of Season 2.

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Minnesota proposes teaching climate change as human-caused

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Minnesota's draft science education standards include teaching climate change as a human-caused phenomenon -- the first time in Minnesota such guidelines have ascribed human activity as the driver behind global warming.

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Ground Level: Education and changes in Eden Prairie

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MPR News recently held a conversation in Eden Prairie to discuss how people feel about their suburban community.

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Minnesotan named Rhodes scholar to focus on U.S. drug policy

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"We treat it (drug addiction) as a criminal issue instead of a public health issue," said Riley Tillitt, who lost his brother to a heroin overdose. That attitude is leading to more people overdosing, he said.

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Latest U.S. Rhodes scholar class includes more women than ever

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The latest group of U.S. Rhodes scholars includes 21 women, the most ever in a single Rhodes class, and almost half of the 32 winners are immigrants or first-generation Americans.

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University of Minnesota narrows search for next president

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The candidates interviewed included five women and four men; one-third of the interviewees were people of color.

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Minnesota's private colleges opening up to community college students

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As the cost of a post-secondary education has grown, some students have found other avenues to a bachelor's degree without taking on large-scale debt.

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Ex-Shakopee superintendent facing additional bribery charges

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Prosecutors say Shakopee's former schools chief Rod Thompson used his position of authority to solicit a construction company to make renovations at his home, pay for personal travel and attend sporting events.

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