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Gov. Dayton acts to step up response to child protection

Gov. Mark Dayton ordered random checks of county child protection decisions and created a team that can advise counties struggling with those issues.

Prosecutor: 800 rounds found in intruder case

Investigators also found a machete and two hatchets in the car of the former soldier accused of scaling the White House fence and sprinting inside while carrying a knife, a federal prosecutor said Monday.




TFD: Joking aside, it's good MLB is studying pace of play

An obvious punchline came along with the news Monday that MLB has formed a committee to study pace of play. The other members are Mets general manager Sandy Alderson; MLB …

Minnesota state House candidate sued after allegedly sawing his neighbor’s garage in half

Roger Weber, a Republican from Nashwauk, faces a lawsuit filed by Mark Beseman of Iron seeking $20,000 in damages to the garage and $20,000 in punitive damages

With contenders gone, Twins rest the regulars

Joe Mauer and Brian Dozier get Monday night off against Arizona, as Minnesota mixes in the rookies and reserves during final home series.





C.J.: 'Black-ish' actor Anthony Anderson falls deeply under the spell of Prince when so invited

“When Prince summons you to the suite or to the house, you show up,” said comedian Anthony Anderson, while on ABC’s “Jimmy Kimmel Live.” The subject of hanging with Prince …

'Heidi Chronicles' is more time capsule than throwback

REVIEW: Wendy Wasserstein’s most celebrated play feels a bit dated, from the 1960s through the Reagan era.

Hartman: Referees go extra mile to protect star QBs

Captain Munnerlyn’s penalty for slamming Drew Brees was a critical moment for the Vikings.


The Blood on the NFL's hands

League and teams approve of abuse with their silence

An Open Letter to Katherine Kersten

There are real issues in reforming the Metropolitian Council. However, the mud-slinging, or more politely, the constructive-less criticism, harms healthy debate.

Why Home Inspectors Should Know Building Codes

Even though home inspectors should be familiar with current building codes, this doesn't mean that home inspectors should report code violations.