Gov. Walz calls special session for Friday

Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz, Senate Majority Leader Paul Gazelka and House Speaker Melissa Hortman at a Sunday news conference announcing the budget agree
The move caps a week of closed-door talks between the governor and House and Senate leaders scrambling to fill in details of state government budget bills. Lawmakers must ratify a $48 billion budget before a negotiated deadline of 7 a.m. Saturday.

Trump moves to escalate investigation of intel agencies

President Donald Trump granted Attorney General William Barr new powers to review and potentially release classified information related to the origins of the Russia investigation.
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Officer Jesse Lopez's body cam video of Mohamed Noor after the shooting of Justine Ruszczyk Damond in 2017.
Minneapolis Police Department, Star Tribune
Officer Jesse Lopez's body cam video of Mohamed Noor after the shooting of Justine Ruszczyk Damond in 2017.

Video, audio evidence in Mohamed Noor trial is released

The recordings include Justine Ruszczyk Damond's 911 calls and a video recorded by a bicyclist immediately after she was shot.
Joe Mauer retired after last season, and with his salary off the books the Twins have compiled powerful pieces to the lineup.
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Souhan: Mauer is Twins' 2019 MVP - Most Valuable Pensioner

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An Anoka County deputy who encountered two submerged fawns in Oak Grove had to give one CPR, which was caught on the body camera.

Oh, deer: Minn. deputy saves drowning fawn by giving CPR

And in Ely, another officer had to administer "a verbal warning" to a persistent deer who wouldn't leave a man and his dog alone.
Under coach Jamie Trachsel, the Gophers softball team has a better defense but is still hitting homers and pitching well.
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'Why not us?' Trachsel took Gophers to new heights quickly

Travelers made their way through Terminal 1 at the Minneapolis/St. Paul International Airport, Thursday ahead of Memorial Day weekend.
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Minnesotans kick off busy summer travel season this weekend

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