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Reversing course from Obama's races, Iowa tilts toward Trump

Derick Trappe likes the GOP’s economic principles and defended Trump’s blunt talk: “It’s just guy talk.”

Iowa gave President Obama its six electoral votes in 2008 and 2012. But this year, it's been flagged as the U.S. state most likely to flip back from Democratic to Republican in the presidential vote.

Minneapolis officers cleared in shooting of Jamar Clark

Jamar Clark

The Minneapolis police officers involved in the November 2015 fatal shooting of Jamar Clark did not violate department policies and will not face discipline, according to Minneapolis Police Chief Janee Harteau.

DFL state House candidate disowned by two of his three daughters

They say Jerald Loud is a bully and not a family man.

Macy's might close downtown Minneapolis store, a retail landmark

Macy’s is negotiating the sale of its downtown Minneapolis property, a move that is likely to result in the downsizing or closing of its store on Nicollet Mall.

Sources say the landmark department store may be sold or significantly downsized.

Survivalist's former fortress turned into Italian-inspired country house

This Independence home's current owner added a pool and courtyard to evoke an "Italian country house."

This 5,000-square-foot house in Independence comes with 64 acres of wooded land, a tunnel to the barn — and a fireman's pole. You can have it for $1.495 million.


District Judge Rex Stacey spoke to the bailiffs at the Scott County Courthouse in Shakopee.

Scott Co. judge runs drug court after losing daughter to heroin

U.S. Bank Stadium will open for runners, in-line skaters on limited nights this winter
Edina releases dashcam videos of aftermath of police encounter
Minneapolis officers cleared in shooting of Jamar Clark

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Wolves' big men guard rim well in trouncing Hornets
Vikings QB Bradford has been incredible this season
Coach says Lynx not too old to keep winning next season

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Actor Clive Owen, right, and director Neill Blomkamp, center, on the set of BMW Films’ “The Escape.”

Mpls. admakers help BMW revive ground-breaking film series with Clive Owen

Macy's might close downtown Minneapolis store, a retail landmark
Honeywell ends telecommuting option
Premium hikes, coverage limits frustrate insurance shoppers

Rash Report: 'Madya Mom,' Marvel's super Syrian hero

Minnesota has no time to waste in crafting a health insurance relief plan
Sack cartoon: Donald Trump and the election
Readers Write (Oct. 22): Minnesota Lynx, the 2016 campaign

Donald Trump and the election

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Brooklyn Park Library: A dramatic canopy signals "front entrance" to the light-filled building.

Brooklyn Park finally gets a landmark library

Bob Dylan removes mention of Nobel Prize from his website
Grieving Sheila E promises '99.9 percent' Prince songs at Orchestra Hall tribute
Somali hip-hop group brings anti-terrorism message to Minneapolis, St. Cloud

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Travel Troubleshooter: Unpresidential treatment from a Duluth hotel
Christopher Elliott

For our wedding, my brother gave us a gift certificate for me and my wife to spend a night in the presidential suite of the Radisson Hotel Duluth-Harborview in Duluth. Unfortunately, we're having trouble receiving what he paid for.

C.J.: Soledad O'Brien brings "PowHERful" summit to St. Kate's

Emmy-winning journalist Soledad O’Brien’s “PowHERful” conference for young women is rolling into St. Paul. The PowHERful Twin Cities Summit is Oct. 29 at St.…

How some St. Paul college students are learning to connect without cellphones
Gail Rosenblum

"Conversation stations" and other exercises help first-year Concordia University students reflect on technology.

Actor James Woods poses for photographers at the Vegas Magazine 2nd Anniversary Party on June 11, 2005, in the Green Valley Ranch Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Actor James Woods gloats over death of Twitter nemesis he was suing

'That's not right!' comedian Kevin Meaney dies at 60
C.J.: Soledad O'Brien brings "PowHERful" summit to St. Kate's
Donald Glover cast as Lando Calrissian in Han Solo film

Jerick McKinnon and Sam Bradford have done much more than just fill in for injured Adrian Peterson and Teddy Bridgewater.

Vikings QB Bradford has been incredible this season

Vikings WR Diggs expected to return vs. Eagles
Taking on new work, Robison could be a difference maker vs. Eagles
Where Sam Bradford ranks among NFL passing leaders (by percentage and QB rating)

A child gives a thumbs-up sign as supporters wait for Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump to arrive at a campaign rally in Fletcher, N.C., Oct. 21, 2016.

Early votes show Hillary Clinton's strength in the West, Donald Trump leading in Ohio

E-mails show Hillary Clinton's political maneuvering over Keystone pipeline
Dayton urges lawmakers to agree on a fix for rising health premiums
DFL state House candidate disowned by two of his three daughters

Sheb Brown, of Trout Run, Pa., stands behind his elevated home on McIntyre Way, as flood waters surround it Friday morning, Oct. 21, 2016. Freak storms packing up to 100 mph winds hit Pennsylvania early Friday, sending floodwaters into hundreds of homes and causing a pipeline rupture that dumped more than 50,000 gallons of gasoline into a stream, threatening drinking water supplies.

Pennsylvania crews monitor ruptured pipeline, drinking water

Cyberattacks on key internet firm disrupt internet services
As son was dying in hot car, Georgia man sent teen sex texts
NY high school football team loses equipment in fire

In this image made from video, people walk beside a derailed train carriage after an accident in Eseka, Cameroon, Friday, Oct. 21, 2016. Cameroon's transport minister says at least 53 people have died after a train overloaded with passengers derailed along the route that links the country's two major cities.

Cameroon train crash death toll as high as 73, rescuers say

Junko Tabei, first woman to climb Everest, dies at 77
Actress joins London protest seeking end to Aleppo bombing
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