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“These cultural messages appeared to augment women’s gut-level feeling that ‘thin’ is good and ‘fat’ is bad,” says Jennifer Bartz, the study’s senior author.
Former Senate Majority Leader Amy Koch is a MinnRoast veteran. This will be state Sen. Karin Housley’s first appearance on the State Theatre stage.
Lt. Gov. Peggy Flanagan and state Reps. Mike Frieberg and Jamie Long are busy polishing their MinnRoast act.
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If the Twins are to contend, they need everything Buxton can give them, things he provided in flashes over parts of four injury-plagued seasons.
The cost of care in this state is expected to increase by more than 7.4 percent each year over the next decade, which is a concerning and unsustainable trend.
Her piece in the Washington Post speaks respectfully of the “horror of the Holocaust” and the historic suffering of Jews, which might buy space for her to ask Israel and its American allies to acknowledge that the creation of Israel has been a tragedy for the Palestinian people.
The piece, which ran in the Sunday Strib, is headlined: “The cluelessness of the elites.” It’s great.
“He is not in office because people put him on a pedestal,” Cuomo says. “He is there because they think his flaws make him a perfect fit.”
When individuals take what is sparked and live it, these actions add up, and collectively I believe they can propel the bold changes in politics and social justice that are needed to address climate change.
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Assuming she’ll announce her candidacy on Sunday, perhaps Amy Klobuchar will defy the odds and win. One can wish her well. But an honest appraisal suggests the odds are against her.
The EPA extended its approval of the weed killer for two more years, despite scientists’ warnings.
The study found that after a year, 18 percent of the e-cigarette users had stopped smoking traditional tobacco products compared to 9.9 percent of the users of the nicotine replacement products.
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We encourage individuals and communities across Minnesota to speak up for their immigrant friends, coworkers, and neighbors.
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