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Kardashian family to watch Bruce Jenner's interview together

Fri, 04/24/2015 - 11:15pm
Kim Kardashian says her family plans to watch Bruce Jenner's Friday night TV interview as they do most things, which is together.

Police chase in Edina backs up morning rush hour traffic on Hwy. 169

Fri, 04/24/2015 - 9:35pm
A call about an erratic driver in the southwest metro escalated into a police pursuit during the Friday morning rush hour on busy Hwy. 169 in Edina.

Judge exceeds guideline, gives 9-year term to 'smiley face' driver who killed teen

Fri, 04/24/2015 - 9:35pm
The presiding Hennepin County judge has taken note: While the defendant “was updating his social media with inappropriate and insensitive material, Jason McCarthy was dying.”

Alleged ISIL recruit returning to Minnesota to face charges

Fri, 04/24/2015 - 9:15pm
Mohamed Farah waives hearing and will be flown from San Diego to Minnesota to face charges of conspiracy to go to Syria to fight.

Cooke in Wild lineup; teams look to take command of series

Fri, 04/24/2015 - 9:15pm
Scenario is simple: Wild win, it can close out the series at home Sunday. Wild lose, and it must avoid elimination Sunday and force a Game 7.

Judge limits information introduced in ex-officer's trial

Fri, 04/24/2015 - 8:35pm
The trial for a former police officer accused of killing a woman whose body was found in a suitcase along a rural Wisconsin highway won't include information on another woman he's suspected of killing, a judge ruled Friday.

BWCA trip tips: Readers offer their best to first-timers

Fri, 04/24/2015 - 8:35pm
While most BWCA visitors are experienced, every year first-timers travel there — some prepared, many others not so much. So on the eve of another open-water BWCA season, we solicited tips for first-timers from readers who are veteran BWCA travelers.

Lawmakers drawing up contingency funding plans for bird flu

Fri, 04/24/2015 - 8:15pm
Top Minnesota lawmakers said Friday they're developing contingency plans that would allow state agencies to more easily access emergency response dollars if the spread of avian influenza intensifies in the nation's leading turkey producing state.

Diet Pepsi dropping aspartame on customer concerns

Fri, 04/24/2015 - 8:15pm
PepsiCo says it's dropping aspartame from Diet Pepsi in response to customer worries and replacing it with sucralose, another artificial sweetener commonly known as Splenda.

Sawyer Sweeten, ‘Everybody Loves Raymond’ child actor, dead at 19

Fri, 04/24/2015 - 8:15pm
Sawyer Sweeten, who played Geoffrey Barone, one of the twin sons on “Everybody Loves Raymond,” is dead after an apparent suicide, according to media reports. He was 19.

Weekend traffic: Wild hockey, Get in Gear races and road construction

Fri, 04/24/2015 - 7:55pm
The biggest traffic-generating event of the weekend by far will be the Wild's home playoff game against St. Louis Sunday night at the Xcel Energy Center in downtown St. Paul.

American Indian actors quit Adam Sandler movie over names

Fri, 04/24/2015 - 7:15pm
A group of American Indian actors walked off the set of an Adam Sandler movie this week over complaints about stereotypes, offensive names and scenes they say disrespected Native American religious practices.

Chileans moved after dangerous volcanic mudflows detected

Fri, 04/24/2015 - 5:55pm
Authorities urged 2,000 people living near the Calbuco volcano to evacuate Friday after potentially devastating mudflows of volcanic debris were detected in a nearby river, the result of two huge eruptions this week that sent ash across large swaths of southern South America.

The Who's Pete Townshend won't get fooled again about Bob Dylan's birthplace

Fri, 04/24/2015 - 5:35pm
He knew Dylan was born in Duluth but mistakenly acknowledged Duluth, Ga. as the bard's birthplace.

Part of former downtown St. Paul Macy's sold; new store planned

Fri, 04/24/2015 - 5:15pm
The St. Paul Port Authority announced the sale to a developer who plans retail for the space.

Souhan: Blues coach Hitchcock has a few tricks up his sleeve

Fri, 04/24/2015 - 5:15pm
Ken Hitchcock knows what to say and when to say it. The Blues coach has his team back in the series with the Wild.

For more low-cost homes, Met Council seeks suburban landlords

Fri, 04/24/2015 - 5:15pm
Minnesota’s largest housing authority is preparing an ambitious new effort to recruit participants for a federal rental-assistance program that aims to reverse decades of economic and racial segregation in subsidized rental housing in the Twin Cities.

North Star bikefest back on after closing part of funding gap

Fri, 04/24/2015 - 4:35pm
Event will feature hill climb and five days of racing

Funeral for Barway Collins postponed so Liberian mother can attend

Fri, 04/24/2015 - 4:35pm
Community members agreed that the delay would create an opportunity for Barway’s birth mother to attend

Patrol: S. Minn. crash kills teen in back seat with no seat belt on

Fri, 04/24/2015 - 4:35pm
The crash occurred about at a rural intersection in Brown County, north of Sleepy Eye. Three other people were injured.