Trump backs 1st major rewrite of sentencing laws in decades

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President Donald Trump on Wednesday announced his support for the first major rewrite of the nation's criminal justice sentencing laws in a generation, but it remains to be seen whether the proposal can pass Congress.

St. Paul City Council passes $15 minimum wage, and mayor signs it

A fallen chunk of concrete in May forced the closure of the RiverCentre parking ramp, which was repaired and reopened on Tuesday.

St. Paul's RiverCentre parking ramp reopens after repairs


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A rendering of the Southwest Light Rail train passing through the Kenilworth Lagoon.
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A rendering of the Southwest Light Rail train passing through the Kenilworth Lagoon.

Southwest light-rail line clears significant federal hurdle

Federal officials signal that $929 million grant to build line may be forthcoming, with construction expected to begin this winter.
An outbreak of a virulent drug-resistant Salmonella in the U.S turkey supply began a year ago and has sickened about 160 people. But it has moved slow

Salmonella outbreak in raw turkey expands nationwide

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240 Park is a 17-story apartment tower with 205 units that’s being developed by the Wilf family in downtown Minneapolis. Construction is expected to

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Dining room in Ricky Rubio's condo.

Former Timberwolves star Rubio selling North Loop penthouse for $1.225M

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President Donald Trump faces controversy regarding his trip to France, tweets on California, and other issues. Hear the "Playing Politics" analysis from WCCO Radio's Chad Hartman and the Star Tribune Editorial Board's John Rash and D. J. Tice.

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