Collecting "Soles for Jesus"

Bringing shoes to Africa

A St. Ansgar woman has been devoting much of her time to bringing shoes to parts of Africa.

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Unrest in Iraq and at the pump

The civil unrest in Iraq is causing a different kind of unrest here in the U.S. That discomfort can be found at the pump.

Venezuelan inflation rate tops 49 percent

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuela’s Central Bank says prices have risen nearly 50 percent since last September as the country struggles to…