Minn. officials seek new powers to catch, prevent child-care fraud

Program for low-income families could get closer monitoring for overbilling, kickbacks.
Business

Winter wiped out 9,000 Minn. jobs, may signal a bigger turn

Crews erected an earthen levy to be topped with sheeting and sandbags.
Local

Flood watchers get bird's-eye view of rising Minnesota River

Local

Senior care facilities brace to lose Liberian immigrant workers

President Donald Trump held up an executive order he signed Thursday requiring colleges to certify that their policies support free speech as a condit
Jacquelyn Martin, Associated Press
President Donald Trump held up an executive order he signed Thursday requiring colleges to certify that their policies support free speech as a condition of receiving federal research grants.

Minn. colleges say they already comply with free-speech order

Some local higher education officials voiced skepticism that the order will have much of an impact.
Twins manager Rocco Baldelli has six days to scratch out 11 names from the clubhouse and get the roster to 25.
Sports

It's complicated: Many variables play into Twins final roster cuts

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Gophers coach Richard Pitino directs his team during Thursday's first-round game against Louisville in the NCAA Tournament.
Sports

Souhan: Pitino downplayed the past and may have secured his future

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Brad Hardin, took a selfie in front of a 3-D sculpture of the Final Four bracket on the Nicollet Mall in Minneapolis. The crowd downtown will be large
Local

Final Four won't close many streets despite small footprint in downtown Minneapolis

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U's stinky corpse flower blooms in all its nose-wrinkling wonder

The stinky corpse flower is in bloom and drawing visitors to U campus in St. Paul. But be quick.
Paul Reiser
Variety

Paul Reiser returns to stand-up with a Minneapolis debut

Opinion

Editorial counterpoint: We must look beyond police for community safety

It's time to put more emphasis on prevention efforts. A police-first approach isn't effective, has been marred by violence and fails to address underlying causes of crime.

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