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Rochester police officer fatally shoots domestic assault suspect

The man who was killed was wanted in a connection with a domestic assault, and he was armed, authorities said.

Tom Hayden, famed 1960s anti-war activist, dies at 76

FILE - In this Dec. 6, 1973 file photo, political activist Tom Hayden, husband of Jane Fonda, tells newsmen in Los Angeles that he believes public support was partially responsible for the decision not to send him and others of the Chicago 7 to jail for contempt. Hayden, the famed 1960s anti-war activist who moved beyond his notoriety as a Chicago 8 defendant to become a California legislator, author and lecturer, has died. He was 76. (AP Photo/George Brich, File)

Famed '60s anti-war activist Tom Hayden, whose name became forever linked with the celebrated Chicago 7 trial, Vietnam War protests and his ex-wife actress Jane Fonda, has died. He was 76.

After authorities did not charge rapist, U student fought back

Abby Honold did everything a rape victim was supposed to do. At first, that wasn't enough.

Abby Honold battled to make sure her rapist was held accountable. After charges weren't filed, her search for justice would prove traumatic.

Waconia City Council race raises questions about disability rights

Waconia city council candidate Noah McCourt wants to make the city friendlier to businesses and seniors.

Advocates say he's part of potential new wave of leadership.

'Two Kisses for Maddy' author turns wife's loss into legacy

Matt and Madeline (Maddy) Logelin, 8, at the Geffen Center, Museum of Contemporary Art in Los Angeles.

Minnetonka native Matt Logelin was here for a benefit Saturday.


Those at the “Come Together” event at New Creation Church in north Minneapolis got together in small groups to share stories about violence and hope.

North Minneapolis churches launch peace gatherings

Twin Cities nonprofits move forward on livable wage
After authorities did not charge rapist, U student fought back
Across state, kindergarten is becoming the new first grade

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Vikings quarterback Sam Bradford was tackled by the Eagles' Jordan Hicks during the second half Sunday.

Vikings' undefeated streak ends with a thud in Philly

Kuemper's rough night in goal leads to 6-3 Wild loss to Islanders
One year after his death, Flip Saunders still on Wolves' minds
Zimmer calls loss 'embarrassing' and Vikings offensive line 'soft'

Scores, schedules, and stats
Target has created about 30 different motifs over the years for the lights atop its corporate headquarters. This one is a fireworks-themed display.

Target's nightly light show a 'digital mood ring' for Minneapolis

A merged AT&T-Time Warner may not do consumers much good
Pets at work may help atmosphere, but bring their own risks
REI to close again for Black Friday

Election Day is Tuesday, Nov. 8.

Vote yes on pay amendment for Minnesota Legislature

The health-cost mess is Dayton's, but he won't own it
Counterpoint: Oh, yes! Even without lurking, there are 'laws to prevent that'
Readers Write (Oct. 24): Safety in the home, Hwy. 610 corridor, campaign mailings and calls, the 'shadow war,' sick leave

Donald Trump and the election

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Sheila E. Benefit performed during the Purple Philanthropy Sheila E. Benefit Concert at Orchestra Hall in Minneapolis. ] CARLOS GONZALEZ - October 23, 2016, Minneapolis, MN, Sheila E tribute to Prince at Orchestra Hall

Sheila E salutes Prince with purpose, dignity and spirit at Orchestra Hall

So much to hate in Vanilla Ice-led I Love the '90s Tour
Of course you've been hacked. Now buy some horse tranquilizers.
From locked up to legend: New movie tells story of Mpls. transgender advocate

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Souhan: Evidence says Spielman asked right questions about Bradford
Jim Souhan

The front office held a mock draft of quarterbacks who might be available. That process helped steer a muddled, panic-inducing situation to an obvious solution. "Sam Bradford was the best quarterback out there," Spielman said.

'Too many young black men are dying,' a deputy chief says at community gathering
Jon Tevlin

Frank talk on police, race relations came a day before Minneapolis police announced officers in Jamar Clark shooting would not be disciplined.

Travel Troubleshooter: Unpresidential treatment from a Duluth hotel
Christopher Elliott

For our wedding, my brother gave us a gift certificate for me and my wife to spend a night in the presidential suite of the Radisson Hotel Duluth-Harborview in Duluth. Unfortunately, we're having trouble receiving what he paid for.

In this Dec. 4, 2015, photo, Bill Murray gestures prior to receiving an award for his contribution to acting, during the 15th Marrakech International Film Festival in Marrakech, Morocco. On Sunday, Oct. 23, 2016, Murray will receive the Mark Twain Prize for American Humor, at the Kennedy Center in Washington. The 66-year-old Murray joins several other "Saturday Night Live" alumni who've received the prize, including Tina Fey, Will Ferrell and last year's winner, Eddie Murphy.

Bill Murray accepts humor prize after gentle roast

DJ Khaled and fiancée welcome baby boy on Snapchat
Actor James Woods gloats over death of Twitter nemesis he was suing
Sheila E salutes Prince with purpose, dignity and spirit at Orchestra Hall

Vikings quarterback Sam Bradford was tackled by the Eagles' Jordan Hicks during the second half Sunday.

Vikings' undefeated streak ends with a thud in Philly

Zimmer calls loss 'embarrassing' and Vikings offensive line 'soft'
Souhan: Bradford's return to Philadelphia filled with fumbling and failure
On the NFL: Short-yardage failures anger Vikings guard Boone

Singer Katy Perry wore a "nasty woman" T-shirt a rally in support of Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton, Saturday, Oct. 22, 2016, in Las Vegas.

Trump's 'nasty woman' remark galvanizes female voters

Hacked trove shows Clinton aides suggesting email jokes
Posting a ballot selfie? Better check your state laws first
Looking past Trump, Clinton aims to help other Democrats

A person with a hand drum paces between law enforcement officers and a line of protesters along North Dakota Highway 6, south of St. Anthony, N.D., Monday, Oct. 10, 2016.

The Latest: Authorities: 2 roadblocks near pipeline protest

Namaste: Women defend wearing yoga pants in peaceful parade
Gitmo 'Diary' author thanked captors as he departed, soldiers say
Police searching for female robber they say shot 12-year-old

Reykjavik, the capital of Iceland, in 2013

Iceland braces for a Pirate Party takeover

Locker key from the Titanic sells at auction for $104,000
Shelling, ground attacks shatter Russian cease-fire in Aleppo
Correction: Iraq story

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