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  • Mobile Food Shelves Making a Difference in Minnesota

  • Posted on December 22, 2014 by Murphy News Service Mobile Food Shelves Making a Difference in Minnesota News, Community By Elizabeth Fechter Murphy News Service Mobile food shelves are becoming more popular throughout Minnesota, allowing individuals who face transportation barriers a new way to receive food support. In 2013, 42,166 people were served through mobile food support in Minnesota,......read more



  • State’s voter turnout drops significantly

  • Posted on December 18, 2014 by Murphy News Service State’s voter turnout drops significantly Politics By Ryan Falk Murphy News Service New figures from the Minnesota Secretary of State show the state’s voter turnout for the 2014 election was much lower than previous elections. Turnout was 50.51 percent of the state’s eligible voters, down from a 76.42 percent for......read more



  • Playwright tells social justice stories through science fiction

  • Posted on December 18, 2014 by Murphy News Service Playwright tells social justice stories through science fiction Video ...read more



  • U event celebrates diverse cultures with spoken word, fashion

  • Posted on December 18, 2014 by Murphy News Service U event celebrates diverse cultures with spoken word, fashion Video ...read more



  • A quarterback with speed and savvy

  • Posted on December 15, 2014 by Murphy News Service A quarterback with speed and savvy Sports, Audio ...read more



  • A tour of Macy’s Santaland

  • Posted on December 15, 2014 by Murphy News Service A tour of Macy’s Santaland Video ...read more



  • Cold puts a damper on crime

  • Posted on December 12, 2014 by Murphy News Service Cold puts a damper on crime Video ...read more



  • Holiday lights taken to a new level

  • Posted on December 11, 2014 by Murphy News Service Holiday lights taken to a new level Video ...read more



  • A North Pole experience in Eden Prairie

  • Posted on December 11, 2014 by Murphy News Service A North Pole experience in Eden Prairie Video ...read more



  • A style standout

  • Posted on December 10, 2014 by Murphy News Service A style standout Fashion, Profile By Katie Galloway Murphy News Service Paige Frandsen calls out an enthusiastic “thank you!” to the third person in five minutes to compliment her outfit. Frandsen, a stylist, wears a collared chambray top with a large black bow paired with a black and cream polka......read more



  • Runner reflects on passion for marathons

  • Posted on December 9, 2014 by Murphy News Service Runner reflects on passion for marathons Audio http://www.murphynewsservice.org/wp-content/uploads/2014/12/Marathon-Man.mp3 ...read more



  • International students contribute $353 million to state’s economy

  • Posted on December 9, 2014 by Murphy News Service International students contribute $353 million to state’s economy Education By Rollins Park Murphy News Service  International students have a big impact on the state’s economy. Foreign students spent $354.2 million in Minnesota during the 2013-14 academic year, according to New York City-based Institute of International Education. The number of foreign......read more



  • Profile of a yogi

  • Posted on December 8, 2014 by Murphy News Service Profile of a yogi Audio By Katie Galloway Murphy News Service Sarah Reed is a lover of all things yoga. She started practicing while she was in high school after injuring her shoulders as a swimmer and soon after completed a teacher-training program at a local yoga studio in her......read more



  • Families celebrate National Adoption Day

  • Posted on December 7, 2014 by Murphy News Service Families celebrate National Adoption Day Audio, Community http://www.murphynewsservice.org/wp-content/uploads/2014/12/Adoption-Day.mp3 ...read more



  • OutLaw group supports LGBT law students

  • Posted on December 5, 2014 by Murphy News Service OutLaw group supports LGBT law students Audio By Emily LePain Murphy News Service  OutLaw is the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender student association at the University of Minnesota Law School. The student group acts as a support system for LGBT students, staff and faculty. The student organization also works to......read more