Pastor faces unprecedented defrocking over LGBT stance

The Evangelical Covenant Church is voting over whether to evict a Minneapolis pastor and his entire church over support of the LGBT community. If evicted, it would be the first time in the denomination's more than 130-year history that a minister and congregation have been forced out.
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Emotions strong, debate intense as Pardons Board weighs fates

The Minnesota Court of Appeals on Tuesday ordered a review of the state's handling of a key water quality permit for PolyMet Mining.
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The Minnesota Court of Appeals on Tuesday ordered a review of the state's handling of a key water quality permit for PolyMet Mining.

Appeals court orders review of 'irregularities' in PolyMet permit

Ruling raises additional questions about the proposed copper mine on the eve of PolyMet's shareholder meeting in Toront
Rays left fielder Tommy Pham looked up at a home run hit by the Twins' Jonathan Schoop in the third inning at Target Field on Tuesday.
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Twins show no respect for yet another Cy Young winner in thumping Rays

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Freed from Alaskan glacier's decades-long grip, Minnesota airman's remains heading home

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