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Sponsor Red Bull estimated that about 80,000 spectators showed up on the final day of the Red Bull Crashed Ice World Championship in St. Paul.

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Sponsor Red Bull estimated that about 80,000 spectators showed up on the final day of the Red Bull Crashed Ice World Championship in St. Paul.

Anthropology junior Tim Clemens helps Aaron Wager to get on a lifting machine Monday at Wager's home in Minneapolis.

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Anthropology junior Tim Clemens helps Aaron Wager to get on a lifting machine Monday at Wager's home in Minneapolis.

Anthropology junior Tim Clemens teaches Aaron Wager how to use a soundboard app on an iPad after dinner Monday at Wager's home in Minneapolis.

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Anthropology junior Tim Clemens teaches Aaron Wager how to use a soundboard app on an iPad after dinner Monday at Wager's home in Minneapolis.

Anthropology junior Tim Clemens prepares dinner, a gluten-free casein-free pizza, for Aaron Wager on Monday at Wager's home in Minneapolis. Wager is currently on a gluten-free casein-free diet.

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Anthropology junior Tim Clemens prepares dinner, a gluten-free casein-free pizza, for Aaron Wager on Monday at Wager's home in Minneapolis. Wager is currently on a gluten-free casein-free diet.

Anthropology junior Tim Clemens transfers Aaron Wager from his wheelchair to his bed with a ceiling lifting system Monday at Wager's home in MInneapolis. Clements works as a personal care assistant in the Wager's family.

[Photo] Full-time and debt-free

December 14, 2011

Anthropology junior Tim Clemens transfers Aaron Wager from his wheelchair to his bed with a ceiling lifting system Monday at Wager's home in MInneapolis. Clements works as a personal care assistant in...

Gophers outside hitter Hailey Cowles spikes the ball against Iowa State on Friday at the Sports Pavilion.

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December 14, 2011

Gophers outside hitter Hailey Cowles spikes the ball against Iowa State on Friday at the Sports Pavilion.

Gophers outside hitter Hailey Cowles spikes against Iowa State on Friday at the Sports Pavilion.

[Photo] Gophers fall in four sets in Sweet 16 to Iowa State

December 12, 2011

Gophers outside hitter Hailey Cowles spikes against Iowa State on Friday at the Sports Pavilion.

Denver Broncos wide receiver gets ready for a during a game against Minnesota Vikings on Sunday at Mall of America Field.

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December 12, 2011

Denver Broncos wide receiver gets ready for a during a game against Minnesota Vikings on Sunday at Mall of America Field.

Former Gophers wide receiver Eric Decker rushes a ball during a game against Minnesota Vikings on Sunday at Mall of America Field.

[Photo] Eric Decker carries over success from the Gophers to the Broncos

December 6, 2011

Former Gophers wide receiver Eric Decker rushes a ball during a game against Minnesota Vikings on Sunday at Mall of America Field.

Luke jumps up to his owner, Mike Huston, and gives him a kiss Saturday at home in Crystal, Minn.

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December 6, 2011

Luke jumps up to his owner, Mike Huston, and gives him a kiss Saturday at home in Crystal, Minn.

Luke hangs out with the Huston family Saturday at home in Crystal, Minn.

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December 6, 2011

Luke hangs out with the Huston family Saturday at home in Crystal, Minn.

Luke enjoys playing with a tennis ball while his owner,Track Huston, sits beside him Saturday at home in Crystal, Minn. Luke, a 6-year-old English Springer Spaniel, was the first participant in a trial for dogs with lymphoma at the University of Minnesota’s College of Veterinary Medicine.

[Photo] New studies help extend the lives of dogs with cancer

December 5, 2011

Luke enjoys playing with a tennis ball while his owner,Track Huston, sits beside him Saturday at home in Crystal, Minn. Luke, a 6-year-old English Springer Spaniel, was the first participant in a trial...

Ann Forster Page, certified nurse-midwife, displays a water birthing tub  Wednesday at Fairview Clinics - Riverside. The hospital began to offer the more natural birthing method in Oct.

[Photo] Amplatz takes the plunge into water birth

December 1, 2011

Ann Forster Page, certified nurse-midwife, displays a water birthing tub Wednesday at Fairview Clinics - Riverside. The hospital began to offer the more natural birthing method in Oct.

Kinesiology sophomore Yee Leng Vue is interviewed by KSTP at Chilly Billy's on Monday in Dinkytown.

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December 1, 2011

Kinesiology sophomore Yee Leng Vue is interviewed by KSTP at Chilly Billy's on Monday in Dinkytown.

Pi Delta Psi senior Patrick Lin pays for a frozen yogurt at Chilly Billy's on Monday in Dinkytown.

[Photo] U fraternity raises money for house-fire victim

November 29, 2011

Pi Delta Psi senior Patrick Lin pays for a frozen yogurt at Chilly Billy's on Monday in Dinkytown.

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November 29, 2011

Gophers outside hitter Hailey Cowles spikes a ball during a game against Indiana on Friday at Sports Pavilion.

[Photo] Gophers receive 13th seed in NCAA

November 28, 2011

Gophers outside hitter Hailey Cowles spikes a ball during a game against Indiana on Friday at Sports Pavilion.

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November 28, 2011

Minnesota beat Illinois 27-7 at TCF Bank Stadium in the season's final game. Entire game in 2 minutes.

Illinois linebacker Jonathan Brown tackles Gophers wide receiver Brandon Green during a game Saturday at TCF Bank Stadium.

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November 28, 2011

Illinois linebacker Jonathan Brown tackles Gophers wide receiver Brandon Green during a game Saturday at TCF Bank Stadium.

Drum major Brandon Folkes celebrates after Gophers scoring a touchdown during a game against Illinois Saturday at TCF Bank Stadium.

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November 28, 2011

Drum major Brandon Folkes celebrates after Gophers scoring a touchdown during a game against Illinois Saturday at TCF Bank Stadium.

Minnesota quarterback MarQueis Gray throws the ball during Saturday's game against Illinois at TCF Bank Stadium.

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November 28, 2011

Minnesota quarterback MarQueis Gray throws the ball during Saturday's game against Illinois at TCF Bank Stadium.

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Minnesota quarterback MarQueis  Gray rushes the ball during Saturday's game against Illinois at TCF Bank Stadium.

[Photo] Gophers bury Illini in season finale

November 28, 2011

Minnesota quarterback MarQueis Gray rushes the ball during Saturday's game against Illinois at TCF Bank Stadium.

Gophers' forward Trevor Mbakwe dunks during a game against Mount St. Marys on Monday at Williams Arena.

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November 28, 2011

Gophers' forward Trevor Mbakwe dunks during a game against Mount St. Marys on Monday at Williams Arena.

Gophers' forward Andre Ingram goes up for a shot during a game against Mount St. Marys on Monday at Williams Arena.

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November 28, 2011

Gophers' forward Andre Ingram goes up for a shot during a game against Mount St. Marys on Monday at Williams Arena.

Gophers' guard Andre Hollins goes for a layup during a game against Mount St. Marys on Monday at Williams Arena.

[Photo] Minn. uses balanced attack to rout Mount St. Mary’s

November 22, 2011

Gophers' guard Andre Hollins goes for a layup during a game against Mount St. Marys on Monday at Williams Arena.

The Maze Garden is one of the newest gardens at the Arboretum. It contains 1600 shrub specimens, contains 11 genera and 14 species and cultivars and is nestled into the pine collection across from the lindens.

[Photo] Faculty plan to better use arboretum

November 22, 2011

The Maze Garden is one of the newest gardens at the Arboretum. It contains 1600 shrub specimens, contains 11 genera and 14 species and cultivars and is nestled into the pine collection across from the...

Experimental Surgical Services director Dick Bianco discusses his research in his office Friday at his office.  Bianco tests heart valves in animals before the valves can be used in human trials.

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November 22, 2011

Experimental Surgical Services director Dick Bianco discusses his research in his office Friday at his office. Bianco tests heart valves in animals before the valves can be used in human trials.

Caramel Malt is one of the ingredients for brewing the India Pale Ale know as Sweet Child of Vine.

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November 22, 2011

Caramel Malt is one of the ingredients for brewing the India Pale Ale know as Sweet Child of Vine.

Katie Hoffman pours a sample of Sweet Child of Vine, Fulton's India Pale Ale at Fulton Brewery Wednesday in the Downtown Warehouse District.

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November 22, 2011

Katie Hoffman pours a sample of Sweet Child of Vine, Fulton's India Pale Ale at Fulton Brewery Wednesday in the Downtown Warehouse District.

Fulton brewer Mike Salo adds hops in a whirlpool at Fulton Brewery Wednesday in the Downtown Warehouse District.

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November 22, 2011

Fulton brewer Mike Salo adds hops in a whirlpool at Fulton Brewery Wednesday in the Downtown Warehouse District.

Fulton brewer Mike Salo works in the brewing room at Fulton Brewery Wednesday in the Downtown Warehouse District.

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November 22, 2011

Fulton brewer Mike Salo works in the brewing room at Fulton Brewery Wednesday in the Downtown Warehouse District.

Electrician for the City of Minneapolis Joe Alford clears wires from the downed traffic light Wednesday at the intersection of Huron and University Avenues.

[Photo] Hit-and-run wrecks stoplights near campus

November 16, 2011

Electrician for the City of Minneapolis Joe Alford clears wires from the downed traffic light Wednesday at the intersection of Huron and University Avenues.

Neuroscience sophomore Stefan Brancel juggles clubs Tuesday at the University's Recreation Center.

[Photo] Forget classes, sophomore juggles balls, knives, torches

November 17, 2011

Neuroscience sophomore Stefan Brancel juggles clubs Tuesday at the University's Recreation Center.

Fulton beer co-founder Jim Diley pours white wheat in a milling machine at Fulton Brewery Wednesday in the Downtown Warehouse District. It will eventually become their Sweet Child of Vine.

[Photo] Fulton Brewery opens downtown

November 17, 2011

Fulton beer co-founder Jim Diley pours white wheat in a milling machine at Fulton Brewery Wednesday in the Downtown Warehouse District. It will eventually become their Sweet Child of Vine.

Robert Desjarlait from Red Lake Nation Bear Clan poses for a portrait Saturday at Minneapolis Convention Center. Desjarlait is wearing a otter skin turban.

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November 17, 2011

Robert Desjarlait from Red Lake Nation Bear Clan poses for a portrait Saturday at Minneapolis Convention Center. Desjarlait is wearing a otter skin turban.

Head dancer Jacob Swaney leads a dance during a Pow Wow Saturday in Minneapolis Convention Center.

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November 17, 2011

Head dancer Jacob Swaney leads a dance during a Pow Wow Saturday in Minneapolis Convention Center.

Officer Jason Printz pets police dog Neko after a sweep before a football game Saturday in TCF Bank Stadium. Printz and Neko have worked together for three years.

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November 17, 2011

Officer Jason Printz pets police dog Neko after a sweep before a football game Saturday in TCF Bank Stadium. Printz and Neko have worked together for three years.

Michael Phelps walks to the locker room after completing the championship final of the Men's 200m Individual Medley event at Minneapolis Grand Prix on Sunday at University Aquatic Center.

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November 17, 2011

Michael Phelps walks to the locker room after completing the championship final of the Men's 200m Individual Medley event at Minneapolis Grand Prix on Sunday at University Aquatic Center.

Kinesiology graduate student Tanksi Clairmont  dances during a Pow Wow Saturday in Minneapolis convention center.

[Photo] American Indian traditions create a ‘culture for success’

November 14, 2011

Kinesiology graduate student Tanksi Clairmont dances during a Pow Wow Saturday in Minneapolis convention center.

Minneapolis police search the Wisconsin Badgers team bus after a football game Saturday at TCF Bank Stadium.

[Photo] UMPD uses furry, 70-pound bomb detectors

November 14, 2011

Minneapolis police search the Wisconsin Badgers team bus after a football game Saturday at TCF Bank Stadium.

Michael Phelps competes in the championship final of the Men's 200m Individual Medley event during Minneapolis Grand Prix on Sunday at University Aquatic Center.

[Photo] Phelps continues his road to the Olympics at U Aquatic Center

November 14, 2011

Michael Phelps competes in the championship final of the Men's 200m Individual Medley event during Minneapolis Grand Prix on Sunday at University Aquatic Center.

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November 14, 2011

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Gophers setter Kellie McNeil serves against Michigan State on Wednesday at the Sports Pavilion. McNeil had four aces in Minnesota's 3-0 win.

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November 14, 2011

Gophers setter Kellie McNeil serves against Michigan State on Wednesday at the Sports Pavilion. McNeil had four aces in Minnesota's 3-0 win.