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Podiatrist who set free throws world record dies at 94

A California podiatrist who made history when he shot 2,750 consecutive free throws has died. He was 94.

David Haugo, family farmer, agriculture advocate dies at 82

A prekindergarten student at Marcus Garvey Elementary School turned to yoga to calm her surroundings during a class activity, Tuesday, March 21, 2017 in Chicago, IL.

Minneapolis schools study Chicago for lessons in 'social-emotional learning'

Cottage Grove man charged with staging wife's suicide could get life in prison
Dogs being poisoned with tainted hot dogs tossed in western Wis. yards
United Airlines barred girls in leggings from boarding flight, fellow traveler reports

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Some would say that Twins second baseman Brian Dozier doesn’t look the part of a power hitter, but his 42 home runs in 2016 say otherwise.

Dozier and his home runs strike a blow for the 'little man' at second base

Wild stumbles into playoff berth despite 'embarrassing' loss to Vancouver
Gophers QB Rhoda went from job hunting to learning Fleck's offense
Apple Valley does it again to Champlin Park, wins 4A title

Chris Neugent, president and CEO of Post Consumer Brands, holds his favorite cereals. It has been two years since MOM Brands (Malt O Meal) merged with Post Cereal.

Two years later, Post is settled into the home of Malt-O-Meal (and Cheerios)

Target and Wal-Mart paint diverging future strategies
Talent recruiter says Minn. health tech firms face daunting labor shortages
Does Neil Gorsuch's nomination portend shift in balance between judges, regulators?

“Breaking Bad” engaged my attention and moral imagination in a way I’d previously experienced in reading Dostoyevsky or even Sophocles. And in this new Golden Age there are other kinds of enlightenment made possible by the miniseries form’s vast spaces for character development.

Binge-watching the new Golden Age of Television

Transit funding fight puts all of Minnesota at economic risk
Sack cartoon: Touring the coral reefs
Readers Write (March 26): The rule of law, government accountability, ride-sharing, climate change, Minneapolis police

Touring the coral reefs

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Is it OK to drop dog poop in a neighbor's garbage can?

For $1.7M, you can have posh penthouse loft with terrace overlooking North Loop
A weekend in Amsterdam? Yes, please
Minnesota theater icon Lou Bellamy reflects on 40 years of Penumbra

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.

A truck drives near the Mexico-US border fence, on the Mexican side, separating the towns of Anapra, Mexico and Sunland Park, New Mexico, Wednesday, Jan. 25, 2017. U.S. President Donald Trump will direct the Homeland Security Department to start building a wall at the Mexican border. (AP Photo/Christian Torres) ORG XMIT: MXEV101

Trump's border-wall proposal faces many obstacles

Biden says if he'd run for president he could have won
GOP struggles to govern despite a monopoly in Washington
Oklahoma councilwoman: Rename street honoring ex-KKK member

Police operate at a crime scene outside the Cameo Nightclub after a reported fatal shooting, Sunday, March 26, 2017, in Cincinnati. At least two people opened fire inside a crowded nightclub early Sunday morning.

Shooting at Cincinnati nightclub kills 1, injures 15

Alabama authorities: 2 teens, 2 adults killed in plane crash
Storms to take aim at Plains in turbulent week of weather
Man carrying a sword, dressed as Joker arrested in Virginia

In this handout photo provided by Kira Yarmysh, Alexei Navalny press secretary, people block the way for police bus, where Alexei Navalny is kept in downtown Moscow, Russia, Sunday, March 26, 2017. Russia's leading opposition figure Alexei Navalny and his supporters aim to hold anti-corruption demonstrations throughout Russia. But authorities are denying permission and police have warned they won't be responsible for "negative consequences" or unsanctioned gatherings.

Corruption protests sweep Russia; opposition leader arrested

Iran strikes back at US with 'reciprocal' sanctions
Antonio Banderas says he's recovered from a heart attack
The Latest: Activists say IS evacuating Raqqa over dam fears

Notre Dame's goalie Cal Petersen makes a blocker save as Minnesota's Mike Szmatula (9) looks for a deflection during the first period of an NCAA regional men's college hockey tournament game, Saturday, March 25, 2017 in Manchester, N.H. (AP Photo/Mary Schwalm)

Gophers blow two-goal lead, lose to Notre Dame in NCAA hockey

Gophers QB Rhoda went from job hunting to learning Fleck's offense
Another hole to fill as Gophers defensive end Elmore leaves team
Sunday Q&A: Gophers diver Yu Zhou

The Minnesota Wild's Eric Staal (12) goes to the ice and has the puck stolen by Vancouver's Sven Baertschi (47) and Luca Sbisa (5) .

Wild stumbles into playoff berth despite 'embarrassing' loss to Vancouver

'Dream come true' for Boeser in NHL debut against Wild
Postgame: Wild's spiral downward continues
NHL Insider: Josh Harding finds his way after NHL

FILE - In this December 10, 2015 file photo, Harrison Ford greets fans during a Star Wars fan event in Sydney, Australia. Ford told an air traffic controller he was distracted and concerned about turbulence from another aircraft when he mistakenly landed his small plane on a taxiway at a Southern California airport in Feb. 2017.

Harrison Ford says he was distracted when he flew over plane

Netflix reups with Adam Sandler, planning 4 more films together
Disney CEO: 'Last Jedi' not changed due to Fisher's death
C.J.: Former newsie Roxane Battle's 'Pockets of Joy' may get deeper

Reynolds and Fisher honored with humor, music and dance

Laughter, music and the tapping of dancing shoes reverberated throughout a public memorial to Debbie Reynolds and Carrie Fisher, which loved ones say is just how the actresses would have wanted it.

The Latest: Reynolds, Fisher remembered for wit at memorial

The Latest on a public memorial honoring late actress Debbie Reynolds and Carrie Fisher, the mother-daughter duo who died one day apart in December. (all times local):

Obituary: Dr. Gregory Gepner brought humor, kindness to his work

Rebecca Gepner remembers not paying much attention to the handsome boy in her German class. She’d just had her heart broken, and had decided to…

Don Carter, a newsman for 5 decades, dies in Georgia at 99

Don E. Carter, a newspaper reporter, editor and executive whose career began before World War II and spanned nearly five decades, has died at age 99.

Cardinal Keeler, who led Baltimore archdiocese, has died

Cardinal William Keeler, who helped ease tensions between Catholics and Jews and headed the oldest Roman Catholic diocese in the U.S. for 18 years, died Thursday. He was 86.