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Planned Parenthood's new challenge: How to manage all those volunteers?

An activist protests cutting funds for Planned Parenthood in March in Washington, D.C.

After the election, Planned Parenthood got an affirming boost that, six months out, shows no signs of waning.

New Cirque du Soleil show — all about ice — coming to Target Center

Cirque du Soleil new production is called “Crystal: A Breakthrough Ice Experience,” coming to Target Center in Minneapolis Nov. 9-12.

Just days after Ringling Bros. performed its final show, Cirque du Soleil announced its latest high-flying circus production.

A trip to Hades with Minnesota artist Samantha Russell

The recent MFA grad at Minneapolis College of Art & Design talks about "Lethe" and her other sculptural work.

5 nasty Minnesota bugs to watch out for this summer

As Minnesotans, we pine for summer all winter, but we're not the only ones emerging from hibernation. To help you survive the season of bugs, here are five nasty ones to watch out for this summer.

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Minneapolis twangers the Cactus Blossoms talk 'Twin Peaks' ahead of Sunday's appearance

The country duo were honored if a bit mystified to be invited onto David Lynch's newly relaunched cult TV series.

Chris Blue wins 'The Voice,' with homeboy Jesse Larson fourth

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

The Danger Zone may have gotten old and dusty, but Tom Cruise says he's about to fly back in.

It's just a myth that humans have poor sense of smell

The truth is, humans are actually pretty good at smelling our world.

Extra! Extra! Fulton's new Star Tribune beer hits taproom Thursday, store shelves Friday

'Justice League' director Zack Snyder quits film after daughter's suicide

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.

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.

Quest for identity drives 'Refugia,' getting its world premiere at Guthrie

REVIEW: Premiere by Moving Company is a nearly three-hour patchwork with much to say.

The week's best Twin Cities jazz: Celebrating saxophone legend Lester Young

Ask Amy: Worker tries to cope with bullying boss

Hax: 'Dadzilla' seeks to take over wedding plans

Mpls. restaurant owners push for 'tip credit' as council considers raising minimum wage

Restaurant owners say many servers exceed $15 an hour.


St Paul's celebrated Penumbra Theatre raises unprecedented $560K at 40th anniversary gala
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The fundraising haul is a strong vote of confidence as the company enters its next phase.

Planned Parenthood's new challenge: How to manage all those volunteers?
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After the election, Planned Parenthood got an affirming boost that, six months out, shows no signs of waning.


Gnocchi with spring greens, mushrooms, watercress and ramp butter.

With new chef, new owner, Lucia's in Uptown Minneapolis still impresses

Extra! Extra! Fulton's new Star Tribune beer hits taproom Thursday, store shelves Friday
Bacon takes center stage in cheeseburger at Erik the Red in downtown Mpls.
Cookie dough craze comes to Minnesota with not one, but two food trucks

The Abbott boathouse pg. 43 from “Boathouses of Lake Minnetonka” by Karen Melvin and Melinda Nelson.

Lore and lure of Lake Minnetonka's boathouses come to life in new book

'Mysterious' modern boathouse on Pokegama Lake was designed for family fun
Tonkadale's new owner grew up tending plants at grandparents' garden center
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Chris Blue wins 'The Voice,' with homeboy Jesse Larson fourth
The Twin Cities' 5 big stadium concerts of the summer
Prince's FBI file includes reported threat to sell his personal info to media

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

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The alien monsters are back in "Alien: Covenant."

Ridley Scott's attempt to reboot 'Alien' with new film 'Covenant' works – sort of

'Justice League' director Zack Snyder quits film after daughter's suicide
Retired St. Thomas professor celebrated for role in famous Czech film
Tom Cruise reveals 'Top Gun 2' to start filming soon

A medicine made from marijuana, without the stuff that gives a high, cut seizures in kids with a severe form of epilepsy in a study that strengthens the case for more research into pot's possible health benefits.

Marijuana extract helps some kids with epilepsy, study says

Annandale nursing home is faulted in patient's death
26 patients die after upgrading Abbott blood pump at home
Ellison joins bid to let West Africans from Ebola-affected countries stay in U.S.

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Mpls. restaurant owners push for 'tip credit' as council considers raising minimum wage

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?

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No couch, one car: How these Minnesotans are living with less
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Will Twin Cities' own Jesse Larson win tonight on NBC's 'The Voice'?

How Minnesota writer Mark Frost teamed with David Lynch to resurrect 'Twin Peaks'
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Director Tyler Michaels led a rehearsal last weekend of “The Boy and Robin Hood,” the debut production of his new troupe Trademark Theater. Opening night is next Saturday at the Ritz Theater.

'Passion,' diversity and DIY spirit drive new Twin Cities theater companies

Theater world loses vibrant 'light' with death of ex-Twin Cities actor at 34
Quest for identity drives 'Refugia,' getting its world premiere at Guthrie
New Cirque du Soleil show — all about ice — coming to Target Center

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St Paul's celebrated Penumbra Theatre raises unprecedented $560K at 40th anniversary gala

The fundraising haul is a strong vote of confidence as the company enters its next phase.


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With new chef, new owner, Lucia's in Uptown Minneapolis still impresses

REVIEW: New owner Jason Jenny and his group of investors clearly maintain a healthy respect for Lucia's illustrious prairie-to-plate past, and seem dedicated to preserving as much of the status quo as possible.


TV picks for May 25: 'Red Nose Day,' 'Love Connection,' 'Cyrus vs. Cyrus'

Playing hard to get I assumed that reimagining “Love Connection” for a prime-time audience would force certain frills, but a $10,000 prize, an overly caffeinated…


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Debut: Shop for Kindness continues through Sept. 10 at the Mall of America. Fourteen brands, some of which are available only online or in other…