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Deaths at crash scene outside Matt's Bar

Multiple vehicles were damaged in this crash early Sunday.
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Three deaths are being reported from a crash scene early Sunday near the entrance to a popular "Jucy Lucy" dining and drinking spot in south Minneapolis. Others also were injured.

Kavanaugh, Ford agree to testify on Thursday as deal forms

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Negotiators reached a tentative agreement Saturday for the Senate Judiciary Committee to hear testimony Thursday from Christine Blasey Ford, the woman accusing Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexual assault from decades ago, according to two people briefed on the matter.
Moslais Xiong played a game to help her class focus on listening. Districts are facing pressure from the state to lower race-based discipline disparit
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Minnesota school districts grapple with discipline disparities

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Jeff Johnson promises tax cuts, but that means spending cuts, too

“I did not set out to find failure and errors in the file. They were glaring almost from Page 1,” Stearns County Sheriff Don Gudmundson said.
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“I did not set out to find failure and errors in the file. They were glaring almost from Page 1,” Stearns County Sheriff Don Gudmundson said.

Sheriff said he couldn't ignore flaws in Jacob Wetterling case

Don Gudmundson stunned the state with a blunt critique of the 27-year child abduction investigation and its perplexing blunders.
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Sports

Towns agrees to $190 million extension with Wolves

Emma McClure and her 9-month-old son, Easton, visited with Adam Thielen at the U of M Masonic Children’s Hospital.
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Vikings' Adam Thielen gives back as well as receives

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Becca Hanson and members of the Conservation Corps planted around 100 tamarack trees near Hwy. 61 and Warner Road on Wednesday in St. Paul.
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As ash trees succumb, conservationists rebuild forest along Mississippi

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Brooks: Why don't sex assault victims report the crime? Just read their stories

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Opinion

What churches get wrong (and how to repopulate them)

They need not become overtly political, but to regain moral authority they must become relevant to today's pressing issues.