Carlos Beltran homered and singled during an 11-run burst in the eighth inning against Minnesota's beleaguered bullpen, and the Houston Astros overwhelmed the Twins 16-8 Monday in a matchup of AL division leaders.
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A Minnesota police officer goes on trial this week in the killing of a black motorist that drew additional attention when video of the shooting's aftermath was streamed live on Facebook.
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In his first Memorial Day speech as commander in chief, President Trump paid tribute to those who died in service to the country, and thanked the families who sacrificed their loved ones.
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The sportswriter was a mainstay Morning Edition for 37 years, applying his keen wit and incisive eye to games of every stripe. Deford died Sunday, just weeks after hanging up his cleats with NPR.
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For Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, writing a Republican-only health care bill that can pass the Senate boils down to this question: How do you solve a problem like Dean, Lisa, Patrick, Ted, Rand and Susan?
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She begins each time by sharpening her tools, with the sound of metal on metal echoing through the sunlit old house she calls both home and workshop. Making a violin is a methodical art. For Sonja St. John, that structure is a necessity — and the...
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A pastor at two Catholic parishes in southeastern North Dakota has been placed on administrative leave as authorities investigate his conduct with children.
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A yearly survey by the research firm GFK shows the average American took 16.8 days of vacation in 2016. That's up by about a half a day from the year before.
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An assault of a reporter by Montana's Republican congressman-elect appears to have hurled the public into a new realm of political incivility, raising the question: Have we crossed an invisible line?
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"It's both normal, in my opinion, and acceptable," Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly said. "Any way that you can communicate with people, particularly organizations that are maybe not particularly friendly to us, is a good thing."
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Congratulations to This Week’s Good Neighbor Business of the Week! WCCO in partnership with the Minnesota Super Bowl Host Committee will put the Bold North on the map through the WCCO Good Neighbor Business of the Week, celebrating Super Bowl 52 by...
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For nearly a century, Granite Falls has had a very savory tradition. One that began during the Prohibition Era. In this week's Finding Minnesota, John Lauritsen shows us what makes Granite Falls pop.
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Congressional Democrats on Sunday demanded to hear directly from top White House adviser Jared Kushner over allegations of proposed secret back-channel communications with Russia.
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Expanding teams of lawyers and public relations hands are being recruited to deal with new revelations about Moscow's interference and possible improper dealings with the Trump campaign and associates.
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President Donald Trump's spending plan for 2018 includes $77.6 million for operation and maintenance of Great Lakes shipping channels and related infrastructure, including the lock system at Sault Ste. Marie.
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5/27/2017
Allman, whose bluesy vocals and soulful touch on the Hammond B-3 organ helped propel the Allman Brothers Band to superstardom and spawn Southern rock, died Saturday, a publicist said. He was 69.
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5/27/2017
Walker Art Center executive director Olga Viso says she talked with the artist behind the controversial sculpture and they're in agreement that the sculpture should be dismantled in some manner. She says details of how and when will be determined by...
5/27/2017
President Trump said his maiden first trip abroad was a "home run" and he vowed to overcome the threat of terrorism, concluding a five-stop sprint that ended with the promise of an imminent decision on the Paris climate accord.
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5/27/2017
The airline said it was suffering a "major IT systems failure" around the world. It didn't say what was causing the problem but said there was no evidence of a cyberattack.
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5/27/2017
Trump's surprise announcement, in the form of a tweet on the final day of his lengthy international trip, comes after Trump declined to commit to staying in a sweeping climate deal.
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5/27/2017
Seven wealthy democracies have reached a deal at their annual summit to give the Trump administration time to say whether the United States plans to stay in the Paris climate agreement.
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5/27/2017
Ibrahim Hirsi Though manufacturing executives across the state are optimistic about the financial future of their companies and project revenue growth, they’re struggling to attract qualified workers to help them get there.That’s...
5/26/2017
President Lyndon Johnson declared food stamps to “be one of our most valuable weapons for the war on poverty” when he signed The Food Stamps Act of 1964. Unfortunately, that fight persists with one in 10 Minnesotans lacking enough food to feed themselves...
5/26/2017
Corey Anderson Some very talented Minnesotans lent their voices to this year's parodies on April 28 at the Historic State Theatre. This MinnRoast clip features soul singer PaviElle French, soprano Maria Jette, celebrity chef Andrew...
5/26/2017
Brian Lambert To the surprise of absolutely no one, the AP reports, “A new survey shows the top paid executive in Minnesota is in the health care industry. Calculations by The Associated Press and the executive data firm Equilar show...
5/26/2017
MinnPost staff Close St. Paul’s skyways at midnight? The Pioneer Press’ Tad Vezner and Mara H. Gottfried report: “A week after a riveting and graphic city council meeting about the state of downtown St. Paul’s skyways, city officials...
5/25/2017
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5/25/2017
Pamela Espeland If you’ve driven or walked along the southeast edge of Lake Calhoun, the north end of Lake Harriet Parkway, on Dupont Ave. south of 36th or on 36th east of Lake Calhoun, you’ve passed Lakewood Cemetery. But have you ever...
5/25/2017