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Fire truck flies Confederate flag in Albert Lea holiday parade

Firefighter was suspended after flying flag in parade.

Possible Vikings move to Chanhassen spurs development buzz

Both Eden Prairie and Chanhassen are awaiting a headquarters decision by the team.

Passenger killed in suspected drunken-boating incident was Eden Prairie swim coach

The victim, from Eden Prairie, was boating on Cass Lake in Beltrami County.

Top golfer Rory McIlroy ruptures ligament in ankle playing soccer

World number one Rory McIlroy has ruptured a ligament in his left ankle while playing soccer less than two weeks before the start of his British Open title defense.


Carli Lloyd's hat trick leads U.S. over Japan 5-2 for World Cup title + Photo Gallery

The U.S. jumped to a four-goal lead in the first 16 minutes, and the Americans overwhelmed defending champion for the team's first World Cup championship since 1999.


Greece enters uncharted territory after referendum 'no' vote

Greece lurched into uncharted territory and an uncertain future in Europe's common currency Sunday after voters overwhelmingly rejected demands by international creditors for more austerity measures in exchange for a bailout of its bankrupt economy.


Minneapolis waiter has knack for reuniting stolen bikes with owners

A Minneapolis cyclist with a good memory has helped several appreciative owners get their bikes back.


Tweeting for success: How Twitter changed one young professional’s life

Twitter is a minefield of face-plants and public shaming, but that hasn’t been my experience. I owe my happiness to the social media platform.


Santana's debut wasted as Royals top Twins + Video

The Royals flashed superb glove work before claiming a second walk-off victory in the series.


Facial recognition technology used to find lost pets

The Animal Humane Society in the Twin Cities began adding photos of the strays they take in to the Finding Rover app’s database.


Clinton offers reassurance to gay youth in Web posting

"Prediction from a grown-up: Your future is going to be amazing," Clinton told a gay youth in a Facebook posting that is drawing wide online attention.


Five Minnesotans file to run for president in 2016

They join a long list of long-shot candidates -- 442, to be exact.


Minnesota companies breathe easier as tax rebate program ends

Capital equipment purchases for small businesses are now tax-exempt.


U to adopt 'affirmative consent' rule for sex partners

So far, the plan has prompted little dissent at the university. But nationally, critics have derided such policies as absurd and dangerous.


Heavy rain, hail expected across area overnight + Video

Heavy rain, wind and hail are expected overnight across much of central and southern Minnesota, including the Twin Cities area, the National Weather Service said Sunday night. A flash flood …


Three Mpls. shootings, 2 downtown after bars close, leave 8 wounded

Most were hurt in downtown gunfire just after bars closed.


As D.C. bickers, Minnesotans suffer from the gridlock

Even funding the basic expenses of governing has become a recurring struggle. Often when bills are passed, the funding is for short-term chunks, with votes taken last-minute and late at night.


Fans cheer as Princess Charlotte christened on royal estate

Prince William and his wife, Kate, marked a milestone for their newborn baby Princess Charlotte on Sunday — a christening ceremony on Queen Elizabeth II's country estate that was steeped in royal tradition.