US downs Chinese balloon, drawing a threat from China

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The U.S. military on Saturday shot down a suspected Chinese spy balloon off the Carolina coast after it traversed sensitive military sites across North America. China insisted the flyover was an accident involving a civilian aircraft and threatened repercussions.
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Ramsey County sheriff ordered to cut jail population immediately

Cindy Hagen has lived in a hospital room at Mayo Clinic hospital in Austin for more than six months. Hagen, 49, who has limited mobility because of he
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'I just want to go home': A Minnesota woman's fight to overturn a guardianship

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Hottest housing market: Buyers find suburban bliss in Lake Elmo

Much of the research so far on the medical effects of marijuana has focused on young people, leaving unanswered questions about adult usage.
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Much of the research so far on the medical effects of marijuana has focused on young people, leaving unanswered questions about adult usage.

As Minnesota considers legalizing marijuana, what does research say about the risks?

Medical groups urge lawmakers to raise age limit of legalization proposal from 21 to 25, based on research.
Maryland forward Julian Reese reacts after a basket scored against the Gophers during the first half Saturday at Williams Arena
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Blown out at the Barn: Gophers lose big again, falling 81-46 to Maryland

At 6-3 and 170 pounds, Isaac Asuma does everything well in a style both smooth and forceful for Cherry’s boys basketball team.
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Tiny-school standout Asuma puts Cherry on top in Class 1A, brings Gophers staff to his games

Apparently non-Minnesotans don’t appreciate the uniqueness of US Bank Stadium.
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Lileks: Ugliest building in town? Or just misunderstood?

Which of these 18 Vikings will be back?
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Which of these 18 Vikings will be back?

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