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Storm blankets Midwest in snow, creeps toward Northeast

A slow-moving winter storm blanketed a large swath of the Plains and Midwest in snow Sunday, forcing the cancellation of more than 1,500 flights and making roads treacherous.

Competing transportation plans face shaky chances

Gov. Dayton and House GOP are far apart on transportation projects, in what to do and how to pay for it.

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Tomassoni skates on thinner ice as RAMS debate grows

Tomassoni, fresh off positive report from campaign finance board, nevertheless faces increasing questions about holding new political influence job while serving in Senate.

Access Vikings
Allen takes home Salute to Service award from Super Bowl

From the release announcing former Vikings defensive end and current Bears defensive end Jared Allen winning the fourth annual Salute to Service Award … The NFL and USAA awarded Chicago …

Sid Hartman
Sid's Jottings

SID’s JOTTINGS • At last weekend’s TwinsFest, Torii Hunter, who has only played at Target Field as a visitor, was asked how difficult it is to play right field at …

Sid Hartman
Hartman: Lynch shows Vikings the benefit of a power runner

If the Vikings need any more reasons to bring Adrian Peterson back this fall, they need look no further than the Seattle Seahawks and Marshawn Lynch to see that …

Jim Souhan
Souhan: There really is a game after a week's worth of NFL sideshows

PHOENIX – Super Bowl XLIX is not just one vowel away from becoming the most prominent commercial ever for laxatives, it’s also one scandal, fake or real, away from …

Molly Priesmeyer
Super Bowl by the numbers: How many billion things are we consuming?

The Super Bowl is fast becoming the biggest calorie day of the year. What does that mean for our environmental footprint?

Michael Brodkorb
Tomassoni will "remain accessible" to RAMS board during legislative session

Sen. Tomassoni will "remain accessible" to the RAMS board despite claims he would be taking a leave of absence during legislative session.

Michael Brodkorb
Tomassoni memo shows he is working for RAMS during legislative session

While Tomassoni claimed he would not start his job with RAMS until after the legislative session, a memo posted online shows his work has started.