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Tennis great Pancho Segura dies at 96; coached Jimmy Connors

Pancho Segura, who rose from poverty to win six U.S. Pro singles and doubles championships and was one of the world's top amateur players in the 1940s and professionals in the 1950s, has died. He was 96.

"Cosby Show" actor Earle Hyman dies at 91

Earle Hyman, a veteran actor of stage and screen who was widely known for playing Russell Huxtable on "The Cosby Show," has died.

Dog walker finds body in park south of Lake Nokomis; no ID is yet possible

Last name of Minnesotan in NHL is punchline in 'Saturday Night Live' skit
Michael Jordan replaces fan's jersey he signed in '90s that was stolen years later in Wis.
Limo hits, severely hurts man crossing highway northwest of Twin Cities

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Vikings receiver Adam Thielen looked back and smiled as he headed for the end zone on a 65 pass play for a fourth quarter touchdown.

Vikings put a foot on the gas in the NFC by beating Rams 24-7

Gophers fend off struggles to beat Western Carolina 92-64
Vikings shut down Gurley, in turn shut down the Rams
Do the math: Gophers ride turnover wave to football successes and failures

A staging area for pipes owned by Enbridge is behind a fence in Cloquet. The company has started building a stretch of Line 3 to Superior, Wis.

Pipeline opponents claim Enbridge skirted permit rules for storage yard

Recycling nonprofit is making an impact with local businesses
North Mankato's is among firms drawing seasonal help with shot at other jobs
In challenging times, Chicago's Magnificent Mile retail rents stay among North America's highest

House Speaker Paul Ryan of Wisconsin, left, led applause for House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Kevin Brady, R-Texas, center, with U.S. Rep. Carlos Curbelo, R-Fla., and Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers, R-Wash., during a news conference last week following House passage of the tax plan.

Pay heed to these irresponsible tax cuts' lasting costs

GOP tax plan could have harmful side effects for health consumers, Midwest health providers
Keep an eye on Illinois, a blue-state basket case
Readers Write: Hunting, the structure of Minneapolis city government, Minnesota government, Alabama's U.S. Senate election, PolyMet mitigation, gift to St. Thomas

Gretchen Carlson, the former Fox News anchor who sued network boss Roger Ailes for sexual harassment, at the home of her lawyer in Montclair, N.J., in 2016.

'It's an epidemic': Gretchen Carlson takes on sexual harassment crisis

Wilco's emotional three-night farewell adds to the Palace's luster
What will Olga Viso's legacy be? Her final year at the Walker was telling
Ticket prices becoming moving target at some Twin Cities theaters

How Trump looks on Franken

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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.

Jesse Jackson on the first day of the Democratic National Convention at the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia, July 25, 2016.

Jesse Jackson, 76, reveals he has Parkinson's

Secret Service apprehends attempted White House fence jumper
Trump era sparks new debate about nuclear war authority
The Latest: Trump voices doubt about trophy hunting policy

This aerial photo shows spills from TransCanada Corp.'s Keystone pipeline, Friday, Nov. 17, 2017, that leaked an estimated 210,000 gallons of oil onto agricultural land in northeastern South Dakota, near Amherst, the company and state regulators said Thursday, but state officials don't believe the leak polluted any surface water bodies or drinking water systems. Crews shut down the pipeline Thursday morning and activated emergency response procedures after a drop in pressure was detected resulting from the leak south of a pump station in Marshall County, TransCanada said in a statement. The cause was being investigated.

TransCanada sends more crews to Keystone pipeline leak

Trader Joe's recalls packaged salads over contamination fear
10 African Americans named Rhodes scholars, most ever
LaVar Ball says Trump did nothing for his son, other UCLA players in China

Protesters demanding President Robert Mugabe stands down march towards State House in Harare, Zimbabwe Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017. In a euphoric gathering that just days ago would have drawn a police crackdown, crowds marched through Zimbabwe's capital on Saturday to demand the departure of President Robert Mugabe, one of Africa's last remaining liberation leaders, after nearly four decades in power. (AP Photo/Ben Curtis)

Zimbabwe president defies mounting pressure to leave office

France wrestles with the line between seduction, harassment
Top China diplomat talks refugee crisis with Myanmar leaders
Argentine navy pares back hopes of finding missing submarine

Vikings receiver Adam Thielen looked back and smiled as he headed for the end zone on a 65 pass play for a fourth quarter touchdown.

Vikings put a foot on the gas in the NFC by beating Rams 24-7

Vikings' five extra points: Murray shows power, Newman shows football IQ
Souhan: Two key plays set up dominating Vikings win
Vikings vs. Rams game balls: Adam Thielen keeps catching big passes when it counts

Dallas Mavericks' J.J. Barea

NBA Insider: Barea helped lead relief effort for his native Puerto Rico

Wolves' Butler isn't bothered by missing shots
Mixing it up: Tyus Jones giving Wolves chemistry off the bench
Michael Jordan replaces fan's jersey he signed in '90s that was stolen years later in Wis.

Minnesota Wild defenseman Mike Reilly (4) and defenseman Matt Dumba (24) battle for the puck against Washington Capitals right wing Alex Chiasson (39) during the second period of an NHL hockey game, Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017, in Washington. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)

Wild's four-game winning streak ends with 3-1 loss to Capitals

Schenn scores in OT to lift Blues past Canucks
MacKinnon's OT goal caps Avs' rally over Red Wings
Dubnyk sits out vs. Capitals for 'mental break'

On "Saturday Night Live," Sen. Al Franken was a focus of the Weekend Update segment.

'SNL Weekend Update' tears into alum Franken over sexual misconduct incidents

Spokeswoman: David Cassidy in hospital with multiple organ failure
An 'Incredibles' sequel is coming 14 years after the original
Love game: Serena Williams reportedly marries in New Orleans

Longtime country singer, songwriter Mel Tillis dies

Mel Tillis, the affable longtime country music star who wrote hits for Kenny Rogers, Ricky Skaggs and many others, and overcame a stutter to sing on dozens of his own singles, has died.

Reaction from the country music world on Mel Tillis' death

A look at reaction from the country music world on Mel Tillis, who died Sunday at age 85.

Neil Bibler, former Associated Press news editor, dies at 81

Neil Bibler, a news editor and reporter for The Associated Press during a 33-year career that included stints in several Western states before settling in Arizona, has died. He was 81.

Ann Wedgeworth, known for 'Three's Company' role, dies at 83

Actress Ann Wedgeworth, who gained fame on film and Broadway before taking on the role of a flirty divorcee on "Three's Company," has died at age 83.

AC/DC founding member Malcolm Young dead at 64

Malcolm Young, the rhythm guitarist and guiding force behind the bawdy hard rock band AC/DC who helped create such head-banging anthems as "Highway to Hell," ''Hells Bells" and "Back in Black," has died. He was 64.