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Ford: FBI should investigate Kavanaugh claim before hearing

Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh is facing an accusation that he sexually assaulted a high school girl decades ago when he also was in high schoo

Christine Blasey Ford wants the FBI to investigate her allegation that she was sexually assaulted by Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh before she testifies at a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing next week, her lawyers said in a letter to the panel.

Mpls. charter schools: Don't place homeless camp next to us

An American Indian encampment in south Minneapolis continues to grow and now includes several families with children.

Officials fear for their students if people from camp are moved to neighboring lot.

Slaying of star golfer from Spain shocks Iowa college town

In this Sept. 7, 2017, photo provided by Iowa State University in Ames, Iowa, golfer Celia Barquin Arozamena poses for a photo. The former ISU golfer

A star collegiate golfer from Spain was attacked and killed by a homeless stranger while she was playing a round alone near her campus in Iowa, police said Tuesday.

Minn. sexual assault task force vows to scrutinize failings in investigations

Task force member Nicole Matthews, center, spoke to state Attorney General Lori Swanson on Tuesday, the first day the group met to discuss improving s

Police training and standards are among the issues facing panel, which held its first meeting.

Target, consumers could be closer to feeling pain from tariffs

FILE- In this July, 5, 2018, file photo, a jockey truck passes a stack of 40-foot China Shipping containers at the Port of Savannah in Savannah, Ga. C

With his latest protective tariffs on Chinese imports, President Donald Trump hit dozens of products in Minneapolis retailer's inventory.



Rachel Harberts, with son Jaxon and daughter Emerson.

Distracted-driving 'epidemic' blamed for deaths of teacher, daughter in S. Minn.

Metro Transit launches apprenticeships for bus drivers
Hennepin County eyes a 5.5 percent increase in the property tax levy
Minn. sexual assault task force vows to scrutinize failings in investigations

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Gophers volleyball player Taylor Morgan last week at Maturi Pavilion. In her fourth year on campus, Morgan has taken advantage of her opportunity to p

Taylor Morgan thriving with U volleyball after getting chance to start

Vikings sign kicker Dan Bailey, plan on bringing back defensive tackle Tom Johnson
Souhan: Wolves, Jimmy Butler have reached the tipping point
Jake Odorizzi strong again as Twins top Tigers 5-3 for third consecutive victory

Scores, schedules, and stats
Renderings show several towers as part of AECOM's proposal.

Three developers vie for role in transforming part of St. Paul riverfront

Unicorns work magic on General Mills cereal sales, but investors want more
Mayo expansion would create Rochester's tallest building
Target, consumers could be closer to feeling pain from tariffs

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Minnesota legislative procedure: Single-subject battle has been won; now bring back subcommittees

Minnesota school districts can learn from odds-defying schools
Counterpoint: Third-party candidates are a constructive presence in Minnesota politics
Counterpoint: Pay attention to marching band for the effort alone



The LightHotel was parked near the Stone Arch Bridge during Northern Spark.

For sale: Swanky Twin Cities Airbnb in 8-by-20-foot shipping container

Maroon 5's Adam Levine has the right moves at Xcel
Colossal Cafe closing its Minneapolis location only a year after expanding
Chris Thile drops final three members of Garrison Keillor's 'Prairie Home' cast

Souhan: Wolves, Jimmy Butler have reached the tipping point
Jim Souhan

NBA stars carry all the power, so the Wolves need to carefully explore all their difficult options.

Scoggins: Spielman had no choice but to move on from Carlson
Chip Scoggins

It always seemed like a risk to go with a rookie kicker on a star-laden team, and Daniel Carlson ended up having no chance to survive his horrible Week 2.

Souhan: In Cousins, Vikings have QB who could match Rodgers' efforts
Jim Souhan

In a rivalry defined for 25 years by the Green Bay Packers' stability at the most important position, Kirk Cousins went into Lambeau Field on Sunday and threw for 425 yards and four touchdowns.




Judge Brett Kavanaugh, President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee, at his Senate Judiciary Committee confirmation hearings earler in the month.

Kavanaugh's accuser wants FBI probe before she testifies

Minnesota Poll: Ellison has slim lead in attorney general's race
Minn. senator sparks online outrage with tweet about Kavanaugh accusations
EU: Luxembourg did not give selective tax deal to McDonald's

Dazia Lee, 20, outside her home in Charlotte on Monday.

She tried to hold onto her baby in a Florence flood, but the water ripped him away

Slaying of star golfer from Spain shocks Iowa college town
Texas day care owner tied kids to car seats, police say
Pope's popularity plummeting in the U.S. after sexual abuse scandals

In this image made from video, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, right, and South Korean President Moon Jae-in shook hands at the end of their joint ne

Kim agrees to dismantle main nuke site if US takes steps too

Target, consumers could be closer to feeling pain from tariffs
1st private moon flight passenger to invite creative guests
Fort Trump? Polish leader dangles offer to US president

Twins manager Paul Molitor took the ball from pitcher Jake Odorizzi during the seventh inning Tuesday. Odorizzi threw six shutout innings before givin

Jake Odorizzi strong again as Twins top Tigers 5-3 for third consecutive victory

Eddie Rosario's season might be over for Twins
Twins postgame: Moya making a bid to become the permanent 'opener' perhaps?
Cowart hits grand slam, drives in 5 as Angels stall A's

United midfielder Miguel Ibarra, in a file photo from July 4.

Replay wipes out go-ahead goal as Loons draw with Real Salt Lake

Pulisic back to shoot Dortmund to 1-0 win on 20th birthday
Hazard inspires Chelsea recovery, shows what team could miss
Nikolic scores 2 goals, Fire beat last-place Orlando 4-0

Seattle Storm's Natasha Howard (6) passes as Washington Mystics' Kristi Toliver (20), LaToya Sanders and Tierra Ruffin-Pratt defend in the second half

Storm surges to WNBA title; ex-Lynx reserve Howard has career night

How the Storm rebuilt and won the 2018 WNBA title eight years after its 2010 championship
Mood electric as Seattle Storm, fans celebrate third title
Larry Stone: 'The sky's the limit' for Storm star Breanna Stewart, on and off court

Nurse Bonnie Morcomb felt overwhelmed after her breast cancer diagnosis. Firefly Sisterhood paired her with a caring, and knowing, survivor.

Firefly Sisterhood offers support to women facing breast cancer

North side teens dream big with sweet Green Garden expansion
Problem Solvers: Learning Buddies give kids a boost in school
This 109-year-old is paid to eat — on her birthday, anyway

Billy Idol at the Turf Club in St. Paul in 2015.

Another rebel yell: Billy Idol returning for Vegas residency

CBS' Julie Chen leaves daytime's 'The Talk' in taped message
Carrie Underwood reveals she had 3 miscarriages in 2 years
Oscars director wins Emmy, pops question to girlfriend