Cause of Xcel's Prairie Island nuclear outage: Workers drilled through cables

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Xcel Energy initially pinpointed the cause of a lengthy outage at its Prairie Island nuclear power plant as an equipment issue.
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Empire Foods takes over former Walmart in Brooklyn Center

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Shoppers scoop up deals at Mike’s Discount Foods in Fridley, which sells heavily discounted items ranging from produce and cereal close to their “
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Do Minnesota's discount grocery stores really offer cartloads of savings?

Kathy Ware, calms son Kylen, 29, as he is secured to a stander as part of his physical therapy at their South St. Paul home. The stander helps Kylen,
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Kathy Ware, calms son Kylen, 29, as he is secured to a stander as part of his physical therapy at their South St. Paul home. The stander helps Kylen, who has a rare genetic mutation, build strength.

Assisted suicide in Minnesota? Critics point to Canada as cautionary tale.

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Proposed medical aid in dying legislation promises to be an ongoing issue in Minnesota, where some in the disability community fear being devalued or coerced.
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'Golden Bachelor' couple announce they're divorcing

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A retiree watches his golf shot at a Chaska driving range in 2013.

What are the financial pros and cons of retiring in Minnesota?

The state has higher taxes. But it is also important to look at the "whole picture."
A whote plate with a rectangle of crispy-topped meat on a puddle of black bean puree, and a pile of thin slices of orange kumquats
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The 5 best things our food writers ate in the Twin Cities area this week

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Vikings general manager Kwesi Adofo-Mensah talked about Vikings draft plans with reporters on Thursday.
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'Walkaway prices?' Translating what Adofo-Mensah told the press.

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Stuck on spring cleaning? Twin Cities organizing expert shares tips

Cori McDougald has decluttered hundreds of houses in the Twin Cities and has tips on how to make organizing your house less daunting.
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