Digital projects editor

Prior to joining the Star Tribune in late 2014, DeLong was a digital editor on the national desk at the Washington Post, where he focused on national politics, the federal government and national security. He was part of the team awarded the 2014 Pulitzer Prize for Public Service for coverage of the National Security Agency's secret surveillance programs. A native of upstate New York, DeLong currently lives in Minneapolis.

He can be reached on the encrypted messaging app Signal at 612-643-0344.


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TOP STORIESMinnesota accident victims surrender millions to a relentless, lightly-regulated industry: About 750,000 Americans receive billions of dollars in payments each year from legal settlements.…


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TOP STORIESMask debate leads to physical altercation at Eastern Carver County school board meeting: The incident is the latest in a series of school…


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TOP STORIES50th and France is quickly moving on from the pandemic: A wave of luxury apartments, shops and restaurants have energized the urban shopping…


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TOP STORIESWill Santa have enough toys this holiday season? Toy companies are racing to get their products to retailers as they grapple with a…


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TOP STORIESMurky laws hobble judges weighing lifechanging deals for accident victims: Last weekend, the Star Tribune published the first part of a special report examining…


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TOP STORIESCOVID-19 testing, positivity rate reach 2021 highs in Minnesota: A key barometer of pandemic activity has matched a 2021 high in Minnesota, where the…


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TOP STORIESVaccinated make up minority of severe COVID-19 hospitalizations in Minnesota: Updates from two large Minnesota hospital systems show that fully vaccinated people make…


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TOP STORIESMinnesota surpasses 8,000 COVID-19 deaths: Another 18 deaths were reported Tuesday by state health officials, bringing the number of known pandemic-related deaths to…


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TOP STORIESGirl killed in overnight storm that raced through Minnesota and Wisconsin: A four-year-old girl was killed early today when a tree branch fell…


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TOP STORIESTwin Cities transit strike averted: Following a year of difficult negotiations, the union representing more than 2,300 Metro Transit bus drivers, light-rail operators and…