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Jones wins stunning Alabama Senate upset
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Aaron Lavinsky, Star Tribune
Minnesota Lt. Gov. Tina Smith was Mark Dayton’s first chief-of-staff after careers at General Mills, Planned Parenthood and the city of Minneapolis.

Sources: Lt. Gov. Tina Smith to be named to replace Al Franken

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Twins sign free-agent pitcher Pineda in move for 2019

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Towns blames himself as Wolves squander lead, lose to Sixers in OT

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