U.S. House holds raucous hearing on reparations for slavery

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Students at Metropolitan State University in St. Paul listened in a microbiology class as Dr. Gwantwa Mwakalundwa talked them through the steps in their lab for counting bacteria in a sample.

Trustees OK 3% tuition increase for Minnesota State system

Because of another projected dip in enrollment this fall, the system is poised to see less revenue from tuition despite the new higher rates.
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Kyle Gibson can't find the plate as Twins fall to Red Sox in series finale

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Delta lets you choose facial recognition as a ticket at MSP

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'Playing Politics' podcast: Trump kicks off 2020 (or is it 2016?) campaign

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