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St. Paul police investigate bus stop assault of 5-year-old girl

Police say the girl was discovered bleeding from the nose and mouth.

Prince's death puts spotlight on Jehovah's Witnesses

Prince's death has put an unprecedented spotlight on his Jehovah's Witnesses church in suburban Minneapolis, as well as the Jehovah's Witness faith nationally.

Minneapolis Fourth Precinct inspector placed on leave for unspecified reasons

Bernhardson defeats Bransford in unusual election for Hennepin County chief judge
Oil pipeline beneath St. Croix River increases flow, worrying environmentalists
Man sentenced for raping teen he found alone in car on Iron Range
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Bizarre, controversial Thunder/Spurs finish is why we watch sports

Fun facts about the Vikings' draft picks
Scoggins: Gang of 16 interviewers clogging search for Gophers AD
Gophers basketball adding St. John's, Arkansas to 2016-17 men's schedule
Scores, schedules and stats

CVS Health tops Street 1Q forecasts

HealthPartners income slips on charge, investments
Cargill sells mayonnaise business to Ventura Foods
First read: Ecolab's results surprise investors on the upside

Gridiron Gold
TCF Bank Stadium's new field is less sport specific; no football markings yet

The University of Minnesota purposely installed new FieldTurf that is less sport specific so it would be easier to host other events, such as soccer.

Minneapolis aiming to top projections for organics pickup

The city is launching a major advertising campaign to get more residents to sign up for the new curbside service.

Russo's Rants
Wild's Fletcher reportedly in southern California today

General manager Chuck Fletcher is usually patient and methodical. The fact he's being so aggressive about lining up interviews shows the urgency of the Wild's coaching search.

Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton should name their entire Cabinets right now

Poll shows unhappy voters want solutions, not rhetoric
Lincoln hadn't. Prince hadn't. Have you? (Made a will.)
Readers Write (May 3): Opioids, recycling, Shakespeare and today's politics

Warner Bros. plans vinyl reissues of Prince's 1985-1992 albums

Laughter isn't extinct: Twin Cities have TRexTuesdays
Review: An energetic cast keeps 'Faith' alive in Minneapolis Musical Theatre show
Theater review: Minnesota Jewish Theatre Company presents "Bad Jews"

Paul Brand
Brand: Shift to neutral at stop? Listen to your mother!

Q: I'm writing to you hoping you can resolve an argument I have with my mother. When stopped at a stoplight on red, I shift…

C.J.: A ruckus at Paisley Park over T-shirts

A T-shirt seller had a verbal go-round Sunday with a woman who claimed to be a Paisley Park surrogate as a steady stream of fans…

Graydon Royce
Theater review: 'Complicated Fun' can't catch the spirit of Minneapolis music scene

History Theatre's latest is a tame pageant about the Minneapolis music scene of the 1980s.

Light-up gowns and gladiators: Met Gala fashion was fierce

Kate Upton announces engagement to Tigers' Justin Verlander
Prince siblings stand to make millions but keep low profiles
'Hamilton' leads Tony nominations with a record 16 nods

Berrios gets first win as Twins snap Cy Young ace Keuchel's home streak

Santana prepares to come off DL, start vs. White Sox on Saturday
Leicester City joins list of huge sports underdogs that includes '87 Twins
Berrios savors first major league victory

Ted Cruz desperately seeks to stop Donald Trump in Indiana

Senate DFLers propose borrowing $1.5B for improvement projects
Paulsen donates Hastert contribution to domestic violence prevention
The Latest: Ex-NY Assembly Speaker sentenced to 12 years

Letters from Prince: His biggest fear was dying alone

Prom gone wrong: How a Prior Lake teen's dream night turned into a disaster

Detroit teachers close schools 2nd day with mass sick-out

North Dakota man plows Prince's symbol in farm field
Nebraska town says no to 1,100 jobs, citing way of life
DOJ: South Dakota long-term care system violates federal law

German Jews divided over fears of 1 million Muslim newcomers

First US cruise in decades arrives in Havana
Protests disband after IS group carries out 2nd Iraq bombing
Kate's new photos of Princess Charlotte mark 1st birthday