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Minn. Security Hospital fined $20,000 for safety violations

Sister says Minnetonka student killed in St. Paul was set up

Samantha Burnette, a student at Minnetonka High School, was fatally shot in a St. Paul alley on Sunday, Sept. 25.

Samantha Burnette, 16, was gunned down around 7:30 a.m. in the 700 block of Sims Avenue. Her sister, Brittany Rock, was injured and taken to Regions Hospital.

FBI finds surge in murders in 2015

FBI truck

The number of murders in the United States increased sharply in 2015, with significant increases in several large cities, according to an annual report released Monday by the FBI.

North Dakota says no Indian artifacts found at pipeline site

Shirley Romero Otero, an activist from San Luis, the oldest indigenous community in Colorado, at the Sacred Stone Camp in Cannon Ball, N.D., Sept. 9, 2016. When visitors drive into this camp, where thousands have come to protest an oil pipeline, they thread through an arcade of flags, Each representing one of 280 Native American tribes that have flocked here.

A North Dakota state inspection of an oil pipeline site has found no sign of the Native American artifacts or human remains that an American Indian Tribe says are present, the state's chief archaeologist said in a draft memo.

Cleveland's Falvey will be named to head Twins baseball operations

Derek Falvey

Derek Falvey, 33, will replace Terry Ryan, who was fired in July.


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Pop Up Meeting truck, the two-year-old program and the brainchild of City Artist Amanda Lovelee, will be at its last event -- the year-end party for Urban Flower Field at Pedro Park Saturday, Sept. 24, 2016, in St. Paul, MN. Pop Up Meeting takes the public meeting to the public, and gives away popsicles as a reward for participating.Here, Lovelee, left, gets a hand pushing the Pop Up popsicle cart from Colleen Sheehy, president and executive director at Public Art Saint Paul.](DAVID JOLES djoles@startribune.com Pop Up Meeting truck and staff will be at the Year End Party for the Urban Flower Garden at Pedro Park to ask people what they want to see in a new park. Pop Up Meeting takes the public meeting to the public, and gives away popsicles as a reward for participating.**Amanda Lovelee, Colleen Sheehy,cq

St. Paul brings discussion and treats to residents with Pop Up Meeting

Move over rotary phones – meter readers join ranks of the relics
Marilyn Carlson Nelson to become chairwoman of Minnesota Orchestra
Man in fake beard robs Golden Valley bank inside grocery store

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Vikings defensive end Danielle Hunter sacked Panthers quarterback Cam Newton in the end zone for a safety in the first quarter. ] CARLOS GONZALEZ cgonzalez@startribune.com - September 25, 2016, Charlotte, NC, Bank of America Stadium, NFL, Minnesota Vikings vs. Carolina Panthers

Sack-happy Vikings defensive line looks to join ranks of 'Purple People Eaters'

Cleveland's Falvey will be named to head Twins baseball operations
Tom Thibodeau on Wolves: 'We want to close the gap'
Vikings guard Boone should be able to play despite hip injury

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Scott Burns and GovDelivery offer governments digital messaging. The company has been sold to Vista Equity Partners for $153 million in cash.

$153M sale to Vista Equity will allow GovDelivery to step up growth

Air Choice One, MSP's smallest airline, doubles its destinations — to four
FDA clears wearable device to measure concussions
Norway finds it's not easy to run an investment fund twice the size of its economy


Extreme close-up images of presidential candidates Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump on the side of a CNN truck parked outside the venue for their Monday night debate, at Hofstra University in Hempstead, N.Y., Sept. 25, 2016. In a campaign that has veered from traditional policy arguments toward a more tribal battle over national identity and values, Clinton and Trump are more sharply opposed over racial and gender issues than any two presidential opponents in decades.

Here's why debate moderators MUST expose the lying liars tonight

Why are many Minnesota kids still at risk of HPV?
Arnie's Army was big in Minnesota
Heads up! Here's your guide to political lingo

Above: When Dudley, a 10-year-old beagle, went missing from his Bloomington home, owner Theresa Eilertson contacted the Retrievers to bring him back.

Lost your dog? These Minnesota volunteers go high-tech to find Fido

Grandma takes on gun violence in Heart of the Beast's poetic 'Queen'
Minnesota Opera's 'Romeo and Juliet' is first-rate production of second-rate opera
Marilyn Carlson Nelson to become chairwoman of Minnesota Orchestra

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Souhan: Zimmer's coaching has attention - and respect - of Vikings
Jim Souhan

Mike Zimmer's straight talk and expertise have won over the Vikings locker room since he took over as head coach.

Reusse: Familiar style carries Tommies past St. John's 33-21
Patrick Reusse

Standout Jordan Roberts was sidelined with a bad knee, but the ground game remained strong for the Tommies.

Economy ticket costing more than first class? Welcome to airline math
Christopher Elliott

An air traveler bought first-class tickets but was downgraded to economy seats. American Airlines should have refunded the difference between the two fares. But that's not how airline math works.


Twin Cities radio station's 'scoop' on Pitt-Jolie split goes viral

Amy Schumer makes out with boyfriend in front of dad on Mets kiss cam
Jane Pauley to succeed Charles Osgood on CBS' 'Sunday Morning'
Britain's Prince William, Kate tour Vancouver without kids

Vikings defensive end Danielle Hunter sacked Panthers quarterback Cam Newton in the end zone for a safety in the first quarter. ] CARLOS GONZALEZ cgonzalez@startribune.com - September 25, 2016, Charlotte, NC, Bank of America Stadium, NFL, Minnesota Vikings vs. Carolina Panthers

Sack-happy Vikings defensive line looks to join ranks of 'Purple People Eaters'

Vikings guard Boone should be able to play despite hip injury
Vikings' Rudolph stands out, and other takeaways from Sunday's game
Access Vikings: Stopping the run key to Vikings' success

Lester Holt will be moderating the first debate between presidential nominees Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump. (Dennis Van Tine/Abaca Press/TNS)

Moderator Lester Holt under scrutiny during debate

Why tonight's debate is most critical moment of campaigns
Investors join call for North Carolina to repeal LGBT law
AP FACT CHECK: Donald Trump on his tax returns

This undated photo provided by the Bloomington Normal Airport Authority shows a damaged wing of a Cirrus SR22 single engine plane at the Central Illinois Regional Airport in Bloomington, Ill. Iowa State University President Steven Leath caused "substantial damage" to the university airplane he was piloting when it made a hard landing at the Illinois airport last year � a costly incident kept quiet for 14 months.

Iowa State president says he will stop flying school plane

Mall shooting suspect: 'Creepy,' multiple arrests, disputes
Police: 7 injured in stabbings in Boston Theater District
FBI finds surge in murders in 2015

Colombia�s President Juan Manuel Santos, front left, and the top commander of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) Rodrigo Londono, known by the alias Timochenko, shake hands after signing the peace agreement between Colombia�s government and the FARC to end over 50 years of conflict in Cartagena, Colombia, Monday, Sept. 26, 2016.

Colombia, FARC sign historic peace deal ending long conflict

Does North Korea's moon mission have a darker aim to target U.S.?
China wows the world with largest single-dish radio telescope
Migrants just keep on coming to 'the Jungle' in France

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The author's son Eli, at right, visited with his grandmother.

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