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Lawsuit Alleges Abuse By St. Thomas Priest

A woman is suing a university priest and professor in St. Paul for alleged sexual abuse beginning when she was 13 years old. The civil lawsuit against the Rev. Michael Jerome Keating of the University of St. Thomas was filed Monday in Ramsey County.

10/14/2013

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WCCO Discovers Pricing Problems At Walgreens

Pricing problems WCCO-TV uncovered at Minnesota’s largest drugstore chain will likely have you looking a lot closer at your receipts.

10/07/2013

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Beyond Bounds: 7 Reasons Why UST Harry Pitera’s Always Smirking

Why’s Harry Pitera always got a grin on his face? Probably because the two-time All-MIAC outside linebacker has his No. 2-ranked Tommies off to a 2-0 start. Maybe it’s knowing that 10,000-plus fans will be on hand to watch his senior class aim to cap their careers having never lost to arch-rival St. John’s, former MIAC immortal and national powerhouse.

09/20/2013

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Beyond Bounds: 6 Reasons Why Tremayne Is Tommie Football’s Poster Boy

Everybody loves Tremayne Williams. Both on and off the record, his trainers, his teammates and his coach respect and revere the face of the 2013 Tommie football team. “He’s our poster boy,” coach Glenn Caruso said during two-a-days last week at O’Shaughnessy Stadium.

09/06/2013

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Good Question: What Makes A Speech Timeless?

Fifty years ago today, Martin Luther King gave a speech that’s still considered one the greatest of all time.

08/28/2013

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Good Question: Why Do We Like 70-Degree Temps?

Sunny, 79, with a slight breeze along the Mississippi River. Summers in Minnesota are the reason many people deal with the winter months. So, that had Brad Ehlers of Fergus Falls asking: Why are we comfortable with weather between 68-72 degrees when our body temperatures average 98.6 degrees? Dr. Tim Mead teaches anatomy at the University of St. Thomas.

08/12/2013

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Is The Cost Of College Even Worth It? This Analysis Says So

The cost of college tuition these days has a lot of students wondering if it’s even worth it to go.

08/07/2013

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Pope Francis Says He Won’t Judge Gays

Pope Francis said today, he won’t judge clergy for their sexual orientation, and that he will not judge anyone gay who is searching for the Lord. The Pope also said he believes women should play a greater role in the church.

07/29/2013

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2 Kids Battling Cancer Ruled The Sky Today

For most children, the police escort and limo would equal the ride of a lifetime, but for Dawson Parker and Terrique Powell on Wednesday, it was just the start. They got the red carpet treatment at Flying Cloud Airport in Eden Prairie, riding in vintage World War II planes.

07/24/2013

Steve Maher, St. Thomas' All-American pitcher and record-holder, is baffling D-I and D-II hitters in the Northwoods League for the Waterloo Bucks. (credit: University of St. Thomas/Mike Ekern)

Beyond Bounds: Steve Maher’s Having A Better Summer Than You

I’m confident the following is true. Steve Maher’s summer > your summer. Before you angrily start over-sharing your Instagram lake pics en masse, here’s why. The All-American pitcher from Division-III St. Thomas is playing America’s pastime – every – single – day in the Northwoods League with the Waterloo Bucks (seriously, like some 75 games in 70 days).

07/20/2013

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St. Thomas Grads Kick Soccer Ball Across Minn.

Soccer is gaining popularity throughout Minnesota and the country. Now some local guys are kicking a soccer ball across the state to promote the sport. Two weeks ago, Alex Daley and Matt Scott started dribbling a soccer ball from the Canadian border in International Falls and began to travel south.

06/09/2013

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This Cool Spring Could Mean Big Sales On Seasonal Clothes

This cold, rainy weather doesn’t really make you want to run out and buy a tank top or flip-flops. In fact, experts say the weather and economy are the two biggest factors when it comes to buying clothes.

05/28/2013

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Good Question: How Often Are Women Taking Their Husbands’ Names?

In a time where much has changed about marriage, one thing has not: the decision to keep your name, take your husband’s, hyphenate, or do something else. Are women taking their husbands’ last names as often as they used to?

05/15/2013

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Report: Rent To Rise In Minneapolis This Year

It seems Minneapolis is at the top of another list.

04/05/2013

Senior Dylan Thomas led the Tommies to a third-place finish at nationals last year, hoping to make it a D-III title this season. (credit: Mike Ekern/University of St. Thomas)

Beyond Bounds: UST’s Ace Also Hits, Eyes The MLB Draft

What Dylan Thomas has – a right arm that throws 93 mph with more than enough control to be named the 2012 MIAC’s Pitcher of the Year.

04/05/2013

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Good Question: How Is The Date Of Easter Determined?

Easter is the celebration of the resurrection of Jesus Christ, but it falls on a different date every year.

03/27/2013

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Mary Hardin-Baylor Beats St. Thomas In DIII Title Game

James Allen scored 19 points to help Mary Hardin-Baylor beat top-ranked St. Thomas of Minnesota 74-67 on Saturday in the NCAA Division III semifinals.

03/23/2013

St. Thomas coach John Tauer likens his junior guard Erik Tengwall to Ohio State's Aaron Craft -- both hustle, lead and play unselfishly.
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Beyond Bounds: UST’s Glue Guy Erik Tengwall’s Quite Crafty

Pretty sure Erik Tengwall had a better weekend than you did. The St. Thomas junior’s No. 1-ranked basketball team eked out a 63-62 win at home and advanced to an NCAA D-III Elite Eight match […]

03/21/2013

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Good Question: Why Should Non-Catholics Care About The New Pope?

For more than two hours, the drama unfolded live on every major American TV network. First, the white smoke. Then the curtains open.

03/13/2013

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MN Embraces Election Of Pope Francis The First

Many Catholics throughout the state spent the afternoon glued to their TVs and iPads, waiting for word.

03/13/2013

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Argentine Jorge Bergoglio Elected Pope Francis

Jorge Bergoglio of Argentina was elected pope Wednesday and chose the name Francis, becoming the first pontiff from the Americas and the first from outside Europe in more than a millennium.

03/13/2013

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St. Thomas Law Prof: Conclave ‘A Delightful, Quirky Tradition’

Cardinals have filed into the Sistine Chapel for the conclave to elect the next pope amid deep divisions and uncertainty over who will lead the 1.2 billion-strong Catholic Church.

03/12/2013

Mike Keating, a standout Tommie basketball player and 2007 graduate, now brings his expertise to the program as an assistant coach. (credit: University Of St. Thomas/Mike Ekern)

Beyond Bounds: Asst. UST Coach Mike Keating Thriving Back In Purple

If St. Thomas basketball’s assistant coach Mike Keating were to snag a nasty little paper cut while dishing out scouting reports, I’m certain his blood would not be a maroon hue.

03/08/2013

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Best Ways To Celebrate Women’s History Month 2013 In Minnesota

March is Women’s History Month. Local institutions offer ways to learn and reflect on the role of women throughout history or to actively change the norms of society. Here are a few of the best ways to celebrate the role of women in Minnesota.

03/04/2013

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Minnesotans React, Project The Future As Pope Bids Adieu

It was an emotional and historic day for Pope Benedict XVI as people all over the world watched as he left the Vatican for retirement.

02/28/2013

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