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Ohio Mom Calls Target Out Over ‘Girls’ Building Sets’

An Ohio mother is ‘calling out’ Target on Twitter because of what she saw in the toy section of her local store.

06/09/2015

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Study: In Minnesota, Women Earn 80 Cents To Men’s Dollar

A policy group tracking wages said that women still lag behind men when it comes to salaries, though Minnesota’s disparity is not as pronounced as the country’s at large. The Institute for Women’s Policy Research said women working full-time earn about 78 cents to every dollar men make.

03/13/2015

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Report: Number Of Female College Coaches Declining

Wednesday is National Girls and Women in Sports Day. Here in the Twin Cities, the Minnesota History Center hosted a celebration and awards program. Gov. Mark Dayton stopped by to congratulate the honorees. But the findings of a new report show a major setback for female coaches at colleges and universities.

02/04/2015

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CDC: 1 In 68 U.S. Kids Identified With Autism

A new report by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates that 1 in 68 U.S. children have been identified with Autism Spectrum Disorder. According to the report, entitled “Prevalence of Autism Spectrum Disorder among Children Aged 8 Years,” the number of children identified with ASD is growing, with the estimate about 30-percent higher than in previous studies.

03/27/2014

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‘U’ To Offer Gender-Neutral Housing

The University of Minnesota will soon offer gender-neutral housing. Up to several dozen upper-division students will have access to the campus apartments, beginning in the fall of 2015. Anyone, regardless of their sex or gender identity, will be able to live there.

12/28/2013

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Anxiety May Be Harder On Women Than Men

For many people, balancing family life with work and everything else in between can get the best of you. But a new study found anxiety causes women’s brains to work harder than men’s when put in the same situations.

06/08/2012

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Low Enrollment Shuts Gender-Divided School

Minnesota Democrats Amy Klobuchar and Al Franken are among a bipartisan group of U.S. senators backing a bill to eventually end tax subsidies for ethanol producers.

05/05/2011

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Legislator Wants To End Pay Equity Reporting

A Minnesota lawmaker wants to end a state program that fines municipalities for pay inequities based on gender.

02/11/2011

Saturday Night with Esme Murphy – 9/4/10

Two former Hooters waitresses have the opportunity to continue their weight discrimination case against the company after a judge dropped a motion to dismiss the cases.  Dr. Karen Gail Lewis joins the program to talk […]

09/05/2010