More Minnesota students opt out of state tests, create a dilemma

Around the state, the rate of students choosing to bypass the state's largest standardized exams has risen steadily for more than a decade.
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Wave of deadly shootings prompts intense debate in St. Paul

Nationally, investor homebuying reached record highs last year, according to data from the analytics firm CoreLogic.
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Intense competition for Twin Cities houses attracts flippers

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While Minnesota's population shifts, center of political gravity moves south

Chaotic Care: An occasional series
Tamara Frazee and son Trystan, 11, who has autism spectrum disorder, moved to Austin after their benefits were slashed.
Richard Tsong-Taatarii, Star Tribune
Tamara Frazee and son Trystan, 11, who has autism spectrum disorder, moved to Austin after their benefits were slashed.

'Geography is destiny' for Minnesota families coping with disabilities

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With families desperate, thousands are uprooting themselves in Minnesota because they can't get the help they need where they live.
Miguel Sano reacts after hitting a grand slam in the eighth inning in the second baseball game of a doubleheader against the Indians
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Grand sweep: Sano's slam sends Twins' magic number to 9

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Gophers wide receiver Tyler Johnson pulled down a touchdown catch to put the Gophers back in the lead with 13 seconds left in the fourth quarter as he
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Tyler time: Gophers use Johnson's 3 TDs to squeeze by Georgia Southern

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Vikings special teams coordinator Marwan Maalouf’s intensity occasionally gets dialed back by Mike Zimmer.
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Maalouf's special-team style developed from many mentors

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Your fall guide to Twin Cities plays, concerts, movies and more

Change is in the air as Minnesota arts troupes open the curtain on their 2019-20 season. Fill up your own fall calendar with the 100-plus shows highlighted in our Fall Arts Guide.
“Why isn’t there more activity out here?” said Cory Parkos, who was prepared his Minneapolis WaterTaxi at Boom Island Marina earlier this month.
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Mississippi River in Minneapolis is poised for a makeover

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Exemptions from tariffs: Another version of Trump's favorite trick

It's a mystery who gets an exemption from Trump's tariffs and why, but any amateur illusionist could guess at the secret.