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Checkpoints around White House may be coming

The U.S. Secret Service is having preliminary discussions about setting up security screening checkpoints near public areas around the White House, a law enforcement official told The Associated Press Sunday.

Blue Line light rail is back running for today's commute

The Blue Line train service between Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport and the Mall of America — suspended as result of an accident Saturday — has been restored for the …





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.

9 a.m. update: Rush hour wrap up

The Blue Line was running on time after a weekend derailment knocked out service Saturday and Sunday, but traffic definitely was delayed.

8:30 a.m. update: Current drive times

A crash is blocking a lane on southbound 35E at Roselawn Avenue in Maplewood. That's making for a 30-minute drive from the Forest Lake Split into downtown St. Paul.





Hartman: Referees go extra mile to protect star QBs

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

Rosenblum: It's never too soon to consider our own legacy

You enter a solemn space where a eulogy is about to be delivered. Turns out that eulogy is for you. What do you hope is said? It’s a daunting question, one …

Scoggins: Gophers offense can't run from the pass forever

A ground-only attack worked Saturday, but that isn’t a recipe for success in the Big Ten.


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.

2014 Night to Honor Israel

It was a night of extraordinary interfaith partnership.

The Community is Speaking, but Chief Harteau is Not Listening

The Mpls chief's absence from a community listening session is unacceptable in light of growing concerns about police misconduct and abuse.