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Emmer embraces Trump as other Republicans are being cautious

While other Republicans circle cautiously around Trump, Rep. Tom Emmer warmly backs him.

The first-term Minnesota congressman is among the few to openly support Trump, highlighting the anxiety many in Congress are feeling.

Police scanner: 'Suspect down' in Eagan shooting incident

IDs revealed of 2 on Utah-bound firetruck that died in crash on 35W

Crews were still working at Interstate 35W and 95th Avenue in Blaine about four hours after Saturday's crash that killed two people and injured several seriously.

Nine people were in the vehicle and many had serious injuries, according to the State Patrol.

Marine mechanic falls off new boat in W. Minn. with no life jacket, dies

The victim had taken the boat out for testing on the Alexandria lake.

E. coli outbreak in General Mills flour stirs up new food worries

General Mills corporate headquarters in Golden Valley.

The Golden Valley-based company is at the center of a fast-moving discussion among scientists and regulators about how serious the development is and what should be done about it.


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Teen driver in central Minn. crosses centerline, kills motorist heading other way

Minneapolis park and rec has new director of Recreation Division
Minneapolis crime spotters find a hungry audience online
After strong response, gun buyback closes early in Mpls.

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Gophers offensive coordinator Jay Johnson, who spent the past five seasons at Louisiana-Lafayette, said everything starts with running the football.

Going deep on Gophers football 'mystery' offense

Kepler takes the blame for latest Twins loss
Ryder Cup hopefuls Fowler, Reed lead at The Barclays
Hunting's future rests with recruiting from new audiences

Scores, schedules and stats
It is expected that the number of Airbnb listings will increase when the Twin Cities area hosts tens of thousands of people at the Super Bowl in 2018 at U.S. Bank Stadium.

Minneapolis Airbnb hosts doubled in last year but still catching up

Lifetouch adjusting its lens to the digital age
Start-ups in Target's Techstars accelerator race to finish line
Kidblog, once a free service, tries to convince users it's worth paying for


Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton and her husband, former President Bill Clinton, arrived for a rally at McGonigle Hall at Temple University in Philadelphia on July 29.

It's past time to shut down the Clinton Foundation

Minnesota's divide: The high road to 'better together'
Sack cartoon: Trump is like …
Readers Write (Aug. 28): Water use, Southwest light rail, Indian families, Olympic Games, price-gouging

Trump is like …

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Joe Chvala and Flying Foot Forum in “Passing Through Pig’s Eye.” Rick Spaulding

Roving dancers recall St. Paul's olden days

Sea nymph falls for human in Handel opera
Citing 'no proper tribute,' Prince & the Revolution survivors plan 'grieving' gigs
Lost in the beauty on Ireland's Wicklow Way

Horoscopes

Hartman: 'Old man' Berger remains a key figure on Vikings offensive line
Sid Hartman

The Vikings have a big decision to make on who will start. But ultimately Joe Berger said he and John Sullivan are just going about their work.

Scoggins: Coach Bart Miller molding a meaner Gophers' offensive line
Chip Scoggins

Bart Miller wants workouts to be hellacious. He's not fond of shortcuts or excuses.

Rosenblum: Young men are all thumbs, and researchers are worried
Gail Rosenblum

It's State Fair time — so what better time to introduce readers to the Hydraulic Hand Dynamometer?


Ryan Lochte attends a charity event on Oct. 8, 2013, in New York City.

Lochte's bad night in Rio will cost him $1M — but at least his throat won't be sore

Billionaire entrepreneur Richard Branson survives bike crash
Lawyer: Avery framed; new tests sought in 'Making a Murderer' case
C.J.: Brooklyn Center rapper networks his way to VMAs after-party

Minnesota Twins starter Phil Hughes delivers a pitch during the first inning of a baseball game against the Seattle Mariners, on Saturday, May 28, 2016, in Seattle.

Reusse: A guess at the Twins’ 2017 starting rotation

Twins notes: Santiago thumb injury has bothered him for months
MLB Insider: Denard Span sparked near no-hitter — and perhaps a Giants turnaround
Saturday's Twins-Toronto game recap

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump shares the stage with the family of Sarah Root at Joni's Roast and Ride at the Iowa State Fairgrounds, in Des Moines, Iowa, Saturday, Aug. 27, 2016. Second left is Sarah's mother, Michelle Root, brother Scott Root, and father Scott Bernhardt. Sarah Root was killed earlier this year after her car was hit by another. The driver, who was drunk, was a reportedly Honduran immigrant living in the country illegally.

Trump stand-ins struggle to speak for and defend nominee

Clinton invokes father's memory to hit Trump on business
Can Clinton save health overhaul from its mounting problems?
Boston police rolling out body-worn cameras

This NOAA satellite image taken Sunday, Aug. 28, 2016 at 12:45 a.m. EDT shows pockets of clear skies across the eastern half of the United States, mostly over New England and north-central parts of the country. Some thunderstorms are lingering through the Mid-Atlantic, but these are expected to dissipate into the evening. Tropical cyclone Gaston, which has now strengthened into a hurricane, can also be observed over the Atlantic, expected to turn northeast within the next day or so.

Tropical depression could bring heavy rain to North Carolina

Mussels disappearing from New England waters, scientists say
Friends, colleagues to remember slain Mississippi nuns
States review clean energy projects for New England region

Activists protest outside the French embassy during, the "wear what you want beach party" in London, Thursday, Aug. 25, 2016. The protest is against the French authorities clampdown on Muslim women wearing burkinis on the beach.

Burkinis, economy top items in French presidential campaign

2 United pilots suspected of being drunk arrested in Glasgow
London-Channel highway reopens day after bridge collapse
Iraq requests new Saudi envoy after assassination remarks

People prepare to head down the Giant Slide on the first day of the Minnesota State FairThursday, Aug. 25, 2016, in Falcon Heights, MN.

Lileks: Some creative new fair offerings

Eight great State Fair food stands
Ranking all 47 new foods at the Minnesota State Fair (and where to find them)
Minnesotans celebrate Prince with show of purple at the State Fair

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The Dixie Chicks, from left, Emily Robison, Natalie Maines and Martie Maguire performed at Madison Square Garden in 2003.

How the Dixie Chicks helped me become a creative, independent woman

Looking for an apartment in the Twin Cities? It feels a lot like online dating

U.S. Bank Stadium sold out for Vikings 2016 season

Metro Transit's Rail Control Center leans in to stadium learning curve
Vikings setting up bar, music, kid games outside U.S. Bank Stadium
U.S. Bank Stadium doors and Vikings Voyage open