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Mpls. police open internal probe into handling of U law prof's case

“This is not a matter of insufficient evidence. This is a matter of affirmative lies.”
U law Prof. Francesco Parisi, above

A review of police and court records provided by Prof. Francesco Parisi's attorneys shows that the Hennepin County attorney's office filed charges despite not getting any corroborating evidence.

Trump administration approves Keystone XL pipeline

In this Nov. 3, 2015, file photo, the Keystone Steele City pumping station, into which the planned Keystone XL pipeline is to connect to, is seen in Steele City, Neb.

The Trump administration issued a permit Friday to build the Keystone XL pipeline, reversing the Obama administration and clearing the way for the $8 billion project to finally be completed.

Harteau ranked No. 22 in Fortune's list of 'World's 50 Greatest Leaders'

Minneapolis Police Chief Janee Harteau

The national magazine called her leadership amid turmoil a "role model" for others.

With $300M in private funds, Mayo project set to get $585M in public aid

The Mayo Clinic raised the $200 million it needed for its expansion to trigger state funding for the Destination Medical Center project.

Public dollars pledged by Legislature will now be available for Destination Medical Center project.

Top Senate Democrat opposes Supreme Court pick, vows filibuster

Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer of N.Y. speaks with reporters about his opposition to Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch, Tuesday, March 21, 2107, on Capitol Hill in Washington.

Senate Democrats vowed Thursday to impede Judge Neil Gorsuch's path to the Supreme Court, setting up a political showdown.


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Volunteer Lacrisha Elliot, 30, of Eagan, who manages the AMC Theatre in Roseville, has dreamed of having horses since she was a little girl. Only in the last almost two years has she had contact with horses as a volunteer at This Old Horse in Hastings and, she said, it has ìallowed me to live my dream.î Here, Elliot was seen with Owen, a yearling colt, born of a wild horse herd on a South Dakota sanctuary and rescued by This Old Horse and seen Thursday, March 16, 2017, in Hastings.

A horse tale of loyalty and compassion in Hastings

Hennepin County sheriff disputes inclusion on ICE inmate noncompliance list
Runaway who inspired touching plea from police chief found safe in Duluth
Man dies in construction accident in Woodbury

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Both teams piled up at the boards fighting for the puck during an unsuccessful Wild power play in the second period.

Wild falls back into bad habits, misses chance to clinch playoffs

Another hole to fill as Gophers defensive end Elmore leaves team
Robison accepts a pay cut, gets another year on his contract
State basketball: Champlin Park, Apple Valley reach 4A title game

Scores, schedules, and stats
Models wear T-shirts created by Bygone Brand of Rockford, Ill., of former Twin Cities businesses.

Missing Dayton's, Porky's, Moby Dick's? Bygone Brand has a shirt for you

Germany's Haribo will make gummy bears in Wisconsin
Revamped St. Paul apartments will be home to Saints players, Mudonna
Peterson retiring as president of Coldwell Banker Burnet in Twin Cities

Listen: Another wild week in Washington

Insurers are in driver's seat on state health 'reinsurance'
Sack cartoon: North Korea knocks
Readers Write (March 24): Brenda Ueland house, disparities in transportation funding, proposed electric-vehicle fee, the language of gender equality


North Korea knocks

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John Gebretatose on his first performance with the all-black troupe Blackout: "It was so nice to have my voice heard, recognized and appreciated, not only by my teammates but the audience."

Black comedian crusades to diversify the Twin Cities improv scene

Like doofus hero Woody Harrelson, Minnesota-shot 'Wilson' is oddly lovable
New boss of Hennepin theaters is a veteran arts leader raised in Wisconsin
Danny Boyle set out to tackle new challenges with 'T2'


Anderson: Steger, 72, embarks on latest solo canoe/sled adventure
Dennis Anderson

Thirty-one years have passed since Will Steger led the world's first unsupported trek to the North Pole by dogsled. Up next he's headed from Ely to Burchell Lake, Ontario.

Souhan: About to turn 34, Mauer comes to a career crossroad
Jim Souhan

As of 2013, Joe Mauer remained on pace to finish his career as one of the greatest-hitting catchers in baseball. He'll enter 2017 as a light-hitting first baseman with, perhaps, the end of his career in sight.

Reusse: Wayzata's last trip to state in 1959 was 'no time for a letdown'
Patrick Reusse

The eight-team, one-class Minnesota state basketball tournament hadn't seen a Trojans team in 33 years. It's taken another 58 years -- until Wednesday, to be exact -- to see another one.



Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer of N.Y. speaks with reporters about his opposition to Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch, Tuesday, March 21, 2107, on Capitol Hill in Washington.

Top Senate Democrat opposes Supreme Court pick, vows filibuster

White House gambles, demands make-or-break health care vote
With $300M in private funds, Mayo project set to get $585M in public aid
Wisconsin's budget could be $1 billion short by 2021

In this March 20, 2017 photo, Rachel Dolezal poses for a photo with her son, Langston in the bureau of the Associated Press in Spokane, Wash. Dolezal, who has legally changed her name to Nkechi Amare Diallo, rose to prominence as a black civil rights leader, but then lost her job when her parents exposed her as being white and is now struggling to make a living.

Rachel Dolezal struggles after racial identity scandal

Police: Random racist violence ends in death of black man
Police: Wisconsin rampage began with domestic dispute
After stalling during recession, Americans are again moving from Snowbelt to Sunbelt

FILE - In this April 25, 2016 file photo, ousted Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak waves to his supporters from his room at the Maadi Military Hospital, where he was hospitalized.

Egypt's Mubarak returns home after years-long detention

London defiant as ISIS claims attack by British ex-con, 52
Ex-Russian lawmaker shot dead in Kiev; Ukraine blames Russia
Ukraine official says Russian agent killed Kremlin critic

Gaelin Elmore in 2015.

Another hole to fill as Gophers defensive end Elmore leaves team

Gophers goalie trying to ignore his stats, even when they're stunning
Hartman: Fleck starts the task of Gophers team-building
Gophers softball team opens Big Ten play as favorite

Both teams piled up at the boards fighting for the puck during an unsuccessful Wild power play in the second period.

Wild falls back into bad habits, misses chance to clinch playoffs

Kunin headed to AHL Wild at opportune time: 'I want to be a winner wherever I go'
Is this the swan song for former Wild defenseman Schultz?
Postgame: Tired-looking Wild lack energy, fight in loss to Flyers

Nancy Kerrigan

Nancy Kerrigan told to 'break a leg' on 'Dancing With the Stars' by Kristi Yamaguchi

Ex-Boston drummer Sib Hashian dies during set on classic-rock cruise
Debbie Reynolds' son says she prepared him for her death
Kaepernick donates $50K to Meals on Wheels after Trump swipe