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White House sought to block Yates' testimony on Russia

Former acting attorney general Sally Yates speaks during a news conference at the Department of Justice in 2016.

The Trump administration sought to block former acting attorney general Sally Yates from testifying to Congress in the House investigation of links between Russian officials and Donald Trump's presidential campaign.

Finalist with undisclosed bankruptcy protection drops out of St. Paul schools' chief search

Orlando Ramos had not told St. Paul board, which will continue with two remaining finalists.

More than 30 percent of Minnesota farmers lost money in 2016

Income for farms raising livestock to grain decreased in the last year.

Two years of losses place financial stress on farmers as prices continue to decline.

Minnesota shouldn't see much change as Trump boosts coal

Xcel Energy has switched on 160 megawatts of solar power in the past few months, including a massive project in Chisago County.

State law and industry forces have already set course toward renewable energy.

Charges say Fridley mother of 8 rang up $118K in welfare fraud

The mom said husband had left and was no longer supporting the family, but he's found under blanket during law enforcement search.


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Amber Alert canceled: Abducted child found after woman stabbed

St. Paul police seek driver who crashed into building on Capitol campus
Buds, plants, pollen arrive with the warm weather
St. Anthony doesn't want to pay for Falcon Heights police events

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Wild goalie Devan Dubnyk and defenseman Ryan Suter could only watch the aftermath of T.J. Oshie's overtime winner.

Alex Ovechkin's hat trick, T.J. Oshie's OT winnner send Capitals over Wild

Ricky Rubio's three late free throws lift Wolves over Indiana 115-114
One year later, ByungHo Park settles in as DH for Twins
Bridgewater update: Vikings staff encouraged by look at QB's rehab

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Income for farms raising livestock to grain decreased in the last year.

More than 30 percent of Minnesota farmers lost money in 2016

Feds join second whistleblower case against UnitedHealth
JavaCycle turns coffee-bean waste into sweet-smelling fertilizer
Iron Range agency names new management company for Giants Ridge resort

Supreme Court nominee Judge Neil Gorsuch, during last week’s confirmation hearings before the Senate Judiciary Committee.

Gorsuch has earned Senate confirmation

$15 minimum wage in Minneapolis? Doable. Without tip credit? Damaging.
Sack cartoon: White House pets
Readers Write (March 29): Air travel, the Trump administration on Russia and climate change, cancellation of New Prague school play, vocational training, immigration and rights


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Stanislaw Skrowaczewski’s sons, Paul Sebastien, left, and Nicholas Skrowaczewski thanked the audience for attending and the orchestra for hosting the memorial service for their father at Orchestra Hall on Tuesday afternoon.

Musical memorial pays tribute to Minnesota conductor Stanislaw Skrowaczewski

Busy, bookish Minnesotans are going all in on audiobooks
McKinney Roe owner taking over former Masa space on Nicollet Mall
Registration open now for F. Scott Fitzgerald conference in St. Paul


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."

Rosenblum: You're smart to hang on to your old car
Gail Rosenblum

Vindication has come, at long last, and from a surprising source.



President Donald Trump meets with his Cabinet in the Cabinet Room of the White House in Washington, Monday, March 13, 2017. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

Trump to argue he is immune from lawsuits until he leaves office

Dayton, Republicans clash over prekindergarten programs
White House sought to block Yates' testimony on Russia
Questions, answers about funding threats to sanctuary cities

Texas Department of Public Safety troopers investigate a two-vehicle crash that left several storm chasers dead Tuesday, March 28, 2017, near Spur, Texas. The storms spawned multiple funnel clouds and an occasional tornado in open areas of West Texas on Tuesday afternoon. The crash happened at a remote intersection near the town of Spur, about 55 miles southeast of Lubbock.

3 storm chasers killed in crash during West Texas storms

What completed Dakota Access pipeline means for key players
Healthy eating is riding high in America – and so are Twinkies
Judge approves plan on fix for 18,000 Flint water lines

The Daily Mail sparked complaints over its coverage of Prime Minister Theresa May and Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon.

Britain's Daily Mail compares U.K. leaders' legs, not ideas

Samsung may bring back fire-plagued Galaxy Note 7
Red Bull heir enjoys jet-set life 4 years after hit-and-run that killed police officer
Cyclone rips off roofs, flings boats onto land in Australia

The biggest victory in Clem Haskins’ coaching career, winning the Midwest Regional final over UCLA in 1997, is no longer officially part of NCAA or Gophers history, having been wiped out by an academic scandal.

Haskins, Gophers stung by U's silence 20 years after Final Four run

Reusse: Who cares about record books? 1997 Sweet 16 saw greatest game U played
Fleck sold Winfield on staying at Minnesota
Clem Haskins: 'Gophers can win a national championship with local talent'

Wild goalie Devan Dubnyk and defenseman Ryan Suter could only watch the aftermath of T.J. Oshie's overtime winner.

Alex Ovechkin's hat trick, T.J. Oshie's OT winnner send Capitals over Wild

Souhan: Terminology can't mask the Wild's fall from grace
Wild brings Joel Eriksson Ek back to provide 'shot in the arm'
Wild to wear North Stars jerseys for final home game ... in warmups

FILE- In this June 27, 2016, file photo, "Dance Moms" star Abby Lee Miller leaves federal court after pleading guilty in Pittsburgh to bankruptcy fraud and failing to report thousands of dollars in Australian currency she brought into the country. Miller posted on Instagram March 26, 2017, that she quit the Lifetime series.

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'
C.J.: WCCO-TV's original "Good Question" anchor Ben Tracy is headed to China for CBS News