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Respected by nurses, Allina CEO Wheeler is tested by strike

Dr. Penny Wheeler, the president and CEO of Allina Health, has put her reputation as a consensus-builder and health care visionary on the line as Allina holds out in a fight with its nurses over the cost of their health benefits.

Dr. Penny Wheeler has built a sterling reputation as a collaborator and innovator. Now nurses say they feel betrayed.

Arnold Palmer, 'King' of the PGA tour, dies at 87

Golfing legend Arnold Palmer gave a thumbs-up, as he signed autographs during the the 3M Championship in 2012.

The seven-time major winner was one of golf's most charismatic champions

Debate Night: Clinton, Trump set for high-stakes showdown

Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton

After months of tangling from afar, Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump will confront each other face-to-face for the first time in Monday night's presidential debate, laying out for voters their vastly different visions for America's future.

Twin Cities husband of ex-tax judge admits duping IRS

He pleaded guilty to $1M in improper deductions; the case against his wife, a former judge, is pending.

The Drive: Why doesn't Metro Transit offer a Vikings equivalent of the Twins Express?


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Home-building trails job growth, skewing market, realtors say

11 candles lit as thousands join Wetterlings to remember Jacob
Preservationists urge action to save steel grain elevators near U
Brace for congestion as Ryder Cup will bring heavy traffic to Chaska, Shakopee

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Cam Newton (1) was sacked by Harrison Smith (22) in the fourth quarter.

Eight sacks later, Vikings leave Carolina in their wake

Arnold Palmer, 'King' of the PGA tour, dies at 87
Souhan: Zimmer's coaching has attention - and respect - of Vikings
Twins lose home finale, and 100th game of the season

Scores, schedules and stats
The technology on top of the self-driving Uber cars will shrink over the years as it advances.

Why self-driving Uber cars look so geeky

IPO market remains a shadow of its former self
Gas prices up 4 cents to $2.25 a gallon
How to overcome the tendency to back away from challenges


Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump walked in the rain in August with Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi in Tallahassee, Fla. Democrats want a federal criminal investigation into their financial relationship.

PolitiFact: Clinton charge against Trump not clear-cut

Helping Minnesota's 'unrentables' overcome troubled pasts
Counterpoint: The political contrasts couldn't be more obvious
Readers Write (Sept. 26): U.S. Bank Stadium vs. Lambeau Field, presidential debate, BWCA trail, white-collar crime

David L. Murray Jr. and Traci Allen Shannon in “Ragtime.”

'Ragtime' gives heart to a powerful American parable

Millennials are picking pets over people
How a tiny Afghan restaurant became unlikely hub for Twin Cities jazz scene
Twin Cities radio station's 'scoop' on Pitt-Jolie split goes viral

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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.

Souhan: A grand exit might not be in the cards for Kevin Garnett
Jim Souhan

If Kevin Garnett is not going to become a part-owner or assistant general manager or loud voice at the end of the bench, he has no role in the New Wolves Order.


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

Britain's Prince William, Kate tour Vancouver without kids
Viola Davis describes becoming Rape Foundation advocate
Miami Marlins ace Jose Fernandez dies in boating accident

Cam Newton (1) was sacked by Harrison Smith (22) in the fourth quarter.

Eight sacks later, Vikings leave Carolina in their wake

Souhan: Zimmer's coaching has attention - and respect - of Vikings
Craig: Vikings special teams on top of their game
Hartman: Vikings' second-half defense best in team history

A TV cameraman sets up during rehearsals for the presidential debate between Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton and Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump at Hofstra University in Hempstead, N.Y., Sunday, Sept. 25, 2016.

Gennifer Flowers not invited to presidential debate after all

As Clinton focuses on debate, Trump says he'd champion women
Clinton, Trump to meet separately with Israel PM Netanyahu
Analysis: A primer on Clinton and Trump as debaters

Arcan Cetin

Mall shooting suspect: 'Creepy,' multiple arrests, disputes

Police: 7 injured in stabbings in Boston Theater District
In California, turning shipping containers into homeless housing
Gennifer Flowers not invited to presidential debate after all

China has begun operating the world’s largest radio telescope — the Five-hundred-meter Aperture Spherical Telescope.

China wows the world with largest single-dish radio telescope

Colombia to sign historic peace deal on ending long conflict
UK police arrest man in hacking of Pippa Middleton's phone
N. Korean defectors sold as brides in China want kids back

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

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