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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 board of personal bankruptcy. Board to continue with two finalists.

Nearly third of Minnesota farmers were in the red in 2016

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

More than 30 percent told survey that they lost money last year as prices continued to decline.

USA Hockey, women's players reach agreement to avoid boycott

Team USA hockey defenseman Anne Schleper, rear, skated during a practice session in Plymouth Township, Mich., in December. The U.S. women's team reached a deal Tuesay with USA Hockey that ends the threat of a boycott of the upcoming world championships.

The team had threatened to skid the upcoming world championships because of a wage dispute.

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

Grab the Kleenex: Allergy season is upon us
Nice Ride's 1,700 bikes will be back in the racks Monday
IRRRB names new management company for Giants Ridge resort

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Vikings quarterback Teddy Bridgewater puts his game face on during warm ups before the 1st preseason game of the season. ] Minnesota Vikings -vs- Pittsburgh Steelers, 2015 NFL Hall of Fame Game at Tom Benson Hall of Fame Stadium in Canton, Ohio Brian.Peterson@startribune.com Canton, OH - 8/9/2015

Bridgewater update: Vikings staff encouraged by look at rehabbing quarterback

ByungHo Park's home run lifts Twins past Rays 1-0
With Eriksson Ek returning, Wild tries to 'embrace' Capitals challenge
Anderson: Kamloops rainbows' prospects uncertain on North Shore

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

Nearly third of Minnesota farmers were in the red in 2016

Feds join second whistleblower case against UnitedHealth
JavaCycle turns coffee-bean waste into sweet-smelling fertilizer
IRRRB 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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Busy, bookish Minnesotans are going all in on audiobooks

McKinney Roe owner taking over former Masa space on Nicollet Mall
For 3rd straight year, Minnetonka school again sending student to National Spelling Bee
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
White House staff will also skip correspondents dinner

This Sept. 29, 2016, file photo, shows a section of the Dakota Access Pipeline under construction near the town of St. Anthony in Morton County, N.D. The pipeline has since been completed and oil has started flowing through it.

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
3 storm chasers killed in crash during West Texas storms

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
'We have lost everything,' Peruvians say amid brutal season of floods

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
Clem Haskins: 'Gophers can win a national championship with local talent'
Gauging the Gophers: Where's each program at for next season?

Capitals center Jay Beagle (83) celebrated his goal with left wing Daniel Winnik as Wild defensemen Jared Spurgeon (46) and Ryan Suter skated by during the third period of Washington's 4-2 victory on March 14. The Caps have surged and the Wild slumped ever since.

Best to bumbling: Wild, Washington on different paths since last meeting

With Eriksson Ek returning, Wild tries to 'embrace' Capitals challenge
Gophers defenseman Jake Bischoff signs with Islanders
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