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Life requires more than math and science There are financial, practical and personal lessons that young adults need to know before heading off to college that are just as essential to success as high school Math and English By Frances Hoekstra, Talon Staff Writer How to pay taxes, how to create a …

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Hold off on the hits

Excessive force in hockey must be stopped to prevent future injuries Frances Hoekstra, Talon staff writer You don’t have to know somebody to pray for them. This is the mantra that took over Twitter, Facebook, news media and the hearts of Minnesotans and beyond regarding Benilde-St. Margaret sophomore hockey player …

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Playing with PEP

In high-school athletics, girls are more likely than boys to suffer knee injuries. But a new program may keep more girls in the game. This story was named a national winner in the 2011 Quill and Scroll Writing and Photo Contest.

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Focus on concussions

Studies show that ignored concussions can be life-threatening; new state-wide program treats injuries. This story was named a national winner in the 2011 Quill and Scroll Writing and Photo Contest.

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Reading for the Future

This story was named a National Winner in the Feature category of the 2007 American Society of Newspaper Editors, Quill and Scroll International Writing & Photo Contest.

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What are they thinking?

This story was named a National Winner in the Sports category of the 2007 American Society of Newspaper Editors, Quill and Scroll International Writing & Photo Contest.

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A family tradition

This story was named a National Winner in the Sports category of the 2008 American Society of Newspaper Editors, Quill and Scroll International Writing & Photo Contest.

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