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East metro authorities bust sex-trafficking ring operating across 29 states

Foreign women were 'brutalized' and expected to earn $800 a day, charges say.

Onetime 'person of interest' in Wetterling case sues investigators

Dan Rassier at a press conference at the Marriott Northwest Hotel in Brooklyn Park on Nov. 22, 2016.

Daniel Rassier is claiming that law enforcement wrongly went after him, defaming him and inflicting emotional distress.

With Tim Walz running for governor, race to replace him in Congress likely to be heated

U.S. Rep. Tim Walz addressed the crowd during the dedication of the State Veterans Cemetery in Preston, Minn., on Sunday, May 29, 2016.

Republicans see chance in First District to reclaim seat they held before Walz; DFL says they'll fight to hold

Mpls. police see new database as tool; privacy advocates worry

Minneapolis Police Chief Janee Harteau in October.

The new system could be online as soon as next fall, department sources say.

Charge: Eagan day care provider inflicted 'severe and permanent' injuries on 1-year-old

The attorney for the unlicensed provider, who has children of her own, is denying the allegation.


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Kamonty Wade works on building an ethernet hub box at Rudolph Technologies.

Diversity hiring for public projects falls short of goals

St. Paul hears from two finalists for top schools job
Trial of officer who killed Philando Castile should stay in Ramsey County, prosecutors argue
Mpls. police see new database as tool; privacy advocates worry

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Twins pitcher Hector Santiago at his home in Litchfield Park, Ariz. on Tuesday, March 7, 2017, with just a sample of his collection of signed jerseys, which are one of the world’s largest.

The Twins' Hector is quite the collector

When Teddy Bridgewater returns, Vikings could face QB conundrum
Scoggins: Twenty more years will not erase the stain that Clem Haskins oversaw
Hartman: Wolves' Ricky Rubio playing his best after trade deadline

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Cargill's fiscal third-quarter profit got a boost from growth in its sweetener business. File photo of cereal from a Cargill food lab made with EverSweet, a sweetener the company makes from the stevia leaf.

Chocolate, other sweeteners lifted Cargill's profit this winter

Federal Cartridge in Anoka has cut more workers
Samsung's Galaxy S8 phone aims to dispel the Note 7 debacle
Westinghouse, with Minnesota nuclear power ties, files for bankruptcy protection

Listen: Gorsuch vote is Washington's next flashpoint

Sack cartoon: Climate change watchdog
There's a lot to lose with heavier trucks on Minnesota roads
Readers Write (March 30): Gorsuch nomination, Islam and education, cancellation of New Prague high school play, funding for public broadcasting, mailbox rules


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Lynne Rossetto Kasper, photographed at Cooks of Crocus Hill in St. Paul.

Lynne Rossetto Kasper dishes on 'Splendid' career as she retires from radio show

Minnesota-born fashion photographer celebrates beauty in new book
Twin Cities teens learn about other cultures without leaving town
Musical memorial pays tribute to Minnesota conductor Stanislaw Skrowaczewski


Scoggins: Twenty more years will not erase the stain that Clem Haskins oversaw
Chip Scoggins

The coach who bears ultimate responsibility for one of the most painful episodes in Gophers athletic history sounded tone-deaf in practically begging for red-carpet treatment.

Reusse: Who cares about record books? 1997 Sweet 16 saw greatest game U played
Patrick Reusse

The do-gooders can wipe away from the record book many of Clem Haskins' accomplishments at the university. But some memories can never be erased.

Reusse: Pitching a shutout the night after his mother died
Patrick Reusse

Friday's start by Brody Rodning for Minnesota State Mankato vs. UMD wasn't for the baseball scouts. It was for his mom, Tiffany. And as the game progressed, Brody had a message for teammates: "Just get me one."



U.S. Rep. Tim Walz addressed the crowd during the dedication of the State Veterans Cemetery in Preston, Minn., on Sunday, May 29, 2016.

With Tim Walz running for governor, race to replace him in Congress likely to be heated

Dayton denounces religious bias at Muslim Day event
Seattle announces lawsuit over Trump sanctuary cities threat
US Marshals search for missing federal judge, 91

In this aerial image made from a video provided by KABB/WOAI authorities respond to a deadly crash involving a van carrying church members and a pickup truck on U.S. 83 outside Garner State Park in northern Uvalde County, Texas, Wednesday, March 29, 2017. The group of senior adults from First Baptist Church of New Braunfels, Texas, was returning from a retreat when the crash occurred, a church statement said. (KABB/WOAI via AP) SAN ANTONIO OUT

12 killed, 3 hurt when church bus and truck crash in Texas

Since 2007, DEA has taken $3.2B in cash from people not charged with a crime
Brain and arm implants help paralyzed Cleveland man feed himself
Woman, 20, charged with plowing into Capitol Police cruiser

Abdirahman Kahin, from left, owner of Afro Deli, and Burhan Elmi, owner of Capitol Cafe, talked to Alison Beech and Alexa McAdams of the Northern Clay Center about advertising Dine Out for Somalia.

Worst crisis in 70 years stirs Minn. fight of African famine

Britain serves formal notice that it's leaving EU
Python swallows Indonesian man whole and aftermath is captured on video
Samsung may bring back fire-plagued Galaxy Note 7

The Gophers' academic fraud scandal cost coach Clem Haskins and others their jobs.

Scoggins: Twenty more years will not erase the stain that Clem Haskins oversaw

P.J. Fleck went to great lengths to keep Winfield from leaving U
Haskins: 'Gophers can win a national championship with local talent'
Fans react to 1996-97 Gophers: From 'cheaters' to 'proud of the players'

Goaltender Alex Stalock made a save during the first day of training camp last September. He will star Thursday's game against Ottawa.

Wild calls up goalie Alex Stalock to start Thursday

Boudreau: Parise won't be out long after scary high-sticking incident
Wild reaches deal with U's Kloos, pursuing Union College star
Wild loses again after Ovechkin's unusual hat trick, Oshie's OT game-winner

FILE - In this Feb. 6, 2015 file photo, Bob Dylan accepts the 2015 MusiCares Person of the Year award at the 2015 MusiCares Person of the Year show in Los Angeles.

Finally: Bob Dylan to formally accept Nobel Prize this weekend

Abby Lee Miller quits 'Dance Moms' before fraud sentencing
George Lucas gives another $10M to USC for student diversity
Adele: 'I don't know if I will ever tour again'