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Neville Brothers saxophonist Charles Neville dead at 79

New Orleans-born saxophone player Charles Neville, who once backed up B.B. King and later gained fame with the Neville Brothers band and their rollicking blend of funk, jazz and rhythm and blues, has died. He was 79.

Martha Meade Kaemmer, Cooks of Crocus Hill co-founder, dies


Founders Shawn Hallett, a Shakopee school board member, left, and Kristin Koller both regularly staff Saber Nation Station.

School resource rooms offer bounty for underprivileged teens

Off-duty Minneapolis police officer found guilty of sexual assault
Debate brewing over whether to rename Patrick Henry High
North Minneapolis man granted new trial after evidence federal juror made racial remarks

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The stage is set for the 2018 NFL Draft, at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas, April 26, 2018. After a rare winless season, the Cleveland Browns own th

Live: Follow the first round round of the NFL Draft with Access Vikings

Souhan: Trading Andrew Wiggins is the best bet for Timberwolves' future
Rodney gives up 3-run homer in ninth as Yankees beat Twins 4-3
Prep star Steveson wants to take down wrestling's best in Las Vegas

Ceridian Holdings raised more than $450 million in its IPO Thursday. The company, a maker of software for human resources and related services, is bas

Ceridian's initial public offering of stock is Minnesota's largest ever

Enbridge CEO says company will continue pursuing its preferred route for new pipeline
Ford to phase out most of its cars, focus on trucks, SUVs
Office building on the rise in St. Paul is designed for tech, other professional firms

A steel engraving from 1876, in which a teacher practiced the philosophy of “spare the rod and spoil the child.”

When I was a kid, corporal punishment wasn't an 'issue,' but …

Sounding a warning on air quality backsliding by the EPA
Sack cartoon: Waffle House shooting
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Glitter is a big thing at Minnesota Nice Cream.

New Minnesota Nice Cream shop tops its tie-dye cones with edible glitter

Creepy ceramic kids and 'Moss People' take over a Minneapolis mansion museum
Notorious 1800s Minnesota con man gets his own play — and a cocktail
Minneapolis pop-rocker Al Church channels '80s sounds, Duluth childhood with new album

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.

Al Farmes' gone, but his legacy lives
Dennis Anderson

Al Farmes died Wednesday at 93, but the 'Save the Wetlands' program he helped create saved many prized habitats for posterity.


President Donald Trump speaks during an event for the Wounded Warrior Project Soldier Ride in the East Room of the White House, Tuesday, April 26, 201

Trump says Cohen's legal troubles don't involve him

State rep accused by advocate of unwanted touching; he says it was not sexual
Pompeo sworn in as secretary of state, dashes off to Europe
Gun proposals, including expanded background checks, fail in Minnesota Senate

Raise Up, a sculpture by Hank Willis Thomas, on the grounds of the new National Memorial for Peace and Justice in Montgomery, Ala., April 20, 2018. De

Lynching memorial and museum in Alabama draw crowds, tears

'The real Bill Cosby': Comedian convicted of sexual assault
Fossil footprints show a human chasing an extinct giant sloth
Feds lose track of nearly 1,500 migrant children

South Korean soldiers adjust barricades before the arrival of a motorcade carrying South Korean President Moon Jae-in at the Unification Bridge, which

Kim Jong Un makes history, crosses border to meet his rival

Migrant 'caravan' gathers on US-Mexico border for final push
Rights group says 63 dead, 15 missing from Nicaragua unrest
Dane convicted of killing, dismembering journalist on sub

Andrew Wiggins

Souhan: Trading Andrew Wiggins is the best bet for Timberwolves' future

Season over: Another third-quarter collapse buries Wolves in Game 5
Three quarters that got away from the Timberwolves
TV ratings show it's still 'State of Hockey' -- but Wolves close gap on Wild

Nashville Predators assistant general manager Paul Fenton.

Predators' Fenton interviews for Wild GM position

Did Jake Guentzel learn to bleepin' trash talk like this at Hill-Murray?
Bruins advance with 7-4 win over Maple Leafs in Game 7
TV ratings show it's still 'State of Hockey' -- but Wolves close gap on Wild

New York Yankees' Gary Sanchez, center, celebrates with teammates after hitting a game-winning three-run home run vs. the Twins on Thursday.

Rodney gives up 3-run homer in ninth as Yankees beat Twins 4-3

Twins claim Yankees pitcher Hale off waivers
Twins GM Levine believes walk-off loss will 'galvanize' the team
Twins demote struggling Kinley, call up 6-foot-10 Slegers

In this Aug. 30, 2013 photo, Swedish DJ-producer, Avicii poses for a portrait in New York.

Avicii's family hints at 'fragile' DJ's struggle before his death: 'He could not go on'

John Cena says he still loves ex-fiancee Nikki Bella
Hank Azaria willing to stop voicing Apu on 'The Simpsons'
Meek Mill: People going through same ordeal depending on him

Fats, food and fun: 1st weekend of Jazz Fest kicks off

Thousands of people are converging on the Crescent City this week for the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival. The festival takes place over two weekends at the city's Fair Grounds Race Course and features out-of-town artists such as Rod Stewart as well as performers from across New Orleans and Louisiana. It's also a celebration of Louisiana culture and food with vendors selling everything from cochon de lait po-boys to praline-stuffed beignets. Here's a look at some things to expect during the festival:


US Embassy move in Israel emblematic of broader policy shift

When the Stars and Stripes is hoisted over the new U.S. Embassy in Jerusalem next month it will be a physical milestone in a broader, striking shift by the Trump administration away from a half-century of traditional U.S. policy toward Israel and the Palestinians.


'Schoolhouse Rock' composer Bob Dorough dies at 94

A musician whose songs helped teach children on ABC's "Schoolhouse Rock" has died.


Civic leader was heart and soul of a young Columbia Heights

Columbia Heights is an inner-ring suburban city of 20,158 people at the southernmost tip of Anoka County. The Heights has been a city for 96…


World War II Navajo Code Talker dies at 92

A Navajo Code Talker who used his native language to confound the Japanese in World War II has died.