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'Many people agree with me': Trump digs in on racist tweets

President Donald Trump doubled down on his tweets insulting Democratic congresswomen with new tweets Monday morning.

Unbowed by searing criticism, President Donald Trump on Monday emphatically defended his tweet calling on four Democratic congresswomen of color to go back to their "broken and crime infested" countries. Condemnation of his comments "doesn't concern me because many people agree with me," he declared.

Father: 'It is a miracle' that teen driver survived collision with bull moose

This is where Amaya Nelson was sitting when the car hit a moose on a dark Minnesota highway.

Her father said she "was able to escape the car without assistance, climb the embankment and call 911, all after a major impact with multiple skull fractures and nearly every bone in her face broken."

Rep Ilhan Omar reports raising $600,000 more for re-election bid

Rep. Ilhan Omar reported raising more than $600,000 for her re-election bid between April and June. (Nick Wagner/Austin American-Statesman via AP, Fil

Campaign finance reports for all 10 members of Minnesota's congressional delegation are due Monday.

Klobuchar scrambles to make cut for key third debate

Sen. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn., gestured during the first Democratic primary debate on June 26. Klobuchar’s campaign is working to make sure she reache

Sen. Amy Klobuchar has taken out a slew of Facebook ads pleading for small-dollar contributions to reach a threshold to qualify for the critical third round of debates in September.

Charges: I-94 semi driver watched porn on phone just before crash that killed hwy. worker

Tate Doom Credit: Hennepin County jail

The semi was in a construction zone when it sent a pickup and trailer onto the shoulder.



“All I got verbally was ‘something came up’ on my background and I got denied.”
Kadaisha Tolliver, with her daughter Janiylah Little, 3, and n

Debate over tenant background checks heats up in Minneapolis

Mpls. tenants march on landlord's church, asking that he not evict them
Hot and muggy hour after hour today, even after sunset, for Twin Cities
Rep Ilhan Omar reports raising $600,000 more for re-election bid

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Twins relief pitcher Trevor May regretted leaving an 0-2 breaking ball up to Carlos Santana in the seventh inning Sunday.

After rallying, Twins hopes for sweep crushed by one bad pitch

Sometimes a man falls while running — and asks a lot of questions
Record Pick 4 payout at Canterbury. The winner tells his story
Cautious Twins keep Buxton on bench after face-plant catch

Scores, schedules, and stats
3M could face billions of dollars in liabilities over its use of chemicals known as PFAS that were once used to make everything from clothing to cookw

3M could face huge cleanup costs over substance in Scotchgard

Revenue at century-old Minnesota chocolatier tops $20M under leadership of former Army medic
Environmentalists put more pressure on Cargill to slow forest-to-farm movement in Brazil
Piper Jaffray's Sandler O'Neill acquisition: A gamble on growth

U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders, an independent from Vermont and a Democratic presidential hopeful, at a July 4th parade in Ames, Iowa.

Saving Bernie Sanders by touting his pragmatism

There's a vaccine that could vanquish cervical cancer. Why aren't we using it?
Said of Boris Johnson: 'He had a Churchillian sense of his own destiny'
Counterpoint from St. Paul's police chief: Community feedback actually reveals trust


Sack cartoon: Immigration and Customs Enforcement raids
Immigration and Customs Enforcement raids

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The vineyards and grounds at 7 Vines Vineyard may make you think you’re in Napa, not Dellwood.

2 fun new places to try Minnesota wines: A vineyard and a wine bar

Rain mars Mozart in the ruins by Mill City Summer Opera
Watch: Noodles stretched by hand at new Magic Noodle shop in St. Paul
'Molly of Denali' breaks new ground with first Native American hero on children's TV

Souhan: What rebuilding? Sims leads overhauled Lynx into contention
Jim Souhan

If you haven't noticed, the Lynx are 10-7 without four star players who were with them last season: Maya Moore, Lindsay Whalen, Rebekkah Brunson and Seimone Augustus.

Revenue at century-old Minnesota chocolatier tops $20M under leadership of former Army medic
Neal St. Anthony

She transformed Maud Borup from a small retailer to a wholesale business that employs 120.

Hartman: Twins owner Pohlad fired up - and fearful - about push for playoffs
Sid Hartman

Even with the great start, owner Jim Pohlad is no different from many Twins fans. He is concerned that the club went 9-11 over its final 20 games before the All-Star break.




President Donald Trump speaks during an event at a subsidiary of Lockheed Martin in Milwaukee, July 12, 2019. Trump weighed in via Twitter on the fric

Leave the U.S., president tells liberal congresswomen of color

Mayor: Crackdown on immigrants already underway in NYC
Heating up: Hotter Earth drives dollars to sustainable funds
House Democrats who tangled with leader not backing down

In this photo provided by Pi'ikea Keawekane-Stafford, state and county officials remove Native Hawaiian structures from Mauna Kea, Thursday, June 20,

Hawaii activists protesting over start of work on telescope

Inside Epstein network, layer upon layer to protect the boss
Barry's flood threat lingers as storm slowly sweeps inland
High surf warning issued for shores on all Hawaii islands

In this Saturday, July 6, 2019 photo, women take memorial picture while spending an afternoon around the Persian Gulf Martyrs' Lake in Tehran, Iran. A

Some Iranian women take off hijabs as hard-liners push back

Philippine leader signs law punishing sexual harassment
Cuban singer becomes pioneer of #MeToo movement on island
India aborts moon mission launch, citing technical glitch

Twins relief pitcher Trevor May regretted leaving an 0-2 breaking ball up to Carlos Santana in the seventh inning Sunday.

After rallying, Twins hopes for sweep crushed by one bad pitch

Cautious Twins keep Buxton on bench after face-plant catch
Hey Twins fans, winning two out of three games at Cleveland is good
Berrios puts Twins in early hole

Small number of Vikings single-game tickets to go on sale next week

Small number of Vikings single-game tickets to go on sale next week

Tony Romo successfully defends celebrity golf title
NFL opens football academy in London
Donaldson homers, scores go-ahead run in Braves' 7-5 win

Joan Gabel’s work at Power Five schools groomed her for the challenges at Minnesota.

Scoggins: U president Gabel knows big-picture importance of Gophers sports

Gophers diver Bacon places second in 1-meter diving at world meet
Minnesota strong: U works to benefit from very deep 2020 prep class
U's star diver Bacon needs to change her game to live Olympic dream

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Why is 'southeast' Mpls. actually northeast of downtown?

Sorry, but why do Minnesotans say 'ope' all the time?
Is Duluth the most inland seaport in North America?
How did the Twin Cities become a hub for Somali immigrants?

This undated photo released by the Grants Pass Department of Public Safety shows actor Charles Levin. Authorities believe they found the remains of ac

Remains found in Oregon believed to be actor Charles Levin

Oprah Winfrey visits Maui Humane Society following wildfire
Funeral held for Beth Chapman of 'Dog the Bounty Hunter'
Federal prosecutors hit R. Kelly with new criminal charges

Nawal Noor was named one of 24 Bush Foundation fellows this year. She plans to expand her business and pursue national leadership opportunities.

Somali American is trailblazer in a construction field with few women, people of color

New nonprofit Let Grow urges parents to land those helicopters and let kids be kids
Twin Cities' theater brings magical, free, puppet shows to backyards and parks
Diner patrons treat WWII veteran to hearty breakfast every day