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Toni Morrison, author baptized Catholic as child, dies at age 88

Toni Morrison, author baptized Catholic as child, dies at age 88

| Carol Zimmermann | August 7, 2019 | 0 Comments

Toni Morrison, award-winning author of 11 novels whose words brought to life the experiences of African American women, died Aug. 5 at age 88 in New York due to complications from pneumonia.

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Little Falls native wins Nobel Prize in chemistry

Little Falls native wins Nobel Prize in chemistry

| Nikki Rajala | October 24, 2012 | 0 Comments

Who could have predicted that a student from St. Mary’s Grade School in Little Falls would one day win the Nobel Prize?

But that’s what Brian Kobilka accomplished — one of two scientists awarded a Nobel Prize in chemistry Oct. 10 for their work on cell receptors.

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