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ACLU: Government mistakenly wanted to deport US veteran

A Marine veteran with post-traumatic stress disorder was held for three days for possible deportation before federal authorities learned that he was a U.S. citizen born in Michigan, lawyers said Wednesday.

Businessman and philanthropist Raymond Perelman dies at 101

Raymond Perelman, a businessman who built a fortune buying and selling factories and became one of the Philadelphia region's greatest philanthropists, has died. He was 101.


On Lake Hiawatha, an ice fishing couple searches for a good spot while a skater glides across the smooth ice.

In the Twin Cities, a lack of snow creates a paradise for ice skaters

Cited for parking on grass, St. Paul legislator fights City Hall
St. Paul teen killed by wayward driver in Wisconsin was college rower, violinist
Head Start bus with students aboard crashes, tips over in Cottage Grove; minor injuries

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Gary Kubiak won a Super Bowl as Denver Broncos coach following the 2015 season.

Offensive Kubiak makes perfect sense for defensive Zimmer to add to Vikings staff

At midseason, U men's basketball in the NCAA tournament mix
Astudillo runner-up in Winter League MVP voting ... to Delmon Young
Can't win without him? Lifeless Wolves proved Jimmy Butler right

U.S. Bancorp said its profit rose 10 percent in the last three months of 2018.

U.S. Bank profit rises 10 percent, driven by more loans and higher interest rates

North Dakota seeing seasonal dip in oil production
Federal shutdown hasn't caused MSP security delays — yet
HomeServices of America taps new CEO to lead expansion

Ivanka Trump (Olivier Douliery/Abaca Press/TNS

Ivanka as president of the World Bank? Don't laugh

Walz, Daudt appear united on challenge of shutdown relief
Sack cartoon: Trump and Russia
Readers Write: Questions of Russian influence, whether to concede in the shutdown, Metropolitan Council leadership shakeup, marijuana and driving

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Powder Ridge’s laser light tubing nights in Kimball, Minn.

Laser light tubing is now a thing at Twin Cities ski hills

Hard seltzer craze comes to Minnesota with Lift Bridge launch
Santana to mark his Woodstock moment Aug. 3 at Xcel Center with the Doobie Brothers
Twin Cities saunagoers heat up in intense German 'aufguss' wellness ritual

Reusse: Whether 'Pretty Boy' or 'The Axe,' Larry Hennig was an original
Patrick Reusse

Before making a name for himself on the pro wrestling circuits, Larry Hennig was a Minnesota state wrestling champion at Robbinsdale High School in 1954. He died this week at age 82.

Obituary: Entrepreneur Elliott Royce was a remarkable retiree

At age 96, Elliott Royce attended trampoline class three times per week. The hobby fit with his retirement routine of falling five times every morning…

Anderson: Webster is master of realistic wildlife art
Dennis Anderson

Bill Webster captured the true beauty of game birds.


Attorney General nominee William Barr collects his papers as he departs for a lunch break during a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on Capitol Hill

Sen. Amy Klobuchar presses AG nominee on shutdown, Mueller

Gov. Tim Walz announces plan to ease shutdown impacts in Minnesota
Sen. Amy Klobuchar drops more hints about 2020, disavows fake campaign logo
Cited for parking on grass, St. Paul legislator fights City Hall

Actor, musician and activist, Steven Van Zandt, center, joins in support striking Los Angeles teachers and students on the picket in front of Hamilton

Hint of new negotiations as LA teachers strike enters day 3

For 'Miracle' flight survivors, a decade of thankfulness
Judge rules Somalis targeted in Kansas bomb plot can testify
William Barr's 8-year-old grandson is breakout star of confirmation hearing

In this image issued by the House of Commons of British Prime Minister Theresa May speaks in the House of Commons in London after losing a vote on her

May government faces no-confidence vote after Brexit defeat

Sweden nears end of political deadlock; Lofven may stay PM
Al-Shabab extremists claim deadly attack on Nairobi hotel
Kenya says gunmen are killed in hotel attack; 14 victims die

Philadelphia 76ers' Ben Simmons goes up for a dunk during the first half

General soreness: Wolves demolished by Butler, 76ers in 149-107 smackdown

'Pretty gets you beat by 40.' Wolves search for ruggedness after blowout
Three ex-76ers now with Wolves make emotional return to Philly
Can't win without him? Lifeless Wolves proved Jimmy Butler right

Jason Zucker scores the game-winning goal in a shootout against Los Angeles Kings goaltender Jonathan Quick at Xcel Energy Center

Wild surrenders late goal before beating lowly Kings in shootout

Souhan: Drastic changes coming for Wild - but when?
Fortuitous bounce helps Staal end scoring drought in Wild's shootout win
When is offside not offside? Wild's Boudreau miffed by coach's challenge ruling

The Gophers’ Dupree McBrayer raised his head after a moment of silence honoring his mother, Tayra McFarlane, at Williams Arena.

'She would want me to keep fighting' McBrayer plays inspired basketball

Fleck gets transfer from Notre Dame, but loses defensive tackle Smith
Gophers' struggles will be another test of Whalen's resilience
At midseason, U men's basketball in the NCAA tournament mix

Vikings grades: Cousins' season was a bust when it mattered the most

Vikings grades: Cousins' season was a bust when it mattered the most

Pederson reiterates Wentz is Philly's No. 1 QB
Patriots' Edelman still making most of his opportunities
Falcons: McKinley with family following mental evaluation

FILE - In this Nov. 15, 2016 file photo, The Rolling Stones, from left, Ronnie Wood, Keith Richards, Mick Jagger and Charlie Watts attend the opening

Satisfaction: Rolling Stones to headline 50th Jazz Fest

Jason Reitman to direct Ghostbusters sequel for summer 2020
R. Kelly accuser says he threatened to reveal her sex life
C.J.: Comedian Jeff Gerbino not amused by Louis C.K.'s behavior

Effervescent 'Hello, Dolly!' icon Carol Channing mourned

Tributes from stars like Kristin Chenoweth and Bette Midler poured in to honor the life and career of Carol Channing, the three-time Tony Award-winning musical comedy star who delighted American audiences over 5,000 performances as the scheming Dolly Levi in "Hello, Dolly!" on Broadway and beyond. She died Tuesday at 97.


Navajo Code Talker Alfred K. Newman dies at 94 in New Mexico

A Navajo Code Talker who used his native language to outsmart the Japanese in World War II has died in New Mexico at age 94.


Alabama priest who sledgehammered abortion clinic dies at 79

A Catholic priest who served prison time for vandalizing abortion clinics in Alabama has died at 79.


Jimmy McGregor, who shined shoes and souls at the Minneapolis Athletic Club, dies at 81

With a big smile and a warm greeting — his gift of gab helped — Jimmy Edward McGregor welcomed patrons and everybody who passed through…


Aretha Franklin honored with star-studded tribute concert

The late Aretha Franklin's songs were so impactful that some of music's bests from Alicia Keys to Celine Dion took the stage Sunday to relive the Queen of Soul's biggest hits in a taped tribute concert.