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Source: Gophers wrestling coach sought to handle Xanax abuse internally

Minnesota head wrestling coach J Robinson

Minnesota wrestling coach J Robinson offered "amnesty" to any athlete who cooperated and declined to provide information to police, a wrestler says.

Does Alzheimer's stem from infections? Experts say it makes sense

Salmonella bacteria, represented in red, were injected into the brains of young mice and quickly became entrapped in a cage of beta amyloid proteins, in green. In contrast, mice that did not make the protein succumbed more quickly to the infection.

Dr. Kjell Lindgren, who recently returned from a mission on the International Space Station, read the book “Mousteronaut” to children at HCMC, where he had been a doctor. The visit was part of Lindgren’s U.S. homecoming tour.

HCMC doctor turned astronaut shares love of space with kids

State sues fundraiser for veterans' charity, alleging deception
Community weighs in on organized trash collection in St. Paul
Distracted drivers are hitting new lows, Washington County survey finds
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Vikings running back Adrian Peterson ran after a catch for a touchdown in 2011.

Seeking more playing time, Peterson hopes to improve from shotgun

Lynx fight off late rally at Phoenix behind Moore's 34 points
Foggie says he'll fight for prep coaching job after Twitter gaffe
No. 8-seed Iowa pummels Gophers in Big Ten baseball tournament opener
Scores, schedules and stats
President Obama before addressing the Cuban people during a visit in March.

Keep pushing Cuban trade, Klobuchar and Emmer tell business leaders

MNsure to seek IT vendor options with eye on improving website
Land O'Lakes gives boost to Minnesota water quality effort
Evine Live shows some progress but still reports a loss

Paul Douglas on Weather
Warm & Muggy Thursday. Storms Return Friday & Saturday

Skies brighten Thursday, a brief break before the next swirl of showers and T-storms arrives Friday into Saturday. Have a Plan B (indoors) for Saturday, but models hint at some sun on Sunday with low 80s. ECMWF guidance brings in more T-storms on Memorial Day. Check the blog for more details. -Todd Nelson

Patrick's Cabaret says goodbye, temporarily

The theater hopes to re-emerge after closing up.

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Watch: Dan Motl makes incredible diving catch in Gophers' game vs. Iowa

Dan Motl's running, diving catch was an early highlight Wednesday for the Gophers in the Big Ten baseball tournament.

Jenny Arneson, vice chairwoman of the school board, talked with Ed Graff via Skype after he was selected as the new superintendent of Minneapolis Public Schools.

Mpls. school board has a sales job to do on outsider pick

Sack cartoon: Trump's slogan
Readers Write (May 26): Minneapolis superintendent selection, Hillary Clinton's e-mail, health care costs, airport security, Donald Trump's VP options, life's persistent questions
Here's the win-win solution to Southwest light rail

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Jennifer Lawrence as Mystique in “X-Men: Apocalypse.”

All-out action makes 'X-Men: Apocalypse' hollow, unfocused mess

Swedish chef Magnus Nilsson breezes into Minneapolis like a rock star
How to buy shorts that look and feel great (really)
You can have your cake and smash it, too, as St. Paul mom gleefully shows

Sid Hartman
Hartman: Walsh quickly put missed field goal behind him

The Vikings kicker talked one last time about his costly playoff boot, but says he won't dwell on it.

Gail Rosenblum
Rosenblum: North High students challenge gentrification with winning documentary

Students at Minneapolis North High School are heading into summer after a year of mind-expanding travel to the slums of Kibera outside Nairobi, Kenya. To…

Patrick Reusse
Reusse: Twins make getting swept part of their stupefying routine

The 2016 Twins were swept in three three-game series to open the season, and then in three more three-game series over the next 22 games. It hasn't gotten better since.

FILE - In this Oct. 11, 2015 file photo, Amber Heard, left, and Johnny Depp arrive at the premiere of Depp's film "Black Mass," at the London film festival. Court records show Heard filed for divorce in Los Angeles Superior Court on Monday, May 23, 2016, citing irreconcilable differences. The pair were married in February 2015 and have no children together.

Johnny Depp’s wife, Amber Heard, files for divorce

Dustin Diamond back in jail in Wisconsin
C.J.: Will Dire Straits' F-word be heard again on KQRS?
Teaser for Emma Watson's 'Beauty and the Beast' gets 92M views in 24 hours

Miguel Sano, right, congratulates teammate Brian Dozier on Dozier's solo home run off Kansas City Royals starting pitcher Dillon Gee.

Twins notes: Dozier, Sano end power slumps

Twins postgame: Offense picks up in homestand finale
Wednesday's Twins-Kansas City recap
After 46 games: Measuring the 2016 Twins against baseball's worst of all time

Gov. Mark Dayton addressed the Legislature's failure to pass a bonding or transit bill.

Gov. Dayton says he's open to special session, on his terms

Trump says he gave himself aliases often in business
With 1 delegate at stake, Kentucky re-examines its vote
Gun supporters claim Katie Couric documentary deceptive

An author remembers his disgraceful morning as a Star Tribune paperboy

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

The Defense Department uses floppy disks for a system that sends and receives emergency messages to nuclear forces.

Feds spend billions to run museum-ready computer systems

Mount Vernon exhibit looks at Washington as slaveholder
New York's Rikers jail is a model of opioid addiction treatment
Michigan paying defense bills for 2 charged in Flint crisis

Union activists guard a traffic circle near the Normandie Bridge outside of Le Havre where a pile of burning tires threw up a big cloud of smoke during a blockade action, Thursday, May 26, 2016.

French dock workers throw smoke bombs as protests escalate

In Iraq battle, ISIL prevents Fallujah residents from fleeing
Wind, snow hamper searching, retrieval of bodies on Everest
Sculptures adorn Paris' bridge of locks

Should St. Thomas move up from NCAA Division III athletics?

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