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  • Book on KKK might benefit from Facebook censorship

  • Posted on February 17, 2015 by Murphy News Service Book on KKK might benefit from Facebook censorship Events, News, Social media, Technology “I mean, it (Facebook) is a private company, they can do that, but we do think it’s an issue of censorship.” - Hennepin County Museum Director Cedar Phillips. By Louis Fine/Murphy News Service The upcoming-event posting on the......read more



  • Pizza competition stays hot during chilly Minnesota winter

  • Posted on February 17, 2015 by Murphy News Service Pizza competition stays hot during chilly Minnesota winter Community, Food, News Mesa employee Molly Guacka shows off the best-selling Mac N’ Cheese pizza. Photo by Morgan Wolfe of Murphy News Service   By Morgan Wolfe/Murphy News Service This winter in Minnesota is cold, but the pizzeria competition is heating up......read more



  • U announces new diversity hiring initiative just before second protest takes place

  • Posted on February 16, 2015 by Murphy News Service U announces new diversity hiring initiative just before second protest takes place News, Education, Breaking News, U of Minn, Diversity Hoda Isak talks to fellow protesters outside of Morrill Hall Monday as students and faculty seeking diversity-related changes by the University of Minnesota held their second event in two weeks. Photo......read more



  • Immersive studies on U campuses could help preserve Ojibwe language

  • Posted on February 16, 2015 by Murphy News Service Immersive studies on U campuses could help preserve Ojibwe language News, Education, U of Minn By Allison Kronberg/Murphy News Service University of Minnesota American Indian studies professor Erik Redix has tapped syrup out of about 100 maple trees on the Duluth campus, along with the help of his students- all......read more



  • Remembering the New York Times’ David Carr

  • Posted on February 14, 2015 by Murphy News Service Remembering the New York Times’ David Carr News, Media, Entertainment, U of Minn Cover photo by New York Times By Sam Schaust/Murphy News Service The late New York Times reporter David Carr possessed a long list of friends and acquaintances who stretched across the United States (and beyond), many concentrated......read more



  • The Walker will relocate artwork during 18-month Sculpture Garden renovation

  • Posted on February 14, 2015 by Murphy News Service The Walker will relocate artwork during 18-month Sculpture Garden renovation Art, Community, News, Nonprofits By Aaron Bolton/Murphy News Service The Walker Art Center announced it will relocate and store sculptures from its Sculpture Garden during a $10-million reconstruction of the outdoor space scheduled to begin this fall.. Some of the......read more



  • Sides are dug in on Sunday liquor sales ban bill

  • Posted on February 13, 2015 by Murphy News Service Sides are dug in on Sunday liquor sales ban bill Business, Politics By Kerry Gaynor/Murphy News Service The issue of Sunday liquor sales is yet again on the table for the Minnesota State Legislature. In a country where marijuana use is legal in multiple states, the idea of repealing the......read more



  • Couples celebrate free Valentine’s Eve weddings

  • Posted on February 13, 2015 by Murphy News Service Couples celebrate free Valentine’s Eve weddings Community By Kaitlin Merkel Murphy News  County judges married 22 Minneapolis-area couples free of charge at the Hennepin County Government Center’s reflection pool Friday on Valentine’s Eve to commemorate the holiday. This was the third year the county judges offered free marriage ceremonies to couples......read more



  • Catch “WonderWomen” exhibit before show closes Saturday

  • Posted on February 13, 2015 by Murphy News Service Catch “WonderWomen” exhibit before show closes Saturday Art, Entertainment, U of Minn By Chris Chesky/Murphy News Service You’ve got just two days to catch some fine work from female artists on display at the WonderWomen exhibit at the Katherine E. Nash Gallery for Art. The show closes Saturday. WonderWomen has......read more



  • Valentines Day Market might save you in more ways than one for your day with that special someone

  • Posted on February 13, 2015 by Murphy News Service Valentines Day Market might save you in more ways than one for your day with that special someone Art, News, Relationships Artist Nicole Mautz specializes in bottle cap art, creating money clips, etc. By Aaron Bolton/Murphy News Service Valentines Day is this tomorrow, and if you still don’t have your......read more



  • Saints’ $60 million CHS Field almost complete in Lowertown St. Paul

  • Posted on February 13, 2015 by Murphy News Service Saints’ $60 million CHS Field almost complete in Lowertown St. Paul Community, News, Sports The new ballpark will accommodate all sorts of non-baseball events during the off-season. New home for St. Paul Saints opening May 21 By Kaitlin Merkel/Murphy News Service Construction of CHS Field, home to the St. Paul......read more



  • Diversity discussion continues between U leaders, students

  • Posted on February 12, 2015 by Murphy News Service Diversity discussion continues between U leaders, students News By Chris Chesky Murphy News Service Positional posturing continued throughout the week after a day-long sit-in Monday in the offices of University of Minnesota President Eric Kaler resulted in the arrest of 13 members of a student group seeking improvement to the......read more



  • Gophers Football taking no time off, annual Spring Game set for April 11

  • Posted on February 12, 2015 by Murphy News Service Gophers Football taking no time off, annual Spring Game set for April 11 Sports By Todd Barin Murphy News Service Just 42 days after playing in the Buffalo Wild Wings Citrus Bowl, Coach Jerry Kill and his staff already have a practice schedule set in place. The Gophers have announced......read more



  • Want to taste U’s MN-55? Not yet. But apple lovers will have Honeycrisps longer this year.

  • Posted on February 11, 2015 by Murphy News Service Want to taste U’s MN-55? Not yet. But apple lovers will have Honeycrisps longer this year. News By Cora Hyun Jung Murphy News Service If you live in Minnesota there’s a good chance that your favorite apple variety is the same as many others who live here. “Honeycrisp, period,” Tony......read more



  • First of three finalists begin making cases to direct U’s School of Music

  • Posted on February 11, 2015 by Murphy News Service First of three finalists begin making cases to direct U’s School of Music Education, Music, News, U of Minn By Todd Barin Murphy News Service The final process of selecting a new director for the University of Minnesota’s School of Music commenced Monday when Gary Mortenson made his case for the......read more