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Trump shames ex-beauty pageant winner for 'sex tape' on reality TV

Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump answers a question during the presidential debate with Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton at Hofstra University in Hempstead, N.Y., Monday, Sept. 26, 2016. (AP Photo/David Goldman)

Donald Trump shamed a former beauty pageant winner Friday for her sexual history and encouraged Americans to check out what he called her "sex tape," in an early-morning tweet-storm that dragged him further away from his campaign's efforts to broaden its appeal to women.

Autopsy: Minn. sisters in Seychelles died of excess fluid in lungs

Annie and Robin Korkki on vacation on the island nation of Seychelles.

Two American sisters found dead in their tropical island villa while vacationing in Seychelles died of excess fluid in their lungs, according to police in the African archipelago nation.

Striking nurses to vote Monday on new contract offer by Allina

About 100 Allina Health nurses including Denise Frovarp (with pom poms) from Mercy Hospital in Coon Rapids, marched through the Capella building in downtown Minneapolis earlier this week to demand a better contract.

The negotiating team representing striking Allina Health hospital nurses has no recommendation for Monday's vote, according to a union statement.

Proposed casino project stirs emotions in Otter Tail County

The 270-acre complex is proposed for the shore of Star Lake, home to sensitive wildlife breeding grounds, cabins in families for generations and a private hunting club used by some of Minnesota's oldest-money families.

Live: U.S. now leading in three of four morning matches

Patrick Reed teed off on the first hole of the Ryder Cup at Hazeltine National Golf Club.

Get the latest match scores, highlights and much from Hazeltine National. Our Live Blog keeps you up on everything that's happening at the Ryder Cup.


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Regency Beauty Institute students hugged and cried as they picked up their personal items at the Burnsville location. The school is closing all 79 of its schools nationwide, including several in the Twin Cities.

State, students are surprised as Regency beauty schools close

Ex-Viking inspires pride with off-field 'uniform' for Cooper football players
Striking nurses to vote Monday on new contract offer by Allina
Eager Ryder Cup fans arrive early, dressed in patriotic style

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Patrick Reed teed off on the first hole of the Ryder Cup at Hazeltine National Golf Club.

Live: U.S. now leading in three of four morning matches

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First-rounder Treadwell still looking for first NFL catch
Lynx honored: Cheryl Reeve, Sylvia Fowles win top WNBA awards

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Construction workers on a Pulte housing development Trey Point at Cobblestone subdivision in Apple Valley this spring.

Single-family homes take a big jump in September construction

Target sets up website to invite pitches from startups
Lawmakers ask Wells Fargo CEO: 'Why shouldn't you be in jail?'
Striking nurses to vote Monday on offer by Allina, union says


One group found that even Democrats are less persuaded by linking down-ballot candidates with the GOP standard bearer.

Effort to tie local Republicans to Trump backfiring

End labor trafficking and exploitation
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Brian Wilson performs at Elmwood Park Amphitheater in Roanoke, Va., in August.

Beach Boys genius Brian Wilson dishes on memoir, Mpls. 'Pet Sounds' concert

Cirque du Soleil's 'Toruk' fails to take flight at Target Center
Children's Theatre's epic 'Last Firefly' literally was born in the playwright's belly
In 'A Man Called Ove,' gruff Swede sets gold standard in curmudgery

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Reusse: Sorry, Ryder Cup crowds, you just can't hate Europe
Patrick Reusse

We're not playing the Soviet Union here. We're not even playing Putin's Russia, which would be a contest worth all of the red, white and blue toggery and "USA, USA'' chants at Hazeltine National.

Cirque du Soleil's 'Toruk' fails to take flight at Target Center

REVIEW: Cirque du Soleil's retelling of "Avatar" lands like a dud at Target Center. There's a lot of eye candy, but ultimately the production fails to soar.

Reusse: U.S. Ryder Cup team 'best ever?' Yes, but ...
Patrick Reusse

The talent the United States is bringing to this 12-player, 28-match competition is astounding. There's only one way the Yanks are going to lose this time to Europe -- and that's if they choke.


Chris Hawkey struggled to come up with an answer during a game between the DJs on the radio during the early morning show at KFAN's studio in December .

KFAN host, singer Chris Hawkey among 20 who contracted Legionnaire's

Lady Gaga will perform during Super Bowl halftime show
Goldie Hawn's key to romance with Kurt Russell? No marriage
Alton Brown, showman of food TV, pulls back the curtain on his private life

First-round draft pick Laquon Treadwell has no catches this year and was inactive last week.

First-rounder Treadwell still looking for first NFL catch

Sam Bradford thinks he could help running game
Randy Moss still bleeds purple, likes what he sees from Sam Bradford
X Factor: Stefon Diggs could be the difference maker vs. Giants

Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump answers a question during the presidential debate with Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton at Hofstra University in Hempstead, N.Y., Monday, Sept. 26, 2016. (AP Photo/David Goldman)

Trump shames ex-beauty pageant winner for 'sex tape' on reality TV

Lawmakers ask Wells Fargo CEO: 'Why shouldn't you be in jail?'
Trump wanted less-attractive women fired, employees said in court records
US website: NKorea may be building new missile submarine

This photo provided by Brian Farnham shows the inside of the Hoboken station after a commuter train crash on Thursday, Sept. 29, 2016 in Hoboken, N.J. A commuter train plowed into the bustling rail station during the morning rush hour Thursday, injuring more than 100 people in a tangle of broken concrete, twisted metal and dangling cables, authorities said. (Brian Farnham via AP)

Black box recorder recovered from wreckage of train crash

Family of disabled teen settles power line lawsuit for $60M
Site of Oregon college shooting set to be demolished
Why is Chicago a murder capital? Clues from a bloody month

EDS: NOTE GRAPHIC CONTENT - Police investigators examine the body of one of the three suspects killed in an alleged "buy-bust" operation by the authorities in the continuing "War on Drugs" campaign of Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte before dawn Friday, Sept. 30, 2016 in Caloocan city, north of Manila, Philippines. Duterte raised the rhetoric over his bloody anti-crime war to a new level Friday, comparing it to Hitler and the Holocaust and saying he would be "happy to slaughter" 3 million addicts.

Duterte 'happy to slaughter' drug suspects; mentions Hitler

Obama: Peres won his wars but understood the need for peace
Autopsy: Minn. sisters in Seychelles died of excess fluid in lungs
Scientists: World likely won't avoid dangerous warming mark

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Kindergarten is off to a rocky start – what's a parent to do?

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