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New biometric screening puts MSP security on the fast track

A traveler used a retina scanner at La Guardia in New York.

Subscribers to Clear service debuting today will be able to skip long security lines.

U Law School prof charged with sex assault and stalking

Francesco Parisi, 54, of Minneapolis, was charged Tuesday in Hennepin County District Court and was scheduled to appear in court Wednesday afternoon.

Minnesota's GOP representatives in Congress under pressure for town halls

Ahead of a town hall meeting Wednesday in Sartell, Congressman Tom Emmer, left, warned in a news release that he would leave if the event gets raucous and reconsider similar gatherings in the future.

Rep. Tom Emmer has promised to leave his town hall meeting if event gets raucous.

Gaining steam, move to end Sunday alcohol sale ban heads to Senate

On Wednesday, a Minnesota Senate committee will take up a bill to lift the ban on Sunday liquor sales, and a full Senate vote could come soon.

The Senate Commerce Committee will take it up Wednesday, and a full Senate vote could come soon.

After record highs, next for Twin Cities is a 'potent' snowstorm

The National Weather Service prepared this graphic, showing where the heaviest snow is expected.

South and east metro communities are the most likely to get the most snow, according to the National Weather Service.


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True Cha, right, scored a point on Alex Wahhoo Wah during a game of sepak takraw at the Duluth and Case Recreation Center on Tuesday in St. Paul.

Super Bowl grant helps a different kind of 'football' in St. Paul

Tom Hoch enters race for Minneapolis mayor
Teen convicted of being 'mastermind' in huge gun theft from Minn. shop
U Law School prof charged with sex assault and stalking

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Jonathan Toews (19) celebrated with teammates after scoring a goal in the second period.

At it again: Five-point night for Toews powers Blackhawks over Wild

Curry, McBrayer give Gophers two more hot hands
New Twins hitting coach Rowson has hands-off approach
Longtime summer teammates reach girls' hockey state tournament

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Medtronic plc said its profit grew 3.3 percent in the November-to-January period.

'Confident' Medtronic third-quarter results beat Wall St. expectations

New Hy-Vee in Savage adds more grab-and-go options, beauty department
Kashkari, citing jobs, signals some dovishness on interest rates
Macy's profit falls nearly 13 percent as sales drop

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No, Mr. President, we're not the enemy

What you need to know about the 'enemies of the American people'
Sack cartoon: Congressional town halls
Readers Write (Feb. 22): U.S.-Mexico relations and Minnesota's farm economy, Southwest light rail, U.S. Rep. Jason Lewis, ideology and middle ground


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Minnesota's beloved maestro Stanislaw Skrowaczewski has died at age 93.

Minnesota musical giant Stanislaw Skrowaczewski dead at 93

World record for largest Bloody Mary bar could be broken by a St. Paul pub
In becoming a U.S. citizen, I realized I've been an American all along
J. Cole, Chris Brown each announce 2017 Xcel Center dates


Scoggins: As Pitino and Fletcher show, patience can be underrated
Chip Scoggins

This time a year ago, a healthy percentage of the Twin Cities sporting public rooted for two outcomes: Richard Pitino to be fired and Chuck Fletcher to overhaul the Wild roster.

Souhan: Freshman Curry becomes newest big man on campus
Jim Souhan

During the Gophers' 83-78 overtime victory over Michigan, Curry, the freshman from Memphis, borrowed Reggie Lynch's job and ran with it.

Mpls. cafe owners charge ahead with pay changes
Neal St. Anthony

Two owners have decided to move ahead with front-to-back-of-the-house wage increases to at least $12.40 per hour by raising prices and discouraging tipping. And a third plans to take up the matter soon with staff.



In this Tuesday, Feb. 7, 2017, photo released by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement shows foreign nationals being arrested this week during a targeted enforcement operation conducted by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) aimed at immigration fugitives, re-entrants and at-large criminal aliens in Los Angeles. Immigrant advocates on Friday, Feb. 10, 2017, decried a series of arrests that federal deportation agents said aimed to round up criminals in Southern California but they believe mark a shift in enforcement under the Trump administration.

Trump outlines sweeping deportations of immigrants

Gaining steam, move to end Sunday alcohol sale ban heads to Senate
Minnesota parents lobby for kids at 'Dyslexia Day' at State Capitol
Trump admin lays out new approach to illegal immigration

In this Thursday, Feb. 16, 2017, photo, debris is piled on the ground awaiting pickup by cleanup crews at the Dakota Access oil pipeline protest camp in southern North Dakota near Cannon Ball. The camp is on federal land, and authorities have told occupants to leave by Wednesday, Feb. 22 in advance of spring flooding.

Deadline to leave pipeline protest camp won't be extended

Panda express: Bao Bao on nonstop flight to China
Warhol's death gets new look and it wasn't so routine after all
2nd orange alligator pops up in the Carolinas

This Monday, Feb. 20, 2017, photo provided by The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies, shows Libyan Red Crescent workers recovering bodies of people that washed ashore, near Zawiya, Libya. The Libyan Red Crescent says at least 74 bodies of African migrants have washed ashore in western Libya, the latest tragedy at sea along a perilous trafficking route to Europe. It says the bodies were found on Monday and that more may yet surface.

Bodies of 74 migrants heading to Europe wash up in Libya

Sticker shock for olive oil buyers after bad Italian harvest
How these billionaires got their money – and what they do with it
Riot in immigrant suburb of Stockholm after drug suspect is arrested

Dupree McBrayer combined with Eric Curry for 27 points in the Gophers’ 83-78 victory over Michigan on Sunday.

Curry, McBrayer give Gophers two more hot hands

Kill brings energy, message to another rebuilding project at Rutgers
Scoggins: As Pitino and Fletcher show, patience can be underrated
Gophers talk bench play and Maryland

Jonathan Toews (19) celebrated with teammates after scoring a goal in the second period.

At it again: Five-point night for Toews powers Blackhawks over Wild

Parise questions double standard of penalties called/not called near net
Souhan: Old nemesis Blackhawks return, but Wild has new stature
Wild Minute: Toews lights up Xcel Energy Center

Actor-singer David Cassidy said he feared he would end up like his mother, who suffered from Alzheimer’s disease.

Former teen idol David Cassidy reveals he has dementia

Yiannopoulos denies defending pedophilia after controversial comments
Gamblers think Trump's a goner: 75 percent bet he won't finish first term
Milo Yiannopoulos apologizes for remarks, quits Breitbart