St. Paul leaders consider stricter skyway security and use rules

St. Paul leaders consider stricter skyway security and use rules

People are divided on what time skyways should be closed.

Minnesota attorney general sues companies that allegedly bilked veterans and seniors

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Minnesota attorney general sues companies that allegedly bilked veterans and seniors
The lawsuit alleges that the companies violated state lending laws by issuing loans without a license and often charging annual percentage rates of 200 percent.

FBI offering $30,000 reward for help in probe of Bloomington mosque explosion

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FBI offering $30,000 reward for help in probe of Bloomington mosque explosion
FBI says the investigation is its "top priority" in Minneapolis.
Stage & Arts
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Patrick's Cabaret settles discrimination suit against foundation

As part of the settlement, the Musser Fund agreed to diversity training.
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Minneapolis to launch drones to survey sewer problems

The city is experimenting with the technology as part of its annual smoke testing of the sewers.
East Metro
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Columbia Heights restaurant owner indicted on federal forced-labor charge

The owner of Royal Orchid allegedly promised to help a teenager from the Dominican Republic get a U.S. education, then forced him to work less than $1 an hour.
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Ex-radio host Dubay charged with punching, knocking out woman's tooth

The former sports talk personality went on Facebook and said he is being "wrongfully accused."
West Metro
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Free-speech advocate Randall Tigue, 58, has moved to Virginia to take a job as an in-house lawyer for a company that operates a national chain of adult night clubs.

Minnesota Supreme Court again suspends attorney Randall Tigue

Randall Tigue, who is best known for his adult entertainment clients, must wait two years before he can be reinstated.
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Uptown Diner fires 2 workers shown wearing Nazi uniforms

A Minneapolis restaurant has fired two employees who appeared in photos wearing Nazi apparel, an announcement on the restaurant's Facebook page said.
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From left, Mike and Jannetta Spahn, of Plymouth, and Michele and Erin...

Tornado warning expires, but flash flood warning now in effect

A flash-flood warning is in effect for western Hennepin County until 11:15 p.m., one of many alerts on a stormy night. The Twins game with Cleveland has been postponed.
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Charge: Man curses Somalis in Willmar, throws pig's foot at them

The man denies much of what is being alleged, voices frustrations with immigrants.
East Metro
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Suspect in Woodbury gun theft surrenders when mother intervenes

Kevron Bivens holed up in a Lake Elmo mobile home park after he allegedly stole a gun from a Cabela's store
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Prince lights up his old Minneapolis neighborhood again – this time for real

Electric utility boxes near the singer's old schools have been decorated with his royal likeness.
Guide to best of Minnesota biking trails
Special report Guide to best of Minnesota biking trails
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More than 1,500 miles of bike trails line railroad beds and cross public lands.
Eat & Drink

Joe's Crab Shack in Roseville among many in U.S. now closed

Parent company is in the midst of bankruptcy proceedings.

Report: University football suspensions adhered to law, rules

The report by two outside lawyers hired by the University of Minnesota cited "weak leadership" of coaching staff and outside interference in the case of 10 Gophers football players suspended following allegations of sexual assault.
St. Paul

St. Paul mayoral candidate Melvin Carter's home burglarized

Guns, electronics and household goods were stolen.

Cloquet teacher Len Anderson, 77, was a devoted champion for the St. Louis River

A biology teacher at Cloquet High School, he inspired thousands of students, started a water-quality testing program called River Watch and was a mentor to many.

Boys & Girls Clubs are getting glasses for the eclipse

UnitedHealthcare is giving 600 pairs of glasses to the Clubs' six branches in the Twin Cities, with 100 pairs earmarked for community members who live nearby.
Uriel Rosales Tlatenchi, a DACA recipient, introduced his family inclu...

Minnesota immigrants celebrate 5th anniversary of DACA program

At a Capitol event, supporters of the program say it has improved lives, enriched state.
West Metro

Met Council approves rail agreements for Southwest light rail

Concerns about a concrete wall along a part of the route concern Minneapolis officials and state lawmakers.

Russell Johnson, 70, was internationally known mathematician

Born in Fairmont, Minn., he focused on mathematics in college, earning a B.A. and Ph.D. from the University of Minnesota.

Motorcyclist killed in chain-reaction crash in Sibley County

One person was injured in the three-vehicle wreck on Hwy. 19 in Gaylord

Fall down elevator shaft kills Superior hotel maintenance worker

The elevator in the 92-year-old hotel had been malfunctioning.