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Nurses chant while on strike outside of Abbott Northwestern Hospital on Thursday, June 10.

[Photo] Blame game could spur second strike

Published June 16, 2010

Nurses chant while on strike outside of Abbott Northwestern Hospital on Thursday, June 10.

Maren Ward, host of the Hole-a-thon, speaks into a camera Thursday at the Bedlam Theater.

[Photo] Bedlam Theatre support fills hole

Published June 2, 2010

Maren Ward, host of the 'Hole-a-thon', speaks into a camera Thursday at the Bedlam Theater.

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Mary Mateer stands in front of her house in the Seward neighborhood. Mateer had rented the house in 1977 until she bought it in the late 1990s.

[Photo] Seward attracts diverse residents

Published April 22, 2010

Mary Mateer stands in front of her house in the Seward neighborhood. Mateer had rented the house in 1977 until she bought it in the late 1990s.

The University rowing team practices on the Mississippi River.

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The University rowing team practices on the Mississippi River.

Cups filled with glaze sit on a table in the ceramics area of the Regis Center for Art.

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Cups filled with glaze sit on a table in the ceramics area of the Regis Center for Art.

University first year Beth Burton works on a castle as a park of Harry Potter week in the super block.

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University first year Beth Burton works on a castle as a park of Harry Potter week in the super block.

Sam Torok lights Charlies cigarette outside of Inkaholics Tattoo.

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Sam Torok lights Charlie's cigarette outside of Inkaholics Tattoo.

Benji the dog waits for his owner outside the House of Hanson.

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Benji the dog waits for his owner outside the House of Hanson.

Farm animal attendant Chris Miller milks cows on St. Paul campus.

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Farm animal attendant Chris Miller milks cows on St. Paul campus.

Owner Jameson McGuine works on a bike at the Varsity Bike Shop in Dinkytown.

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Owner Jameson McGuine works on a bike at the Varsity Bike Shop in Dinkytown.

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University Bike Patrolmen Kevin Scott, left, and Corey Onderick bike on the transit way to St. Paul.

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University Bike Patrolmen Kevin Scott, left, and Corey Onderick bike on the transit way to St. Paul.

University chemistry engineer junior Hameed Yusuf plays soccer outside the Recreation Center.

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University chemistry engineer junior Hameed Yusuf plays soccer outside the Recreation Center.

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[Photo] Seniors leave a changed program

Published April 12, 2010

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Daniel Sellers is the executive director for the Teach For America program in the Twin Cities. TFA asked Congress for $50 million for fiscal year 2011, up from the $21 million it received this year.

[Photo] Teach for America fights for direct funding

Published April 8, 2010

Daniel Sellers is the executive director for the Teach For America program in the Twin Cities. TFA asked Congress for $50 million for fiscal year 2011, up from the $21 million it received this year.

Franklin Freeze owner Scott Tolzmmann serves a cone Wednesday at his ice cream shop.

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Franklin Freeze owner Scott Tolzmmann serves a cone Wednesday at his ice cream shop.

Minnesota vs. Brown

[Photo] Paul Carter to transfer from Minnesota

Published April 7, 2010

Minnesota vs. Brown

Jason Ertl, left, cuts ribs off a pig Wednesday at the Andrew Boss Lab in St. Paul.

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Jason Ertl, left, cuts ribs off a pig Wednesday at the Andrew Boss Lab in St. Paul.

Animal science juniors Chris Dahlke, left, and Jason Ertl, right, cut up a pig Wednesday to be sold at a meat sale in the Andrew Boss Lab.

[Photo] Meat lab benefits animal science

Published April 1, 2010

Animal science juniors Chris Dahlke, left, and Jason Ertl, right, cut up a pig Wednesday to be sold at a meat sale in the Andrew Boss Lab.

President Barack Obama speaks about health care during a rally held September 12, 2009, at the Target Center.

[Photo] Obama signs health care reform bill

Published March 24, 2010

President Barack Obama speaks about health care during a rally held September 12, 2009, at the Target Center.

Chemical engineering senior Frank Brooks’ game pieces lay in a case during the group’s weekly meeting Friday, March 12 at Coffman Union.

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Chemical engineering senior Frank Brooks’ game pieces lay in a case during the group’s weekly meeting Friday, March 12 at Coffman Union.

Students work Monday during their Foundations of Biology class. The newly formatted class is taught in a hands-on format and gives students who did poorly on a paper or lab chances to correct their work.

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Students work Monday during their Foundations of Biology class. The newly formatted class is taught in a hands-on format and gives students who did poorly on a paper or lab chances to correct their work.

Bio chemistry first year Jason Ryu takes a quiz in his insert class name here Monday morning at the Bioscience Building in St. Paul.

[Photo] A look at grade inflation

Published March 22, 2010

Bio chemistry first year Jason Ryu takes a quiz in his "insert class name here" Monday morning at the Bioscience Building in St. Paul.

Minnesota Gopher football coach Tim Brewster, right, talks with Vikings head coach Brad Childress on Wednesday during Pro Day.

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Minnesota Gopher football coach Tim Brewster, right, talks with Vikings head coach Brad Childress on Wednesday during Pro Day.

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Helena Sokolov, right, and Conservation Assistant Rebecca Newberry, left, carefully place the 2,000 year-old jar on the display case Thursday.

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Helena Sokolov, right, and Conservation Assistant Rebecca Newberry, left, carefully place the 2,000 year-old jar on the display case Thursday.

Helena Sokolov centers the lid on the jar Thursday at the Science Museum of Minnesota.

[Photo] Dead Sea Scrolls come to St. Paul

Published March 9, 2010

Helena Sokolov centers the lid on the jar Thursday at the Science Museum of Minnesota.

Israel Antiquities Authority Coordinator of Special Projects Helena Sokolov, front, centers the 2,000 year-old scroll jar and lid at the Science Museum of Minnesota on Thursday as other conservation workers watch. The jar and lid were discovered in caves along the Dead Sea.

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Israel Antiquities Authority Coordinator of Special Projects Helena Sokolov, front, centers the 2,000 year-old scroll jar and lid at the Science Museum of Minnesota on Thursday as other conservation workers...

Gophers vs. Huskies lost 3-4

[Photo] Trade issues could reflect program

Published February 23, 2010

Gophers vs. Huskies lost 3-4

Taylor’s research at the University made headlines two years ago when she was able to create a beating rat heart through a process that has not yet been seen.

[Photo] U licenses heart growth technique

Published February 17, 2010

Taylor’s research at the University made headlines two years ago when she was able to create a beating rat heart through a process that has not yet been seen.

Scrimmage in new stadium

[Photo] Big promises, little progress

Published February 11, 2010

Scrimmage in new stadium

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[Photo] Women’s hockey: Grown from a love of the game

Published February 8, 2010

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Minnesota’s Andrea Hanson competes in the women’s 500 freestyle event at the Minnesota Challenge on Friday at the University Aquatic Center.

[Photo] Gophers dominate Minn. Challenge

Published February 8, 2010

Minnesota’s Andrea Hanson competes in the women’s 500 freestyle event at the Minnesota Challenge on Friday at the University Aquatic Center.

Minnesota’s Cody Yohn wrestles Purdue senior Jason Martin in the second match of the dual meet on Sunday at the Sports Pavilion. Yohn won the match by major decision.

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Minnesota’s Cody Yohn wrestles Purdue senior Jason Martin in the second match of the dual meet on Sunday at the Sports Pavilion. Yohn won the match by major decision.

Minnesota’s Cody Yohn wrestles Purdue senior Jason Martin in the second match of the dual meet on Sunday at the Sports Pavilion. Yohn won the match by major decision.

[Photo] Minnesota remains undefeated in Big Ten with 2 wins

Published January 31, 2010

Minnesota’s Cody Yohn wrestles Purdue senior Jason Martin in the second match of the dual meet on Sunday at the Sports Pavilion. Yohn won the match by major decision.

Minnesota’s Seth Helgeson checks St. Cloud forward Ryan Peckskamp during Friday’s game.

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Minnesota’s Seth Helgeson checks St. Cloud forward Ryan Peckskamp during Friday’s game.

Minnesota forward Nico Sacchetti reacts after St. Cloud State scores their third goal Friday at the National Hockey Center in St. Cloud.

[Photo] Sweep sees playoff chances fading

Published January 24, 2010

Minnesota forward Nico Sacchetti reacts after St. Cloud State scores their third goal Friday at the National Hockey Center in St. Cloud.

Minnesota vs. Michigan State

[Photo] Gophers set for rematch with No. 6 Spartans

Published January 20, 2010

Minnesota vs. Michigan State

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[Photo] Innocence and the justice system

Published December 8, 2009

Sherman Townsend

University history major Eric Swenson is a second lieutenant in the Army National Guard and is scheduled for duty in Afghanistan in early 2011.

[Photo] A renewed commitment

Published December 7, 2009

University history major Eric Swenson is a second lieutenant in the Army National Guard and is scheduled for duty in Afghanistan in early 2011.

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[Photo] Minnesota sweeps No. 3 Clarkson

Published November 29, 2009

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Gophers FB vs Purdue

[Photo] Decker earns All-Big Ten honors

Published November 23, 2009

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Girls BBall vs. Winona State

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Girls BBall vs. Winona State

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Girls BBall vs. Winona State

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Girls BBall vs. Winona State

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Girls BBall vs. Winona State

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Girls BBall vs. Winona State

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Girls BBall vs. Winona State

Tweed Bike Ride

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