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Archbishop Flynn lightens situations with a little levity

It was a solemn occasion recently at the Catholic Church of St. Mary of the Lake in White Bear Lake — the funeral for the pastor’s father. Yet there was some levity, even on the altar.
Among those celebrating the funeral mass for Rodger T.

University physicist studies grains of dust for solar insights

In the infancy of the solar system, rock particles near the sun were bombarded by radiation-propelled gases and hurled hundreds of millions of miles to be trapped in comets, according to new research reported by the University of Minnesota.

Spin patrol: The best and worst on Iowa results

Just watched several hours of CNN coverage of the Iowa results. I know I’m supposed to hate it all, but mostly pretty decent, methinks. I was looking for spin, from the candidates and their spokesters, plus the best and worst of the analysis.