1. Feds charge 10 new people in Feeding Our Future fraud probe: The additional charges in the case, which was first filed in September, are spread across four new indictments and bring the total of those charged thus far to 60 people in what U.S. Attorney Andrew Luger continued to bill as a still-ongoing criminal probe. Read more.
  2. What Minnesotans need to know about the Silicon Valley Bank collapse: The bank — which worked mostly with venture capitalists, startups and other technology firms — failed at the end of last week as customers began pulling out their money. It was the second-largest bank failure in U.S. history. Read more.
  3. New allegations as child sex-trafficking trial nears for wealthy GOP donor Anton Lazzaro: The government's indictment of the 32-year-old Lazzaro in August 2021 launched a long legal battle and shook up Minnesota Republican politics as Lazzaro was close to former GOP state party chair Jennifer Carnahan, who stepped down a week after his arrest. Read more.
  4. Basilica Block Party's 2023 hiatus confirmed, adding to a shortfall in Twin Cities music fests: A 2024 return hasn't been ruled out for the Minneapolis church party, unlike the canceled Rock the Garden and TC Summer Jam. Read more.
  5. Cohen to testify before grand jury in Trump hush money probe: A Trump loyalist turned adversary, Cohen is likely to provide critical details about whatever involvement the Republican presidential candidate may have had in the payments, made in the final weeks of the 2016 campaign, to two women who alleged affairs or sexual encounters with him. Read more.

Ke Huy Quan wins Best Supporting Actor Oscar for 'Everything Everywhere All at Once': Quan's award is the culmination of his comeback tour this awards season, celebrating his return to acting after nearly 30 years. His acceptance speech is definitely a tearjerker. Watch here.

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The best places to get pie in the Twin Cities this Pi Day: Since pi is constant and pie is one of the continual joys in life, Pi Day (3/14) — which seamlessly blends math and pastry arts — is the Taste team's new favorite holiday. They've rounded up their favorite places to get a slice (or two) in the Twin Cities. Read more.


Sports world, in Minnesota and beyond, reacts to death of Bud Grant: In the 24 hours since Minnesota learned of Bud Grant's death Saturday morning, reactions came in from all corners of the state and beyond. By Saturday evening, the middle of downtown was glowing purple, with some skyscrapers and buildings shining purple lights into the dark, snowy sky. Read more.

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The clock is ticking for permanent daylight saving time in Congress: Congress's decades-long fight over daylight saving time reached a crescendo last year, when the Senate surprisingly passed the Sunshine Protection Act in a unanimous vote in March. But the issue remains for suitable alternatives, writes Dan Diamond for the Washington Post. Read more.


Congratulations to Ann Dahl! Ann was randomly selected from among the many readers who correctly answered that K.J. Osborn was the Viking player who rescued a man from a burning car in Texas early last week. Ann wins a $15 gift card. Be sure to read Talkers on Friday for another trivia question!


March, 13, 2020: The COVID-19 pandemic lockdown begins. Shoppers bought out all the stock of toilet paper, disinfecting wipes and hand sanitizer at the Target in Columbia Heights. (Photo: Anthony Soufflé/Star Tribune)