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The Star Tribune has launched a redesigned and updated news app for iOS and Android.

Based on feedback from users, the app has been rebuilt from the ground up and offers breaking news alerts, a better user experience, more visuals, easier social sharing, and more stories, photos and videos from our award-winning staff.

The new app works on Apple and Android smartphones and tablets and includes:

Breaking news alerts: Be the first to know when news happens.

Seamless sharing: Easily post to your social networks and text or email stories.

Commenting: Be a part of the conversation by weighing in on today’s news.

More content: From the latest news to special reports and graphics, you’ll find it all in the updated app.

Download for iOS.

Download for Android.

Try out the new app and let us know what you think.

Here are some answers to questions you might have.