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Archdiocese hires ex-BCA chief in wake of clergy abuse scandals

The Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis has hired the former chief of the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension to be its first hire for a new conduct standards post created in the wake of priest sexual abuse scandals.

Pedestrian hospitalized after being hit by Green Line train

The accident happened about 1 p.m. in St. Paul. An eyewitness said the injured person was a skateboarder who apparently did not hear the light rail train’s bell before he was hit.

Doctors group calls for later school start times for teenagers

The American Academy of Pediatrics recommends that middle and high schools delay school-start times to 8:30 a.m. or later to help teens get more sleep, which the academy says will lead to improved academic performance.

Prince announces first new album under Warner Bros. deal

Prince – who reached a deal to return to Warner Bros. Records in April after legal battles over rights to his old music – will release a new album “Art Official Age” on Sept. 30.

Vikings name Matt Cassel their starting quarterback

Matt Cassel’s performance against the Kansas City Chiefs on Saturday was enough to win him the starting quarterback job for the Vikings over rookie Teddy Bridgewater.

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Twins decline 2021 option on Sergio Romo

The Twins begin a potential overhaul in the bullpen.

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'Scalpel approach' gives MN schools chance to keep playing sports

County infection rates are no longer the only thing that matters.


With the help of HVAC, Circus Juventas will host its first holiday shows

After months of canceled classes and shows, Circus Juventas is hosting its first ever holiday show, with safety precautions.

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Vikings send Cameron Dantzler to COVID-19/reserve list

Dantzler's placement leaves the Vikings paper-thin at cornerback heading into Green Bay.

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Elections 2020 preview: 7th Congressional District

Will Collin Peterson hang on for yet another term?

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Zimmer explains why he called Hunter's neck injury a 'tweak'

The coach also said Dalvin Cook should return from injury this week.


60 charged in magazine scam that netted $300M

It's being called the largest elder fraud scheme in the country.

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The Star Tribune is shutting down City Pages

The free newspaper was bought by the Star Tribune in 2015.

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Coronavirus: Billy's on Grand will close for winter

The restaurant is among a growing list of eateries to close for the winter months.