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Minnesota legislature passes major protections for the elderly

Two weeks ago, Minnesota’s state legislature passed one of the most comprehensive bills to address.

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The incredible edibles of Belgium

Whenever I think of Belgium, I recall digging into a dish of mussels while seated.

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OP-ED: Illinois population decline should be a wake-up call

Illinoisans have been hearing their state is shrinking for five years now. But new figures.

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The critical failure of political parties

However [political parties] may now and then answer popular ends, they are likely in the.

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Rix Quinn’s Minute Story: Spring cleaning

At lunch a few days ago, my friend Tom said he and his wife planned.

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Souvenir shopping in Europe? Lighten up

Shopping in Europe can be fun, but don’t let it overwhelm your trip. On one.

Rix Quinn’s Minute Story: Baseball

Hey, it’s baseball season! This game requires a glove and a moving bat, but it’s.

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Sightseeing high and low in hilly Lyon

Smartly situated Lyon — just south of Burgundy, north of Provence, east of the Alps,.

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Rix Quinn’s Minute Story: Moving day

Many of us consider moving days stressful. Moves scared me so much I bought a.

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Is it too late for small-town America?

The image of small-town America is the backbone of a lot of popular American culture,.