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Dayton accuses GOP of burying sports grants over transgender athlete policy

The governor said he would not call a special session unless legislators reauthorize a sales tax exemption on tickets for high school sporting events.

It's raining men! Sweden sees historic gender balance shift

Famous for its efforts to put women on an equal footing with men, Sweden is experiencing a gender balance shift that has caught the country by surprise: For the first time since record-keeping began in 1749, it now has more men than women.


Guests at Lakecrest Resort on Long Lake fished off one of the docks. Amy Wolf and her husband, Kregg, bought the Detroit Lakes resort in January and have been getting ready for summer.

Smaller family resorts becoming a threatened Minnesota species

Record crowd on hand as St. Paul Saints play Purple Game to remember Prince
Woman struck on St. Paul street dies five days later
What is open and closed on Memorial Day
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Phil Kessel’s career has found the ideal landing spot, in Pittsburgh.

Souhan: Stanley Cup finalist Phil Kessel's production belies perception

Alexander Rossi pulls off stunning upset in 100th Indy 500
Postgame: Dozier takes one to the helmet and laughs it off
Twins notes: Sano adjusts, gets powerful results
Scores, schedules and stats

Nonprofit Senior Community Services embraces new business model

For Amazon exec Stephenie Landry, the future is Now
Synthetic diamonds gaining acceptance, but industry wary
Agents say real estate market isn't as fun as it used to be


Russo's Rants
Game 1 of the Stanley Cup Final tonight: Penguins vs. Sharks; Expansion chatter

Tonight will be Game 1 of the championship series, and the Star Tribune will be along for the ride.

Paul Douglas on Weather
Sunny Memorial Day - Thundery Downpours Overnight

A fairly vigorous area of low pressure looks to spin up swarms of showers and storms late Monday with thundery downpours possible in spots through Tuesday. Cool exhaust on the backside of this storm brings us into the 60s for highs by the end of the week. Check the blog for more details. -Todd Nelson

Twins Insider
Nolasco has Molitor's support, but could use a turnaround today

Twins are trying to sweep the Mariners in Seattle for the first time since 2007.


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Memorial Day: Don't forget to remember those of us who remain

From the archives: The nation's pride and heartache on Memorial Day
Memorial Day: Why the mournful sound of 'Taps' makes me sad
Readers Write (May 30): Memorial Day, preserving your legacy, Obama at Hiroshima, health care costs, this summer's serialized book

The 2016 Legislature

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Chris Evans as Steve Rogers/Captain America in “Captain America: Civil War.”

Does Captain America need a boyfriend?

Summer serial: A young Mpls. teacher is pulled to small town Minnesota
Looking for great Nordic cuisine in the Twin Cities? Here's what's cooking
Homeowner transforms St. Louis Park house into modern-day bachelor pad
Horoscopes

Visceral 'Scapegoat' premieres in Minneapolis

Christina Ham's new play about race and violence puts pretty words to ugly truths.

Neal St. Anthony
Housing plan by private interests with public backing holds promise on North Side

The brass at Thor Construction is tar­get­ing north Minneapolis. For commercial development, jobs and hous­ing. And that's a good thing. Because the North Side, with…

Jim Souhan
Souhan: With their Big Four, Lynx looking even better

Not many teams can win titles and then improve, but that's what the Lynx did last summer by trading for center Sylvia Fowles.


Actors Amber Heard and Johnny Depp attend a gala in January in Culver City, Calif.

Loss, accusations mark a turbulent few days for Johnny Depp

Harvard grad's spoken-word speech inspires millions
C.J.: Child actor in chilling Abbey's Hope spot is an old soul
What's your spirit animal? Gisele Bundchen's is a sea turtle

Must-see: Twins turn bizarre double play to end Saturday's game in Seattle

Total system failure: How everything fell apart for the Twins
Sunday's Twins-Seattle recap
Series preview: Twins at Oakland

A delegate shared his take at the Libertarian Party national convention in Orlando on Sunday.

Libertarians see opening: 'We have been given gift of Trump and Clinton'

Success or failure of this year's Legislature rests with Dayton
Rise of Trump tracks growing debate over global fascism
Ron Rosenbaum, attorney and radio host, dies at 68

An author remembers his disgraceful morning as a Star Tribune paperboy

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

Philip Patrick Policarpio, top row, second from left, is accused of killing his pregnant girlfriend and her unborn child in April 2016. Pictured are FBI Assistant Director in charge Deirdre Fike with Los Angeles Police Cmdr. Todd Chamberlain.

1 of FBI's most-wanted fugitives caught on Mexican border

Vigil planned at Cincinnati Zoo in tribute to slain gorilla
New York man who drowned in Cape Cod lake was star swimmer
Few Memorial Day travel headaches, most wait times bearable

Filmon Selomon, right, Mabtom Tekle and Awad Weldemariam are Eritrean survivors of a deadly smuggling shipwreck.

Mediterranean shipwreck survivors haunted by cries of kids

Mexican soccer player Alan Pulido rescued after kidnapping
French jihadi network that groomed Bataclan killer on trial
Romania charges 77 oncologists in pharmaceutical bribery case

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