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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.


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 Minneapolis landlord to return record $27,813 to tenants

Minneapolis' plastic bag ban starts June 1, unless the state says no
As the Met Council turns 50, the regional agency faces fresh challenges
Grand Forks man dies in Becker County crash

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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

At OTAs, Vikings miss Zimmer and encouraged by Bridgewater
Reusse: Ranking Gophers successes this season, from worst to first
Michigan recruit splats Gophers in paintball video announcing his decision

This photo combination of images shows the 10 highest paid women CEOs in 2016, according to a study carried out by executive compensation data firm Equilar and The Associated Press. Top row, from left: IBM CEO Virginia Rometty; Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer; PepsiCo CEO Indra Nooyi; General Motors CEO Mary Barra, and General Dynamics CEO Phebe Novakovic. Bottom row, from left: Lockheed Martin CEO Marillyn Hewson; Mondelez International CEO Irene Rosenfeld; Duke Energy CEO Lynn Good; Mylan CEO Heather Bresch; and Reynolds American CEO Susan Cameron.

Women CEOs earn big pay, but few of them have the top job

Advisory board backs dissident slate for Buffalo Wild Wings board
Americans are eating more organic food than ever, survey finds
26 patients die after upgrading Abbott blood pump at home

Listen: Legislative session goes up to – and over – the last minute

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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Shop for Kindness is a Mall of America pop-up store featuring 14 cause-related brands that support philanthropic efforts worldwide. Find it on Level 1 of the mall’s north wing until Sept. 10.

Can Mall of America's new Kindness store change shopping for good?

Planned Parenthood's new challenge: How to manage all those volunteers?
New Cirque du Soleil show — all about ice — coming to Target Center
A trip to Hades with Minnesota artist Samantha Russell

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.


Rosemount football coach Jeff Erdmann said that he realized “working Americans like myself need to run for office.”

Rosemount football coach announces DFL candidacy for Jason Lewis' seat

Minn. Legislature adjourns for night, meaning another day of special session
Top Russian officials were discussing how to influence Trump aides
The Latest: Authorities plane to interview Greg Gianforte

Bill Cosby pauses in the courtyard of the Allegheny County Courthouse as one of his attorneys makes a statement to the media, as they arrive for the third day of jury selection in his sexual assault case, Wednesday, May 24, 2017, in Pittsburgh. The case is set for trial June 5 in suburban Philadelphia.

Jury of 12 on Bill Cosby sex assault case includes 2 blacks

Marijuana extract helps some kids with epilepsy, study says
Mystery solved: How flamingos sleep while standing on one leg
Just one alcoholic drink a day increases breast-cancer risk, study says

Police activity at an address in Elsmore Road, in connection with the concert blast at the Manchester Arena, in Manchester, England, Wednesday May 24, 2017. ??British police say officers investigating the Manchester Arena concert blast have arrested a fifth suspect, and are assessing a package the suspect was carrying. Greater Manchester Police said the suspect was detained in Wigan, a town to the west of Manchester. ( Joe Giddens/PA via AP)

Raids, arrests as on edge UK seeks 'network' of attackers

Setting aside past rude talk, Trump and pope focus on peace
The tragedy of Everest's normal: 10 dead this climbing season, so far
Duterte declares martial rule in besieged south Philippines

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

At OTAs, Vikings miss Zimmer and encouraged by Bridgewater

Vikings' Floyd back in his comfort zone — on and off the field
Vikings GM gives updates on Bridgewater, Zimmer
A trip down Celebration Lane: Memorable NFL touchdown dances

FILE - In this Monday, May 22, 2017 file photo, actor Tom Cruise arrives for the Australian premiere of his movie "The Mummy," in Sydney. The 54-year-old actor says the long-discussed sequel to "Top Gun" is a sure thing and should start shooting soon. Cruise was appearing on the Australian morning news show "Sunrise" on Wednesday, May 24, 2017, when the anchors asked about it.

Tom Cruise reveals 'Top Gun 2' to start filming soon

'Justice League' director Zack Snyder quits film after daughter's suicide
11 people seated on Cosby jury; defense sees race bias
C.J.: St. Bonifacius native gets a diploma and a little Oprah time at college graduation

'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.


Roger Moore, star of 7 James Bond films, dies at 89 after cancer battle

Roger Moore, who starred as James Bond in seven movies, has died. He was 89.


Reaction to death of actor Roger Moore at age 89

Reaction to the death of Roger Moore Tuesday at age 89: