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The current layout of clinics within the Phillips-Wangensteen Building is not conducive for the workflow of physicians, residents and nurses. The University of Minnesota Medical School, the University of Minnesota Physicians and Fairview will partner to fund a new site.

[Photo] Letter: UMN Nursing School's change in transfer option is weeding out diversity

May 1, 2017

The current layout of clinics within the Phillips-Wangensteen Building is not conducive for the workflow of physicians, residents and nurses. The University of Minnesota Medical School, the University...

Jorgelina Melendez waits as election results come in on Fox News on Tuesday at the GOP election night party in Bloomington, Minn. Melendez moved from Ohio two months ago and voted republican in Minnesota.

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May 1, 2017

Jorgelina Melendez waits as election results come in on Fox News on Tuesday at the GOP election night party in Bloomington, Minn. Melendez moved from Ohio two months ago and voted republican in Minnesota.

Romney supporters gather in front of a screen airing Fox News to watch as states declared their election results Tuesday at the GOP election night party in Bloomington, Minn.

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May 1, 2017

Romney supporters gather in front of a screen airing Fox News to watch as states declared their election results Tuesday at the GOP election night party in Bloomington, Minn.

College students from the Patrick Henry College, located in Virginia, sit in front of GOP signs Tuesday at the GOP election night party in Bloomington, Minn. The three students are all leaders from the Generation Joshua Student Action Team sent to mobilize voters across the United States.

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May 1, 2017

College students from the Patrick Henry College, located in Virginia, sit in front of GOP signs Tuesday at the GOP election night party in Bloomington, Minn. The three students are all leaders from the...

Kurt Bills, former candidate for U.S. Senate against Amy Klobuchar, gives a concession speech Tuesday at the GOP election night party in Bloomington, Minn.

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May 1, 2017

Kurt Bills, former candidate for U.S. Senate against Amy Klobuchar, gives a concession speech Tuesday at the GOP election night party in Bloomington, Minn.

Members of Da Band play a song for Bloomingtons finest, Sergeant D. Otterness and the Bloomington Police Department, in the lobby of the Bloomington Hilton on Tuesday at the GOP election night party in Bloomington, Minn.

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May 1, 2017

Members of Da Band play a song for "Bloomington's finest," Sergeant D. Otterness and the Bloomington Police Department, in the lobby of the Bloomington Hilton on Tuesday at the GOP election night party...

Evonne Bak, left, and Kristin Ostrander watch Fox News as doubt is cast on whether the election can be officially declared Tuesday at the GOP election night party in Bloomington, Minn.. I still hold on to faith and hope. Its too soon to give up, said Ostrander.

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May 1, 2017

Evonne Bak, left, and Kristin Ostrander watch Fox News as doubt is cast on whether the election can be officially declared Tuesday at the GOP election night party in Bloomington, Minn.. "I still hold on...

Flow, an artificial cadaver in the wet lab of the Medical Devices Center, is used by fellows to test medical device prototypes. The Medical Devices Center is moving from Shepherd Laboratories to the renovated building of the former Mayo parking garage.

[Photo] Medical Device Center plans $2.2M expansion

August 8, 2012

Flow, an artificial cadaver in the wet lab of the Medical Devices Center, is used by fellows to test medical device prototypes. The Medical Devices Center is moving from Shepherd Laboratories to the renovated...

Dark chocolate and dark beer fuse together to make a rich chocolate beer cake topped with powdered sugar and a beer caramel sauce.

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August 8, 2012

Dark chocolate and dark beer fuse together to make a rich chocolate beer cake topped with powdered sugar and a beer caramel sauce.

Beer-battered yellow cauliflower create convenient treats for watching the Olympics. The beer batter, which can be used on more than just vegetables, is made of beer, onion, carrot, flour and salt.

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August 8, 2012

Beer-battered yellow cauliflower create convenient treats for watching the Olympics. The beer batter, which can be used on more than just vegetables, is made of beer, onion, carrot, flour and salt.

Chicken covered in a light beer sauce enhances the flavors of garlic, lemon and a spice rub that coats the dish.

[Photo] College Kitchen: Beer-lympics Special

August 6, 2012

Chicken covered in a light beer sauce enhances the flavors of garlic, lemon and a spice rub that coats the dish.

Canae Weiss, who plays the character of a deaf dancer named Abby, signs Sunday at the Cowles Center during rehearsal of the musical “Silence.” The performance features a cast of actors that sign, speak, sing and interpret.

[Photo] Break the silence

August 1, 2012

Canae Weiss, who plays the character of a deaf dancer named Abby, signs Sunday at the Cowles Center during rehearsal of the musical “Silence.” The performance features a cast of actors that sign, speak,...

The Hennepin Energy Recovery Center, a mass garbage incinerator in downtown Minneapolis, wants to increase the waste burned daily by 212 tons. The move has faced opposition from neighborhood groups and residents.

[Photo] Garbage-burning controversy remains at a standstill

August 1, 2012

The Hennepin Energy Recovery Center, a mass garbage incinerator in downtown Minneapolis, wants to increase the waste burned daily by 212 tons. The move has faced opposition from neighborhood groups and...

Pottery artist Chuck Solberg preps a batch of clay in his studio Monday. Solberg moved his studio to 2010 E. Hennepin Ave. two years ago after he was forced to move out of his space at Raymond and University avenues due to light-rail construction.

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August 1, 2012

Pottery artist Chuck Solberg preps a batch of clay in his studio Monday. Solberg moved his studio to 2010 E. Hennepin Ave. two years ago after he was forced to move out of his space at Raymond and University...

Sculptor and fabricator Asa Hoyt welds legs onto an outdoor fireplace unit Monday in his studio space at 2010 E. Hennepin Ave. Hoyt collaborates with other artists in the building on specific projects.

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August 1, 2012

Sculptor and fabricator Asa Hoyt welds legs onto an outdoor fireplace unit Monday in his studio space at 2010 E. Hennepin Ave. Hoyt collaborates with other artists in the building on specific projects.

Luthier Milo Tupy adjusts the bridge of a double bass Friday at Quinn Violins, another building part of the 2010 E. Hennepin Ave. building complex. Quinn Violins sits one floor below whats been rumored as having once been “Betty Crocker’s kitchen.”

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August 1, 2012

Luthier Milo Tupy adjusts the bridge of a double bass Friday at Quinn Violins, another building part of the 2010 E. Hennepin Ave. building complex. Quinn Violins sits one floor below what's been rumored...

Charissa Peterson shapes a bulb of molten glass into a bowl Thursday at FOCI Minnesota Center for Glass Arts. FOCI, located in a building complex that used to be a General Mills research and development complex, is the only open studio for glass blowing in Minnesota where hobbyists can take classes and rent studio time.

[Photo] An arts haven on Hennepin

August 1, 2012

Charissa Peterson shapes a bulb of molten glass into a bowl Thursday at FOCI Minnesota Center for Glass Arts. FOCI, located in a building complex that used to be a General Mills research and development...

Artist Wang Ping holds a thread of flags containing art and poetry over the Mississippi River, made by people along the river, Monday. Ping will be holding her exhibit “Kinship of Rivers” this Saturday at the Soap Factory in Minneapolis. The exhibit is part of the ongoing project joining the Mississippi River and the Yangtze River through collective art and ideas.

[Photo] Rolling on the river

July 25, 2012

Artist Wang Ping holds a thread of flags containing art and poetry over the Mississippi River, made by people along the river, Monday. Ping will be holding her exhibit “Kinship of Rivers” this Saturday...

Cherries, yellow zucchini, apples, plums, pineapple chunks and blueberries make two servings of bright, tart juice.

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July 25, 2012

Cherries, yellow zucchini, apples, plums, pineapple chunks and blueberries make two servings of bright, tart juice.

A vibrant ruby-red breakfast juice is made from blueberries, pineapple, apples, plums, yellow zucchini and cherries. The ingredients are put through a juicer to separate the juice from the pulp.

[Photo] College Kitchen: Juice on the Loose

July 25, 2012

A vibrant ruby-red breakfast juice is made from blueberries, pineapple, apples, plums, yellow zucchini and cherries. The ingredients are put through a juicer to separate the juice from the pulp.

David Bedford, a University of Minnesota apple-breeding research scientist, samples a Mantet apple that is almost ripe for picking Monday at the Horticultural Research Center near Victoria, Minn. Bedford samples thousands of naturally bred apple varieties every season to determine their potential to be put on the consumer market.

[Photo] First genetically-modified, non-browning apple spurs debate

July 25, 2012

David Bedford, a University of Minnesota apple-breeding research scientist, samples a Mantet apple that is almost ripe for picking Monday at the Horticultural Research Center near Victoria, Minn. Bedford...

University of Minnesota wrestling and student alum Joe Nord, left, demonstrates a move to young wrestlers of the J Robinson Intensive Wrestling Camp on Wednesday at the Gibson-Nagurski football complex.

[Photo] Up-and-coming grapplers brave J Robinson’s intensive camp

July 18, 2012

University of Minnesota wrestling and student alum Joe Nord, left, demonstrates a move to young wrestlers of the J Robinson Intensive Wrestling Camp on Wednesday at the Gibson-Nagurski football complex.

Dirty Beaches, also known by his real name Alex Zhang Huntai, performs the first set Sunday at Pitchfork Music Festival in Chicago.

[Photo] Interview: Dirty Beaches

July 18, 2012

Dirty Beaches, also known by his real name Alex Zhang Huntai, performs the first set Sunday at Pitchfork Music Festival in Chicago.

Fresh berries picked from the Berry Patch in Forest Lake, Minn. can be used to make seasonal favorites such as raspberry cornbread muffins and raspberry freezer jam. Due to this seasons unusually warm weather, the raspberries in Minnesota are ripening three weeks ahead of schedule.

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July 18, 2012

Fresh berries picked from the Berry Patch in Forest Lake, Minn. can be used to make seasonal favorites such as raspberry cornbread muffins and raspberry freezer jam. Due to this season's unusually warm...

Riley Gorman, Lauren Wachter and Ava McCarron pick raspberries at the Berry Patch in Forest Lake, Minn.

[Photo] College Kitchen: Raspberry road-trip

July 18, 2012

Riley Gorman, Lauren Wachter and Ava McCarron pick raspberries at the Berry Patch in Forest Lake, Minn.

Parents Bill and Lisa Roe watch Thee Oh Sees with their 3-year-old daughter Ronnie and their 2-month-old son Arthur on Sunday at Pitchfork Music Festival in Chicago. The Roes own a Chicago-based record label named Trouble in Mind.

[Photo] Baby boomers

July 18, 2012

Parents Bill and Lisa Roe watch Thee Oh Sees with their 3-year-old daughter Ronnie and their 2-month-old son Arthur on Sunday at Pitchfork Music Festival in Chicago. The Roes own a Chicago-based record...

Ashley Majer, a nutrition undergraduate at St. Catherine University, studies Friday at Hard Times Cafe. Majer says she chooses to study there because she doesn’t “feel so alone when doing homework.”

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July 18, 2012

Ashley Majer, a nutrition undergraduate at St. Catherine University, studies Friday at Hard Times Cafe. Majer says she chooses to study there because she doesn’t “feel so alone when doing homework.”

Cook Nickolas Kimble, left, and barista Arik Xist work a shift Friday at Hard Times Cafe in Minneapolis. The cafe has been operating as a collective for 20 years.

[Photo] Hard Times to close its doors for remodel

July 11, 2012

Cook Nickolas Kimble, left, and barista Arik Xist work a shift Friday at Hard Times Cafe in Minneapolis. The cafe has been operating as a collective for 20 years.

Fourteen-year-old Abdirahman Abdulahi defends the ball during a basketball tournament Monday at the Brian Coyle Center. Monday’s events were part of the Youth Awareness Week organized by the Cedar Riverside Youth Council and partnering organizations.

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July 11, 2012

Fourteen-year-old Abdirahman Abdulahi defends the ball during a basketball tournament Monday at the Brian Coyle Center. Monday’s events were part of the Youth Awareness Week organized by the Cedar Riverside...

Members of the Cedar Riverside Youth Council meet Friday at the Brian Coyle Center to discuss events for Youth Awareness Week. The council, made up of 13- to21-year-olds, collaborated with other organizations to plan events focused on youth issues and community.

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July 11, 2012

Members of the Cedar Riverside Youth Council meet Friday at the Brian Coyle Center to discuss events for Youth Awareness Week. The council, made up of 13- to21-year-olds, collaborated with other organizations...

Cedar Riverside Youth Council member Kowsar Abdi, second from the right, supervises the chalk drawing station Monday outside the Brian Coyle Center. The CRYC organized the field day Monday as part of a week of events that for Youth Awareness Week.

[Photo] Minneapolis police create new division for community outreach

March 23, 2017

Cedar Riverside Youth Council member Kowsar Abdi, second from the right, supervises the chalk drawing station Monday outside the Brian Coyle Center. The CRYC organized the field day Monday as part of a...

Gail Baerg from Brooklyn Park reaches the end of “81 Minutes: After the Bridge Collapsed” exhibit Sunday at the Firefighters Hall and Museum in Northeast Minneapolis. The exhibit takes visitors from minute 0 to 81 following the collapse of the I-35W bridge five years ago.

[Photo] For the fighters

July 11, 2012

Gail Baerg from Brooklyn Park reaches the end of “81 Minutes: After the Bridge Collapsed” exhibit Sunday at the Firefighters Hall and Museum in Northeast Minneapolis. The exhibit takes visitors from...

CJ Smith (cq/gophersports) swims during practice June 22 at the University Aquatic Center. Smith placed 13th in the 1500-meter freestyle Sunday at the U.S. Olympic trials and missed the final by five places.

[Photo] Swimmers’ Olympic run ends with surprising disappointment

July 3, 2012

CJ Smith (cq/gophersports) swims during practice June 22 at the University Aquatic Center. Smith placed 13th in the 1500-meter freestyle Sunday at the U.S. Olympic trials and missed the final by five places.

Mary Ann Milton (cq/source), owner of Milton Investment Company, sits in the courtyard of Milton Square on Monday in St. Anthony Park in St. Paul. Milton bought the property in 1957 and has since been the owner and developer.

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July 3, 2012

Mary Ann Milton (cq/source), owner of Milton Investment Company, sits in the courtyard of Milton Square on Monday in St. Anthony Park in St. Paul. Milton bought the property in 1957 and has since been...

Judi Steltzner, left, and her daughter Gretchen Funk browse books Saturday afternoon at Micawbers Books in St. Paul. The bookstore is part of the destination shops located in Milton Sq.

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July 3, 2012

Judi Steltzner, left, and her daughter Gretchen Funk browse books Saturday afternoon at Micawber's Books in St. Paul. The bookstore is part of the "destination shops" located in Milton Sq.

Angella Hanson and her son Douglas sip tea and nibble pastries on Thursday at Lady Elegants Tea Room & Gift Shoppe in Milton Sq. Hanson brought her son to the tea room to celebrate his ninth birthday.

[Photo] Milton Square: an ‘unfound treasure’ in St. Paul

July 3, 2012

Angella Hanson and her son Douglas sip tea and nibble pastries on Thursday at Lady Elegant's Tea Room & Gift Shoppe in Milton Sq. Hanson brought her son to the tea room to celebrate his ninth birthday.

Odin is a research unmanned aerial vehicle and the precursor to Thor.

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July 3, 2012

Odin is a research unmanned aerial vehicle and the precursor to Thor.

Aerospace engineering and mechanics doctoral candidate Andrei Dorobantu checks the inner hardware of research plane Thor Friday at a hobby field in Anoka, Minn., during experimental flight tests.

[Photo] U aerospace lab explores civilian uses for drones

July 3, 2012

Aerospace engineering and mechanics doctoral candidate Andrei Dorobantu checks the inner hardware of research plane Thor Friday at a hobby field in Anoka, Minn., during experimental flight tests.

University Athletic Director Norwood Teague (cq/web) at his office Friday in the Bierman Athletic Complex. Teague, who has been on the job for a week and a half, is still settling into his new role and his new office.

[Photo] Teague talks facilities, first week at U

June 27, 2012

University Athletic Director Norwood Teague (cq/web) at his office Friday in the Bierman Athletic Complex. Teague, who has been on the job for a week and a half, is still settling into his new role and...

Ashley Steenvoorden (cq/gophersports) swims during practice Friday at the Aquatic Center. Steenvoorden will compete in the 200, 400 and 800 meter freestyles at the U.S. Olympic trials.

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June 27, 2012

Ashley Steenvoorden (cq/gophersports) swims during practice Friday at the Aquatic Center. Steenvoorden will compete in the 200, 400 and 800 meter freestyles at the U.S. Olympic trials.

Haley Spencer swims during practice Friday at the Aquatic Center. Spencer is competing in the 100 and 200 meter great stokes at the U.S. Olympic trials.

[Photo] 32 Gophers swimmers vie for Olympic berth

June 27, 2012

Haley Spencer swims during practice Friday at the Aquatic Center. Spencer is competing in the 100 and 200 meter great stokes at the U.S. Olympic trials.

Darrin Mercil, owner of Mercils Campus Auto Repair, helps an employee work on a car Thursday at the shop in Stadium Village.

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June 27, 2012

Darrin Mercil, owner of Mercil's Campus Auto Repair, helps an employee work on a car Thursday at the shop in Stadium Village.

Keith Mercil (cq/source) works the front of the shop at Mercils Campus Auto Repair on Thursday in Stadium Village. Keith Mercil, former owner and now retired, still comes into the shop to help his son Darrin do odd jobs

[Photo] Student apartments to displace Mercil’s in Stadium Village

June 22, 2012

Keith Mercil (cq/source) works the front of the shop at Mercil's Campus Auto Repair on Thursday in Stadium Village. Keith Mercil, former owner and now retired, still comes into the shop to help his son...

Charles Moore, a security officer with the Riverside Services Office, greets residents as he patrols Riverside Plaza on Monday. Moore said the creation of the Safety Center will strengthen the relationship between the community and the police.

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June 22, 2012

Charles Moore, a security officer with the Riverside Services Office, greets residents as he patrols Riverside Plaza on Monday. Moore said the creation of the Safety Center will strengthen the relationship...

Minneapolis Police Department crime prevention specialist Carla Nielson, right, meets with Sherman Associates Inc. employees Friday at new MPD Safety Center located inside Riverside Plaza. From left to right, Abdi Nassan, Tim Frost, Justin Teal and Charles Little discuss plans with Nielson for National Night Out, a community building event held in the neighborhood.

[Photo] New safety center bridges police-community gap

June 20, 2012

Minneapolis Police Department crime prevention specialist Carla Nielson, right, meets with Sherman Associates Inc. employees Friday at new MPD Safety Center located inside Riverside Plaza. From left to...

Incoming freshman Michael Orvik fills out paperwork with assistance from theOneStop Veterans Services on Monday in the Science Teaching and Student Services Building. Orvik is currently a combat medic in the Army Reserves and wants to pursue a biology or medical degree.

[Photo] OneStop recognized for veteran services

June 20, 2012

Incoming freshman Michael Orvik fills out paperwork with assistance from theOneStop Veterans Services on Monday in the Science Teaching and Student Services Building. Orvik is currently a combat medic...

Team GreyDuck produced the horror film “Restraint” for the 48 Hour Film Project. Jason P. Schumacher, left, a professional filmmaker, reunited with his childhood friend, Jesse Frankson, second from left, for the project. The two made horror films together in high school.

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June 20, 2012

Team GreyDuck produced the horror film “Restraint” for the 48 Hour Film Project. Jason P. Schumacher, left, a professional filmmaker, reunited with his childhood friend, Jesse Frankson, second from...

Librarian Chad Gilman and mail carrier Chris Allen produced the mockumentary film “Mothermen” for the 48 Hour Film Project. Neither had ever made a film of his own before.

[Photo] Every second counts

June 20, 2012

Librarian Chad Gilman and mail carrier Chris Allen produced the mockumentary film “Mothermen” for the 48 Hour Film Project. Neither had ever made a film of his own before.

Regent Linda Cohen receives an iPad tutorial from College of Education and Human Development technical coordinator Daniel Ferrara on Thursday during the Educational and Policy Planning Committee meeting at the McNamara Alumni Center. Representatives from CEHD, which has started an iPad pilot program for incoming freshmen, delivered the presentation.

[Photo] Regents question U’s classroom tech savviness

June 13, 2012

Regent Linda Cohen receives an iPad tutorial from College of Education and Human Development technical coordinator Daniel Ferrara on Thursday during the Educational and Policy Planning Committee meeting...

Bevan Riches builds an outdoor sink for his backyard patio Sunday at his home in St. Louis Park. Riches, a firefighter laid off in September 2011, has been unsuccessful in finding other work. With the help of the SAFER grant, the Minneapolis Fire Department hopes to hire him and five others back later this summer.

[Photo] Grant could bring 6 firefighters back

June 13, 2012

Bevan Riches builds an outdoor sink for his backyard patio Sunday at his home in St. Louis Park. Riches, a firefighter laid off in September 2011, has been unsuccessful in finding other work. With the...

Illustrator and graphic designer Kelly Abeln holds her cat, Pebbles, on Friday in her home studio in south Minneapolis, where she creates pieces by hand and by computer for the online magazine Rookie.

[Photo] Kelly Abeln: An illustrator for teenage girls

June 13, 2012

Illustrator and graphic designer Kelly Abeln holds her cat, Pebbles, on Friday in her home studio in south Minneapolis, where she creates pieces by hand and by computer for the online magazine Rookie.

Political science junior Daveen Trentman, left, and Taryn Brown from the DFL knock on doors to persuade voters to get to the polls and vote for Gov. Scott Walkers challenger Tom Barrett Tuesday in Eau Claire, Wis.

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June 13, 2012

Political science junior Daveen Trentman, left, and Taryn Brown from the DFL knock on doors to persuade voters to get to the polls and vote for Gov. Scott Walker's challenger Tom Barrett Tuesday in Eau...

RailWorks laborer Lisa Becker measures and surveys to put in light-rail tracks May 25 on Washington Avenue Southeast.

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June 13, 2012

RailWorks laborer Lisa Becker measures and surveys to put in light-rail tracks May 25 on Washington Avenue Southeast.

Laborer Jenellen Gallatin clears constructions signs from in front of a gate May 25 on Union Street Southeast.

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June 13, 2012

Laborer Jenellen Gallatin clears constructions signs from in front of a gate May 25 on Union Street Southeast.

Jenellen Gallatin, a laborer with Ames Construction, finishes up her work clearing roads, adjusting signs and moving gates May 25 on Union Street Southeast.

[Photo] Female construction workers prove themselves in a ‘man’s field’

June 6, 2012

Jenellen Gallatin, a laborer with Ames Construction, finishes up her work clearing roads, adjusting signs and moving gates May 25 on Union Street Southeast.

Honeywell has hired 900 veterans over the past year, Obama said. Standing up for our veterans, this is not a Democratic responsibility, its not a Republican responsibility, its an American responsibility.

[Photo] Obama talks veterans, jobs at Honeywell

June 6, 2012

"Honeywell has hired 900 veterans over the past year," Obama said. "Standing up for our veterans, this is not a Democratic responsibility, it's not a Republican responsibility, it's an American responsibility."

Carl Moerschbacher’s daughters, Aliza, Aida and Aliyah, spend time in the courtyard of the Como Student Community Cooperative with culture and teaching doctoral candidate Shelda Smith and her son, Elijah on Monday.

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June 6, 2012

Carl Moerschbacher’s daughters, Aliza, Aida and Aliyah, spend time in the courtyard of the Como Student Community Cooperative with culture and teaching doctoral candidate Shelda Smith and her son, Elijah...

Cultural studies senior Bethany Waldron inspects her 10-year-old son Malik on May 22 at a playground in Fridley, Minn., after he fell while playing. Waldron has three children and expects to complete her degree over a year from now.

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June 6, 2012

Cultural studies senior Bethany Waldron inspects her 10-year-old son Malik on May 22 at a playground in Fridley, Minn., after he fell while playing. Waldron has three children and expects to complete her...

Religious studies graduate Carl Moerschbacher pulls his 5-year-old daughter Aliyah on Monday in the courtyard of the Como Student Community Cooperative during a family Memorial Day barbecue. Moerschbacher and his wife, a student at Minneapolis Community and Technical College, have four children ranging from age 1 to 6.

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June 6, 2012

Religious studies graduate Carl Moerschbacher pulls his 5-year-old daughter Aliyah on Monday in the courtyard of the Como Student Community Cooperative during a family Memorial Day barbecue. Moerschbacher...

Sociology senior Chelsey Herndon watches her 8-year-old son, Blane, try on a wig and Thor costume and pretend to do battle Friday in the courtyard of the Como Student Community Cooperative. Herndon is a 28-year-old single mom and a Navy veteran finishing her undergraduate degree in the fall of 2012.

[Photo] Student-parents balance dual roles with dwindling U support

May 30, 2012

Sociology senior Chelsey Herndon watches her 8-year-old son, Blane, try on a wig and Thor costume and pretend to do battle Friday in the courtyard of the Como Student Community Cooperative. Herndon is...

Former Minnesota hockey player Ben Clymer studies statistics with a tutor in the learning center Sunday evening at the Bierman Field Athletic Building. Clymer left school before earning his degree but expects to graduate in fall 2013.

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May 30, 2012

Former Minnesota hockey player Ben Clymer studies statistics with a tutor in the learning center Sunday evening at the Bierman Field Athletic Building. Clymer left school before earning his degree but...

Ben Clymer watches

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May 30, 2012

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Former Gophers hockey star Ben Clymer holds his two-year-old son

[Photo] Clymer trades playoffs for finals

May 2, 2012

Former Gophers hockey star Ben Clymer holds his two-year-old son

Caroline and the Treats graced the stage at the first night of the Girls Got Rhythm Fest on Friday, May 11 at the Amsterdam Bar in St. Paul.

[Photo] Girls Got Rhythm Fest: Girls just wanna have rock 'n' roll

May 15, 2012

Caroline and the Treats graced the stage at the first night of the Girls Got Rhythm Fest on Friday, May 11 at the Amsterdam Bar in St. Paul.

Cody Lake, left, and roommate Nick Fehst smoke a cigarette on the porch of University House, a sober house in Marcy-Homes neighborhood. Lake will start taking classes at the University this summer.

[Photo] Back where it started: addiction on campus

May 3, 2012

Cody Lake, left, and roommate Nick Fehst smoke a cigarette on the porch of University House, a sober house in Marcy-Homes neighborhood. Lake will start taking classes at the University this summer.

Nick Fehst and Cody Lake, eat pizza and watch sports in the living room of the University House. Both Fehst and Lake have been living in this sober house for about three months.

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May 3, 2012

Nick Fehst and Cody Lake, eat pizza and watch sports in the living room of the University House. Both Fehst and Lake have been living in this sober house for about three months.

Bridget McGuinness walks to class on the West Bank on Tuesday. McGuinness, a transfer student, has been at the University for a semester and relaunched the S.O.B.E.R. student group on campus.

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May 3, 2012

Bridget McGuinness walks to class on the West Bank on Tuesday. McGuinness, a transfer student, has been at the University for a semester and relaunched the S.O.B.E.R. student group on campus.

From left to right, sophomore Kevin Zhou, psychology junior Bridget McGuinness and family social science junior Sarah Day hold their regular S.O.B.E.R. student group meeting April 19 at the Purple Onion.

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May 3, 2012

From left to right, sophomore Kevin Zhou, psychology junior Bridget McGuinness and family social science junior Sarah Day hold their regular S.O.B.E.R. student group meeting April 19 at the Purple Onion.

History senior Steve Porter stretches with the Plymouth Wayzata Youth Baseball team during practice Wednesday at the Wayzata East Middle School.

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May 3, 2012

History senior Steve Porter stretches with the Plymouth Wayzata Youth Baseball team during practice Wednesday at the Wayzata East Middle School.

Steve Porter practices drills with a youth baseball team Wednesday in Plymouth, Minn. Porter hopes to become a history teacher.

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May 3, 2012

Steve Porter practices drills with a youth baseball team Wednesday in Plymouth, Minn. Porter hopes to become a history teacher.

Officer Luke Huck of the UMPD picks of remnants of a plastic light dome that was throne over the Washington Avenue bridge onto the East River Parkway.

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May 3, 2012

Officer Luke Huck of the UMPD picks of remnants of a plastic light dome that was throne over the Washington Avenue bridge onto the East River Parkway.

At 4-foot-11, coxswain Jackie Stein talks to Leah Rogotzke before practice Tuesday at the boat house. Traditionally, there is a lot of pressure for coxswains to be petite.

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May 3, 2012

At 4-foot-11, coxswain Jackie Stein talks to Leah Rogotzke before practice Tuesday at the boat house. Traditionally, there is a lot of pressure for coxswains to be petite.

Gophers head football coach Jerry Kill, head mens basketball coach Tubby Smith and mens basketball star Trevor Mbakwe attend a press conference Monday announcing Teague as the new AD. Football and mens basketball are two of the Universitys three revenue sports.

[Photo] Coaches express confidence in Teague’s approach, experience

April 24, 2012

Gophers head football coach Jerry Kill, head men's basketball coach Tubby Smith and men's basketball star Trevor Mbakwe attend a press conference Monday announcing Teague as the new AD. Football and men's...

Gophers head football coach Jerry Kill, head mens basketball coach Tubby Smith and mens basketball star Trevor Mbakwe attend a press conference Monday announcing Teague as the new AD. Football and mens basketball are two of the Universitys three revenue sports.

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April 24, 2012

Gophers head football coach Jerry Kill, head men's basketball coach Tubby Smith and men's basketball star Trevor Mbakwe attend a press conference Monday announcing Teague as the new AD. Football and men's...

Teague was the athletics director at Virginia Commonwealth from 2006-2012. The mens basketball team at VCU made the Final Four in 2011, but the school does not have a varsity football program.

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April 24, 2012

Teague was the athletics director at Virginia Commonwealth from 2006-2012. The men's basketball team at VCU made the Final Four in 2011, but the school does not have a varsity football program.

Norwood Teague addresses the media Monday during a press conference announcing his hiring at TCF Bank Stadium.

[Photo] Teague to replace Maturi as U athletics director

April 24, 2012

Norwood Teague addresses the media Monday during a press conference announcing his hiring at TCF Bank Stadium.

Minnesaotas Dusti Russel competes on the balance beam Jan. 28 at the Sports Pavilion.

[Photo] Gymnastics season ends with disappointment

April 23, 2012

Minnesaota's Dusti Russel competes on the balance beam Jan. 28 at the Sports Pavilion.

Minnesota defensive backs Grayson Levine and Steven Montgomery and wide receiver A.J. Barker collide for the ball Saturday during the annual Gophers spring game at TCF Bank Stadium.

[Photo] Signs of improvement on display at annual spring game

April 23, 2012

Minnesota defensive backs Grayson Levine and Steven Montgomery and wide receiver A.J. Barker collide for the ball Saturday during the annual Gophers spring game at TCF Bank Stadium.

Minnesota defensive backs Grayson Levine and Steven Montgomery and wide receiver A.J. Barker collide for the ball Saturday during the annual Gophers spring game at TCF Bank Stadium.

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April 23, 2012

Minnesota defensive backs Grayson Levine and Steven Montgomery and wide receiver A.J. Barker collide for the ball Saturday during the annual Gophers spring game at TCF Bank Stadium.

Minnesota defensive back Troy Stoudermire jams a receiver from the Gold team during Saturday

[Photo] Troy Stoudermire: a linchpin in a young cycle of D-backs

April 23, 2012

Minnesota defensive back Troy Stoudermire jams a receiver from the Gold team during Saturday

Muja Messiah and Maria Isa collaborate as the rap duo Villa Rosa. It’s not about the local scene. It’s about representing what we know here, what we learn here and who we are, and taking that to other borders and boundaries, and getting stamps on the passport, Messiah said.

[Photo] Villa Rosa: It takes two

April 19, 2012

Muja Messiah and Maria Isa collaborate as the rap duo Villa Rosa. "It’s not about the local scene. It’s about representing what we know here, what we learn here and who we are, and taking that to other...

Ali Haws rows during practice Wednesday on the Mississippi River. Haws started as a member of the novice team and has worked her way up to the first varsity eight.

[Photo] Former novice becomes a top rower

April 19, 2012

Ali Haws rows during practice Wednesday on the Mississippi River. Haws started as a member of the novice team and has worked her way up to the first varsity eight.

Gideon Sampson, a post-doctoral math research fellow, rides a Nice Ride bike from Kolthoff Hall on Wednesday afternoon. The Kolthoff Hall station receives the highest number of rentals in the Twin Cities.

[Photo] Nice weather leads to more Nice Rides

April 19, 2012

Gideon Sampson, a post-doctoral math research fellow, rides a Nice Ride bike from Kolthoff Hall on Wednesday afternoon. The Kolthoff Hall station receives the highest number of rentals in the Twin Cities....

Child psychology senior Jeonghah Heo pets the less-than-one-year-old llama Tootsie during Agriculture Awareness Day on Tuesday afternoon on Church Street. The llama was a guest from a farm in Waconia, Minn.

[Photo] Chickens on Church Street? U club brings Ag Awareness to campus

April 17, 2012

Child psychology senior Jeonghah Heo pets the less-than-one-year-old llama Tootsie during Agriculture Awareness Day on Tuesday afternoon on Church Street. The llama was a guest from a farm in Waconia,...

Titambe West-African drummer preform before the beginning of the fashion show Saturday evening at TCF Bank Stadium. The African themed event raised money for the Smile Networks reconstructive surgeries in Africa.

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April 17, 2012

Titambe West-African drummer preform before the beginning of the fashion show Saturday evening at TCF Bank Stadium. The African themed event raised money for the Smile Network's reconstructive surgeries...

Left to right Med and dental students Nellie Pooler, Rachel Anderson and Kayla Anderson wear scrubs by design students Ellie Hottinger, Mai See Her and Mai Yang (respectively) on Saturday at TCF Bank Stadium.  The Scrubbed into Fashion show was a fundraiser for the Smile Network.

[Photo] Designers restyle scrubs for charity

April 16, 2012

Left to right Med and dental students Nellie Pooler, Rachel Anderson and Kayla Anderson wear scrubs by design students Ellie Hottinger, Mai See Her and Mai Yang (respectively) on Saturday at TCF Bank Stadium....

From left to right, incoming editor in chief Cali Owings, incoming president Morgan Hay-Chapman and incoming business operations officer Nathan Moen will lead the Minnesota Daily for 2012-13.

[Photo] Daily announces leaders for new year

April 10, 2012

From left to right, incoming editor in chief Cali Owings, incoming president Morgan Hay-Chapman and incoming business operations officer Nathan Moen will lead the Minnesota Daily for 2012-13.

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April 10, 2012

Tubby Smith

Minnesota football head coach Jerry Kill, quarterback MarQueis Gray, and University of Minnesota Athletics Director Joel Maturi gave responses to the death of linebacker Gary Tinsley at a press conference Friday at the Gibson-Nagurski Football Complex.

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April 10, 2012

Minnesota football head coach Jerry Kill, quarterback MarQueis Gray, and University of Minnesota Athletics Director Joel Maturi gave responses to the death of linebacker Gary Tinsley at a press conference...

Marisa Wojcik, Daily

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April 10, 2012

Marisa Wojcik, Daily

Marisa Wojcik, Daily

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April 10, 2012

Marisa Wojcik, Daily

Black Student Union president Arsenio Ward lights candles for friends, family and gatherers of the vigil for Gary Tinsley. BSU organized the vigil held Friday night outside Roy Wilkins Hall.

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April 10, 2012

Black Student Union president Arsenio Ward lights candles for friends, family and gatherers of the vigil for Gary Tinsley. BSU organized the vigil held Friday night outside Roy Wilkins Hall.

Students, friends and family of recently passed Minnesota linebacker Gary Tinsley gather and hold a group prayer Friday night outside of Roy Wilkins Hall.

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April 10, 2012

Students, friends and family of recently passed Minnesota linebacker Gary Tinsley gather and hold a group prayer Friday night outside of Roy Wilkins Hall.

Minnesota head football coach Jerry Kill holds quarterback MarQueis Gray’s son during the Friday night vigil for linebacker Gary Tinsley held outside of Roy Wilkins Hall.

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April 10, 2012

Minnesota head football coach Jerry Kill holds quarterback MarQueis Gray’s son during the Friday night vigil for linebacker Gary Tinsley held outside of Roy Wilkins Hall.

The Gophers football team holds up the number 51 for Gary Tinsley at a vigil held in his honor Friday in front of Roy Wilkins Hall. The Black Student Union organized the vigil after news spread that Tinsley had passed away.

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April 10, 2012

The Gophers football team holds up the number 51 for Gary Tinsley at a vigil held in his honor Friday in front of Roy Wilkins Hall. The Black Student Union organized the vigil after news spread that Tinsley...

Football players, friends and family light candles in memory of Gary Tinsley Friday in front of Roy Wilkins Hall.

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April 10, 2012

Football players, friends and family light candles in memory of Gary Tinsley Friday in front of Roy Wilkins Hall.

Students, friends and family of recently passed Minnesota linebacker Gary Tinsley gather and hold a group prayer Friday night outside of Roy Wilkins Hall.

[Photo] Students, teammates hold vigil in memory of Tinsley

April 9, 2012

Students, friends and family of recently passed Minnesota linebacker Gary Tinsley gather and hold a group prayer Friday night outside of Roy Wilkins Hall.

Jamison Scholer, a master’s student in entomology, feeds colonies of bumble bees varying levels of neonicotinoids, a class of pesticides, Friday at the University Bee Lab greenhouse.

[Photo] U Bee Lab joins debate on insecticide’s role in bee disappearance nationwide

April 9, 2012

Jamison Scholer, a master’s student in entomology, feeds colonies of bumble bees varying levels of neonicotinoids, a class of pesticides, Friday at the University Bee Lab greenhouse.

University of Minnesota Athletic Director Joel Maturi gave an emotional speech at a press conference on Friday at the Gibson-Nigurski Football complex discussing recent Minnesota linebacker Gary Tinsleys death.

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April 9, 2012

University of Minnesota Athletic Director Joel Maturi gave an emotional speech at a press conference on Friday at the Gibson-Nigurski Football complex discussing recent Minnesota linebacker Gary Tinsley's...

Minnesota quarterback Marqueis Gray spoke to the brotherhood he and Tinsley shared, during a press conference discussing Minnesota linebacker Gary Tinsleys death.

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April 9, 2012

Minnesota quarterback Marqueis Gray spoke to the brotherhood he and Tinsley shared, during a press conference discussing Minnesota linebacker Gary Tinsley's death.