Official: Sri Lanka failed to heed warnings of attacks

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Sri Lankan officials failed to heed warnings from intelligence agencies about the threat of an attack by a domestic radical Muslim group that officials blame for Easter Sunday bombings which killed more than 200 people, the country's health minister said Monday.
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Minnesota farmers kick around big ideas to save small dairies

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Kenilworth trail will close soon for three years as construction begins on the Southwest Light Rail Transit project.
Local

Trail users decry 'deforestation' along path prepping for SWLRT

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Green light given to $444K project along Lake Nokomis' shoreline

Republicans are taking aim at the Green New Deal, and Democratic activists are fighting for legislation to tackle climate change.
Photos by New York Times (left) and Associated Press
Republicans are taking aim at the Green New Deal, and Democratic activists are fighting for legislation to tackle climate change.

Environment becomes key voter concern in Minn., across U.S.

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Perennial campaign issues like the economy, health care and immigration have long driven voters to the polls. But, in the face of growing international concern about the planet's future, climate change and the environment are emerging as key concerns.
Prince performs in his debut movie "Purple Rain," the 1984 rock opera about a young man's search for artistic accomplishment and love.
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Prince memoir 'The Beautiful Ones' coming out in the fall

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Many meters have been stunted to a two-hour limit.
Local

With meter rate changes, free parking vanishes in downtown Minneapolis

The Minnesota Twins' Byron Buxton, bottom, reached third base ahead of the tag by Baltimore Orioles' Rio Ruiz, top, after tagging up in the fourth inn
Sports

Big efforts spark Twins to Baltimore sweep, one game lead in AL Central

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Linebacker Blake Cashman, shown at Gophers pro day in March, had a breakout season as a senior.
NFL draft

Former Gophers linebacker Cashman climbs the NFL draft board

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 Curious Minnesota
Minnesota welcomes you sign at the state border

Where does term Minnesota Nice come from, and what does it really mean?

Tracking the roots of "Minnesota Nice" is difficult, partly because people don't agree on what it actually is. Some see it as genuine kindness, while others are sure it describes the veneer of sweetness that masks darker sentiments.