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Alleged violent acts in northwestern Wisconsin leave family, friends with questions.
Business

Store closings not just a mall problem as Uptown, Grand Av. feel the pinch

President Donald Trump spoke Saturday at the White House on the government shutdown and border security.
Politics

Trump offers temporary 'Dreamers' deal for border wall

Fifth-grader Khadra worked with Kyrstin Tenjack, a special education assistant, at Howe School in Minneapolis.
Brian Peterson, Star Tribune
Fifth-grader Khadra worked with Kyrstin Tenjack, a special education assistant, at Howe School in Minneapolis.

Minnesota schools facing 'crisis level' in special-ed funding

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Rocco Baldelli as a standout high school baseball and basketball player and at his introductory news conference as Twins manager.
Sports

The makings of a manager: Baldelli's baseball journey has led him to the Twins

Minnesota Golden Gophers forward Jordan Murphy (3) dunked the ball with an and-one opportunity late in the first half against the Penn State Nittany L
Sports

McBrayer's late free throw helps the Gophers survive Penn State

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Smart and scattered (which is to say, focused)

That's me. And brain science shows that it's not such an odd combination. Here's a look at how, for better and worse, intelligence plays out in our world.