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The Latest: TV meteorologist behind The Weather Channel dies

The Latest on the death of John Coleman, who co-founded The Weather Channel (all times local):

Emily Staples Tuttle, pioneer in Minnesota politics, dies at 88

Among her trailblazing accomplishments, she was the first DFL woman to win a seat in the Minnesota Senate when she did so in 1976.

Snow deep enough to shovel is a near certainty by Monday for all of of the Twin Cities and much of southern Minnesota.

Some schools closing ahead of heavy snowfall

Teen jailed, accused of killing 19-year-old in Stillwater; gun recovered
Hwy. 23 in central Minn. proving safer one year after two fatal crashes
Vikings' drubbing deflates Thielen's hometown of Detroit Lakes

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Eagles wide receiver Alshon Jeffery celebrated as he scored on a 53-yard touchdown in the second quarter against the Vikings in Sunday's NFC Championship Game.

Back home empty handed: Vikings suffer blowout loss to Eagles

Souhan: This Vikings season was going to be different, until it wasn't
Scoggins: Foles might not be the Eagles' weak link after all
Q&A: For Jimmy Butler, it's all about winning

Product design director Jason Engelman arranged some of the new Eyebobs line of sunglasses in the prototype store in Minneapolis.

Eyebobs envisions bigger retail presence and audience

Buying and selling of companies tailed off a bit in 2017
Good dog, bad dog ... Delta wants to know before you board
Coach's Corner: Keys to being an effective manager for entry level workers

Melvin Carter spoke after taking the oath of office during his swearing-in ceremony as St. Paul mayor earlier this month.

A modest investment in the future of St. Paul's kids

Why abortion is still divisive, 45 years after Roe vs. Wade
Keep focus on sex trafficking beyond the Super Bowl
Readers Write: Farming, mining, Super Bowl preparations, body-image messaging

Minnesota Vikings

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Braden Eichten of St. Paul cheered on the Vikings as they scored a touchdown. ]Vikings fans watch their team take on the Cleveland Browns on the televisions at Brit's Pub.Richard Tsong-Taatarii/

Partiers to homebodies: Find your perfect Super Bowl celebration

A grieving son's Christmas card reaches parents — at Fort Snelling Cemetery
What will you be drinking? 8 Twin Cities cocktail trends for 2018
In eclectic Tucson, art scene keeps things cool despite the heat

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.

Allentown Mayor Ed Pawlowski heads toward the entrance of the Federal Courthouse in Philadelphia as jury selection begins on Tuesday, Jan. 16, 2018. Pawlowski, Allentown's four-term mayor, is charged with 54 criminal counts including bribery, conspiracy and fraud. He has pleaded not guilty. The mayor's trial will be held in Allentown, but jury selection will be completed in Philadelphia before the proceedings move to the federal courthouse on Hamilton Street. (Harry Fisher/The Morning Call via AP)

Opening statements to begin in Pennsylvania mayor's trial

Statue of Liberty, Ellis Island to reopen amid shutdown
Trump campaign ad calls Dems 'complicit' in officers' deaths
Solar industry on edge as Trump weighs tariffs on panels

FILE -- Joseph Percoco, center, a former adviser and close friend to Gov. Andrew Cuomo, exits federal court in New York, April 6, 2017. In January 2018, he faces trial in federal court on corruption charges, accused by federal prosecutors of taking at least $315,000 in bribes in return for official actions that helped companies receive hundreds of millions of dollars in state contracts and other benefits. (Louis Lanzano/The New York Times)

Jury selection to start in trial of NY governor's ex-aide

Man charged in Tennessee student's death could plead guilty
Man accused of killing teen in 1980 set to go on trial
Trustee: MSU president should quit over sex assault scandal

In this Oct. 15, 2017 photo provided by the United Jewish Appeal via Canadian Press, Barry and Honey Sherman pose for a photo in Toronto, Canada. The Canadian billionaire businessman and his wife were found strangled inside their mansion on Dec. 15, 2017. More than a month later, the death of one of Canada�s wealthiest men and his wife remain a mystery. (United Jewish Appeal Federation - Greater Toronto/Canadian Press via AP)

Deaths of Canadian billionaire, wife a tantalizing mystery

Trust in US institutions down dramatically, survey finds
Dismissive words on abuse scandal cast pall over pope's trip
Afghan forces end Taliban siege at Kabul hotel; 18 dead

Eagles wide receiver Alshon Jeffery celebrated as he scored on a 53-yard touchdown in the second quarter against the Vikings in Sunday's NFC Championship Game.

Back home empty handed: Vikings suffer blowout loss to Eagles

Souhan: This Vikings season was going to be different, until it wasn't
Scoggins: Foles might not be the Eagles' weak link after all
Gotta hand it to Brady, Patriots after mounting comeback in AFC title game

Jimmy Butler, about to be a four-time All-Star, doesn’t like playing in the defense-free All-Star Game. “I pride myself in guarding and playing hard,” he said.

Q&A: For Jimmy Butler, it's all about winning

Shorthanded Wolves rise to challenge, rally to defeat Toronto
NBA Insider: Wolves' success could mean All-Star nods for Butler, Towns
One-on-one with Timberwolves star Jimmy Butler

Zach Parise

Scoring first goal since return encourages Zach Parise

Zucker reviews his work with Wild, says line can deliver more
NHL Insider: No advantage to lazy skating
Wild hoping to keep energy up as post-bye week schedule continues

FILE - In this Dec. 8, 2017 file photo, Ed Sheeran attends Z100's iHeartRadio Jingle Ball at Madison Square Garden in New York. heeran has announced his engagement to girlfriend Cherry Seaborn. The Grammy-winning singer posted a picture of the two on his Instagram page Saturday, Jan. 20, 2018, saying the two got engaged right before the new year.

Singer Ed Sheeran announces engagement on Instagram

Royal close shave: Prince William opts for dramatic buzz cut
In TV interview, Farrow describes alleged Allen assault
Curry says she wasn't surprised by Lauer allegations

Obituary: Stansfield Turner led CIA into technological age

Retired Navy Adm. Stansfield Turner, the iconoclastic director of the Central Intelligence Agency in the late 1970s who significantly reorganized its clandestine ranks and helped…

4-year-old leaves legacy of pushing frontiers of medicine, Minn. law

Born with a tragic condition, she found joy amid pain before her Jan. 12 death.

Memorial service held for beloved Michigan airport dog

Hundreds of people have turned out to salute a speedy border collie that became an internet sensation for keeping a northern Michigan airport free of wildlife.

Oscar winner Dorothy Malone, mom on 'Peyton Place,' has died

Actress Dorothy Malone, who won hearts of 1960s television viewers as the long-suffering mother in the nighttime soap "Peyton Place," died Friday in her hometown of Dallas at age 93.

Autopsy: Tom Petty died of accidental drug overdose

Tom Petty died last year because of an accidental drug overdose that his family said occurred on the same day he found out his hip was broken after performing dozens of shows with a less serious injury.