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Ex-Senate staffer: Hall of Fame pitcher Jim Bunning has died

Hall of Fame pitcher Jim Bunning, who went on to serve in Congress, has died. He was 85.

Southern rock icon Gregg Allman of the Allman Brothers Band dies at 69

FILE - In this Saturday, May 5, 2007 file photo, Gregg Allman of the Allman Brothers performs during the 2007 Jazz and Heritage Festival in New Orleans. On Saturday, May 27, 2017, a publicist said the musician has died.

Music legend Gregg Allman, whose bluesy vocals and soulful touch on the Hammond B-3 organ helped propel the Allman Brothers Band to superstardom and spawn Southern rock, died Saturday, his manager said. He was 69.


George Heinen is a regular at Minnehaha Creek in Arden Park in Edina. Plans call for removing a dam and restoring the creek’s curves, eventually eliminating the fishing hole.

Fans of prized Edina fishing hole, Minnehaha Creek rapids fight to save them

In Shakopee, Sioux finding ways to recycle rainwater
Travel season expected to be brisk as Memorial Day weekend kicks it off
Walker to remove controversial sculpture

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The Minnesota Twins Jorge Polanco struck out swinging in the 9th inning of the Twins 5-2 loss to the Tampa Bay Rays Friday, May 26, 2017, at Target Field in Minneapolis, MN.] DAVID JOLES ï david.joles@startribune.com Tampa Bay at Twins

Live: Can the Twins bounce back against Rays? Follow the play-by-play

Gophers force second game with Iowa after Game 1 rout in Big Ten tournament
United FC expects its home crowds to keep growing
Zimmer: 'One eye or two, it really doesn't matter. I'm going to be back'

Buffalo Wild Wings at the University of Minnesota.

Buffalo Wild Wings and activist investor head for final showdown

Dick Enrico moves from the exercise bike to the chaise lounge
CEO Kashkari has Minneapolis Fed reaching deep into the community
Enrico on Enrico

British Prime Minister Theresa May spoke to the media in London on Tuesday, the day after the deadly terror attack following an Ariana Grande concert in Manchester.

Rash Report: Unity on Manchester, but British divisions define election

A workable Minnesota budget, but a flawed process
Hearts are with a family, minds set on justice after officer-involved shooting
Readers Write: Safe driving, federal budget and AmeriCorps, opioids, Islam, President Trump

Kim Jong Un's missile test strategy

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Summer serial: Embark on Great Lakes adventure in 'Redemption's Run'

Architect's timeless '50s home near Lake Harriet hits market for $1.225M
Tips for enduring – and even enjoying – a road trip with teenagers
Walker director expresses regret over sculpture that recalls Mankato hangings

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.


Gov. Mark Dayton addressed the media Friday about the end of legislative session.

Dayton says he is undecided on signing all 10 budget bills

Clinton calls Trump's budget a mean-spirited 'con'
GOP holds onto Montana seat, yet both parties optimistic
Report: After Pulse massacre, police training needs changes

This image provided by the Virginia State Police shows law enforcement investigating the scene of a shooting early Saturday, May 27, 2017 in Richmond, Va.

Virginia police special agent fatally shot; suspect arrested

Police: Suspect in Portland stabbings ranted about Muslims
Lobsterman shares his 2013 tale of 12 hours floating on his boots in new book
States crack down on welfare fraud

FILE - In this Tuesday, Jan. 10, 2017 file photo, British Airways planes are parked at Heathrow Airport.

BA outage creates London travel chaos; power issue blamed

Greek, Turkish Cypriots link arms across border for peace
Small plane crashes near Mount Everest; 1 killed, 2 injured
The Latest: Italian police tear gas protesters near G-7 site

The Minnesota Twins Jorge Polanco struck out swinging in the 9th inning of the Twins 5-2 loss to the Tampa Bay Rays Friday, May 26, 2017, at Target Field in Minneapolis, MN.] DAVID JOLES ï david.joles@startribune.com Tampa Bay at Twins

Live: Can the Twins bounce back against Rays? Follow the play-by-play

Buxton, Sano, Polanco not in lineup against Rays
Archer on target as Rays end Twins' winning streak at four
Bautista hits 3-run HR, Blue Jays beat Rangers 3-1

Nick Truesdell will try to stick around with the Vikings as a 6-6 tight end with 4.6 speed.

Truesdell raced beyond checkered past with hopes of catching on in NFL

Zimmer: 'One eye or two, it really doesn't matter. I'm going to be back'
Hartman: Elflein makes his mark at center, guard for Vikings
Romo makes appearance with Nantz in CBS booth at Colonial

FILE - In this May 2, 2016 file photo, Ben Stiller, left, and Christine Taylor arrive at The Metropolitan Museum of Art Costume Institute Benefit Gala, celebrating the opening of "Manus x Machina: Fashion in an Age of Technology" in New York. Stiller and actress Christine Taylor released a joint statement Friday, May 26, 2017, announcing their breakup. They were married in May 2000 and have two children, who they said will remain their priority.

Ben Stiller and wife Christine Taylor announce separation

Ariana Grande vows Manchester benefit concert: 'We won't let hate win'
'Property Wars' star facing trial for wire fraud in Phoenix
Cop from Marion, Iowa, tops 19 others to win $1M on 'Survivor'

Reaction to the death of music legend Gregg Allman

Reaction to the death of Southern rock music legend Gregg Allman at age 69:"IVE TRIED.WORDS ARE IMPOSSIBLE GUI GUI FOREVER, CHOOCH" — Alllman's former wife…


Wayne Simoneau, legislator and finance commissioner who worked across the aisles, dies at 82

Simoneau made it his life's work to serve the people of Minnesota and was humbled by the honor of doing so, his friends, family and colleagues said.


Tributes pour in for ex-national security adviser Brzezinski

Well before he went to the White House in 1977, Jimmy Carter was impressed by the views of foreign policy expert Zbigniew Brzezinski. That Carter immediately liked the Polish-born academic advising his campaign was a plus.


Ex-Senate staffer: Hall of Fame pitcher Jim Bunning has died

Former U.S. Sen. Jim Bunning, a Hall of Fame pitcher who parlayed his sports fame into a political career as an uncompromising advocate for conservative causes, has died. He was 85.


Pollster pioneer Bendixen has died in Miami

Sergio Bendixen, a pioneer in public opinion polling of Latinos who also was the first Hispanic to run a U.S. presidential campaign, has died.