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Granlund's incredible goal lifts Wild past Avs in overtime

Tue, 04/22/2014 - 8:50pm
Mikael Granlund’s highlight-reel goal in OT beat the Avs’ hot goalie and gave the Wild new life.

Minnesota counties 'screen out' most child abuse reports

Tue, 04/22/2014 - 8:50pm
Bill would require better tracking of child abuse cases that are screened out without investigation.

In rebuilding a Minnesota church, cancer patient rebuilt his health

Tue, 04/22/2014 - 8:50pm
Cancer patient Greg Thomas credits his work to renovate a little century-old church near Montgomery, Minn., with getting his health back on track.

Minn. man helps fallen marathoner reach Boston finish line

Tue, 04/22/2014 - 7:30pm
When one runner fell short of the finish Monday in Boston, several marathoners jumped in to help him complete the run. Two men stopped first to help, but when the runner's legs gave out completely, two more joined them. Then, together, they made it to the finish line, where the stricken runner staggered across under his own power.

Minnesota marathoners are back in the race

Tue, 04/22/2014 - 5:50pm
Close to 40,000 runners, including more than 600 from Minnesota, will represent a show of strength as the healing from last year's terrorism continues.

Minneapolis shining a light on streetlight repairs

Tue, 04/22/2014 - 5:50pm
There’s been a surge in repair requests from Minneapolis residents, but location has played a role in levels of service.

Minnesota launches three-year debate: Deer vs. forests

Tue, 04/22/2014 - 5:50pm
Three-year discussion will decide how many deer are enough for hunters, too much for the woods.

With a swipe of the smartphone, loyalty punch cards becoming obsolete

Tue, 04/22/2014 - 5:30pm
Businesses are replacing their paper rewards-program cards with an electronic swipe.

IRS awards $1 million in bonuses to 1,100 employees who owe back taxes

Tue, 04/22/2014 - 4:30pm
A government investigator says the Internal Revenue Service paid $1 million in bonuses to employees who owed back taxes.

Gibson vs. Price tonight; Buxton takes batting practice

Tue, 04/22/2014 - 4:10pm
The Twins are 61-62 all-time against the Rays heading into this week's series at Tropicana Field

Visions vary for overhaul of Hennepin-Lyndale bottleneck

Tue, 04/22/2014 - 3:30pm
The preliminary designs unveiled at a public open house last month provoked some residents and transit advocates to protest that the new intersection will not be much better than the current one.

Some SKorean ferry crew members gave their lifejackets and their lives

Tue, 04/22/2014 - 3:10pm
As the ferry sank, some crew members gave their lifejackets to passengers. One refused to leave until she shepherded students off the ship, and was later found dead. Others worked from rescue boats to break windows with hammers and pull people trapped in cabins to safety.

Teen stowaway shows holes in vast airport security

Tue, 04/22/2014 - 3:10pm
Surveillance cameras at San Jose International Airport successfully captured the teenager on the tarmac, climbing up the landing gear of a jet. But in the end, the cameras failed because no one noticed the security breach until the plane — and the boy — landed in Hawaii.

Strib Biz Live: Latest business news, market moves and talk

Tue, 04/22/2014 - 2:50pm
Latest in business news from Minnesota and beyond.

Finance bill fraying Minnesota legislative allegiances, nerves

Tue, 04/22/2014 - 2:50pm
Gov. Mark Dayton wants a bonding bill with a total price tag of $1.2 billion. Leaders of the Republican legislative minority want new debt held to $850 million, and have rare leverage because DFLers need a handful of Republican votes to approve bond sales.

Little Falls jury must decide: Was shooter driven by fear or revenge?

Tue, 04/22/2014 - 2:30pm
The trial of Byron Smith opened in Little Falls, with the jury hearing his interview with police after he killed teen intruders.

Death toll in West African ebola outbreak rises above 140

Tue, 04/22/2014 - 1:30pm
The World Health Organization says the current Ebola outbreak in West Africa has killed more than 140 people.

Job market for college grads better but still weak

Tue, 04/22/2014 - 12:10pm
With college commencement ceremonies nearing, the government is offering a modest dose of good news for graduating seniors: The job market is brightening for new grads — a bit.

Green Line may offer 24-hour LRT service

Tue, 04/22/2014 - 11:50am
Met Council leaders agree it makes sense to offer later service.

Want to spend summer scooping up Izzy’s ice cream? Apply by haiku

Tue, 04/22/2014 - 11:30am
The ice cream shop with locations in Minneapolis and St. Paul is asking candidates to submit a haiku with their job applications.