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Savage fire chief resigns, citing 'mental, physical and emotional toll' of job demands

FILE - In this June 29, 2019, file photo, U.S. President Donald Trump, left, shakes hands with Chinese President Xi Jinping during a meeting on the si
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President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping during the G-20 summit in June. Their trade conflict threatens to tip a fragile global economy into recession.

Trump raises tariffs on Chinese goods as trade war escalates

President Donald Trump angrily escalated his trade fight with China on Friday, raising retaliatory tariffs and ordering American companies to consider alternatives to doing business there.
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Golf carts go off-course and into the community

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Berrios serves up grand slam in Twins loss to last-place Tigers

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UFO or no? Forty years later, a Minnesota town still wonders what sheriff's deputy encountered

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