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Beloved 96-year-old bagger at New England grocery chain dies

Arthur St. John, who at 96 was the oldest employee of a New England grocery chain and among its most beloved, has died.

Oklahoma inmate dies after being hit with pepper balls

An autopsy report shows an inmate who died at an Oklahoma jail was hit more than a dozen times by pepper balls as officers tried to subdue him.

A Hennepin County housing court referee has ordered prolific and controversial Minneapolis landlord Stephen Frenz to return $27,813 in rent to seven renters

Housing court orders Mpls. landlord Stephen Frenz to return $27,813 to tenants

Man, woman found dead in Eden Prairie home in possible double homicide
Driver strikes MnDOT 'crash truck' protecting workers in Bloomington
Man shot by Crystal police was mentally ill, had toy gun, mom says

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Reusse: Ranking Gophers successes this season, from worst to first

Don't overlook Molitor when dishing out praise for the Twins
Vikings evaluating a handful of cornerbacks to fill important nickel role
Reeve needs improvement from Lynx in Friday's rematch with Sun

In this Monday, May 22, 2017, photo, customers walk out of a Best Buy store in Hialeah, Fla.

Best Buy stock soars after better-than-expected earnings

Medtronic quarterly, full-year earnings top expectations
Hormel earnings weaker than expected as turkey lags
Toro posts strong results for second quarter

FILE - In this May 21, 2017 file photo President Donald Trump speaks during a bilateral meeting with Kuwait's Emir Shaikh Sabah Al Ahmad Al Sabah, in Riyadh. Four leaders are making their G7 premier in the Sicilian town of Taormina, southern Italy, on May 26 and 27, 2017, U.S. President Donald Trump, France's Emmanuel Macron, Britain's Theresa May and the Italian host, Paolo Gentiloni. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, files)

Newt Gingrich: Trump is making history. The media can't see it.

State budget deal, though flawed, reflects Minnesota compromise
Sack cartoon: The glowing orb
Readers Write: Islamic terrorism, the Electoral College, Edina rent hike, Womenwinning

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The Star Tribune Globe in the buildingís lobby. The Star Tribune Globe debuted in 1951.

Immense globe that put Star Tribune lobby on the map is back

In St. Paul, it was a Neil Diamond in the rough
Big bands coming to Grand Casino's outdoor concert series: Kiss, Rascal Flatts, Paramore
Can Mall of America's new Kindness store change shopping for good?

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.

Sen. Justin Eichorn, R-Grand Rapids, tried to hold back a yawn at 6:52 a.m. Wednesday as the Senate neared its special session adjournment deadline with major bills unresolved.

Legislature adjourns for night, meaning another day of special session

Top Russian officials discussed how to influence Trump aides
Rosemount football coach announces DFL candidacy for Jason Lewis' seat
House GOP sticking with Montana candidate despite assault

In this Sept. 14, 2014 photo, honeybees work in a hive located in an apple grove at Hartland Orchard, a family farm near the the Blue Ridge Mountains in Markham, Va. A U.S. survey of beekeepers released on Thursday, May 25, 2017 found improvements in the outlook for troubled honeybees. Winter losses were at the lowest levels in more than a decade with only 21 percent of the colonies dying.

Survey finds US honeybee losses improve from horrible to bad

Fastest growing US cities are in South; 4 of top 5 in Texas
Marijuana extract helps some kids with epilepsy, study says
Jury of 12 on Bill Cosby sex assault case includes 2 blacks

Former U.S. President Barack Obama, left, and German Chancellor Angela Merkel, right, arrive for a discussion event on democracy and global responsibility at a Protestant conference in Berlin, Germany, Thursday, May 25, 2017, when Germany marks the 500th anniversary of the Reformation. (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber)

Obama gets rock-star welcome in Berlin, praises Merkel

Victims of UK bombing: Parents, children, policewoman
N. Korea calls S. Korea's border firing reckless provocation
The Latest: Brazil president withdraws troops after clashes

Jonathan Schoop of the Orioles reacted after striking out Wednesday to leave the bases loaded in the fourth inning. Twins catcher Chris Gimenez saluted pitcher Jose Berrios.

Berrios, Rogers pitch out of jams to cement Twins sweep over Orioles

Orioles manager Showalter: Twins 'not going away'
Hartman: Kepler moves about Twins' lineup and outfield, stays productive
Royals-Yankees game postponed, rescheduled for Sept. 25

Vikings wide receiver Stefon Diggs hauled in a pass during Wednesday’s organized team activities at Winter Park.

Vikings miss stubborn Zimmer, encouraged by determined Bridgewater

Vikings evaluating a handful of cornerbacks to fill important nickel role
Vikings' Floyd back in his comfort zone — on and off the field
A trip down Celebration Lane: Memorable NFL touchdown dances

Sarah Lacina returned a second time for this season of "Survivor."

Cop from Marion, Iowa, tops 19 others to win $1M on 'Survivor'

Chris Cornell's wife writes note: 'I know that was not you'
Man arrested inside Bullock's home convicted of stalking
Jury of 12 on Bill Cosby sex assault case includes 2 blacks

Media mogul Jerry Perenchio dies in LA at 86

Jerry Perenchio was a media mogul, billionaire former owner of Univision and the producer behind a slew of hit shows and sporting events but his house appeared more often on TV than he did.

First executive producer of 'MacNeil/Lehrer Report' dies

Al Vecchione, the first executive producer of "The MacNeil/Lehrer Report" on PBS, has died.

'Clerks' actress Lisa Spoonauer dies in New Jersey at 44

Lisa Spoonauer, an actress who starred in the 1994 award-winning movie "Clerks," has died. She was 44.

Theater world loses vibrant 'light' with death of ex-Twin Cities actor at 34

Samuel Roberson Jr., who performed at Children's Theatre, Illusion and Pillsbury House before moving to Chicago, died Sunday at 34.

With an arched brow, Roger Moore found humor in Bond, life

Sir Roger Moore always made sure to laugh at himself before the audience could.