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Trump delays new policy on importing elephant parts

An elephant is seen in the Gonarezhou National Park, southeast Zimbabwe, on September 2, 2015.

President Donald Trump said Friday he's delaying a new policy allowing the body parts of African elephants shot for sport to be imported until he can review "all conservation facts."

Black drivers: Twin Cities taxi company shut them out of high-paying work

According to a Ramsey County lawsuit and interviews with eight current and former drivers, Green & White excluded blacks from driving for corporate accounts.

Green & White denies that it shut them out of high-paying work for corporate accounts.

Rally at Minnesota Capitol calls out sexual harassment

Cynthia Miller, right, wiped away tears as many speakers talked about how they were sexually harassed in the past. She came to the protest with friend Cherste Eidman, center, and Eidman's two daughters Sophie 15, and Martha, 17.

In speeches, several women who serve at the Capitol who said they are frustrated by harassment and discrimination regularly encountered there.

Metro Transit working to fix 1,200 heat lamps vandalized at bus and light-rail shelters

Overhead heat lamps that provide protection against the elements are on the fritz across the Metro Transit system, leaving riders left to stand in the cold and wind.

Minneapolis School District announces hiring freezes, travel reductions

“We can’t keep doing the same thing and expect different results,” Minneapolis schools Superintendent Ed Graff in a statement.

The district is grappling with a $33 million deficit for the next school year.



Gov. Mark Dayton hosted the annual turkey event Friday. Minnesota, the nation’s largest turkey producer, does not pardon its turkeys. The turkey at that event was raised at the same Alexandria, Minn., farm as the birds headed to Washington for the annual White House event.

Minn.-bred turkeys head to D.C. for a Thanksgiving pardon from President Trump

More Minn. sex trafficking victims are getting help
Plowing Minnesota's prairie is increasing carbon in the atmosphere
Minneapolis School District announces hiring freezes, travel reductions

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Rodney Smith zipped through the Nebraska defense last Saturday, rushing for 134 yards. (Star Tribune photo by ELIZABETH FLORES, liz.flores@startribune.com)

Gophers intend to run through Northwestern's wall

Vikings, Rams both have been defined by defense
Wolves turn around 'lackadaisical' first half, rout Mavericks in second
Veering rock helps Team Shuster force Game 3 at men's U.S. Olympic curling trials

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According to a Ramsey County lawsuit and interviews with eight current and former drivers, Green & White excluded blacks from driving for corporate accounts.

Black drivers: Twin Cities taxi company shut them out of high-paying work

Hotel Minneapolis, in a 111-year-old downtown bank building, changes hands
Galleria's old Barnes & Noble space reopening with new tenants
Minn.-bred turkeys head to D.C. for a Thanksgiving pardon from President Trump

Kent Edwards has struggled to get justice for his mother, Suzanne Edwards, who was emotionally and psychologically abused at an assisted-living facility in Lino Lakes. The Edwards’ story was among those featured in the Star Tribune special report, “Left to suffer,” on abuse of the elderly.

Left to suffer: Ways to address the travesty of elder abuse

It's actor James Woods' hate that isn't welcome here
Sack cartoon: Jeff Sessions and forgetfulness
Readers Write: Sen. Al Franken, Republican tax cuts



Take a closer look at remade Nicollet Mall in Mpls.

Macalester grad comes up short in 'Jeopardy' Tournament of Champions
KFAN's Chris Hawkey opens up about depression, heads benefit on suicide awareness
Eaux Claires fest changes dates again, now opposite Basilica party in 2018

Jeff Sessions and forgetfulness

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Scoggins: Is Croft playing his way into being U's quarterback of the future?
Chip Scoggins

Demry Croft's performance against Nebraska — albeit against a fragile defense that displayed little resistance — grabbed your attention because it revealed more of his talent and potential.

C.J.: Kim Insley has shed no tears since being dropped after 24 years by KARE 11
C.J.

“Mornings were such a fun day part,” said Kim Insley, the former KARE 11 “Sunrise” anchor who was dropped by the station in…

Reusse: At age 78, Brainerd's Stolski still can't stop coaching football
Patrick Reusse

Ron Stolski will bring his Brainerd Warriors to U.S. Bank Stadium on Saturday for the state semifinals. "He's incredible. He's a football poet," one of his friends explained.




On Thursday, Leeann Tweeden appeared on "The View" and read from what she said was a personal apology letter from Sen. Al Franken.

Fallout follows Tweeden's account of Franken's behavior

Rally at Minnesota Capitol calls out sexual harassment
Kushner's lawyer pushes back on Senate committee request
Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows

Rev. Jesse Jackson, pictured in 2016 at the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia.

The Rev. Jesse Jackson discloses Parkinson's disease diagnosis

Keystone pipeline leak won't affect last regulatory hurdle
Some residents unaccounted for after huge senior center fire
Tesla wants to electrify big trucks, adding to its ambitions

An elephant is seen in the Gonarezhou National Park, southeast Zimbabwe, on September 2, 2015.

Trump delays new policy on importing elephant parts

Iraqi forces retake the country's last IS-held town
Lebanon's PM Hariri in France, may be in Beirut next week
Red Cross: 1 million Yemenis at risk of cholera outbreak

Harrison Smith.

Vikings, Rams both have been defined by defense

Vikings have options at safety to replace injured Sendejo
Vikings' Cook: 'Better than ever' when he returns from knee injury
Mailbag: Can the Vikings slow Rams star defensive tackle Donald?

Dallas Mavericks guard Dennis Smith Jr. (1) and center Salah Mejri, right, of Tunisia, attempt to stop Minnesota Timberwolves forward Nemanja Bjelica (8), of Serbia, on a drive to the basket in the first half of an NBA basketball game, Friday, Nov. 17, 2017, in Dallas. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)

Wolves turn around 'lackadaisical' first half, rout Mavericks in second

Wolves' Butler isn't bothered by missing shots
Mixing it up: Tyus Jones giving Wolves chemistry off the bench
What's in a half? Plenty in Wolves' 111-87 win at Dallas

The Wild celebrated one of its six goals Thursday night at Xcel Energy Center.

Star Tribune's new hockey writer grew up with the game in Canada

Wild's luck – or, ahem, planning – shows signs of improving
Boudreau sticks with reshuffled lines; Dubnyk's turn to rest?
Gameday preview: Wild at Washington Capitals

Jeffrey Tambor attends Time 100 Gala on April 21, 2015 in New York City.

Future of groundbreaking show 'Transparent' may be in flux

Love game: Serena Williams reportedly marries in New Orleans
Celeb chef Marcus Samuelsson opens new restaurant in Newark
C.J.: Kim Insley has shed no tears since being dropped after 24 years by KARE 11