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.

Permit denied for large hog feedlot in southeastern Minnesota

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Decision by the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency upset opponents of the facility, who had hoped for a stringent environmental review of the land and the proposal's impact.
Politics

Trump Foundation reaches deal to dissolve amid lawsuit

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Business

More homes on Twin Cities home market, a good sign for buyers

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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.
Glen Stubbe, Star Tribune
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, currently the provost at the University of South Carolina, to the University of Minnesota's top job.
President Donald Trump's former National Security Advisor Michael Flynn arrives at federal court in Washington, Tuesday, Dec. 18, 2018.
Politics

Flynn sentencing abruptly postponed; judge states disgust

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Penny Marshall starred in the 1970s TV show "Laverne and Shirley"
Variety

Actress and director Penny Marshall dies at age 75

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Joe Mauer played in his final game on Sept. 30.
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Twins will retire Joe Mauer's No. 7

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

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

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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.