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Trump suggests he raised Biden with Ukraine's president

FILE- In this Sept. 16, 2019 file photo, President Donald Trump speaks before leaving the White House in Washington.

President Donald Trump suggested Sunday that he raised former Vice President Joe Biden and Biden's son in a summer phone call with Ukraine's new leader, as Democrats pressed for investigations.

As St. Paul Council's odd man out, Busuri faces an uncertain future

Kassim Busuri said he decided to run for the St. Paul City Council seat after realizing the extent of the Sixth Ward’s needs.

Appointee runs after pledging not to; colleagues want him to resign.

Protesters march for man fatally shot by St. Paul police officer a week ago

Protesters made their way from the Western District police headquarters to the site of Ronald Davis' fatal shooting by St. Paul police on Sunday, Sept

Officer fired after the armed man rammed his police SUV on Sept. 15, investigators say.

Eagan sounds the alarm over surge in phone scams duping citizens

Xcel Energy issued this scam alert recently in hopes of thwarting thieves.

The southeast metro suburb had more reports in June-July than in the first five months of 2019.

Volunteers honor history of the Como-Harriet Streetcar's 'motorettes'



Valerie Land, the aunt of RayVell Carter, grieved for her nephew during service on Sunday, Sept. 22. The Rev. Richard Land, pastor at St. Albans Churc

Church celebrates life of St. Paul man fatally shot leaving Bible study

School's back in session: Do you know the rules around buses?
International Falls Mayor Bob Anderson dies at 77
Body of teen missing for many days is pulled from W. Minnesota river

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Minnesota Vikings running back Dalvin Cook (33) scored on a one-yard run in the second quarter.

Vikings running game cooks Raiders all the way through

Cruz belts 400th homer, Sano hits two, bats overcome shaky pitching
Souhan: Cook's excellence has made him the face of the Vikings
Scoggins: Bombas away! Sunday's game a glimpse at playoff strategy

Scores, schedules, and stats
The lease-to-own program has brought new customers to Best Buy stores, said CEO Corie Barry. Above, shoppers waited in line to buy TVs at an early Bla

Best Buy expands lease-to-own program — but not in Minnesota

$69M apartment/hotel complex project next to Xcel Energy Center set to break ground
Minnetonka firm headed by two off-the-farm brothers has housing impact
The sky's the limit for aircraft mechanics as industry booms

People entered U.S. District Court in White Plains, N.Y., on Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2019. Purdue Pharma, the maker of OxyContin, had filed for bankruptcy

My advice to Purdue Pharma foes: Take the settlement

It's critical to test Minnesota students
Big hit to bird counts — 3 billion since 1970 — is a clear warning
Readers Write: Minnesota Twins, Enbridge Line 3, two-party political systems


Sack cartoon: Clean-air standards
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Novelist Alice Hoffman is part of Talking Volumes, with her WWII-set “The World That We Knew.” She opens the series Sept. 25 at the Fitzgerald The

'Write my life': A stranger's plea inspired Alice Hoffman's new novel

How one of the oldest homes in Marine on St. Croix was rescued and restored
'You just have to own it': Twin Cities area stay-at-home dads seek community
Edina home is transformed for a couple's next chapter

Minnetonka firm headed by two off-the-farm brothers has housing impact

After weathering storms, Roers Cos. has quietly developed more than $600M worth of buildings.

The Adventures of Census Man, and other tales from the trenches of the 2020 count

We’re counting on you, Burnsville. The 2020 census is six months away. Soon, census takers will roam the nation in the largest peacetime mobilization in…

Reusse: They grow college hockey players on the prairie now?

The results — namely, Jaxon Nelson and Chaz Smedsrud — of hockey fever hitting far southwestern Minnesota two decades ago are now appearing on college rosters.




President Donald Trump delivers remarks at Amway Center in Orlando, Fla., on Tuesday, June 18, 2019, during his 2020 campaign kick-off rally.

How the past informs Trump's vision of America's future

Bribery case raises focus on GOP rising star and fundraising
Elizabeth Warren leads in new Iowa poll with Joe Biden second
The story behind Biden's son, Ukraine and Trump's claims

Phoebe Waller-Bridge accepts the award for outstanding writing for a comedy series for "Fleabag" at the 71st Primetime Emmy Awards on Sunday, Sept. 22

'Game of Thrones,' 'Fleabag' take top honors at Emmy Awards

A New York diocese filed for bankruptcy. Will others follow?
Missing Camp Pendleton Marine found safe at Texas rest stop
350-pound firefighter sues his colleagues over harassment

In this photo released by the official website of the office of the Iranian Presidency, President Hassan Rouhani speaks in a cabinet meeting in Tehran

Iran asks West to leave Persian Gulf as tensions heightened

Arab lawmakers in Israel endorse Gantz for prime minister
Hong Kong protesters trample Chinese flag, set street fires
World Health Organization accuses Tanzania of withholding Ebola information

The Twins' Nelson Cruz acknowledged the cheering crowd as he celebrated his 40th home run of the season, and his 400th career homer, a 412 foot solo s

Cruz belts 400th homer, Sano hits two, bats overcome shaky pitching

Twins investigating how they got damaged goods in Dyson
Scoggins: Bombas away! Sunday's game a glimpse at playoff strategy
Sunday's win over Royals shows again it's never easy for Twins

Minnesota Vikings running back Dalvin Cook (33) scored on a one-yard run in the second quarter.

Vikings running game cooks Raiders all the way through

Souhan: Cook's excellence has made him the face of the Vikings
Defensive line pays tribute to 'Purple People Eaters' with its play
Injured Barr sits out for Vikings, but other linebackers stand tall

Receiver Tyler Johnson (6) and quarterback Tanner Morgan had that 3-0 look about them during the Gophers' victory over Georgia Southern.

Gophers are 3-0. But are they underrated or overrated?

Gophers men's hoops to play Iowa State in closed scrimmage
Reusse: They grow college hockey players on the prairie now?
U women's hockey team beats NWHL champion Whitecaps in exhibition

New University students cheered before the Convocation, the official welcome ceremony for incoming freshmen, at Mariucci Arena, Thursday, August 29, 2

Why is it so much harder for U students to graduate debt free compared to the '60s?

How did Minnesota become one of the most racially inequitable states?
What's the best place, time to see the northern lights in Minnesota?
Nearly $60M flowed into State Fair coffers last year. Where did it go?

Suzanne Whang

'House Hunters' host Suzanne Whang dies at 57

It's no joke: women rule the Emmy comedy series category
Why her fans are insisting it's time to 'Free Britney'
Tiger Woods' girlfriend dropped from wrongful death lawsuit

While some people do turn down her offer of a haircut, many others are eager for Katie Steller’s kind outreach and respect.

Stylist takes her Minneapolis salon to the streets — to cut hair for homeless people

Twin Cities Somali American community is focus of new anti-smoking campaign
This Minnesotan is doing her part in the fight to make local communities more walkable
New Monopoly game celebrates women, and pays them more than men