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Trump tells anti-abortion activists to stay united for 2020 election

FILE - In this Friday, Jan. 18, 2019 file photo, anti-abortion activists protest outside of the U.S. Supreme Court, during the March for Life in Washi

President Donald Trump distanced himself from Alabama's restrictive new abortion law by laying out differing personal views even as he urged anti-abortion activists to stay united heading into the 2020 election.

Frost advisory in place for much of Minnesota this morning

Frosted raspberry plant, as seen in Afton, Minn.

Just a week before Memorial Day, Minnesotans were surprised with a cold, wet forecast that included snow Sunday in northeastern areas and, for most of the state, an advisory for frost through Monday morning that could damage any recently planted annuals.

Two injured after car crashes into Minneapolis bus shelter

Transgender Honduran awaits her asylum case in Twin Cities suburbs

As a transgender woman, Rachell claims she faced violence and persecution in her home country of Honduras. She fled to the U.S. to seek asylum and was

Such refugees face unique threats — but also can make a strong case to stay.

Ramp expansion will address parking crunch at Apple Valley Transit Station

An MVTA Route 477 bus departs the Apple Valley Transit Station

On Wednesday, the Minnesota Valley Transit Authority (MVTA) board of directors is expected to sign off on plans to add two more levels to the parking structure to accommodate demand at the busy south-metro park-and-ride.



Frosted raspberry plant, as seen in Afton, Minn.

Frost advisory in place for much of Minnesota this morning

Ramp expansion will address parking crunch at Apple Valley Transit Station
St. Paul schools teeter with budget deficit: 'We passed a referendum. We still have a deficit. What's up?'
Two injured after car crashes into Minneapolis bus shelter

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Brooks Koepka kissed the Wanamaker Trophy after repeating as winner of the PGA Championship on Sunday. He held off a late charge by Dustin Johnson for

Souhan: Koepka holds on to win PGA after winds and fans turn unfriendly

Twins power runs out in 7-4 series finale loss at Seattle
Gophers softball regional play postponed until today
Something special is shaping up for Twins

Scores, schedules, and stats
Boriana Strzok, a 20-year-old Bulgarian immigrant in 1995, started out working a bakery counter and attending community college. She is the founder of

5ive is a small Minneapolis marketing agency on a big mission

Mintahoe leader grows catering business with acquisitions, family leadership
Get ready for Gen Z, employers. First hint: They are not millennials
Stratasys creates 'game-changing' 3-D tech for animated film with Oscar buzz

Gov. Tim Walz, Senate Majority Leader Paul Gazelka and House Speaker Melissa Hortman held a news conference Sunday night to announce a budget agreemen

State Capitol compromise is imperfect but welcome

Five myths about the U.S. prison system
Trade wars come and go, but farm lobby power is forever
Readers Write: Place names, public civility under Trump, abortion


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Trade wars

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Pete Lee honed his comedic chops at Acme Comedy Co. in Minneapolis, where he returned to perform this winter.

Minnesota comics chase stardom in L.A.: 'I knew it was going to be an ego check'

Cher triumphs with the ultimate Cher drag show in St. Paul
The top 10 summer movies that are taking aim at 'Avengers'
'Starter home' on steroids: '80s Colonial in Wayzata transformed into modern farmhouse

Souhan: Koepka holds on to win PGA after winds and fans turn unfriendly
Jim Souhan

Brooks Koepka survived a stretch of four bogeys on the back nine Sunday to win the PGA Championship by two shots over Dustin Johnson and six shots over the rest of the field.

Scoggins: Keeping Rudolph is Vikings' best option
Chip Scoggins

The team has every right to trade or cut Rudolph if he doesn't waiver in his position. But Rudolph also has every right to say no to a pay cut — if the Vikings ask. Compromise is needed to solve the stalemate, by Rudolph and the team.

5ive is a small Minneapolis marketing agency on a big mission
Neal St. Anthony

It has built a list of clients that strive for a different kind of brand awareness.




Governor Tim Walz, Senate Majority Leader Paul Gazelka and House Speaker Melissa Hortman held a news conference Sunday night to announce a budget agre

State budget deal: No gas tax hike; health care tax continues

Deutsche Bank saw suspicious activity in Trump, Kushner accounts
Buttigieg likens Trump's tweets to 'grotesque things'
Trump says he didn't need to borrow from banks

Pumpjacks work in a field near Lovington, N.M.

States defy Trump on green initiatives

Hundreds protest Alabama abortion ban: 'My body, my choice!'
2,000 cherry trees destroyed at ex-49er's California orchard
Texas church opens new sanctuary 18 months after massacre

FILE - In this May 22, 2018 file photo, a staff member works in a circuit board manufacturing facility in Hangzhou in eastern China's Zhejiang provinc

Report: More companies in China handing over technology

Conservatives look set to form gov't after Australia vote
Famed Sherpa climber helps Nepal kids reach greater heights
Austrian leader calls an early election amid video scandal

Raptors forward Kawhi Leonard drove to the net against Bucks center Brook Lopez (11) and guard Malcolm Brogdon during the second overtime of Game 3 of

Leonard scores 36, Raptors beat Bucks 118-112 in 2 OTs

Green shows a more mature side for the Warriors
Lillard separated ribs in Game 2 against the Warriors
Green, Warriors beat Blazers for 3-0 lead in West finals

Vladimir Tarasenko (91) celebrated a goal with the Blues bench in the second period of Game 5 in the Western Conference finals against San Jose on Sun

Blues move to brink of Cup final with 5-0 win over Sharks

Wild forward Kunin joins U.S. team at hockey world championships
Bruins sweep Hurricanes to reach Stanley Cup Final
Binnington sparkles again, Blues top Sharks to tie series

Designated player Natalie DenHartog (31) and the rest of the Gophers must wait for the Georgia-Drake winner to advance to see who they will play at no

Gophers softball regional play postponed until today

Two former Gophers finish memorable week with top-10 finish
Gophers walk off Georgia, await winner of Drake-Georgia
Gophers baseball edges Northwestern to end season strong

FILE - In this April 22, 2019, file photo, Colin Jost, left, and Scarlett Johansson arrive at the premiere of "Avengers: Endgame" at the Los Angeles C

Scarlett Johansson and Colin Jost are engaged

Oprah Winfrey speaks at college graduation in Colorado
Arnold Schwarzenegger assaulted during event in South Africa
Actor-comedian Sammy Shore, father of Pauly, dies at 92

Melinda Kassandra Lopez, 18, stayed focused in her quest for dual degrees.

Minn. student will graduate with high school diploma — and nursing degree

'Christmas' comes early for Chaska residents in need of home and lawn care
Minnesota project uses video stories to find forever families for kids in foster care
How a happy little otter named Juno learned to dunk