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Wayzata man among 3 charged in $12M movie investing scheme

The man behind one of Minnesota's largest film studios and two California men have been indicted after the FBI said they bilked investors out of $12 million that was supposed to finance movies.

Charge: Iron Range man decapitated after being accused of rape

David A. Haiman

Under arrest is the boyfriend of the woman who made the sexual assault allegation.

Prior Lake-Savage school board member cleared of prom party allegations

Prior Lake-Savage school board member Melissa Enger addressed allegations about a party at her home during a meeting Monday in Prior Lake. The Prior Lake-Savage school board, still reeling from voters rejection of a $150 million referendum proposal on May 24, has hired a law firm to investigate allegations against Enger, long known as the board’s fiscal conservative member and lone “no” vote on the referendum.

An investigation of school board member Melissa Enger found she did nothing wrong.

More than 100 Nobel laureates take on Greenpeace over GMO opposition

Whole Foods says consumers have the right to know how their food is produced and whether it contains Genetically Modified Organisms or GMOs.

More than 100 Nobel laureates have signed a letter urging Greenpeace to end its opposition to genetically modified organisms (GMOs).

Alaska governor limits annual oil-wealth checks to $1,000

A lone caribou walks across the Dalton Highway near the Trans-Alaska oil pipeline south of Prudhoe Bay on Alaska's North Slope in this undated photo.

Facing a multibillion-dollar deficit, Alaska's governor on Wednesday cut in half the annual checks that give all residents a share of the state's oil wealth, but he kept enough money in place to award everyone a $1,000 payout.


New weight equipment and improved food services are among the upgrades at the Salvation Army service center in north Minneapolis.

North Minneapolis Salvation Army center reopens with fitness center, hot meals

Robbinsdale's dilemma: Save Terrace Theatre or open new grocery store
In honoring Paul Bunyan Day, no one stands taller than Minnesota
2 young men shot a block from the U; no arrests
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Phil Hughes and Glen Perkins

Reusse: Perkins, Hughes were right to be wary about their health

Jason Zucker signed to two-year contract by Wild
Should we be surprised? Arcia off to hot start with Tampa Bay
Affidavit: Robinson told police he'd taken care of wrestlers' drug problem
Scores, schedules and stats
Valspar shareholders formally agreed to its $11 billion sale to rival Sherwin-Williams.

Valspar shareholders approve sale to Sherwin Williams

General Mills beats Wall Street expectations on fourth quarter earnings
New home construction accelerated sharply this month in Twin Cities
Ecolab to buy French maker of disinfectant products Laboratoires Anios


An unofficial U.S. outpost in Benghazi, Libya, was seen in flames after armed Islamic extremists attacked the compound on Sept. 11, 2012, killing four Americans, including U.S. Ambassador J. Christopher Stevens. A final report from the House Select Committee on Benghazi shows no new evidence of wrongdoing by either President Obama or then-Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and no evidence of a deliberate coverup.

What we've learned from the Benghazi investigations

Sack cartoon: Brexit, second thoughts
Readers Write (June 29): Twin Cities transit, guns, civil disobedience, soccer
Priorities for the St. Paul schools after a shake-up: What we want from our leaders

Brexit, second thoughts

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Have you packed your cooler properly for a weekend getaway?

Pack up your meals for summer fun (July 4th and beyond)

Kris Kristofferson, Willie Nelson make it through magical night in Mankato
Teeny-tiny handbags that barely hold a phone are catching on
Pop goddess Selena Gomez connects with tweens, thinly, at Xcel
Horoscopes

The Curry Diva and her $18 south Minneapolis bargain

How time flies: Chef and caterer Heather Jansz, the self-proclaimed Curry Diva, has been cooking in the Twin Cities for 40 years.

Chip Scoggins
Scoggins: Summitt was a treasure to Tennessee and beyond

All Tennesseans — men and women, young and old, basketball fans and non-basketball fans — adored Pat Summitt.

Jim Souhan
Souhan: Buddy Ryan's abrupt, unapologetic manner will be missed

In the 1980s and '90s, football fans often couldn't wait to open the morning newspaper to see what Buddy Ryan had said, or done. The blunt former coach died Tuesday.


Som Lisaius is a veteran crime reporter at Tucson’s KOLD and Krystin Lisaius is a former reporter at KGUN, also in Tucson.

Married Tucson TV reporters charged after infant ingests cocaine

Prince Harry takes up mom Diana's fight against AIDS
Harder than registering to vote? Obama tries to ID everyone killed in 'Thrones'
Man pleads guilty in robbery of 'Idol's' Scotty McCreery

Minnesota Twins second baseman Brian Dozier (2) is congratulated by teammate Eduardo Nunez (9) after Dozier hit a three-run homer during the sixth inning on Tuesday, June 28, 2016, at U.S. Cellular Field in Chicago.

Dozier homers twice, Gibson earns shutout over White Sox

Kepler challenged by Reggie Jackson while at Yankee Stadium
Shoulder surgery to end Phil Hughes' season
Poll: Which Twins rookie on the current roster are you most excited about?

From right, Ivanka, Donald Jr.and Erik Trump listen as their father, US presidential hopeful Donald Trump, speaks at Turnberry hotel in South Ayrshire, where the Trump Turnberry golf course has been revamped, on June 24, 2016. (Andrew Milligan/PA Wire/Abaca Press/TNS)

Trump gets rock-bottom ratings in international survey

Final Benghazi report: No 'smoking gun' pointing to Clinton
Trump blasts trade deals, departing from GOP orthodoxy
Cleveland to spend $9.5M on insurance for GOP convention

In this June 27, 2016 photo released by the U.S. Coast Guard, Commander Kevin Reed, left, shakes hands with Park Hyog Soo, the South Korean captain of the Panama-flagged cargo ship K. Coral, during an appreciation ceremony in New Haven, Conn. The crew of the K. Coral battled heavy winds and rain to save 19 fishermen who abandoned their burning ship 900 miles southeast of Bermuda in the Atlantic Ocean the previous week. A delegation from the U.S. Coast Guard on Monday thanked the captain and crew for carrying out the rescue.

Vessel rescues 19 fishermen from burning boat off Bermuda

Florida sees first newborn with Zika-related microcephaly
Justice quest goes on after 'Freedom Summer' court cases end
Trump-Maples engagement ring fetches $300,000 at auction

Passengers embrace each other as they wait outside Istanbul's Ataturk airport, early Wednesday, June 29, 2016 following their evacuation after a blast. Suspected Islamic State group extremists have hit the international terminal of Istanbul's Ataturk airport, killing dozens of people and wounding many others, Turkish officials said Tuesday. Turkish authorities have banned distribution of images relating to the Ataturk airport attack within Turkey. (AP Photo/Emrah Gurel) TURKEY OUT

3 suspected IS suicide bombers kill at least 41 at Istanbul airport

On Ireland's border, Britain's EU exit threatens jobs, peace
50% clean energy by 2025: U.S., Mexico, Canada to make ambitious pledges
Families march for improved prison conditions in El Salvador

Walter Hampton of St. Paul played a piano outside the IDS Center earlier this month.

For one month, Minneapolis pianos drew out our thirst for making music

I soured on Twin Cities Pride, but I'll be back for this year's festival
How my dad's reserve prepared me for life with Minnesota men
I'm a TV newswoman, and no thanks on the lady uniform

Wild or Wolves? Which team is better positioned for the future?

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