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The Minnesota Daily

Serving the UMN community since 1900

The Minnesota Daily

Serving the UMN community since 1900

The Minnesota Daily


Report says U should strive for recognition in research

by Dan Haugen
Published October 3, 2002

A tripartisan commission of state lawmakers, educators and business leaders both praised and challenged the University in a report released Wednesday. State legislators called for the report in last year's...

Syphilis increases among gay and bisexual men

Published October 2, 2002

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Syphilis cases among gay and bisexual men in Minnesota have increased tenfold this year compared with last, according to the state health department. There were 50 new syphilis cases...

Red Wing teachers file intent to strike

Published October 1, 2002

RED WING, Minn. (AP) - The union representing local teachers on Monday filed an intent to strike, triggering a 10-day cooling off period before they can strike. Teachers in Red Wing have been working without...

Environmental, peace charter aims for U.N. endorsement

by Monica LaBelle
Published September 30, 2002

The advocates for a document that outlines principles for sustaining the environment and working toward world peace hope to have it endorsed by the United Nations, they said while meeting at the University...

Target, others settle garment factory lawsuit

Published September 27, 2002

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Target Corp., Gap Inc. and five other U.S. retailers that buy clothing made on Saipan agreed Thursdayto pay $11.25 million to settle a class-action lawsuit alleging factory sweatshop...

Telescope project spurs protest outside KSTP

by Brad Unangst
Published September 26, 2002

A day after reports the University will likely proceed in the purchase of telescope time on Arizona's Mount Graham, opponents voiced their concern and disappointment. Fifteen people gathered outside Hubbard...

Frost puts West Nile threat on ice in Minnesota

Published September 25, 2002

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - The frost over parts of Minnesota on Tuesday morning probably killed a lot of mosquitoes and put the spread of West Nile virus on ice. But the mosquito-borne illness will be back next...

Megamall drill tests local, state, federal agencies

Published September 24, 2002

BLOOMINGTON, Minn. (AP) - Two "bomb explosions." Twenty-eight people "injured." Eighteen people "killed." Those were some of the statistics officials were reviewing after a training exercise that simulated...

Four U student groups protest Dinkytown store’s closing

by Courtney Lewis
Published September 23, 2002

Losing a tobacco distributor isn't the most important concern for Erika Zurawski. As one of the 30-plus people protesting Friday the closing of the Dinkytown Tobacco Shop, she said she is angered by "the...

Students benefit from living, working in cooperatives

by Nathan Halverson
Published September 20, 2002

Many students see their place on the business ladder as somewhere near the bottom rung. Whether they're trying to get lower prices, better service or recognition for their ideas at work, students find...

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