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Feds: Coast Guard lieutenant compiled hit list of lawmakers

Prosecutors say a Coast Guard lieutenant is a "domestic terrorist" who wrote about biological attacks and had a hit list that included prominent Democrats and media figures.

U task force: Rename Coffman Union, 3 other buildings over racist, anti-Semitic links

Coffman Memorial Union is one of four buildings a task force has recommended undergo a name change.

U President Eric Kaler will review task force recommendations and present his own proposal in March.

Minn. lawmaker wants to increase penalties on false hate crime reports

Rep. Nick Zerwas, R-Elk River

Rep. Nick Zerwas cites "Empire" actor's case as motivation.

Police official: Smollett suspected of lying about attack

FILE - In this Aug. 8, 2017 file photo, Jussie Smollett participates in the "Empire" panel during the FOX Television Critics Association Summer Press

Chicago detectives suspect that "Empire" actor Jussie Smollett filed a false police report when he said he was the victim of a racist, homophobic attack in downtown Chicago late last month, a police official said Wednesday.

Breaking bad habits: Odorizzi works on fixing flaws in delivery

Jake Odorizzi delivered a pitch in the bullpen Tuesday at the Twins complex under the watchful eye of pitching coach Wes Johnson.

Jake Odorizzi believes that he developed bad habits in 2017 with Tampa Bay when he pitched with a sore back.



City of Minneapolis plow clears snow from a Olson Highway Service Road in Minneapolis.

Where to park during a snow emergency in the Twin Cities

Police say child, freezing milk found in car with unresponsive dad outside Eden Prairie Walmart
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Victims in 'house of horrors' case want dad locked up for good

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Answers about local teams are on the verge of pouring in

Answers about local teams are on the verge of pouring in

Fleck retweets his wife Heather's subtle rebuttal of Jerry Kill
Breaking bad habits: Odorizzi works on fixing flaws in delivery
Bigger night: A record-setting star or the girls who watched with Whalen?

Scores, schedules, and stats
Dunn Bros. customers have been exposed to a data breach. (Star Tribune file photo)

Dunn Bros., several Twin Cities restaurants hit by data breach

Samsung folding phone is different - but also almost $2,000
Q&A: What Payless shoppers need to know
Eden Prairie shopping channel Evine hires Target exec

Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz, laying out his two-year state budget proposal on Tuesday in St. Paul. The plan would cover the fiscal period running from Jul

Walz offers an overly ambitious first try on budget

Listen: Walz, GOP Senate on a collision course
Sack cartoon: The snow
Readers Write: Socialism and capitalism, 'conversion therapy,' immigration, borders and assimilation, racism


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The meat raffle: Everything you need to know about our weirdest bar game

Downtown Minneapolis' Eastside restaurant shines under new ownership
Twin Cities crafters reflect climate change with 'temperature' blankets and scarves
2018's top-selling cookbook may surprise you

Brooks: Freedoms Foundation votes to send Medal of Honor back to Minnesota

Maj. Henry Courtney Jr.'s Medal of Honor is coming home to Duluth after long years in storage in a Pennsylvania vault.

Reusse: Twins coach navigates Venezuelan political climate
Patrick Reusse

Stu Cliburn looked past the ongoing societal and political upheaval in Venezuela to return to this winter as pitching coach for the Magallanes Navigators.

Souhan: Vikings should avoid blunder of using narrow-defined offense
Jim Souhan

Viking coach Mike Zimmer needs to guard against imposing a philosophy on his offense instead of finding ways for his best players to thrive.




Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz proposed his state budget Tuesday.

Walz's budget proposes $700,000 for new governor's public outreach office

Sanders raises $6 million in 24 hours, Trump notices
Inside Trump's two-year war on the investigations encircling him
Oklahoma Legislature hurries gun carry bill to new governor

FILE - In this Aug. 8, 2017 file photo, Jussie Smollett participates in the "Empire" panel during the FOX Television Critics Association Summer Press

Police official: Smollett suspected of lying about attack

Family of Covington H.S. student sues Washington Post for $250M over protest reporting
Supreme Court ruling curbs states' power to seize property
Feds: Coast Guard lieutenant compiled hit list of lawmakers

A rendering of SpaceIL’s lunar lander, called Beresheet.

Israeli spacecraft targeted for moon landing

Abuse survivors demand Vatican transparency, accountability
Civilians, including many children, leave IS-held enclave
Forbidden City's night show dazzles China

Team LeBron's Karl-Anthony Towns of the Timberwolves prepared to dunk on Team Giannis' Giannis Antetokounmpo, of the Bucks during the first half of th

NBA All-Star Game: Team LeBron rallies to beat Team Giannis 178-164

Guarded life: Towns says 'no one really gets to know what's going on'
Antetokounmpo scores 38, but is denied MVP in defeat
How the Wolves' Karl-Anthony Towns fared in Sunday's NBA All-Star Game

Ducks right wing Corey Perry scored a goal against Wild goaltender Devan Dubnyk, giving the Ducks a 2-0 advantage in the third period.

Wild crumbles in final minutes of 4-0 loss; scoreless streak nears record

Wild trying to remain positive as losing streak stretches to five
Struggling Wild focusing on wins, not counting points
Wild trades Charlie Coyle to Boston Bruins

Jerry Kill blasts Fleck in radio interview: 'He's about himself'

Jerry Kill blasts Fleck in radio interview: 'He's about himself'

Bell among semifinalists for Naismith Women's Defensive Player of the Year
Most major conference men's basketball races still being hotly contested
Bigger night: A record-setting star or the girls who watched with Whalen?

Amal Clooney arrives for the baby shower for Meghan, Duchess of Sussex, at The Mark Hotel Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2019, in New York. (AP Photo/Kevin Hagen

Amal Clooney among the gang at Meghan Markle's baby shower

Police official: Smollett suspected of lying about attack
Gwyneth Paltrow: Skier sued me to exploit my fame, wealth
Legal hurdles would look familiar in any new R. Kelly case