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Wednesday, February 10, 2016

Janee Harteau, left, and Betsy Hodges
A key Minneapolis City Council committee on Wednesday gave unanimous approval to the reappointment of Police Chief Janee Harteau. (02/10/2016)
Twitter has struggled to attract new users. Its latest effort at rejuvenation is a new kind of timeline that predicts which older posts you might not want to miss and displays them on top. (02/10/2016)
Mo Perry and Christiana Clark
The theater's new artistic director is known for taking a fresh look at the classics. (02/10/2016)
Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen said the U.S. economy faces a number of global threats that could hamper growth and compel the Fed to slow the pace of future interest rate hikes.
The song was a follow up to his breakthrough hit "Tutti Frutti."
Scholastic Inc. announced Wednesday that a "script book" of "Harry Potter and the Cursed Child" will be published July 31.
Dogma, ideology and money are blocking efforts to address climate change, says Twin Cities meteorologist Paul Douglas.
Aaron Sorkin, who won an Oscar for his screenplay for '"The Social Network," will adapt Harper Lee's classic novel "To Kill a Mockingbird" for the stage.
Dayton said he made the request because the airport protest appeared unplanned. But he also warned future rallies not to disrupt traffic at Minnesota's primary travel hub.
Ticket scalpers have been conspicuously absent from the Target Center before Timberwolves games because of a smartphone app.
The St. Paul school district plans to review its stance on holiday celebrations after one principal's plan to halt them before Valentine's Day sparked controversy.
Hillary Clinton's big problems: She's not winning women and voters still don't trust her. Meanwhile, Donald Trump's support is broad and deep.
About 15,000 Minnesotans are affected by the Central States Pension Plan which filed an application with the Treasury last year to implement a plan to stay solvent.
The Minnesota Chamber of Commerce says more companies are finding ways to offer parental leave. But it also says it's best to let employers figure out how to do that.
A federal judge said there are too many disputed facts surrounding the incident, and that Chris Lollie's lawsuit against the city and three officers should be decided by a jury.
Iowa and New Hampshire have spoken, each in its own unique accent. Now the race moves on to Nevada and South Carolina, states quite different from the first two, and quite different from each other.
The Catholic Church hasn't been the only target of Minnesota lawsuits aimed at shedding light on a hidden past. Local Boy Scout organizations are also grappling with accusations of child molestation.

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