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Clinton leads Trump by 13 points in latest Minnesota Poll

In a matchup between the two presidential front-runners, Clinton leads Trump 48 percent to 35 percent statewide in a poll of 800 Minnesota voters taken last week.

Unlicensed Twin Cities gun buyer pleads guilty; some were used in crimes

The St. Paul man bought 41 guns online. One was found at a drug crime scene in Bloomington.

Man who died after hitting car in Orono is ID'd; drinking suspected

Hennepin County fined for violating records law
Hundreds gather in south Minneapolis to celebrate Prince
Cecil Newman went from porter to newspaper publisher
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One month down, nine games out: Twins have an uphill climb from here

Scoggins: Hard-nosed Zimmer authors feel-good story in German receiver
Gophers defensive players Murray, Campbell drafted in fourth round
Handed early lead, Zimmermann shuts down reeling Twins
Scores, schedules and stats

In Twin Cities, as demand rises, so do entry-level homes

St. Anthony: Report finds equal pay for women is $2.1 trillion opportunity
COCO to expand to Chicago
Career development is top priority for employers seeking to retain talent

Twins Insider
Tigers haven't scored a run for Pelfrey all year; Twins hope to extend streak

Today's matchup at Target Field pits a pair of less-than-successful Twins free-agent pitchers.

Michael Brodkorb
Congressional candidates endorsed by DFL, GOP

Three congressional candidates were endorsed today at political conventions held across Minnesota.

Paul Douglas on Weather
Happy May Day! Improving Weather - Touch of June Next Weekend?

Saturday was an acquired taste: thickening clouds and a chilling breeze - but at least it didn't snow...or flood...or tornado. Rain brushed the southern suburbs but that system moves out today and a drying northeast breeze triggers partial clearing. Temperatures mellow this week; a hint of summer warmth possible by next weekend.

International trade: Hate living with it, can't live without it

Great Lakes Compact must be protected, with no exceptions
Sack cartoon: Boycott of Target
Readers Write (May 1): Recycling, preventing extremism, Third Congressional District, job distribution, synthetic turf

10 movies you won't want to miss this summer

Prince and First Avenue: a history of the club's ties to its brightest star
Theater review: 'Every Sentence Is For The Birds' by Moving Company at the Lab Theater
Pirate radio stations are making a comeback

James Lileks
Lileks: Gender roles and shopping don't mix

We're looking for a new TV set on a Sunday afternoon. The old one just didn't have HDMI ports. No one needed them 10 years…

Lee Schafer
Schafer: St. Jude sale is sad, but part of inevitable industry pattern

As disappointing as it is, there's nothing unique about big companies in Minnesota getting gobbled up.

Gail Rosenblum
Rosenblum: Minneapolis artist turns barbed wire from Holocaust camp into 'eternal light'

When a St. Louis Park woman finally summoned the inner strength to return to Poland, a place of devastating loss for her family in World War II, she found the seeds of Jewish life in the most unexpected of places.

Strahan-Ripa breakup isn't TV's first botched transition

Drug dealers use 'Steph Curry' likeness to market heroin
Will Smith, Jada Pinkett Smith join Obama youth initiative
Reagan's daughter blasts Will Ferrell over Alzheimer's comedy about her dad

Souhan: Mauer, minus the home runs, is looking like his old self

Twins postgame: GM Ryan on team's struggles: 'They are feeling it and so am I.'
Twins notes: Duffey gives up long ball but is otherwise effective
MLB Insider: Pitcher/position player imbalance has changed the game

GOP race shifts California's political fault lines

CIA director says unverified material in secret 9/11 pages
Obama, first lady review library design proposals
Commissioner: Boy shot by Baltimore police won't be charged

Letters from Prince: His biggest fear was dying alone

Prom gone wrong: How a Prior Lake teen's dream night turned into a disaster

From new to old, some ways guns are being made safer

CSX train derails in Northeast DC, possible hazardous leak
Born on Iron Range, peace activist and priest Daniel Berrigan dies
In American mass media, real Muslims are invisible

Iran president welcomes parliamentary results

Labour Party denies anti-Semitism in its ranks as vote nears
French far-right father-daughter feud disrupts tradition
Kurdish group claims attack in Turkish city of Bursa