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St. Cloud woman fatally struck on I-94 in Mpls. after exiting vehicle

The 35-year-old exited a passenger vehicle, walked into traffic and was fatally struck, the State Patrol said.

Changing climate will reduce corn production, new U study predicts

A University of Minnesota study says corn harvests could shrink in the region by midcentury because of higher temperatures — mixed with cycles of drought followed by heavy rain — if farmers use the same varieties of corn and do not use irrigation.

Yields could fall sharply by 2050 because of climate change, according to U models, but growers trust technology to adapt.

Washington County officials toured the new North Shop public works complex. This is the new expanded office area. It will be completed in July.

Road to growth: Washington County soon will open new public works complex

Rochester kicks off its renovation of a beloved local theater
St. Paul man shot, killed by police, officer who fired identified
Minn. Dept. of Health: No cause for concern after anthrax detection
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Minnesota Twins starting pitcher Pat Dean in action against the Seattle Mariners in a baseball game Friday, May 27, 2016, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)

Dean pitches Twins to 7-2 victory over King Felix in Seattle

Reusse: Gophers' Robinson should resign; Twins' Allen battles familiar demon
Lynx hang on to defeat Indiana after storming out to huge lead
New Falcons stadium: $2 hot dogs, $5 beers, expensive seats. How do Vikings compare?
Scores, schedules and stats
A customer fuels his vehicle at a Road Ranger gas station in Princeton, Ill. in 2014, Even with increases, drivers are still paying less for fuel on a Memorial Day weekend than they have in at least seven years.

Memorial Day weekend gas prices lowest in at least seven years

Janet Yellen says Fed could raise rates in coming months
Bright Health, Harken take aim at exchanges in Colorado and Florida
Results of probe into inappropriate emails to be released

Paul Douglas on Weather
Soggy Saturday - Better Sunday and Memorial Day

Unfortunately, we're off to a soggy start this holiday weekend. Have a plan b today as scads of showers and storms swirl through the Upper Midwest. The good news is that the weekend won't be a washout, weather improves a little tomorrow with only a few stray PM T-storms and perhaps even a little better on Memorial Day. Check the blog for more. -Todd Nelson

Twins Insider
Big challenge for Twins' rookie: Outpitch King Felix

Pat Dean gets his second major-league start, and he's opposed by a perennial All-Star.

Gold in the Barn
U of M police investigation on Lynch continues, attorney says

The Gophers' center was arrested on suspicion of rape earlier this month.

Drivers, we have met the enemy, and it is us

Environmentalists, agriculture industry team up on Minnesota water quality
Stone collage is a Capitol tribute to Minnesota workers
Readers Write (May 28): Gun violence in Minneapolis, Hillary Clinton's e-mails, transgender accommodations, fear itself, mini golf at the Walker

The Clinton e-mails

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Chicago Mayor Richard J. Daley and Robert Kennedy in Robert Frank's "Chicago Convention."

See 'odd and wonderful' photos of celebs at Minneapolis Institute of Art

Backstage with Hannibal Lecter and Gandalf
Midwest Traveler: No trouble at all in Mason City, Iowa
Homeowner transforms St. Louis Park house into modern-day bachelor pad

John Rash
Rash Report: Rising asymmetric threats may shift military's role

Sharp partisan divides on nation's place in the world.

Kerri Westenberg
Here's what fliers need to know about airport security lines

Fliers have endured a frustrating few months with record-long security lines at airports around the country.

Don Lindich
Sound Advice: Tips on boosting sound levels were misconstrued

Q: You recently wrote about amplifying sound through headphones to drown out airplane noise. It would have been helpful for you to point out that…

Caitlyn Carroll, the child actor in "Abbey's Hope" PSA, is a mature 12 year old, who conveys a message better than most adults.

C.J.: Child actor in chilling Abbey's Hope spot is an old soul

Judge orders Johnny Depp to stay away from estranged wife
Johnny Depp's wife claims domestic violence, files for restraining order
Justin Bieber, Skrillex sued for copyright infringement

Postgame: A night, and a beer shower, Pat Dean will never forget

Dean: First win 'was awesome'
How bad is the Twins' start? To begin, it's among worst in 3 decades of baseball
Friday's Twins-Seattle recap

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton speaks at a United Food and Commercial Workers International union Legislative and Political Affairs conference, Thursday, May 26, 2016, in Las Vegas.

Never mind Trump, GOP uniting under banner: 'Never Hillary'

Gov. Dayton orders flags flown at half-staff for Memorial Day
Sanders fails to oust Clinton backers from convention roles
California US Senate choice could come down to 2 Democrats

An author remembers his disgraceful morning as a Star Tribune paperboy

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

In this image taken from NASA video on Saturday, May 28, 2016, the Bigelow Expandable Activity Module, or BEAM, is in the process of being inflated. NASA slowly inflated the new experimental room at the International Space Station on Saturday, with much better luck than the first try two days earlier.

NASA slowly inflating new room at space station on 2nd try

Beaches open as tropical depression looms off Carolinas
1 dead, another wounded in Florida shooting spree
Leave baby wild animals alone, new campaign stresses

People jump out of a boat right before it overturns off the Libyan coast, Wednesday, May 25, 2016. The Italian navy says it has recovered 7 bodies from the overturned migrant ship off the coast of Libya. Another 500 migrants who on board were rescued safely.

Italian, Irish, German ships save more than 650 migrants

Children fight to live after lightning hits 11 in Paris park
Health experts urge WHO to consider moving Rio Olympics
Egypt sentences ex-minister, his 2 sons for corruption

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