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The Conversation: U.S. weekly news quiz
From the editors at The Conversation, an independent news organization based in Boston that publishes articles written by academic experts and edited by a team of journalists.
AROUND THE NEIGHBORHOOD
Christmas church services
Bethlehem Covenant Church3141 43rd Ave. S. • 612-721-5768www.bethlehemcov.org Pastor Colleen Nelson(Handicapped Accessible)Traditional Service – 9 AMContemporary Service –10:30 …
FOSTER THE FAMILY
What do you do when a foster child you have raised for several years is suddenly going home to her birth parents? How do you react the first time the school principal calls you in to discuss a …
Riverview Theater one of few one-screen theaters still operating locally
It was Dec. 30, 1948, that the Riverview Theater at 3800 42nd Avenue opened its doors, showing the film “June Bride,” starring Bette Davis. The neighborhood icon caters to its community …
GREAT TOILET PAPER CHALLENGE AT MINNEHAHA FOOD SHELF
The Minnehaha Food Shelf has seen an enormous increase in demand for its services since the first of the year and several area churches have stepped up to try to meet the demand by collecting a …
CANS FOR SAM
Longfellow residents Linda Featherstone and her husband Frank Forkins have helped neighborhood cats and dogs to have healthier and happier lives for the past 25 years. Working with pet owners who …
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5 NFL fantasy players to avoid drafting in 2023

A new fantasy football season is on the horizon. To get you ready, OddsSeeker has compiled a list of five NFL fantasy players to avoid drafting in 2023.  
AROUND THE NEIGHBORHOOD
Arson fires at Stevens House
The Minneapolis Park and RecreaCon Board Park Police Department is asking for the public’s help in solving three recent arson fires at the Stevens House, located at 4901 South Minnehaha Park …
MFD commemorates 30th anniversary of first all-women fire crew
Current and former fire department staff, city officials, friends and family joined together at Minneapolis Fire Station 5 (2700 Bloomington Ave.) on Sept. 23, 2022, to honor the four members of the …
WHERE PAST AND PRESENT MEET
Before Lake Street was a popular hub of Minneapolis, it was a rural area where farming was prevalent. There were rarely any streetcars or buses that rode up and down the street, but rather, horses …
Repairs coming to historic park buildings
The Ard Godfrey House, John H. Stevens House, and Longfellow House are scheduled for repairs this fall as part of ongoing efforts to rehabilitate historic structures located in Minneapolis parks. …
It’s Cheatham Avenue now
Dight Ave is no longer named after a man who launched a crusade to bring the eugenics movement to Minnesota and wrote fan letters to Hitler. Instead, it has been renamed to honor John Cheatham, a man …

Most lopsided season openers in NFL history

The Game Day compiled a ranking of the 10 most lopsided season openers in NFL history using data from Pro Football Reference.

27 states where online gambling is legal

OddsSeeker researched 27 states where online gambling is legal, using news reports and government resources from across the internet.  

A timeline of the Gulf War

Using an array of news and archival sources, Stacker constructed a complete timeline of the Gulf War, identifying relevant events during the conflict.

10 best NFL teams against the spread in the past decade

Each year, the NFL showcases its entertainment value with competitive games between its 32 teams. ATS.io ranked the 10 best NFL teams against the spread in the past decade using Pro-Football-Reference.com.  

A timeline of the Civil War

Over 150 years later, the Civil War continues to fascinate readers with a taste for historic minutiae. Stacker compiled a timeline of the war using various historical and academic sources.
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From parchment to pixels: A brief history of medical records
Using research from the National Institutes of Health and other sources, DocBuddy documented five major shifts in the history of medical records. 
What drives voters? The years with the biggest spikes in voter registration
Stacker examined U.S. Census data to find which states had the lowest share of registered voters in the 2022 midterm elections and how registration changes depending on who's on the ballot.  
Most common causes of workplace stress
Wysa used Zippia Research data to review common causes of workplace stress and how workers and companies can manage them.
The US offers more organ-donor surgeries than ever, but more work is needed to improve organ transplants
Northwell Health partnered with Stacker to review Organ Procurement and Transplantation Network data and better illustrate the gap between the number of available organs for transplants and the patients waiting for lifesaving surgeries.
15% of youth in the US were treated for mental health disorders in 2021
Sandstone Care examined how youth are receiving treatment for mental health using data collected by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
What are the 6 types of driving automation?
CheapInsurance.com compiled info from engineering organization SAE International to break down the complexities of autonomous vehicle technology.  
Teachers are becoming more educated, but salaries aren't keeping up
TeacherCertification.com explored how salaries aren't keeping up even as more teachers earn post-baccalaureate degrees, citing National Center for Education Statistics data.   
What the Hollywood strikes tell us about the state of unions in the US
Stacker analyzed NLRB data from the past two decades to measure how high-profile labor actions are shifting the power balance in the workplace.
How sustainable is your company? 8 things to look for
At home, you ensure to recycle and curb one-time plastic use. But is your office sustainable? Firmspace compiled this list of what to look for.
Plant-based sources of probiotics to boost gut health
Thistle compiled a list of plant-based fermented foods that are a rich source of probiotics.  
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History of affirmative action in higher education
Best Universities outlined a timeline of affirmative action in higher education, compiling historic court dockets, executive orders and news reports.  
Landmark Supreme Court cases and Chief Justices of the time
Stacker used information from the law project Oyez, Justia's U.S. Supreme Court Center, and news reports on Supreme Court decisions to develop a list of landmark Supreme Court cases.
How many children live in poverty in your state?
Stacker determined how many children live in poverty in each state by consulting the Census Bureau's Small Area Income and Poverty Estimates program.
15 notorious celebrity lawsuits
Janda Law Firm compiled a list of some of the most notorious celebrity lawsuits using various news sources.
Can you guess what these 25 organs do in your body?
Stacker compiled a quiz on what 25 major organs do for your body. Read on to see what you know about human anatomy.  
States with the costliest weather events
Stacker ranked each state (and Puerto Rico) by the average cost of property damages due to weather-related disasters on its citizens between 1980 and 2023, using data from the NOAA's Billion-Dollar Disasters database.
How Biden's approval rating compares to other major world leaders
Stacker looked at how Joe Biden's approval compares to other world leaders using data from Morning Consult's Global Leader Approval Rating Tracker.