Medicare, Social Security face shaky fiscal futures

The financial condition of the government's bedrock retirement programs for middle- and working-class Americans remains shaky, with Medicare pointed toward insolvency by 2026, according to a report Monday by the government's overseers of Medicare and Social Security.
Dmitri Moua, a junior in Roseville, along with Zachary Greenwald, a junior in Hopkins, opened the door for male dancers.
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Boys can join girls on high school competitive dance teams

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The 10th Avenue bridge, in front, shown in 2014. The bridge’s upcoming rehabilitation spurred discussions about moving the water pipe hanging from i
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The 10th Avenue bridge, in front, shown in 2014. The bridge’s upcoming rehabilitation spurred discussions about moving the water pipe hanging from it with one going under the riverbed.

Sub-Mississippi water tunnel a feat of modern engineering

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Minneapolis will employ a boring machine to drill a 5-foot corridor deep beneath the Mississippi River to keep one of the city's most important drinking water pipes safe from the elements.
The Twins' Jorge Polanco watched his two-run home run off Astros reliever Chris Devenski during the eighth inning Monday.
Sports

Twins' hot offense carries over in 9-5 rout of Astros

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Sara Jane Van Allen tends to the plants inside a Walipini, an underground greenhouse, in Minneapolis on Wednesday, January 20, 2016.
Variety

Experimental sunken greenhouse in northeast Minneapolis will be removed, per city order

Wild coach Bruce Boudreau is pacing the room watching the NHL playoffs this spring. “I can’t stand the idea we’re not in.”
Sports

Reusse: For Boudreau and Wild, it's torture on the outside looking in

Minneapolis boys' lacrosse coach Aron Lipkin has played and coached the sport for years, but this is his first navigating it as an openly gay man.
Sports

Coming out brings freedom, complexity for gay Minneapolis lacrosse coach

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A new Minnesota law restricts drivers to hands-free or voice-activated cellphone technology, effective Aug. 1. One option is to use a Bluetooth earpie

Tips for Minnesota drivers on new 'hands-free' cellphone law

"One-touch functions" will still be allowed if the phone is accessed without holding it, typing or scrolling. Here are some options.
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