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Vikings lose game, Cassel in New Orleans as Bridgewater debuts

Quarterback Matt Cassel broke his left foot Sunday, leading to the NFL debut for Teddy Bridgewater for a Vikings team that has not scored a touchdown in seven quarters.

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.





Dayton campaign's first TV ad, with hockey theme, debuts

The re-election campaign of Gov. Mark Dayton unveiled its first television ad, a hockey-themed piece called "Darn Good Coach" that talks up the governor's first-term record.

Cassel has a broken foot, three other starters hurt

Viking head coach Mike Zimmer said after today’s 20-9 loss to the Saints that starting quarterback Matt Cassel broke multiple bones in one of his feet while scrambling out …

Teddy Bridgewater reflects on NFL debut

Before rookie quarterback Teddy Bridgewater made his NFL debut, he received a quick word from quarterbacks coach Scott Turner. “This is your time,” Bridgewater said Turner told him. “Take advantage …





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.

Souhan: Vikings need a crisis manager

This might shock those who have watched the team’s decisionmakers walk face-first into the walls of a maze of their own construction this week, but it is nevertheless true: 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.

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.