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Dental students Kacie Woodis, left, and Megan Mulligan, right, prepare Andrea Schyumn, 5, for an X-ray during Give Kids a Smile Day at Moos Tower on Saturday. The event, which is aimed at providing free dental care to children of low-income families, is practiced annually at clinics all over the country.

[Photo] U volunteers Give Kids a Smile

February 7, 2010

Dental students Kacie Woodis, left, and Megan Mulligan, right, prepare Andrea Schyumn, 5, for an X-ray during Give Kids a Smile Day at Moos Tower on Saturday. The event, which is aimed at providing free...

Nobel Peace Prize laureate Rigoberta Menchú Tum speaks Friday at Northrop Auditorium as part of PeaceJam.

[Photo] Nobel laureate visits PeaceJam

April 25, 2010

Nobel Peace Prize laureate Rigoberta Menchú Tum speaks Friday at Northrop Auditorium as part of PeaceJam.

A Dinkytown house is reflected in a puddle.

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April 25, 2010

A Dinkytown house is reflected in a puddle.

Mechanic Eric Gavic prepares a car for a tire rotation at Como Imports.

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April 25, 2010

Mechanic Eric Gavic prepares a car for a tire rotation at Como Imports.

A pile of discarded chairs occupy a corner of the Como Recycling Facility.

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April 25, 2010

A pile of discarded chairs occupy a corner of the Como Recycling Facility.

Warehouse foreman Dennis Treger sorts bottles at the Como Recycling Facility.

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April 25, 2010

Warehouse foreman Dennis Treger sorts bottles at the Como Recycling Facility.

Sophia Anastazievsky, left, Melvin Lee and Yakob Wakjera discuss a recent game of chess at Hard Times Cafe.

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April 25, 2010

Sophia Anastazievsky, left, Melvin Lee and Yakob Wakjera discuss a recent game of chess at Hard Times Cafe.

Gophers junior forward Emily West fights for the puck Friday at the NCAA Frozen Four Tournament against Duluth. The Gophers ended their season with a 3-2 loss against the Bulldogs.

[Photo] Gophers' title chase ends in semifinal loss

March 20, 2010

Gophers junior forward Emily West fights for the puck Friday at the NCAA Frozen Four Tournament against Duluth. The Gophers ended their season with a 3-2 loss against the Bulldogs.

Gophers freshman forward Becky Kortum puts the puck in the net Saturday at the WHCA Final Faceoff against Ohio State University.

[Photo] Win or go home: No. 3 Minnesota hosts Clarkson for only 2nd time

March 10, 2010

Gophers freshman forward Becky Kortum puts the puck in the net Saturday at the WHCA Final Faceoff against Ohio State University.

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Rocky the wallaby nibbles on Lilienthal’s jacket Sunday in Arlington, MN. Before living in his own kennel, Rocky spent a few months in Lilienthal’s St. Paul apartment while he finished college.

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February 21, 2010

Rocky the wallaby nibbles on Lilienthal’s jacket Sunday in Arlington, MN. Before living in his own kennel, Rocky spent a few months in Lilienthal’s St. Paul apartment while he finished college.

University alumnus Christian Lilienthal pets his eight-month old kangaroo Bindi Sunday at his family farm in Arlington, MN. Lilienthal hopes to utilize his agricultural education degree by using his exotic pets for educational purposes.

[Photo] Kangaroos kick it in Minnesota snow

February 9, 2010

University alumnus Christian Lilienthal pets his eight-month old kangaroo Bindi Sunday at his family farm in Arlington, MN. Lilienthal hopes to utilize his agricultural education degree by using his exotic...

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February 9, 2010

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Barber Detronza Kirksey cuts Sports Management sophomore Hakeem Onafowokan’s hair Wednesday at Clique’s Barbershop. The Dinkytown business donated Wednesday’s earnings to relief efforts in Haiti.

[Photo] Lowering ears and raising funds

February 4, 2010

Barber Detronza Kirksey cuts Sports Management sophomore Hakeem Onafowokan’s hair Wednesday at Clique’s Barbershop. The Dinkytown business donated Wednesday’s earnings to relief efforts in Haiti....

Toyota Priuses made between 2004 and 2009 are being recalled because of reports of interference between the floor mats and accelerator pedals.

[Photo] Toyota recall threatens students’ vehicles

February 4, 2010

Toyota Priuses made between 2004 and 2009 are being recalled because of reports of interference between the floor mats and accelerator pedals.

Tom Rukavina was elected to the Minnesota House of Representatives in 1986 and is currently one of 11 DFLers running in the 2010 gubernatorial race.

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January 26, 2010

Tom Rukavina was elected to the Minnesota House of Representatives in 1986 and is currently one of 11 DFLers running in the 2010 gubernatorial race.

Ralph Nader addresses the social responsibilities of attorneys Wednesday at Mondale Hall.

[Photo] Ralph Nader talks ethics at U Law School

September 30, 2009

Ralph Nader addresses the social responsibilities of attorneys Wednesday at Mondale Hall.

University students Kimberly Reed, left, Gina Robinson-Haase, and Zee Chattha check over a diagram Monday in their Foundations of Biology class. The class is held in an Active Learning Classroom designed to create an interactive and flexible learning space for students through the use of technology.

[Photo] Pilot classrooms serve as model

September 22, 2009

University students Kimberly Reed, left, Gina Robinson-Haase, and Zee Chattha check over a diagram Monday in their Foundations of Biology class. The class is held in an Active Learning Classroom designed...

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[Photo] “Walking play” The Buddha Prince comes to Minneapolis

September 17, 2009

Actors perform "The Buddha" Prince at Powderhorn Park Thursday. The play, which commemorates Tibet's 50 years in exile, celebrates the life and teachings of the Dalai Lama.

Bedford checks the starch levels of two apples Wednesday.

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September 17, 2009

Bedford checks the starch levels of two apples Wednesday.

Bedford slices up an apple to sample Wednesday. Bedford tastes five to six hundred apples a day in hopes of developing a new and better apple.

[Photo] SweeTango apple hits the market

September 7, 2009

Bedford slices up an apple to sample Wednesday. Bedford tastes five to six hundred apples a day in hopes of developing a new and better apple.

Dave Bedford, head of apple breeding the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum’s Apple House, bites into an apple on Wednesday. The University of Minnesota apple breeding program has developed the SweeTango, an apple that could rival the success of Honeycrisp.

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September 7, 2009

Dave Bedford, head of apple breeding the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum’s Apple House, bites into an apple on Wednesday. The University of Minnesota apple breeding program has developed the SweeTango,...

Southeast Como resident Frederick Bethke tosses a pitch to his son Stefan, 8, at Van Cleave Park on Saturday. Minneapolis parks are currently controlled by an independent, elected park board, but there has been a recent move by some local Council Members to disband the board and cede control of the parks to the city.

[Photo] City officials to discuss eliminating park board

April 21, 2009

Southeast Como resident Frederick Bethke tosses a pitch to his son Stefan, 8, at Van Cleave Park on Saturday. Minneapolis parks are currently controlled by an independent, elected park board, but there...