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'All My Children' creator Agnes Nixon dies at 93

Agnes Nixon, the creative force behind the edgy and enduring TV soap operas "One Life to Live" and "All My Children," has died. She was 93.

Obituary: Mike Mueller owned Snuffy's Malt Shops and sparred with Muhammad Ali


Eric Dabdee, a tenant of three years, stands on the back balcony of the Park Laurel apartments. Dabdee says that the buildings are not secure at all, and has seen homeless people squatting in the laundry room and empty apartments.

Tenants win back rent, more time at affordable Minneapolis apartment building

Man hit, killed by train in Big Lake had just left work at nearby McDonald's
KFAN host, singer Chris Hawkey among 20 who contracted Legionnaire's
Are zoos still relevant? Minnesota Zoo exec takes on the question

European Ryder Cup player Henrik Stenson, left, and David Johnson of Mayville, ND Pic 2: Close up of the $100 bill Justin Rose placed on the green right before the putt, signed by Stenson and Rose. Rory McIlroy later signed the bill as well

Heckler from N.D. sinks putt after mocking Rory McIlroy miss at Ryder Cup

Randy Moss still bleeds purple, likes what he sees from Sam Bradford
Fire up the rumors: Kevin Garnett was at Clippers practice today
Kyle Rudolph emerging as a favorite target for Sam Bradford

Construction workers on a Pulte housing development Trey Point at Cobblestone subdivision Apple Valley, Minn., this spring.

Single-family homes take a big jump in September construction

Target sets up website to invite pitches from startups
Lawmakers ask Wells Fargo CEO: 'Why shouldn't you be in jail?'
Best Buy to open stores at midnight for release of PlayStation VR

Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump speak during the first presidential debate, at Hofstra University in Hempstead, N.Y., Sept. 26, 2016. As the two clashed at the debate Monday over which one has the “stamina” and “temperament” to be president, more than a few viewers turned to the internet to understand exactly what those words meant. Merriam-Webster, which tweeted updates on word searches during the presidential debate, tracked the most-searched terms. (Doug Mills/The New York Times)

This year, newspaper endorsements may still matter

Don't let Minnesota lawmakers politicize road projects
Sack cartoon: Wells Fargo
Readers Write (Sept. 29): Restaurant etiquette, gun violence, presidential debate, media bias, Wells Fargo

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Brian Wilson performs at Elmwood Park Amphitheater in Roanoke, Va., in August.

Beach Boys genius Brian Wilson dishes on memoir, Mpls. 'Pet Sounds' concert

Cirque du Soleil's 'Toruk' fails to take flight at Target Center
Children's Theatre's epic 'Last Firefly' literally was born in the playwright's belly
Gruff Swede sets the gold standard in curmudgery

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.


Chris Hawkey struggled to come up with an answer during a game between the DJs on the radio during the early morning show at KFAN's studio in December .

KFAN host, singer Chris Hawkey among 20 who contracted Legionnaire's

Goldie Hawn's key to romance with Kurt Russell? No marriage
Alton Brown, showman of food TV, pulls back the curtain on his private life
'Hamilton' Creator Lin-Manuel Miranda to Host 'SNL' Next Month

Minnesota Vikings Kyle Rudolph (82) and Sam Bradford (8).

Kyle Rudolph emerging as a favorite target for Sam Bradford

Randy Moss still bleeds purple, likes what he sees from Sam Bradford
Stats that stand out: Numbers show Vikings dominance on defense
Access Vikings: Another tough test for running game

The State Capitol in St. Paul is undergoing renovation.

Both sides spending heavily for control of Minn. state government

Worried aides have new debate strategy for Trump: Practice, practice, practice
Deep in the Amazon, 'it was Donald Trump's hair hanging out on a tree'
Dismissing risks, Trump goes all-in on Bill Clinton's past

A commuter train barreled into a New Jersey rail station during the Thursday morning rush hour, causing serious damage.

1 dead, over 100 hurt in train crash at New Jersey station

Remains of Pearl Harbor's hero priest identified after nearly 75 years
Texas prisons ban Langston Hughes' poetry, but 'Mein Kampf' is fair game
After $1 billion mission filled with suspense, Rosetta orbiter to self-destruct

FILE - In this Saturday, Aug. 13, 2016 file photo, a soldier from the 1st Battalion of the Iraqi Special Operations Forces listens to an address by his commander after a training exercise to prepare for the operation to re-take Mosul from Islamic State militants, in Baghdad, Iraq. The disparate groups that make up Iraq's security forces are converging on the city of Mosul, lining up for a battle on the historic plains of northern Iraq that is likely to be decisive in the war against the Islamic State group

UN warns of 'disaster' once Iraqi troops take on IS in Mosul

3 months after mauling, Montreal bans pit bulls
Probe says missile launcher from Russia downed Malaysian jet
Egypt's president's solution for crumbing economy: Collect spare change

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'All My Children' creator Agnes Nixon dies at 93

Agnes Nixon, the creative force behind the edgy and enduring TV soap operas "One Life to Live" and "All My Children," died Wednesday. She was 93.


'NCIS' showrunner Gary Glasberg dies in Los Angeles at 50

The executive producer of TV's "NCIS" and creator of "NCIS: New Orleans" has died. CBS says in a statement that Gary Glasberg died in his sleep Wednesday. He was 50.


World leaders mourn Peres, praise him as a man of peace

Current and former world leaders mourned the passing of Israeli statesman Shimon Peres on Wednesday, praising him as a visionary who committed his life to the elusive goal of lasting peace in the Middle East.


Kashif Saleem, producer for Whitney Houston, dies at 59

Kashif Saleem, the singer, songwriter and producer who crafted dance-funk hits in the 1980s and also produced Whitney Houston's first big hit, died Sunday from undetermined causes in his California home, his representative said Tuesday. He was 59.


2 motorcyclists mourned after fatal California crashes

Organizers of a motorcycle event in California offered condolences Tuesday to the families of two rising young riders who died from crashes in two separate races over the weekend.


Second motorcycle rider killed at Sonoma County races

A second motorcyclist has died of injuries sustained during a race event at the Sonoma County Fairgrounds.


Herschell Gordon Lewis, 'godfather of gore,' dies at 87

Herschell Gordon Lewis, the horror filmmaker known as the "godfather of gore," died Monday at 87.


Bataan Death March survivor, artist Ben Steele dies at 98

Ben Steele's hold on his sanity as a prisoner of war after surviving the Bataan Death March relied on hidden scraps of paper, stolen pieces of charcoal and his artist's memory of scenes from his home in Montana.


Arnold Palmer, a golfing king with common touch, dies at 87

Arnold Palmer charged across the golf course and into America's living rooms with a go-for-broke style that made a country-club sport popular for the everyman.…


Arnold Palmer dies at 87, made golf popular for masses

Arnold Palmer charged across the golf course and into America's living rooms with a go-for-broke style that made a country club sport popular for the…