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MSP limits one TSA checkpoint to PreCheck for 4 months

Travelers made their way through one of the two TSA security checkpoints at Terminal 1 at the Minneapolis/St. Paul International Airport in May.

One of two checkpoints at the main terminal is being renovated until mid-December.

Ex-official accuses Minnesota DHS of retaliation after he raises concerns of racial bias

Mohamed Mourssi-Alfash said he was wrongfully discharged from the state Department of Human Services after he began raising concerns about whether the

Mohamed (Mourssi) Alfash, who worked within the Office of the Inspector General, alleges he was pushed out soon after he began raising the concerns.

Komen 3-Day trek is the last scheduled for the Twin Cities

Walkers participating in the Susan G Komen 3-Day trek approached a pit stop near Brackett Recreation Center in Minneapolis. Walker Suzy Warren of Cent

The foundation is cutting back on the number of fundraising walks, from seven cities to four, and the Twin Cities didn't make the cut, an organizer confirmed.

Lake Nokomis bacteria outbreak grows to 49; beaches closed for season

Lake Nokomis Beach was closed due to high bacteria levels Tuesday August 13, 2019 in Minneapolis.

The south Minneapolis lake's two beaches will be closed for the rest of the season out of an "abundance of caution," Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board officials said.

ELCA becomes nation's first 'sanctuary denomination'

FILE -- In 2016, local clergy spoke at a news conference at Lutheran Church of the Redeemer announcing their congregations as sanctuary and support co

The Evangelical Lutheran Church in America has become the first North American denomination to declare itself a sanctuary church, committed to supporting and sheltering migrants entering the country.



The state Bureau of Criminal Apprehension investigates the scene after Minneapolis police fatally shot a man suspected of shooting and wounding a woma

Mpls. council member wonders if post-shooting trauma goes unaddressed too often

St. Paul proposes daily fee for after-school parks program
Minnesota Vikings fans love tacos, nachos, cheese curds and they will get them
MSP limits one TSA checkpoint to PreCheck for 4 months

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The Twins’ Eddie Rosario, left, and Jonathan Schoop celebrated Schoop’s two-run home run in the seventh inning. Friday.

Jonathan Schoop's two-run homer carries Twins past Rangers 4-3

Better effort still not good enough for Lynx vs. Mystics
Vikings' Ameer Abdullah, noting job's unique issues, weighs new running back union
Coon Rapids-Andover wins Little League World Series opener 2-1

Scores, schedules, and stats
Wells Fargo closed 13 checking accounts it provided Xavier Einaudi’s roofing firm, then charged him $1,500 in overdraft fees.

Customers still charged fees after Wells Fargo closed their accounts

Minnesota online retailer launches shoe made of recycled bottles
ApplianceSmart has closed three of its Minnesota stores; two remain open
Market recap: Nvidia shares rise on strong earnings report

St. Paul Mayor Melvin Carter attended Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey's State of the City address in April. This week, both mayors gave their 2020 budget

Twin Cities mayors face difficult realities of urban growth

Rash Report: Dissent seen despite rise of autocratic age
Sack cartoon: Trimming the Endangered Species Act
Readers Write: Mining in northern Minnesota, political change and the Kochs, Omar and Israel, city budgets


Sack cartoon: Trimming the Endangered Species Act
Trimming the Endangered Species Act

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Brian Oake hosted a birthday bash for 89.3 the Current at First Avenue shortly after joining the station in 2016.

After Facebook rant, Twin Cities morning-show DJ Brian Oake is out at the Current

Piano star André Watts won't play Minnesota Orchestra's opening concerts
Elegant Gothic church dominated Minneapolis skyline — until it burned a second time
Looking to adopt a puppy? Here are 11 tips to help you choose

Hartman: Vikings' Stefanski continues to impress first NFL boss

One person not surprised about Kevin Stefanski's rise is former Vikings head coach Brad Childress, who hired the offensive coordinator for an entry-level job 13 years ago.

Reusse: St. Paul's thriving summer sports scene all about a good time

It's a 35-minute train ride from the stop for Allianz Field to the last stop on the Green Line near CHS Field. And nobody's mad at the home teams who play in those stadiums.

Schafer: Is everybody really OK with the Bloomington-MOA water park project?

The problem is that the water park — which would cost about $250 million just for construction — does not seem viable with private-market money.




Mohamed Mourssi-Alfash said he was wrongfully discharged from the state Department of Human Services after he began raising concerns about whether the

Ex-official accuses Minnesota DHS of retaliation after he raises concerns of racial bias

AP Interview: Pelosi assails 'weakness' of Trump, Netanyahu
Man whom Trump mocked as overweight at N.H. rally was supporter
Judge blasts Georgia officials' handling of election system

Julieta Guijarro, of Perches Funeral Homes, arranges donated flowers inside La Paz Faith Memorial & Spiritual Center in preparation for Margie Reckard

Hundreds come to honor El Paso victim after public invited

'Easy Rider' star, 1960s swashbuckler Peter Fonda dies at 79
Officer resigns after 2 hurt by truck at R.I. immigration protest
Indiana mayor: Officials waited days to warn of Lake Michigan chemical spill

In this photo taken on Wednesday, Aug. 14, 2019, icebergs are photographed from the window of an airplane carrying NASA Scientists as they fly on a mi

Greenland to Trump: Thanks, but we're not for sale

UK police officer slain investigating burglary, 10 arrested
Minnesota students to build solar suitcases to light up classrooms in Kenya's refugee camp
Girl's quest to sing with Berlin boys' choir is dashed

The Twins’ Eddie Rosario, left, and Jonathan Schoop celebrated Schoop’s two-run home run in the seventh inning. Friday.

Jonathan Schoop's two-run homer carries Twins past Rangers 4-3

Sergio Romo's ninth-inning showdown retrieves a fond memory
Twins DH Nelson Cruz has fond memories of Rangers ballpark
LEADING OFF: Dodgers-Braves, Giant debut, Houston hits skid

Vikings running back Ameer Abdullah.

Vikings' Ameer Abdullah, noting job's unique issues, weighs new running back union

Vikings' Stephen Weatherly, Hercules Mata'afa look to create interior pass rush
Vikings day at camp: Buxton pays Diggs a visit
Minnesota Vikings fans love tacos, nachos, cheese curds and they will get them

Gophers quarterback Tanner Morgan dodged pads thrown at him during a drill at practice Friday.

Winston DeLattiboudere uses his Gophers football perch to give back

Jarvis Johnson joins Gophers as basketball graduate assistant
U receiver Bateman looks to build on record-setting freshman season
Hartman: Coughlin carries family's legacy at University of Minnesota

A Chinese ban on accepting American recyclables is having a ripple effect in Minnesota, where the price of recycled goods has imploded. The economics

How much of what we think we're recycling is actually getting recycled?

We call Wisconsinites cheeseheads. What do they call us?
What makes a manhole cover go airborne during storms?
What do you want to know about the Minn. State Fair?

Actress Heather Locklear attends the TNT and TBS 2013 Upfront in New York.

Heather Locklear pleads no contest to fighting with deputies

FCC fines networks for wrongly using emergency alert system
Paule Marshall, novelist of diverse influences, dead at 90
Aidy Bryant tries her hand at fashion with plus-size line

Anthony Desnick of Cycling Without Age picked up Sister Susan Smith and Sister Rosalind Gefre for a ride from their home Carondelet Village, through S

Minn. nursing homes embrace Danish cycling idea that puts older adults on wheels

Twin Cities paramedic works magic — literally — when responding to emergencies involving kids
Tutapona offers emotional healing to victims of war, including Minnesotans
San Francisco airport becomes first to enact a plastic water bottle ban