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Veteran journalist, educator Michael Shanahan dies

Michael Shanahan, a veteran Washington political reporter for The Associated Press and Newhouse Newspapers who used that experience to teach new generations of students at George Washington University about the business he loved, died Saturday.

Church members each get $500 to do good for world

On a very memorable Sunday, Pastor Laura Truax surprised her congregation with a bold announcement: She was about to hand out money to everyone.

Veteran journalist, educator Michael Shanahan dies

Michael Shanahan, a veteran Washington political reporter for The Associated Press and Newhouse Newspapers who used that experience to teach new generations of students at George Washington University about the business he loved, died Saturday.

Coffee House Press founder Allan Kornblum passes away

Allan Kornblum, the wiry-haired, keen-minded founder of the internationally renowned Coffee House Press, died Sunday morning at his home in St. Paul. He had been diagnosed with leukemia in …

Obituary: Samuel Schuman, chancellor at U of M, Morris, dies of lung cancer

Samuel Schuman was a professor and college administrator by trade, but most people remember him as the affable chancellor at the University of Minnesota, Morris, a man known for …


Marion Barry remembered for love of DC

Marion Barry, who served four terms as the mayor of the District of Columbia and served on the D.C. Council as the representative for the city's Ward 8 until …


Former DC Mayor Marion Barry dies at 78

Former District of Columbia Mayor Marion Barry, whose four terms were overshadowed by his 1990 arrest after being caught on videotape smoking crack cocaine, died Sunday morning. He was 78.


White Bear Lake student dies after campus accident

A White Bear Lake High School student has died 11 days after being injured in an accident on campus.


Authorities: Abrams man dies in tractor accident

Brown County authorities say an Abrams man has died in a skid-steer loader accident.