- Whooping cough breaks state records, 4,300 Minn. cases in 2012 (MPR News)
- Local officials dealing themselves a piece of frac sand boom (Star Tribune)
- Program aims to breed rare Minnesota butterflies (AP/Brainerd Dispatch)
- Mississippi Drift: An ill-fated trip down the river with a group of anarchists (Harpers)
- Review of FBI forensics does not extend to federally trained state, local examiners (Washington Post)
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