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Minnesota politician thanks Fox for condemning Jeanine Pirro

NEW YORK(AP) — U.S. Rep. Ilhan Omar thanked Fox News on Monday for condemning comments made on the network by weekend host Jeanine Pirro centering on the freshman Democrat’s wearing of a traditional Muslim head covering. Fox said it “strongly condemned” Pirro’s Saturday night commentary and said it had addressed the matter with her. Pirro … Continue reading Minnesota politician thanks Fox for condemning Jeanine Pirro

Target hits on all cylinders in the fourth quarter

NEW YORK (AP) — Target’s expanded online delivery options, new brands and updated stores helped drive shoppers to spend more during the critical holiday shopping season. Target, which is trying to narrow the gap between itself and online leader Amazon, enjoyed a 31 percent spike in online sales. Comparable sales, which include sales at stores … Continue reading Target hits on all cylinders in the fourth quarter

Enbridge delays Line 3 pipeline opening in Minnesota by year

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Enbridge Energy is delaying the startup of its planned Line 3 replacement crude oil pipeline through northern Minnesota by a year. The Canadian-based company said Friday it now expects the new pipeline to go into service in the second half of 2020. Enbridge officials had hoped to put the pipeline … Continue reading Enbridge delays Line 3 pipeline opening in Minnesota by year

Google seeks tax breaks for $600M data center in Minnesota

BECKER, Minn. (AP) — Google’s plan to build a $600 million wind-powered data center in central Minnesota could hinge on the tech giant’s request for officials to waive 20 years’ worth of future taxes. Google has asked Sherburne County and the city of Becker for property tax breaks that would save the company up to … Continue reading Google seeks tax breaks for $600M data center in Minnesota

NEW YORK | Pulitzer Prize-winning composer Dominick Argento dead at 91

NEW YORK (AP) — Dominick Argento, the 1975 winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Music, had died. He was 91. Argento died Wednesday in Minneapolis, according to Carol Ann Cheung, a spokeswoman for his music publisher, Boosey & Hawkes. Known for composing in styles ranging from melody to dissonance, he earned the Pulitzer for “From … Continue reading NEW YORK | Pulitzer Prize-winning composer Dominick Argento dead at 91

PHILADELPHIA | Nick Foles will start for Eagles vs. Bears

PHILADELPHIA  — Nick Foles will start at quarterback for the Philadelphia Eagles despite a chest injury when the defending Super Bowl champions play the Chicago Bears in an NFC wild-card game next Sunday. Eagles coach Doug Pederson says Foles is “feeling good” and will be ready to go against the Bears (12-4). He says Nate … Continue reading PHILADELPHIA | Nick Foles will start for Eagles vs. Bears

Ravens win AFC North, Eagles, Colts get wild cards

The playoff chase went down to the final minutes of the season Sunday, when Baltimore squeezed in as AFC North winner, and defending Super Bowl champion Philadelphia got some help to secure an NFC wild card. That left Pittsburgh and Minnesota out. Kansas City (12-4) grabbed the AFC’s top seed, followed by New England (11-5), … Continue reading Ravens win AFC North, Eagles, Colts get wild cards

ST. PAUL, Minn. | Minnesota lawmakers discuss reining in soaring insulin costs

ST. PAUL, Minn.— Minnesota lawmakers are considering steps they could take to rein in the soaring cost of insulin, which one couple says has become so expensive that their diabetic son could no longer afford it and died. State Sen. Matt Little convened an informal discussion at the state Capitol on Tuesday to gather information … Continue reading ST. PAUL, Minn. | Minnesota lawmakers discuss reining in soaring insulin costs

FOREST LAKE, Minn | Minnesota church ends 70-year tradition of lutefisk dinner

FOREST LAKE, Minn— A 70-year tradition of serving a lutefisk dinner has ended at a Minnesota church with an obituary penned by the pastor. Faith Lutheran Church in Forest Lake, Minnesota, would serve a Scandinavian dinner featuring the pungent, jellylike fish the first Tuesday in December. But the Rev. John Klawiter wrote an obituary for … Continue reading FOREST LAKE, Minn | Minnesota church ends 70-year tradition of lutefisk dinner

Trophy Whitetail Hunting Lodge & Preserve Hits the Auction Block

  SAINT CLOUD, MINN./ NOVEMBER 29, 2018 (STL.News) Hunting enthusiasts and qualified buyers will have the opportunity to bid on Minnesota’s first five-star hunting lodge located near Brainerd, Minnesota. United Strategic Client Services in conjunction with Sunbelt Business Advisors will offer the recreational hunting lodge and preserve during an online event ending December 13 at … Continue reading Trophy Whitetail Hunting Lodge & Preserve Hits the Auction Block

Minnesota News: Minnesota Temporary Agency Owner, MAI NHIA VUE Sentenced To Three Years In Prison For Failing To Pay Taxes

Minneapolis, Ma. – United States Attorney Erica MacDonald today announced the sentencing of MAI NHIA VUE, 47, to 38 months in federal prison for failing to pay payroll taxes. VUE pleaded guilty on May 16, 2018, to one count of willful failure to pay payroll taxes and was sentenced on November 27, 2018, by Judge … Continue reading Minnesota News: Minnesota Temporary Agency Owner, MAI NHIA VUE Sentenced To Three Years In Prison For Failing To Pay Taxes

NEW YORK, N.J. | States eye sports betting, wrestle with regulatory details

NEW YORK, N.J.  — Numerous U.S. states are considering jumping on the legal sports betting bandwagon, even as they struggle with the details of regulating it. How much to tax it, and how to regulate mobile betting on phones are emerging as thorny issues for states. So far, seven states offer legal sports betting: Nevada, … Continue reading NEW YORK, N.J. | States eye sports betting, wrestle with regulatory details

MINNEAPOLIS | Rape case prosecutor: China billionaire’s wealth irrelevant

MINNEAPOLIS  — It’s been nearly three months since Chinese billionaire Richard Liu was arrested in Minneapolis on allegations he raped a university student, and there’s still no word on whether he will face criminal charges. Prosecutors say Liu’s wealth has nothing to do with their consideration of the case. A look at where things stand: … Continue reading MINNEAPOLIS | Rape case prosecutor: China billionaire’s wealth irrelevant

DETROIT | Genital mutilation charges dismissed in Detroit-area case

DETROIT — A federal judge dismissed some charges Tuesday against eight people — including two doctors — in the genital mutilation of nine girls at a suburban Detroit clinic, finding it’s up to states rather than Congress to regulate the practice. U.S. District Judge Bernard Friedman dismissed mutilation and conspiracy charges against Dr. Jumana Nagarwala, … Continue reading DETROIT | Genital mutilation charges dismissed in Detroit-area case

MINNEAPOLIS | Man accused of faking own death for money nabbed in Moldova

MINNEAPOLIS — A man accused of faking his own death seven years ago to collect a $2 million life insurance policy was arrested in Moldova after he was found alive and was returned to Minnesota to face a federal charge, authorities announced Tuesday. Igor Vorotinov, 54, was indicted in 2015 on one count of mail … Continue reading MINNEAPOLIS | Man accused of faking own death for money nabbed in Moldova

Obviously, I’m very blessed’: Nets’ LeVert discusses injury

Brooklyn forward Caris LeVert felt the pain in his right foot, and thought it was just a sprain. That is, until he looked down. A week removed from dislocating his right foot — a grotesque injury that looked so much worse than what it actually was — LeVert spoke out Monday about what happened and … Continue reading Obviously, I’m very blessed’: Nets’ LeVert discusses injury

MINNEAPOLIS | Nets’ LeVert sustains apparent severe right leg injury

MINNEAPOLIS — Nets guard Caris LeVert sustained what appeared to be a severe right leg injury during the second quarter of Brooklyn’s game against Minnesota on Monday night and was taken to a hospital. LeVert was racing back to try to block a shot and his leg bent awkwardly when he landed. He was taken … Continue reading MINNEAPOLIS | Nets’ LeVert sustains apparent severe right leg injury

MINNEAPOLIS | For Joe Mauer, being from Minnesota means this isn’t goodbye

MINNEAPOLIS  — Joe Mauer is leaving the playing field after a 15-year major league career, but not Minnesota or the Twins. Mauer formalized his goodbye to the game on Monday at a news conference packed with people he’s close to. With his wife, Maddie, due any day with the couple’s third child, Mauer’s focus in … Continue reading MINNEAPOLIS | For Joe Mauer, being from Minnesota means this isn’t goodbye

ST. PAUL, Minn | Ousted Minnesota Republican faults McCain for losing House

ST. PAUL, Minn  — A recently defeated Republican congressman from Minnesota is blaming the Democratic House takeover on the late Sen. John McCain’s vote against repealing the Affordable Care Act. First-term Rep. Jason Lewis made the argument in a Wall Street Journal opinion piece published Sunday. Lewis lost to Democrat Angie Craig last week in … Continue reading ST. PAUL, Minn | Ousted Minnesota Republican faults McCain for losing House

Synagogue attack a reminder of how common hate crimes are

Kevyn Perkins stopped cold when he saw the letters scrawled on the door to his dorm: “N—– go back” it said, inked in messy red marker. First he was blinded by confusion. Then rage. And then all he could think about was dropping out, finding a new school, escaping for good. “I thought maybe I … Continue reading Synagogue attack a reminder of how common hate crimes are

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa | In House battle, Democrats see hope in Trump territory

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa  — White, working-class voters fueled Donald Trump‘s rise to the White House, but days ahead of the pivotal midterm elections there’s concern that these same voters might abandon the GOP in states including Maine, Iowa and Minnesota. Democrats are targeting 21 House districts carried by President Barack Obama in 2012 that shifted … Continue reading CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa | In House battle, Democrats see hope in Trump territory

MINNEAPOLIS | Divisive Minnesota mine wins permits, but faces challenges

MINNEAPOLIS— Minnesota regulators on Thursday granted key permits to the long-planned PolyMet copper-mining project that’s opposed by environmentalists who fear it could someday foul waters, including Lake Superior. The state Department of Natural Resources issued permits to PolyMet Mining Inc. for the company’s proposed NorthMet project in northeastern Minnesota. The project still needs permits from … Continue reading MINNEAPOLIS | Divisive Minnesota mine wins permits, but faces challenges

MINNEAPOLIS | Medtronic co-founder who created wearable pacemaker dies

MINNEAPOLIS — Earl Bakken, an electronics repairman who created the first wearable external pacemaker and co-founded one of the world’s largest medical device companies, Medtronic, has died. He was 94. Bakken, who also commercialized the first implantable pacemaker in 1960, died Sunday at his home in Hawaii, Medtronic said in a statement. It didn’t give … Continue reading MINNEAPOLIS | Medtronic co-founder who created wearable pacemaker dies

Flexing its muscle: NFL shifts Bengals-Chiefs to prime time

It’s been awhile since the NFL flexed a game to Sunday night. The Bengals vs. Chiefs is a worthy choice. No games were moved from day to night last season, except for the final weekend, when all games are scheduled for the afternoon until the league and NBC figure out what is most attractive for … Continue reading Flexing its muscle: NFL shifts Bengals-Chiefs to prime time

Louisiana News: Minnesota Man, ERIC EDWARD ARMSTRONG Pleads Guilty of Failure to Register as a Sex Offender

NEW ORLEANS, La. – U.S. Attorney Peter G. Strasser announced that ERIC EDWARD ARMSTRONG, age 31, of Anoka, Minnesota, pleaded guilty yesterday before U.S. District Court Judge Barry W. Ashe to one count of failure to register as a sex offender under the federal Sex Offender Registration and Notification Act (SORNA). ARMSTRONG faces a maximum … Continue reading Louisiana News: Minnesota Man, ERIC EDWARD ARMSTRONG Pleads Guilty of Failure to Register as a Sex Offender

Top 10 Real Estate Agents with Most Recent Number of Sales in Eden Prairie, Minnesota, Area

Featuring the Top 10 Real Estate Agents with Most Recent Number of Sales the last 12 months in Eden Prairie, Minnesota, Area Eden Prairie, MN – Eden Prairie is an edge city 12 miles southwest of downtown Minneapolis in Hennepin County, and the 12th-largest city in the State of Minnesota. STL.News offers the Top 10 Real Estate … Continue reading Top 10 Real Estate Agents with Most Recent Number of Sales in Eden Prairie, Minnesota, Area

Top 10 Real Estate Agents with Most Recent Number of Sales in Brooklyn Park, Minnesota, Area

Featuring the Top 10 Real Estate Agents with Most Recent Number of Sales the last 12 months in Brooklyn Park, Minnesota, Area Brooklyn Park, MN – Brooklyn Park is the sixth largest city in the U.S. state of Minnesota.  The city is located on the west bank of the Mississippi River, upstream from downtown Minneapolis in … Continue reading Top 10 Real Estate Agents with Most Recent Number of Sales in Brooklyn Park, Minnesota, Area

Top 10 Real Estate Agents with Most Recent Number of Sales in Eagan, Minnesota, Area

Featuring the Top 10 Real Estate Agents with Most Recent Number of Sales the last 12 months in Eagan, Minnesota, Area Eagan, MN – Eagan is a city in Dakota County, Minnesota, United States.  The city is south of Saint Paul and lies on the south bank of the Minnesota River, upstream from the confluence with … Continue reading Top 10 Real Estate Agents with Most Recent Number of Sales in Eagan, Minnesota, Area

Top 10 Real Estate Agents with Most Recent Number of Sales in Woodbury, Minnesota, Area

Featuring the Top 10 Real Estate Agents with Most Recent Number of Sales the last 12 months in Woodbury, Minnesota, Area Woodbury, MN – Woodbury is a suburb of St. Paul and the largest city in Washington County, Minnesota.  It is part of the greater Twin Cities metropolitan area.  Woodbury is situated east of Saint Paul … Continue reading Top 10 Real Estate Agents with Most Recent Number of Sales in Woodbury, Minnesota, Area

Top 10 Real Estate Agents with Most Recent Number of Sales in Plymouth, Minnesota, Area

Featuring the Top 10 Real Estate Agents with Most Recent Number of Sales the last 12 months in Plymouth, Minnesota, Area Plymouth, MN – Plymouth is the seventh largest city in the U.S. state of Minnesota.  Located 15 miles west of downtown Minneapolis in Hennepin County, the city is the third largest suburb of Minneapolis–Saint Paul, … Continue reading Top 10 Real Estate Agents with Most Recent Number of Sales in Plymouth, Minnesota, Area