Cost of Blue Line extension could exceed the Southwest light rail

The $2.9 billion to $3.2 billion estimate built in the potential for unexpected costs.
Politics

New economic forecast could shift the trajectory of Minnesota's legislative session

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Gophers defenders arrived too late to stop Hawkeyes star Caitlin Clark from shooting and making a three-pointer in the second quarter of Iowa's 108-60
Sports

Clark sets scoring record as the GOAT goes wild at the Barn

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Business

More layoffs coming at Best Buy after sales slump continued during holidays

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Dominic Papatola unpacks boxes in the office of his new home on Grand Avenue in St. Paul on Jan. 12. Papatola sold the house where he and his wife rai
Shari L. Gross, Star Tribune
Dominic Papatola unpacks boxes in the office of his new home on Grand Avenue in St. Paul on Jan. 12. Papatola sold the house where he and his wife raised their children even before it hit the market.

Middle-income buyers struggle to find a house in their budget in most Twin Cities suburbs

A Star Tribune analysis shows how much income a buyer would need to afford the median priced home in each city.
A sign in St. Cloud was updated this week to show that Tom the "Lost Trucker Cat" was found and is safe.
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Tom the 'Lost Trucker Cat' found after going missing in St. Cloud

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