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Severe weather, drenching rain for Twin Cities, southern Minn.

Rain is likely to fall most of today across the southern third of Minnesota with up to 3 inches possible in the metro area before precipitation wraps up Friday.

3-year-old struck and killed after running into traffic in Minnetonka

The crash occurred around 9:15 a.m. when the boy ran into traffic

President Trump's approval falls in new Minnesota Poll

A new Star Tribune/MPR News Minnesota Poll shows that a majority of likely voters disapprove of President Donald Trump's job performance.

But Republican and northern Minnesota voters still give him high marks.

Cargill recalls 132K pounds of beef after illnesses, 1 death likely from E. coli

The company recalled 132,600 pounds of beef, building on a 25,000-pound recall four weeks ago.

Regis cuts as many as 75 workers at Edina headquarters

Regis is cutting dozens of jobs at its Edina headquarters.

The Edina-based company has been undergoing a restructuring that has improved profits.



FILE - In this file photo taken Thursday, May 22, 2014, Liu Qiangdong, also known as Richard Liu, CEO of JD.com, raises his arms to celebrate the IPO

Mpls. police turn over rape allegations against Chinese tycoon to prosecutors

Two St. Paul students win $7,500 grand prize in Unsung Heroes contest
Sheriff says Wetterling case 'went off the rails' at the start
Red Wing vehicle crashes into ravine; driver dead, 3 children hurt

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Minnesota Timberwolves guard Jimmy Butler

In Butler saga, battles playing out on social media for all to see

Mailbag: Tom Johnson's role in Vikings defense, Treadwell's future and more
Butler's trade request adds uncertainty on several levels for Wolves
Vikings began revamping roster within hours after tie vs. Packers

Scores, schedules, and stats
Regis is cutting dozens of jobs at its Edina headquarters.

Regis cuts as many as 75 workers at Edina headquarters

First Life Time Work co-working office in Twin Cities to open in St. Louis Park
Minnesota's unemployment rate dips to 2.9 percent, but hiring momentum stalls
Mpls. police turn over rape allegations against Chinese tycoon to prosecutors

A demonstration against the Supreme Court nomination of Brett Kavanaugh in the Hart Senate Office Building on Capitol Hill in Washington on Thursday.

Kavanaugh accusation is dangerous for the anti-abortion movement

FBI should reopen Kavanaugh background check
How to get the Kavanaugh-Ford hearings right
A not-so-natural bike commuter tries it, likes it



Alejandro Vega as CJ, Autumn Ness as Madam Butterfly and Greta Oglesby as Nana in the Children's Theater Company production of "Last Stop on Market St

New musical by 'a Motown god' opens Children's Theatre season in Minneapolis

'Love, Gilda' is a lovely portrait of a beloved icon
Garrison Keillor's St. Paul home is on the market for $2.495 million
'Hamilton' cast tests its history smarts against Twin Cities students at Federal Reserve

Reusse: Butler's trade request builds on what Wolves do best: chaos
Patrick Reusse

It's the 30th season of Timberwolves basketball, so why not start it out with more of the same? The Jimmy Butler Situation is the latest story for a franchise full of turmoil.

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.




A new Star Tribune/MPR News Minnesota Poll shows that a majority of likely voters disapprove of President Donald Trump's job performance.

President Trump's approval falls in new Minnesota Poll

Johnson, Walz debate how to fix state's shortage of workers
Rep. Keith Ellison's ex-girlfriend posts medical record alleging abuse
Young girl injured in crash sues city over police chase

Authorities respond to a shooting in Harford County, Md., Thursday, Sept. 20, 2018. Authorities say multiple people have been shot in northeast Maryla

Officials: 3 killed in shooting at Maryland Rite Aid center

Trump comforts storm-ravaged Carolinas with hot dogs, hugs
Man opens fire at his Wisconsin office, 3 seriously hurt
Police kill gunman who shot 4 in Pennsylvania court lobby

U2 rock band frontman Bono Vox arrives for a press conference he held at the end of meeting with Pope Francis, at the Vatican, Wednesday, Sept. 19, 20

U2's Bono says pope's "aghast" about church sex abuse

Kim, Moon head to North Korea's sacred volcano on final day
Target, consumers could be closer to feeling pain from tariffs
Moon to carry private message from Kim Jong Un to Trump

Stephen Gonsalves gave up one hit in six scoreless innings Wednesday in Detroit.

Gonsalves gets first victory as Twins blitz Tigers 8-2 for sweep

Ehire Adrianza's first lefty-lefty hit is a double
Eddie Rosario's season might be over for Twins
Will Robbie Grossman be back with Twins next year?

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

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

Croatia soccer leaders deny WCup final ticket scalping claim
Mexico's Tigres beat Toronto FC 3-1 in Campeones Cup
UEFA to judge Cristiano Ronaldo red-card case next week

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

Bird highlights US women's world cup roster
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

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

Author and radio show host Garrison Keillor is selling his home on Summit Avenue in St. Paul.

Garrison Keillor's St. Paul home is on the market for $2.495 million

Judge partly dismisses Ashley Judd lawsuit against Weinstein
U2's Bono says pope's "aghast" about church sex abuse
CBS' Julie Chen leaves daytime's 'The Talk' in taped message