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Fla. cop, chief charged in death of Twin Cities retiree during police exercise

Mary Knowlton

The officer who fired during the shoot-don't-shoot exercise is charged with felony manslaughter, while the chief is accused of culpable negligence.

Half-foot or more of snow aiming for parts of Twin Cities; more to south

What snow looked like in the Twin Cities on Jan. 8.

Some southern Minnesota cities could receive up to 18 inches by the time the snow stops flying Friday evening.

Rep. Tom Emmer's town hall proves largely Minnesota Nice

Rep. Tom Emmer faced a crowd at a town hall meeting Wednesday night in Sartell, Minn.

An overflow crowd raised questions but not voices at Sartell meeting.

Trump administration lifts transgender bathroom guidance

Transgender students lost federal protections that allowed them to use school bathrooms, such as this one in a Seattle high school, and locker rooms matching their gender identities.

Transgender students on Wednesday lost federal protections that allowed them to use school bathrooms and locker rooms matching their gender identities, as the Trump administration stepped into a long-simmering national debate.

Runner, driver are ID'd in fatal accident in St. Paul

The motorist is in jail in connection with the crash Wednesday evening.


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John Flynn, right, Eagan American Legion post head, with adjutant Wayne Beierman.

Veteran brings energy — and nearly 100 new members — to Eagan American Legion

Minnesota lawmakers choose General Mills CEO, three others as U regents
Maplewood moves to close Stargate club after shooting
Runner, driver are ID'd in fatal accident in St. Paul

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Minnesota guard Dupree McBrayer (1) reacts in front of teammates after making a 3-pointer during the second half of the team's NCAA college basketball game against Maryland, Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2017, in College Park, Md. Minnesota won 89-75. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

Mission to March: Gophers make big statement with victory at Maryland

Thibodeau 'happy with the team we have' on eve of NBA trade deadline
Reusse: Twins shouldn't disregard Danny Santana at shortstop
Wild ponders options as NHL trade deadline nears

Scores, schedules, and stats
Hormel Foods Corp. reported a flat profit for the November-to-January quarter, the start of its fiscal year. The company's turkey business was hurt by lower prices.

Hormel profit squeezed by competition, lower prices in turkey

Big-box janitors win three-year labor contract and $4.5 million in wage hikes
Mattamy will close its homebuilding unit in Twin Cities
Women leading household finances

Listen: Keith Ellison and the future of the Democratic National Committee

Stand with JCCs against religion-based hate and anti-Semitic threats
Sack cartoon: Mar-a-Lago perks under Trump
Readers Write (Feb. 23): Immigration enforcement, Trump and the media, Southwest light rail and the Legislature


Mar-a-Lago perks under Trump

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Taking a break from Facebook

Unfriending Facebook: Overwhelmed by social media, more Minnesotans are taking a break

100 women pack Mpls. tattoo shop to get inked with 'Nevertheless, she persisted'
Serious or fun? We rank the Oscar winners for best picture since 1929
Gee wiz, Weezy! Saturday's Lil Wayne concert at Target Center postponed


Scoggins: As Pitino and Fletcher show, patience can be underrated
Chip Scoggins

This time a year ago, a healthy percentage of the Twin Cities sporting public rooted for two outcomes: Richard Pitino to be fired and Chuck Fletcher to overhaul the Wild roster.

Souhan: Freshman Curry becomes newest big man on campus
Jim Souhan

During the Gophers' 83-78 overtime victory over Michigan, Curry, the freshman from Memphis, borrowed Reggie Lynch's job and ran with it.

Mpls. cafe owners charge ahead with pay changes
Neal St. Anthony

Two owners have decided to move ahead with front-to-back-of-the-house wage increases to at least $12.40 per hour by raising prices and discouraging tipping. And a third plans to take up the matter soon with staff.



Protestor Amanda Wolfson, second from left, of St. Paul, sent a message without speaking while joining other protestors at a hearing that included discussion on a pair of house bills that would stiffen penalties on protestors who block highways, roads and transit Wednesday, Feb. 2017, at the State Office Building in St. Paul, MN.

Bills to crack down on Minnesota protesters advance in House, Senate

Rep. Tom Emmer's town hall proves largely Minnesota Nice
Trump administration lifts transgender bathroom guidance
Building to be named for legislator slain in church shooting

Dakota Access pipeline opponents burn structures in their main protest camp in southern North Dakota near Cannon Ball, N.D., on Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2017, as authorities prepare to shut down the camp in advance of spring flooding season. (AP Photo/James MacPherson)

Most oil pipeline opponents leave North Dakota protest camp

Houses of worship open doors to immigrants who fear deportation
American commute is worse today than it ever has been
ACLU sues Milwaukee over 'unconstitutional' stop-and-frisk program

In this image made from Feb. 13, 2017, airport closed circuit television video and provided by Fuji Television, Kim Jong Nam, exiled half-brother of North Korea's leader Kim Jong Un, talks to airport security and officials after he was attacked at Kuala Lumpur International Airport, Malaysia. Kim Jong Nam, the estranged half brother of North Korean ruler Kim Jong Un, died last week after apparently being poisoned in a Kuala Lumpur airport.

North Korea denies it was behind killing at Malaysia airport

US-born panda Bao Bao lands in China after leaving DC zoo
DHS chief tells Guatemalans US won't have mass deportations
US senators say Raul Castro eager to maintain US relations

Minnesota guard Dupree McBrayer (1) reacts in front of teammates after making a 3-pointer during the second half of the team's NCAA college basketball game against Maryland, Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2017, in College Park, Md. Minnesota won 89-75. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

Mission to March: Gophers make big statement with victory at Maryland

Postgame: Gophers guards dominate in sixth straight victory
Pitino in victorious Gophers locker room: 'Let's keep this train moving'
Twins pose for photos, then get to work on eve of spring opener

Minnesota Wild players celebrate after scoring during the first period on Saturday against Nashville.

Wild ponders options as NHL trade deadline nears

Fair play? Parise questions double standard of penalty calls at net
Out 40 years, 'Slap Shot' still resonates with players half that age
Rakell gets 2 goals, Ducks snap Bruins' streak with 5-3 win

Kellyanne Conway, senior adviser to President Donald Trump, watches during a meeting with parents and teachers, Tuesday, Feb. 14, 2017, in the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington.

Kellyanne Conway denies she's been sidelined From TV

''Flip or Flop' star Christina El Moussa splits with contractor
Former teen idol David Cassidy reveals he has dementia
Yiannopoulos denies defending pedophilia after controversial comments