Paul Gutterman, a tax professor at the University of Minnesota and an avid bridge player, offered honors students guidance on their finished bridge ga

Bridge-playing U honors students find fun is in the cards

The weekly class not only is creating a new generation of bridge players but is helping them forge new friendships.
Shane O’Rourke’s nonprofit, Lift Up, gives 100% of donations to the projects it serves in areas of intense need, including Haiti and Uganda.
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Bethel graduate gives 100% of his nonprofit's donations to projects around the world

February 21
Lift Up has raised more than $300,000 for 24 projects helping more than 29,000 people.
Founders of LiveMore ScreenLess, Maree Hampton and Katherine Myers.
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Veteran Mpls. educators start organization to help everyone screen less, live more

February 21
The Minneapolis-based LiveMore ScreenLess offers workshops and workplace consultations, school visits and tips to parents and grandparents, principals and CEOs.
This image released by National Geographic shows Dr. Amani Ballour, right, escorting a young girl into a hospital in Syria in a scene from the Oscar n
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'The Cave' went to the Oscars, sending hope to Syria

February 21
"The Cave" follows steely doctor caring for wounded in underground hospital.
Shannon Vargas, a waitress at the Original Pancake House, holds up the receipt where she received a $2,020 tip, on Friday, Jan. 17, 2020, in Oak Lawn,
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Huge tip changes everything for IHOP waitress

February 21
Single mom struggles with homelessness; diner felt "a nudge from God."
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Strangers on a plane throw impromptu baby shower for couple flying home with newly adopted infant

February 19
"There's a very special guest on the flight today."
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One of the world's strongest firefighters is recruiting other women to St. Paul

February 13
Powerhouse Sarah Reasoner has been tapped to recruit more women to careers as firefighters.
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From prison to playwright: Mpls. woman is 'a voice for those who don't have one'

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Deneal Trueblood, a 48-year-old senior at Metropolitan State University is directing and starring in "Secrets," a play she wrote abut her life-changing experience.
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