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  • Star baker competing in Food Network holiday challenge

  • Posted on November 23, 2014 by Murphy News Service Star baker competing in Food Network holiday challenge Audio, Food ...read more



  • A battle with cancer

  • Posted on November 21, 2014 by Murphy News Service A battle with cancer Profile Overcoming the narrow spot in the hourglass By Kaylee Kruschke Murphy News Service The Bachmans, Ruth and her husband Dale, found themselves sitting in a doctor’s office one day in 2003 at the University of Minnesota’s Masonic Cancer Clinic, shortly after they had returned from......read more



  • New crafts book celebrates state’s history

  • Posted on November 20, 2014 by Murphy News Service New crafts book celebrates state’s history Art By Kaylee Kruschke Murphy News Service  The Minnesota Historical Society has released a new children’s book called “Making History” — a guidebook containing 15 craft projects that can be worn, displayed or used to help children learn about and celebrate local history. The......read more



  • Spotlight on Gophers women’s hockey team

  • Posted on November 20, 2014 by Murphy News Service Spotlight on Gophers women’s hockey team Video, Sports ...read more



  • U’s oldest professor, 90, will retire in May 2015

  • Posted on November 20, 2014 by Murphy News Service U’s oldest professor, 90, will retire in May 2015 Education By Jenny Handke Murphy News Service Professor John F. Hart, the University of Minnesota’s oldest professor at age 90, said he will end his teaching career next May when he retires after the spring semester. Hart has taught geography at......read more



  • Nucleus Clinic holds first north suburban reproductive health community forum

  • Posted on November 19, 2014 by Murphy News Service Nucleus Clinic holds first north suburban reproductive health community forum News By Nathan Sommer Murphy News Service The number of reported sexually transmitted infections (STIs), especially chlamydia, contracted by Minnesota teenagers have doubled during this time span. That’s leaving health care workers across the state scratching their heads because the......read more



  • Aging Artists, Listeners Consistently Ignored in Mainstream Music

  • Posted on November 18, 2014 by Murphy News Service Aging Artists, Listeners Consistently Ignored in Mainstream Music Audio ...read more



  • Eden Prairie RB running hard toward state Mr. Football title

  • Posted on November 18, 2014 by Murphy News Service Eden Prairie RB running hard toward state Mr. Football title Sports By Ryan Falk Murphy News Service Perennial Minnesota high school football power Eden Prairie High School has again plowed its way through the state section tournament toward a fourth straight chance at the state 6A championship this Friday night.......read more



  • A twist on classic fairytales

  • Posted on November 16, 2014 by Murphy News Service A twist on classic fairytales Theater By Katie Galloway Murphy News Service The Disney princesses are fed up with their royal status. In Dennis Giacino’s musical comedy, “Disenchanted,” 10 of these princesses take a stand in a musical that is advertised as “giving fairy tales the bird.” The Minneapolis production,......read more



  • Protesters: ‘Change the name’

  • Posted on November 15, 2014 by Murphy News Service Protesters: ‘Change the name’ Sports, Video ...read more



  • Hunger-U Tour raises awareness about urgent problem

  • Posted on November 14, 2014 by Murphy News Service Hunger-U Tour raises awareness about urgent problem Audio, Education http://www.murphynewsservice.org/wp-content/uploads/2014/11/MSP-Assignment-5-Audio-1.mp3 The HungerU Tour — a traveling exhibit showcasing agriculture’s role in fighting world hunger — recently visited the University of Minnesota. HungerU is a special project of Farmers Feeding the World of the Farm Journal Foundation. “HungerU is about creating......read more



  • The power of self publishing

  • Posted on November 14, 2014 by Murphy News Service The power of self publishing Audio http://www.murphynewsservice.org/wp-content/uploads/2014/11/audiobookfinalstory-1.wav Reporter Haley Egle sat down with Hillcrest Media Group CEO and author of “The Fine Print of Self-Publishing” Mark Levine to talk about the recent popularity of authors self-publishing via audio. The authors Levine typically deals with at Hillcrest are new and lesser-known......read more



  • Smartphone thefts declining on campus

  • Posted on November 14, 2014 by Murphy News Service Smartphone thefts declining on campus Audio, Crime ...read more



  • Textile Center Celebrates 20th Year

  • Posted on November 14, 2014 by Murphy News Service Textile Center Celebrates 20th Year Art By Meritte Dahl Murphy News Service For 20 years now fiber artisans and craft-lovers from around the world have created art and supported local artists through the services of the Textile Center in the Prospect Park neighborhood of Minneapolis. The center is located on......read more



  • Officials say U prepared for a patient with Ebola

  • Posted on November 14, 2014 by Murphy News Service Officials say U prepared for a patient with Ebola News By Jenny Handke Murphy News Service The university community need not worry about Ebola on campus, said officials with the University of Minnesota Medical Center and Boynton Health Service. University medical personnel have been briefed, trained and prepared to handle......read more