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December 11, 2017

U conservatives say:  Bring on the protests at our gatherings
So far, Minnesota has largely escaped the kind of violence that has erupted elsewhere over campus visits by right-wing pundits and provocateurs. Yet in many ways, college campuses are turning more hostile than ever to conservative views, said Madison Faupel, president of Minnesota College Republica... Read More


Ex-Gov. Carlson says Franken should stay in Senate, for now
Former Minnesota Gov. Arne Carlson came to Sen. Al Franken’s defense Sunday when he posted a commentary to his blog that said he is “deeply troubled by the resignation of Al Franken and the complete absence of anything resembling due process.” ... Read More


Fridley man challenges FBI search in terrorism probe
Lawyer for Fridley man says FBI should return phones and computers taken in raid. ... Read More


Satanic Temple sues Belle Plaine for canceling park's public space
It was to be the first Satanic monument erected on public property in the nation. ... Read More


Haley: Women accusing Trump of misconduct 'should be heard'
In response to questions on CBS’ “Face the Nation” about the allegations, Haley said that while ultimately the decision on Trump lies with voters, “women should always feel comfortable coming forward. And we should all be willing to listen to them.” ... Read More


Minn. medtech industry voices frustration with tax reform
As the U.S. Senate and House resolve different plans to cut taxes for American corporations and businesses, the repeal of the medical device tax is missing from the discussion. ... Read More


Reusse: Jack Morris makes it a St. Paul Hall of Fame trifecta
Jack Morris' call to Cooperstown means he will join Dave Winfield and Paul Molitor as St. Paul players forever donned in bronze. ... Read More


Niederreiter's OT goal vs. Sharks rescues Wild after bad third period
The Wild finished its California road trip with another overtime victory, only after Sunday’s finale was nearly ruined when the Wild got sloppy. ... Read More


Craig: How the Panthers 'hit two home runs' on Vikings run defense
The Vikings were vulnerable to a big run in Sunday's loss, although no team until the Panthers had taken advantage of it. ... Read More


Athletes, entertainers rush to support bullied Tenn. boy
A Tennessee woman's video of her tearful son recounting being bullied at middle school has prompted a wave of support from athletes and entertainers. ... Read More


Wolves claw out 97-92 victory over Dallas
Jimmy Butler’s 10-point fourth quarter, and some stingy defense, helped Minnesota open a five-game homestand with a victory. ... Read More


MnDOT's pink arrows along highways point to the future
In short, they point to the base of a sign placed near the roadway so Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT) crews can easily find them when they have to fix a sign that has been knocked down or needs to be replaced because they are obsolete. ... Read More


Morris goes the distance, finally reaching Baseball Hall of Fame
St. Paul native Jack Morris, the 1991 World Series hero for the Twins who won titles with the Tigers and Blue Jays, on Sunday was elected to Cooperstown by the modern era committee. ... Read More


'Can't have that': Vikings brought back to earth in loss to Panthers
Injuries, penalties and uncharacteristic mistakes helped doom the Vikings in road game loss to the Panthers. The loss ended the Vikings’ eight-game win streak. ... Read More


Bitcoin futures rise as virtual currency hits major exchange
The first-ever bitcoin future jumped after it began trading Sunday as the increasingly popular virtual currency made its debut on a major U.S. exchange. ... Read More


Klobuchar: It doesn't matter if man or woman replaces Franken
Senator says long vacancy after Franken resigns would hurt Minnesota interests in Washington, D.C. ... Read More


New evacuations as huge Southern California fire flares up
A powerful flare-up on the western edge of Southern California's largest and most destructive wildfire sent residents fleeing Sunday, as wind-fanned flames churned through old-growth brush in canyons and along hillsides toward coastal towns. ... Read More


Win over Sharks would make Wild's road trip a success
The Wild ensured it didn’t return home emptyhanded after securing an overtime win over the Ducks Friday, but whether or not this three-game road swing through California is considered a success likely depends on the result of Sunday’s finale against the Sharks in San Jose. ... Read More


Office parties changing amid harassment backlash
There may be less booze and more daylight at your office holiday party this year. ... Read More


Cutting medical deduction could raise taxes on 8.8M Americans
The House tax bill would eliminate the deduction, while the Senate bill would keep it (and even make it a bit more generous). It’s a key difference that must be reconciled before final legislation goes to President Donald Trump. ... Read More


Aided by scandal, Dems fighting math and history in Alabama
Renegade Republican Roy Moore may be plagued by scandal, but scandal alone will not convince the voters of 44th Place North to show up for Democrat Doug Jones. ... Read More


Paul Douglas: Storm pushing through the north metro
Wind gusts up to 60 mph and 1" hail are part of some heavy downpours. ... Read More


Mpls. police bracing for backlash over officer in Justine Damond's death
Police chief expects heated reaction whether or not officer Mohamed Noor is charged in her fatal shooting. ... Read More


The Frasier Fir candle, the 'smell of Christmas,' started in Minnesota
Retailers say the secret to Frasier Fir is the scent’s ability to evoke fond memories. ... Read More



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