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Wednesday, November 1, 2017

According to an alert from the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension, a 15-year-old who went missing from her home Tuesday has been found safe. (11/01/2017)
After unsuccessfully challenging DFL U.S. Rep Rick Nolan twice, Stewart Mills says he will sit 2018 out, citing Democrats' "impressive" strategy. (11/01/2017)
Despite its reputation, the big game really doesn't deliver a spike in the commercial sex trade, city officials say. Still, they say Minneapolis will be prepared to disrupt demand and help victims. (11/01/2017)
Administrative Law Judge Eric Lipman said the Minnesota Public Utilities Commission should deem the final environmental impact statement of the proposed Enbridge Line 3 project "adequate."
A strange catch in Canada has one angler reminding us to do one simple thing: "Pick up your garbage."
The president blames the so-called diversity visa program for allowing an accused terrorist into the country.
Body camera footage showed a Salt Lake City officer roughly arresting nurse Alex Wubbels for following a hospital policy. She plans to use some of the money to help others get access to police video.
A Wisconsin woman is facing charges after her 9-year-old son was tied to the roof of their minivan to help hold down a plastic pool.
Vaccination rates remain extremely low in the Somali community, said Kris Ehresmann, infectious disease director at the state Department of Health.
Special Counsel Robert Mueller has brought charges against Trump campaign officials. What's next?
MPR Reporter Euan Kerr talks about the court rulings that made 'The people's judge' a legend.
Regional wheat breeding programs have helped double yields since 1995, University of Minnesota researchers say.
Vowing to "stop this craziness," President Donald Trump on Wednesday urged tougher immigration measures based on "merit" after the deadly truck attack in New York City.
Facebook, Twitter and Google faced questions from the Senate and House Intelligence Committees on Wednesday. It's the second day of testimony for lawyers from the three online platforms.
"Bad" by Michael Jackson was number one on the Billboard pop chart 30 years ago today. It's the title track from the follow up to his enormously successful "Thriller" album.
The 12-day "evidentiary hearing" before an administrative law judge will be a trial-like proceeding to gather information to help the Public Utilities Commission decide whether the project is needed.
In music theory, the tritone is an interval of three whole steps that can sound unresolved and creepy. Over time, the sound has wound up in jazz, rock and even Broadway musicals.
The American Civil Liberties Union sued the U.S. government Tuesday to demand that it release a 10-year-old girl with cerebral palsy detained by Border Patrol agents after surgery because she is in the U.S. without legal permission.
Leah Victoria Peterson is charged with third degree murder for selling tainted heroin that caused a Chaska man's death in January. Investigators say the heroin was laced with carfentanil, a powerful opioid that is used as a large-animal tranquilizer.
The parasite has devastated Minnesota's moose population. But researchers say little is known about how it's transmitted to moose.
Senators cited ProPublica reporting that found drug companies have been making patients pay for oversize eyedrops and more liquid cancer medications than they need.
The protest movement Luther launched 500 years ago revamped not only how Europe worshipped but how it drank. We'd call him the patron saint of beer except, well, he wouldn't like the "saint" part.
The president said he was hopeful the House will approve the tax bill by Thanksgiving. But his overly optimistic timetable didn't address the concerns of lawmakers.
The election was nearly a year ago. Why did it take so long for Facebook, Google and Twitter to see how their platforms were used by foreign actors to influence the election?
Nearly a year after Election Day, action on Capitol Hill and by DOJ special counsel Robert Mueller helps put the pieces together about Russia's interference. But some remain missing.
Austin Boutain, suspected of killing a man in Utah, has a rap sheet that includes drug, car theft and weapons charges in Minnesota and Alabama dating back to his days a juvenile.
Federal authorities filed terrorism charges against the suspect on Wednesday.
Having killed a man as a teenager, Elizer Darris was in prison longer than he has ever lived free.
The St. Paul City Council is expected to restrict the sale of flavored tobacco in a move convenience stores say threaten their businesses and health advocates say will lead to fewer young people becoming addicted.
When Hurricane Maria hit Puerto Rico Sept. 20, the island plunged into chaos.
It's an old idea that's gotten some new attention around the world: Give all citizens a flat amount of money each month, regardless of their employment. Finland is testing it right now.
Universities, broadcasters and private companies make billions from college athletics, and players are prohibited from sharing in the profits. With recent allegations of financial corruption in the NCAA, should we rewrite the rules of college sports? The motion is: "Pay college athletes."

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