Trump moves to ban bump stocks

A senior Justice Department official said Tuesday that bump stocks will be banned under the federal law that prohibits machine guns.
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The Trump administration moved Tuesday to officially ban bump stocks, which allow semi-automatic weapons to fire rapidly like automatic firearms, and has made them illegal to possess beginning in late March.

Trump Foundation reaches deal to dissolve amid lawsuit

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President Donald Trump's charitable foundation has reached a deal to dissolve amid a legal battle with New York's attorney general.

Judge strikes down Dayton, Minn., ordinance restricting sex offender housing

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MnDOT program puts corn to use to help shield roads from snow

Joan Gabel rose to greet members of the Board of Regents after they unanimously voted to hire her as the university's first female president.
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Joan Gabel was voted the University of Minnesota's new president.

U regents choose Joan Gabel as school's first female president

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The Board of Regents voted unanimously to name Joan Gabel, the provost at the University of South Carolina, to the university's top job.
Joe Mauer played in his final game on Sept. 30.

Twins will retire Joe Mauer's No. 7

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Wolves forward Taj Gibson tried to block a shot ... with his shoe?

Wolves forward Taj Gibson tried to block a shot ... with his shoe?

Bus Stop Brewhouse brought in two vintage buses.

Inspired by vintage Greyhound depots, Mpls. bus-themed restaurant to serve burgers, beer

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Those attending November’s Aurora Summit in Two Harbors didn’t spot Northern Lights, but they still did a lot of sky watching.

Secrets to spotting the Northern Lights revealed at Minnesota gathering

The Aurora Summit in Two Harbors, now in its second year, bills itself as the leading conference in the U.S. for fans of the eerie, elusive night sky phenomenon.
Kris Overby and Magnus Rydholm stayed at a Minneapolis hotel while nailing down the logistics for a trip they're planning. They will bring 30 Swedes t

New business aims to mend broken family trees, from Sweden to Minnesota


Counterpoint: Sorry, but our state budget surplus isn't what it appears

When you look at in "structural" terms and consider things like an expiring health care provider tax, that $1.5 billion fades quickly. Minnesota will need sound, bipartisan fiscal decisionmaking.