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Twins hold on for 8-7 win after tense 3-run 9th by Angels

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota reliever Mike Morin hit former teammate Mike Trout with a bases-loaded pitch that forced in a run in the ninth inning before retiring Shohei Ohtani to end the game on a groundout and preserve an 8-7 victory by the Twins over the Los Angeles Angels on Wednesday. Jonathan Lucroy had an […]
Tags: News, Minnesota, Minneapolis, Angels, Sports, Ap, Twins, Los Angeles Angels, Jonathan Lucroy, Mike Trout, Mike Morin, Shohei Ohtani

Minnesota minister gets prison for drunken driving fatality

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A minister has been sentenced to four years in prison for driving drunk and killing a woman who was on her way to work as a Minneapolis 911 dispatcher. Seventy-three-year-old Richard Shaka, a former college professor, was sentenced in Hennepin County District Court for a February 2018 crash that killed 30-year-old Jenna […]
Tags: News, Minnesota, Minneapolis, Ap, Nation, Jenna, Hennepin County District Court, Richard Shaka

3 Amazon workers in Minnesota file discrimination complaint

SHAKOPEE, Minn. (AP) — Three Muslim workers at an Amazon warehouse in Minnesota accuse the company of discrimination and retaliation for denying them time and space to pray. A federal complaint filed last week claims Amazon created a hostile work environment for the three women from Somalia at its Shakopee warehouse. They allege Somali and […]
Tags: Amazon, Business, News, Minnesota, Nation, Somalia, Shakopee, SHAKOPEE Minn AP

Garver homers, gets hurt in Twins’ 4-3 win over Angels

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Mitch Garver hit a two-run homer and tagged out Shohei Ohtani trying to score the tying run in the eighth inning before leaving with an injury, helping the Minnesota Twins hold off the Los Angeles Angels 4-3 on Tuesday night. Garver homered in the third to give Minnesota a three-run lead behind […]
Tags: News, Minnesota, Minneapolis, Angels, Sports, Ap, Twins, Los Angeles Angels, Minnesota Twins, Garver, Mitch Garver, Shohei Ohtani

President Trump, Come to Willmar

This Minnesota town is a modern, successful American melting pot.
Tags: News, Minnesota, United States, Trump, Willmar, Donald J, Somali-Americans

Escalating trade war causing anxiety in America’s heartland

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — The escalating trade war between the U.S. and China is causing anxiety among rural farmers and bankers. Upper Midwest soybean farmer Jamie Beyer says these are days of “a little bit of panic.” Minnesota agriculture lender Kent Thiesse (TEE’-see) says most farmers were able to get financing for spring planting, but […]
Tags: Business, News, Minnesota, China, America, Nation, Upper Midwest, Kent Thiesse, Jamie Beyer

Minnesotans Fiercely Debate Name Change Of Minneapolis Lake

Minnesota is the land of ten thousand lakes. An effort to rename one of them lake is the focus of a challenge, that echoes similar fights across the country.
Tags: News, Minnesota, Minneapolis Lake

Rudolph mum on rumors about future with Vikes

Addressing the uncertainty surrounding his contract situation, Kyle Rudolph said he wants to continue his career in Minnesota and is looking forward to playing with newly drafted tight end Irv Smith, but accepts that "change happens."
Tags: News, Minnesota, Rudolph, Kyle Rudolph, Vikes, Irv Smith

Minnesota senator shares past experience with depression

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Sen. Tina Smith of Minnesota is sharing her experiences with depression for the first time as she calls for more federal funding for mental health programs. The Star Tribune reports the Democrat says she battled depression as a teenager and in her late 30s. Smith says help was available whenever she needed […]
Tags: Health, News, Minnesota, Minneapolis, Ap, Nation, Smith, Star Tribune, Tina Smith

Lindsey Vonn memoir ‘Rise: My Story’ coming next year

NEW YORK (AP) — Lindsey Vonn, the retired alpine skiing champion, is ready to look back. Vonn’s memoir, “Rise: My Story,” will come next year, Dey Street Books announced Monday. Vonn will describe her “epic journey” from childhood in Minnesota to international fame; her achievements, including 82 World Cup wins and three Olympic medals; and […]
Tags: New York, News, Minnesota, Entertainment, Ap, Nation, Lindsey Vonn, Vonn, Dey Street Books

Josh Rosen 2018 Passing Chart - Week 6 at Minnesota

Football, more so than any other sport, requires context to tell the full story. Box scores provide the casual fan with a general idea of the cumulative result of any given game, but without isolating each player's performance, many details
Tags: News, Minnesota, Josh Rosen

Frontier receives $283.4m/year in taxpayer money, neglects network, rips off customers -- and Trump's FCC won't investigate

Frontier Communications is a telcoms company so naturally they're a terrible company (a telcoms company is just a collection of regulatory subsidies wrapped up in a layer of greed and malpractice); the company is one of the nation's leaders in the use of fraudulent accounting to evade taxes, and it takes in $283.4 million every year in tax-funded subsidies to provide services to rural Americans, while ripping them off like crazy and cutting corners by neglecting its network and allowing it to f...
Tags: Verizon, Post, News, Cable Company Fuckery, Fcc, Minnesota, Christ What An Asshole, Telcoms, Frontier, Pai, Trump, Ars, AG, Ajit Pai, Frontier Communications, Connect America Fund CAF

CNN show 'United Shades of America' goes inside the home of Minnesota's rising star Hmong chef

Chef Yia Vang will appear, along with his family and others from Minnesota's Hmong community, on "United Shades of America."
Tags: Minnesota, Cnn, United Shades of America, Yia Vang

CNN show 'United Shades of America' features Minneapolis Hmong chef Yia Vang

Vang will appear, along with his family and others from Minnesota's Hmong community, on the Emmy Award-winning "United Shades of America."
Tags: Minnesota, Cnn, Vang, United Shades of America, Yia Vang, Minneapolis Hmong

Pence coming to Minnesota to plug trade with Mexico, Canada

FARGO, N.D. (AP) — Vice President Mike Pence is rolling into the Midwest to tout the administration’s new North American trade agreement, while back in Washington President Donald Trump tries to salvage a transformative trade deal with China. Pence was scheduled Thursday to visit a Minnesota farmstead near Fargo, where Minnesota Farm Bureau President Kevin […]
Tags: Business, News, Minnesota, Washington, Ap, Nation, Donald Trump, Fargo, Midwest, Mike Pence, Kevin, Mexico Canada, Nation & World, Minnesota Farm Bureau, China Pence

Rhode Island District Tells Students With Lunch Debt: Only Jelly Sandwiches for You

The new policy by Warwick Public Schools drew widespread criticism, with many saying that poorer children should not have to struggle with inadequate nutrition while trying to learn.
Tags: News, Minnesota, Rhode Island, Agriculture Department, Castile, Education (K-12, Lunch and Breakfast Programs, Philando (1983-2016, Warwick Public Schools, School Nutrition Assn

Agent Productivity Is the Real Measure

I always look forward to the annual industry reports that rank the country’s top brokerages by transaction sides and sales volume. This year’s surveys are a good reminder about how many different players—with very different styles—are vying for sales and marketshare these days. With a little digging, other interesting differences emerge as well—especially in per-agent productivity, the most telling metric of all. Need an example? Just go back and look at the Top 10 brokerages in RISMedia’s 2019 ...
Tags: Productivity, News, Minnesota, Radio, Wisconsin, Latest News, Adam Contos, Spotlights, Power Broker Survey, Power Broker, John Collopy, Power Broker Report, Brenda Tushaus, RE/AMX

Hazmat concern prompts evacuation near U of Minnesota

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Authorities are trying to determine if the deadly toxin ricin is the hazardous material that prompted the evacuation of hundreds of people from an apartment complex near the University of Minnesota. The Minneapolis Fire Department tweeted that the evacuation Tuesday in the Dinkytown area involved an “unconfirmed report of ricin,” a poison […]
Tags: News, Minnesota, Minneapolis, Ap, Nation, Dinkytown

Philando Castile's Mother Wipes Out School Lunch Debt, Continuing Son's Legacy

Valerie Castile's $8,000 gift to a Minnesota high school wiped out lunch debts for about 100 students. Her son, a cafeteria worker who often bought lunch for needy kids, was killed by police in 2016.(Image credit: Stephen Maturen/Getty Images)
Tags: News, Minnesota, Philando Castile, Valerie Castile

Minnesota adds ex-Drexel forward Demir as grad transfer

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota has added former Drexel forward Alihan Demir as a graduate transfer for the 2019-20 season. The Gophers announced Tuesday that Demir, a 6-foot-9 native of Turkey, will join their roster in the fall. He played two years for Drexel, finishing second on the team in points (14.8 per game) and rebounds […]
Tags: News, Minnesota, Minneapolis, Sports, Turkey, Ap, Gophers, Drexel, Demir, Alihan Demir

Minnesota boy left in car for hours, dies; father charged

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Authorities say a 4-year-old Minnesota boy died after his father left him in a hot SUV for hours while he worked. The father, 26-year-old Kristopher Taylor of Apple Valley, is charged with second-degree manslaughter. The boy died Saturday in St. Paul. Authorities say Taylor left the child in the vehicle […]
Tags: News, Minnesota, Nation, Taylor, Apple Valley, ST PAUL Minn AP, Kristopher Taylor, St Paul Authorities

Officers shoot, kill motorcyclist in Minnesota after chase

HERMANTOWN, Minn. (AP) — A motorcyclist who allegedly fled from police in northern Minnesota was shot and killed by officers who also struck him with a squad car. The Minneapolis Star Tribune reports that the Midwest Medical Examiner’s Office says 37-year-old Timothy Majchrzak was shot multiple times and died at the scene Saturday afternoon. A […]
Tags: News, Minnesota, Nation, Minneapolis Star Tribune, Midwest Medical Examiner s Office, HERMANTOWN Minn AP, Timothy Majchrzak

Minnesota man pleads guilty to faking death for insurance

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — A Minnesota man accused of faking his own death eight years ago in Eastern Europe to collect a $2 million life insurance policy has pleaded guilty. The St. Paul Pioneer Press reports that 54-year-old Igor Vorotinov is to be sentenced for mail fraud on July 29 in U.S. District Court. […]
Tags: News, Minnesota, Nation, Eastern Europe, U S District Court, St Paul Pioneer Press, ST PAUL Minn AP, Igor Vorotinov

The Freshman Congresswoman From Minnesota Settles In

The freshman congresswoman from the 5th District of Minnesota settles in.
Tags: News, Minnesota

Minnesota lawmaker booked after clashes at hotel, hospital

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota state lawmaker Matt Grossell was arrested after he refused to leave a St. Paul hospital where he was taken after allegedly causing a ruckus at a hotel bar, police said Sunday. A release from police Sgt. Mike Ernster said that officers were called to the Best Western Plus Capitol […]
Tags: News, Minnesota, Nation, ST PAUL Minn AP, Mike Ernster, Matt Grossell

Minnesota teacher on leave after student records months of alleged remarks

A teacher in Minnesota has been placed on administrative leave after a student secretly recorded him calling students names and making other inappropriate remarks. CNN affiliate WCCO reports.
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Teacher on leave after student records months of alleged remarks

A teacher in Minnesota has been placed on administrative leave after a student secretly recorded him calling students names and making other inappropriate remarks. CNN affiliate WCCO reports.
Tags: News, Minnesota, Cnn, Stories, WCCO

Ilhan Omar: Democratic congresswoman fires back at Mike Pence in row over Venezuela

Ilhan Omar has hit back after US Vice President Mike Pence said she “does not know what she is talking about” in regards to ongoing political unrest in Venezuela.Ms Omar, one of the first Muslim women to serve in the US congress, argued that America was partly to blame for the conflict in Venezuela.Mr Pence’s criticism of her views was something “women of colour have heard” before, she said.“Instead of ‘we disagree,’ it’s ‘she doesn’t know what she’s talking about’. They have to make us feel sma...
Tags: News, Minnesota, US, America, United States, Venezuela, Fox News, Nicolás Maduro, Central America, Trump, Mike Pence, Omar, National Assembly, Caracas, Pence, SANDRA SMITH

Sounders’ trip to Minnesota ends in 1-1 draw

Cristian Roldan scored a goal in the 42nd minute for the Sounders, who finished their road trip to Minnesota with a 1-1 draw.
Tags: News, Minnesota, Sports, Sounders, Cristian Roldan

Marital rape is no longer legal in Minnesota with new law

Gov. Tim Walz said "the concept of a pre-existing relationship defense should've never been part of our criminal statutes."
Tags: Minnesota, Cnn, Tim Walz

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