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Former U.S. Ukraine Ambassador Marie Yovanovitch provided chilling detail Friday in Trump impeachment hearings of being suddenly ousted from her post and feeling threatened upon learning President Donald Trump had denounced her in a phone call to Ukraine's president. In that call, Trump assailed her as "bad news" and said she was "going to go through some things."
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Gophers coach P.J. Fleck and Athletic Director Mark Coyle posed for the cameras after Fleck was hired on Jan. 6, 2017.
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Rebuilt Minnehaha Academy forges connection to past, neighborhood and nature

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