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  • U-area pregnancy centers vary as to info and services provided

  • Posted on February 23, 2015 by Murphy News Service U-area pregnancy centers vary as to info and services provided Education, Health, U of Minn By Brianna Vitands/Murphy News Service The University Life Care Center on Fourth Street in Dinkytown offers free pregnancy testing, STI screening and ultrasounds to women who schedule a visit. The information given to women there,......read more



  • U one of relatively few schools to take part in AAU sexual assault survey

  • Posted on February 23, 2015 by Murphy News Service U one of relatively few schools to take part in AAU sexual assault survey Crime, Education, News, U of Minn By Chris Chesky Murphy News Service The University of Minnesota will be just one of 28 schools to participate in the Association of American Universities’ (AAU) national sexual assault climate......read more



  • Bite Squad continues to grow despite being app-less

  • Posted on February 22, 2015 by Murphy News Service Bite Squad continues to grow despite being app-less Business, Food, News, U of Minn By Todd Barin Murphy News Service A Minneapolis based food delivery company continues to grow despite not having what some may say is a necessity to succeed in today’s world — a mobile app. Kian Salehi......read more



  • Popularity grows for homegrown singer PaviElle, who just can’t let the music go

  • Posted on February 21, 2015 by Murphy News Service Popularity grows for homegrown singer PaviElle, who just can’t let the music go Entertainment, Music    “My whole life has a soundtrack,” PaviElle said. You can catch her act at 10:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 21, at the Icehouse, 2858 Nicollet Ave, S., Minneapolis. By Aaron Bolton/Murphy News Service As PaviElle French’s......read more



  • KG, ‘The Big Ticket,’ back to be big T’Wolves mentor too

  • Posted on February 21, 2015 by Murphy News Service KG, ‘The Big Ticket,’ back to be big T’Wolves mentor too News, Sports By Chris Chesky/Murphy News Service Kevin Garnett, now 38, will return next week to the team with which he grew to super stardom, but his role this time around will be a much different, more multi-faceted one. He was......read more



  • Analysis: Gophers men’s 2014-15 basketball team is at best a work in progress

  • Posted on February 21, 2015 by Murphy News Service Analysis: Gophers men’s 2014-15 basketball team is at best a work in progress News By Joe Perovich/Murphy News Service The Minnesota Golden Gophers men’s basketball team: a tight clique off the court that has yet to click on it. Describing them as a tournament team leading up to the season......read more



  • Minneapolis Home and Garden: More than a few chefs and décor

  • Posted on February 20, 2015 by Murphy News Service Minneapolis Home and Garden: More than a few chefs and décor Home & Garden By Andy Gutierrez Murphy News Service  The Minneapolis Home and Garden show will feature top chefs and over 700 unique home exhibiters at the Minneapolis Convention Center from Feb. 25 to March 1. The event is one of......read more



  • Not all cell carriers honoring recent phone unlocking agreement

  • Posted on February 19, 2015 by Murphy News Service Not all cell carriers honoring recent phone unlocking agreement Politics By Cora Hyun Jung Murphy News Service  Courtesy RepeaterStore.comMurphy News Servi Cellphone customers are now allowed to unlock their devices and switch carriers as of Feb. 11 when the carriers agreed to implement the voluntary “consumer code.” But the agreement......read more



  • Klobuchar proposes bill modeled after Minnesota’s Safe Harbor Law

  • Posted on February 19, 2015 by Murphy News Service Klobuchar proposes bill modeled after Minnesota’s Safe Harbor Law Crime By Brianna Vitands Murphy News Service U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar has proposed a bipartisan bill modeled after Minnesota’s Safe Harbor law, which protects sexually exploited minors from being criminally prosecuted and ensures they are treated as victims. “Safe Harbor passed......read more



  • Bird Bash on Saturday promotes book-reading and raises $$ for education

  • Posted on February 19, 2015 by Murphy News Service Bird Bash on Saturday promotes book-reading and raises $$ for education Education, Literary, News, Nonprofits A bundle of books by Minneapolis author Julie Kramer is one of many items that will be auctioned off at Bird Bash. By Valory Schoenecker/Murphy News Service February is “I Love to Read Month,” so......read more



  • Quidditch popularity ‘sweeping’ across U campus

  • Posted on February 19, 2015 by Murphy News Service Quidditch popularity ‘sweeping’ across U campus Sports, U of Minn Having a good aim while riding a broom is a key component of the fast-growing game of Quidditch. Murphy News Service photo by Andy Gutierrez. By Andy Gutierrez Murphy News Service “Hey! Want to play Quidditch?!” These are the words......read more



  • Gophers-Twins spring game tradition to build on

  • Posted on February 19, 2015 by Murphy News Service Gophers-Twins spring game tradition to build on Sports, Video ...read more



  • Blue Water Theatre Co. will tackle its most ominous musical yet: ‘Jekyll & Hyde’

  • Posted on February 18, 2015 by Murphy News Service Blue Water Theatre Co. will tackle its most ominous musical yet: ‘Jekyll & Hyde’ News Cover photo by Valory Schoenecker for Murphy News Service By Valory Schoenecker/Murphy News Service On the eve of a frigid Minnesota snowstorm, students from around the Twin Cities gathered in a Wayzata-based practice space to......read more



  • ‘Beauty and the Beast’ musical on tap at Robbinsdale Cooper High School

  • Posted on February 18, 2015 by Murphy News Service ‘Beauty and the Beast’ musical on tap at Robbinsdale Cooper High School News Cover photo by Valory Schoenecker of Murphy News Service. By Valory Schoenecker/Murphy News Service Amid the wooden stage props, timeless Disney music and eager teenagers, Robbinsdale Cooper High School’s Theatre Director Gretchen Wurzer was reminding the cast......read more



  • Valentine’s Day Heart Bombing celebrates historic Minnesota buildings

  • Posted on February 17, 2015 by Murphy News Service Valentine’s Day Heart Bombing celebrates historic Minnesota buildings Art This slideshow requires JavaScript. By Kerry Gaynor Murphy News Service For the second year, the Preservation Alliance of Minnesota has held a Heart Bombing week to celebrate historic buildings in and around the Twin Cities. The campaign expanded this year, honoring......read more