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Donald Trump has plans for a flurry of executive orders

Vice President Mike Pence watches at left as President Donald Trump prepares to sign his first executive order, Friday, Jan. 20, 2017, in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington.

But aides say he has made few firm decisions about which orders he wants to make, or in which order.

Residents of Twin Cities suburbs find places online to gather, vent

The We Love Lake Elmo group on Facebook is one of a growing number of social media where pleas about lost pets and rants about local politicians both reside — often side by side.

Civic Facebook groups gain influence, critics.

North Loop becoming the place to be for retail

2nd and Washington avenues N. in the North Loop neighborhood on a quiet Saturday afternoon. The stores often are a destination for weekend shoppers.

Innovative, independent retail sites hope to be the right fit for a surging neighborhood

Minn. deer hunter's death remains 'such a mystery'

Authorities said Terry Brisk, shown with a buck he shot a few years ago, was killed by a gunshot wound while hunting Nov. 7 and that it’s being investigated as a homicide.

Terry Brisk's loved ones are seeking answers after his death on the opening Monday of deer hunting as authorities vow not to "give up."

Lowry Avenue in northeast Minneapolis preps for redevelopment

Minneapolis City Council Member Kevin Reich, who represents areas of Northeast, said resident opinions on what kind of development in the Lowry Avenue area is needed vary by neighborhood, and even by age. The hope, he said, is to strike a balance.

Housing will replace abandoned buildings.


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Grapple crane operator and processor Cody Atkinson looks for items to remove from solid waste that may damage processing equipment at Elk River Resource Processing Plant.

MPCA pushes to keep Twin Cities trash burning at capacity

Snelling busway gets strong start; don't count on extension soon
After 7 years, an Edina police dog has gone on his last patrol
Trout opener draws hundreds to Chaska's Courthouse Lake

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Wisconsin's Nigel Hayes, right, shoots as Minnesota's Jordan Murphy defends during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Saturday, Jan. 21, 2017, in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Jim Mone)

Overtime three-pointer doesn't fall for Gophers in loss to No. 17 Wisconsin

Bruce Boudreau vs. Anaheim Ducks, Round 2
Rubio's absence creates opportunity for Jones, Dunn at guard
United to log a lot of miles in first MLS preseason

Scores, schedules, and stats
2nd and Washington avenues N. in the North Loop neighborhood on a quiet Saturday afternoon. The stores often are a destination for weekend shoppers.

North Loop becoming the place to be for retail

Schafer: New tax plan could hobble Target, Best Buy
St. Anthony: Hidrate Spark bottle founders work through hiccups
QVC serves up prime-time spot for Shakopee soup ladies Sunday

PROSPERITY GOSPEL AND SOCIAL DARWINISM: Those are the somewhat competing elements adding up to a governing doctrine for newly inaugurated President Trump.

The Gospel of Winning: Trump's philosophy, and its policy implications

Minnesota can't afford a U.S. retreat on trade
Sack cartoon: Tweet inhibition
Readers Write (Jan. 22): Cancer, Obama's legacy, race relations, conflicts of interest


Trump — a flow chart

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Penny's Coffee in Minneapolis.

How Instagram is changing the game for Twin Cities restaurants

Great Northern mega-festival embraces Minnesota as 'winter capital of America'
North Market serves up community goodness in Minneapolis
Review: Seinfeld did not miss at Minneapolis' Orpheum Theatre


North Market serves up community goodness in Minneapolis
Gail Rosenblum

Residents are excited about upcoming full-service grocery store in what was a "food desert."

Review: Seinfeld did not miss at Minneapolis' Orpheum Theatre

The 62-year-old master comic and keen observer of human foibles, got something of a workout onstage Friday at the Orpheum Theatre in Minneapolis.

Souhan: Right moves give Badgers undeniable dominance over Gophers
Jim Souhan

Gophers men's basketball needs a victory over Wisconsin to maintain the momentum for a promising season.



Vice President Mike Pence watches at left as President Donald Trump prepares to sign his first executive order, Friday, Jan. 20, 2017, in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington.

Donald Trump has plans for a flurry of executive orders

Immense crowds in Washington, elsewhere protest Trump over women's rights
Lawmakers stay busy in second week, and Sunday liquor repeal gains velocity
Crossing red lines: What's annoying Asian nations most?

Mississippi tornado wreaks havoc, kills 4

San Francisco's tech boom is costing the city kids
Southern California has new measles outbreak
George H.W. Bush, wife Barbara, recovering from illnesses

Far-right leader and candidate for next spring presidential elections Marine le Pen from France celebrates after her speech at a meeting of European Nationalists in Koblenz, Germany, Saturday, Jan. 21, 2017. (AP Photo/Michael Probst)

European nationalists flaunt strength, buoyed by Trump win

New Japanese campaign seeks relief for employees literally working themselves to death
Gambia's defeated leader leaves country, ends standoff
Search intensifies for 23 missing in Italian avalanche

Wisconsin's Nigel Hayes, right, shoots as Minnesota's Jordan Murphy defends during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Saturday, Jan. 21, 2017, in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Jim Mone)

Overtime three-pointer doesn't fall for Gophers in loss to No. 17 Wisconsin

1972 hoops brawl made for one nasty night in U's sports history
Gophers basketball has first sellout at Williams Arena since 2015
Gophers women's basketball's Big Ten road record drops to 0-5

Wild coach Bruce Boudreau

Bruce Boudreau vs. Anaheim Ducks, Round 2

NHL Insider: Torchetti still roots for the Wild
Transplanted Staal boys loving Wild, and Minnesota winter
Wild-Nashville preview

Aaron Rodgers' father opens up on family rift

'NCIS: Los Angeles' star Miguel Ferrer dies at 61
Adele to perform at the Grammy Awards next month
C.J.: Smooth jazz's Jeff Lorber is cool about borrowing by Ashanti and Ja Rule

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