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Trump to oust Nielsen as Homeland Security chief, aides say

U.S. Department of Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen, left, speaks with Border Patrol agents near a newly fortified border wall structure F

Chief of Staff John Kelly is fighting Nielsen's pending dismissal and attempting to postpone it, aides say.

U seeks to dismiss discrimination lawsuit by nine football players

The entrance to the campus of the University of Minnesota.

Nine black football players claim their rights were denied in a 2016 sexual assault case.

Twin Cities Bibelot gift stores closing

The Bibelot shop in Linden Hills, one of four Twin Cities locations.

After 52 years, the owner of the four neighborhood stores has decided to retire.

Amazon splits HQ2 prize between Crystal City. Va., and New York

FILE- This Oct. 23, 2018, file photo shows an Amazon logo atop the Amazon Treasure Truck The Park DTLA office complex in downtown Los Angeles. Amazon

An announcement could come early as Tuesday.

Sheriff: Someone fatally shot retired Minnesota police chief in hunting incident



Superintendent Joe Gothard had lunch with kids at Obama Elementary in St. Paul on the first day of school.

St. Paul Public Schools has plan to better engage with parents

Minneapolis homeless camp now confront the cold
N. Mpls. police shooting renews push for better mental health response
Sheriff: Someone fatally shot retired Minnesota police chief in hunting incident

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The Twins' Joe Mauer said goodbye at a Monday morning news conference.

Emotional Mauer bids farewell but not goodbye to Twins: 'I don't plan on going anywhere'

Wolves overcome 25 turnovers, end slump with win over Brooklyn
Scoggins: Memories begin and end with Mauer the three-sport prep star
Zone-buster Kalscheur helps Gophers to home victory over Utah

Scores, schedules, and stats
The Bibelot shop in Linden Hills, one of four Twin Cities locations.

Twin Cities Bibelot gift stores closing

Quiet shakeup begins at CHS after fraud and overstated profits
Asian stocks sink after Wall Street tech sell-off
Amazon selects Virginia, New York sites for its HQ2

The Minnesota State Capitol. ] GLEN STUBBE • glen.stubbe@startribune.com Tuesday, February 13, 2018 The 2018 legislative session will both shape and

Keith Ellison: Thank you for electing me as your AG, and for your advice

Let all votes be counted in Florida, Arizona
Instead of gridlock, let's make progress in a literally unique Minnesota
Readers Write: California fires, President Trump in France, 2018 midterm elections, gun legislation, getting to know your turkey


Sack cartoon: The Walz win
The Walz win

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A sampling of previous Cities 97 "Sampler" volumes.

After 30 years, popular Cities 97 'Sampler' CD comes to an end

'Grinch' has grown as Children's Theatre raises the fun quotient
'Black-ish' star Anthony Anderson pays tribute to his friend Prince: 'I was so lucky'
Country bar in the works at former troubled nightclub spot in downtown Mpls.

'Grinch' has grown as Children's Theatre raises the fun quotient

With new elements in dance and music, Children's Theatre Company's 2018 version is more fun, and also provides the warmth and reassurance of a good holiday show.

Lee Schafer: Minnesota, like others, was played by Amazon in HQ2 sweepstakes
Lee Schafer

Amid the flood of media coverage of the competition for the second headquarters project of Amazon.com were a couple of columns that saw real potential in the project for Minnesota, and they were written by me. What a sap.

Scoggins: Minus one malcontent, what happens now to Wolves?
Chip Scoggins

Jimmy Butler is gone but the damage remains. The Wolves might not be as dysfunctional, but what exactly is their organizational plan




Democrats Dean Phillips and Angie Craig defeated GOP incumbent U.S. Reps. Erik Paulsen and Jason Lewis, respectively.

Minnesota is sending big freshman class to Congress

Democrat Kyrsten Sinema wins Arizona US Senate seat
Rep. Jason Lewis blames the late Sen. John McCain for GOP election losses
Incoming House members prep for do's and don'ts on the Hill

Members of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops gather for the USCCB's annual fall meeting, Monday, Nov. 12, 2018, in Baltimore.

Bishops delay votes on combating church sex abuse crisis

Lawsuit alleges security guard shot while holding suspect
The Latest: Wildfire evacuations lifted for Los Angeles
Homeland Security chief Kirstjen Nielsen may be fired soon

The bodies of 20 commandos are lined up outside the governor's office in Sang-e-Masha, Afghanistan, Nov. 11, 2018. A company of Afghan commandos was a

Taliban slaughter elite Afghan troops in district long considered safe

US analysts locate secret North Korean missile sites
Migrant caravan moves to western Mexico city of Guadalajara
Fake images of woman acquitted of blasphemy roil Pakistan

Harrison Smith of the Vikings sacked 49ers quarterback Jimmy Garappolo on Sept. 9.

Key defensive changes have Vikings back on track

'Excited' Abdullah looking for a fresh start with the Vikings
Listen: Vikings can take control of NFC North in Chicago
Manning's late TD pass leads Giants past 49ers 27-23

After a successful road trip, the going doesn’t get any easier for the Wild and goaltender Devan Dubnyk (40), who will face Alex Ovechkin and the re

Capitals are up next for Wild after successful road trip

NHL, retired players reach $19M concussions settlement
'Believe a little bit more': Eriksson Ek sees confidence renewed
Wild-Capitals game preview

Brooklyn's Ed Davis guards the Timberwolves' Karl-Anthony Towns during the fourth quarter Monday.

Wolves overcome 25 turnovers, end slump with win over Brooklyn

Thibodeau says immediate help was priority in Butler trade
Will Jimmy Butler get along any better in Philly?
The Butler-free life: Wolves get a new start after trade

Gophers guard Gabe Kalscheur moved the ball vs. Utah on Monday in the second half.

Zone-buster Kalscheur helps Gophers to home victory over Utah

Big Ten sees another side to the Gophers defense
Whalen's Gophers enter Top 25 after season-opening victory
Pitino, Gophers react after victory over Utah

Mira Sorvino arrives at the Oscars on Sunday, March 4, 2018, at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles.

Mira Sorvino urges #MeToo to do more than 'name and shame'

David Spade to star in HBO comedy series from Diablo Cody, Jason Reitman
Aerosmith's Perry hospitalized after jamming with Billy Joel
Gerard Butler's house 'half-gone,' others await fire's toll

A digital "Doodle a Day" by Nancy Carlson.

Caregivers find solace, relief in creative escapes

Diabetes advocate shares personal journey to inspire hope
A child of South Africa offers guidance for polarized families
Couple faces peaks and valleys of life with peaks and valleys