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Minn. school criticized for pulling book after complaint

"This One Summer," by Mariko Tamaki and Jillian Tamaki, was given a Caldecott Honor for illustration in 2015.

After a parent complaint, the only school in the Henning, Minn., district pulled the award-winning coming-of-age story "This One Summer." "We didn't ban it," the superintendent said. "We took it off the library shelves."

What's on tap for the long Memorial Day weekend? Lots of rain

Storms are predicted though Sunday, but Memorial Day should be dry with summery temperatures.


Haqhawo Qaasim holds onto a photo of Guled Ali Omar, who is scheduled to stand trial Monday, while standing in front of the United States Courthouse, Monday, May 9, 2016 in Minneapolis. Omar is one of three defendants who have pleaded not guilty to conspiring to provide material support to the Islamic State group.

Defendant takes stand, responds to claims in ISIL trial

Memorial Day motorists reminded to move over for safety
Man in St. Paul house shoots at police, then is shot and killed
Gap between men and women's church attendance shrinks
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Brian Dozier was greeted by Paul Molitor and Tom Brunansky after his homer Wednesday, which came after Dozier’s average fell to .199.

Brunansky knows spotlight is on him as Twins hitters struggle

Souhan: Making, breaking rules is Robinson's charm — and downfall
With depth it has, this Lynx team could be best ever
Gophers pitching coach Oakes remembered for values, leadership
Scores, schedules and stats
U.S. Attorney in Minnesota Andy Luger

U.S. attorney asks state court to halt discovery in Starkey lawsuits

Comcast vows better service, more Wi-Fi sites in Twin Cities
3M wins patent infringement lawsuit against German dental firm
Fed chair Janet Yellen to discuss interest rates at Harvard


Class Act
Up, up and away: Prior Lake students launch balloons into near-space

Eighth graders at Hidden Oaks and Twin Oaks middle schools launched two high-altitude balloons into near-space to collect data and take photos.

Hot Dish Politics
Gov. Dayton orders flags flown at half-staff for Memorial Day

Flags at state and federal buildings in Minnesota to be flown at half-staff through Monday.

Access Vikings
Vikings TE Rudolph healthy, happy during productive offseason

Vikings tight end Kyle Rudolph has had a busy offseason. "It's been great. Got married in February. Got twins on the way. So it's been…


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Minneapolis, don't go rogue on sick leave mandate

Civility takes a hit as protesters cry foul
Sack cartoon: The Clinton e-mails
Readers Write (May 27): Subsidized housing for artists, University of Minnesota, Hillary Clinton

The Clinton e-mails

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Soundset's throngs will move from Canterbury Park (here in 2014) to the State Fair's Midway area.

5 fresh spins on Soundset as hip-hop fest heads to Minnesota Fairgrounds

Reimagining of 'Roots,' produced by Levar Burton, reaches new generation
'Love & Friendship' director Whit Stillman on his 'secret' Jane Austen film
All-out action makes 'X-Men: Apocalypse' hollow, unfocused mess
Horoscopes

Don Lindich
Sound Advice: Previous column on boosting sound levels was misconstrued

Q: You recently wrote about amplifying sound through headphones to drown out airplane noise. It would have been helpful for you to point out that…

Kerri Westenberg
What fliers need to know about airport security lines

Fliers have endured a frustrating few months with record-long security lines at airports around the country. At Chicago O'Hare, hundreds of people missed flights after…

Christopher Elliott
Travel Troubleshooter: Airline must have confused me with the other Weiner

Q: The airline Alitalia checked me in as the wrong passenger on a flight from Miami to Rome to Tel Aviv. There was another E.…


FILE - In this April 30, 2012, file photo, Khloe Kardashian Odom and Lamar Odom from the show "Keeping Up With The Kardashians" attend an E! Network upfront in New York. Kardashian filed for divorce from Odom for the second time on Thursday, May 26, 2016, citing irreconcilable differences. The pair married in September 2009 and broke up in late 2013, but Kardashian withdrew her first divorce petition after Odom was found unconscious at a Nevada brothel last year and required serious medical treatment.

Khloe Kardashian files to divorce Lamar Odom - again

How Megyn Kelly could become the most powerful woman in TV news
Dustin Diamond back in jail in Wisconsin
Johnny Depp’s wife, Amber Heard, files for divorce

Minnesota Twins manager Paul Molitor.

Hartman: Molitor looks to veteran starters to get Twins back on track

Glen Perkins writes of Todd Oakes: 'I will miss you every day of my life'
Byron Buxton is destroying Class AAA pitching
Series preview: Twins at Seattle

As part of a larger tax measure, legislators gave smokers a tax break. Now it's up to Gov. Mark Dayton to decide whether to veto it. In this photo, Rep. Greg Davids speaks in the House chamber.

Legislators gave tax break to smokers; now it's up to Dayton

Over the top: Trump sews up delegates to seal GOP nomination
Obama ready to face historic, haunted ground of Hiroshima
Defense secretary: Navy's Reynolds, Swain can play in NFL

An author remembers his disgraceful morning as a Star Tribune paperboy

An Apple Valley man keeps stealing my identity, and nobody will stop him

A shipwreck from the 1800s that has been uncovered during construction in the Seaport District is seen to the left of a construction vehicle, bottom, Wednesday, May 25, 2016, in Boston. According to city archaeologist Joe Bagley, it's the first time a shipwreck has been found in this section of Boston. Bagley says it appears the vessel was carrying lime, which was used for masonry and construction.

Archaeologist: Boston shipwreck is rare, remarkable find

Group escapes Kentucky cave through neck-deep water
Missing Appalachian Trail hiker found dead last year kept journal of her ordeal
For first time, U.S. doctors find in person a superbug resistant to last-chance antibiotic

August 8, 1945 Photo Shows: Two Marines, Barely visible because of their camouflaged clothing, hide behind Palm Stumps and dynamite a Japanese sniper's pillbox on Tarawa. More than 3,000 Marines were killed or wounded in the capture of the atoll in the Gilbert islands.

Florida group finds more US Marine remains on Pacific atoll

Obama's hug of Hiroshima survivor epitomizes historic visit
Body counts show Mexican military is extraordinarily lethal
Clashes, oil blockades over France's economic future

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