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ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Pinch-runner Johnny Field scored the game-winning run from second base in the 10th inning as reliever Zach Duke missed first base after taking a flip from first baseman Joe Mauer on Denard Span’s two-out grounder, lead the Tampa Bay Rays to an 8-7 victory over the…

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Hundreds of Minnesota students gathered on the steps of the State Capitol Friday to call for an end to gun violence and stricter regulations on gun sales. They held signs and chanted, “We the people say no more!”

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ALEXANDRIA, Minn. — A Minnesota judge ruled Thursday that all the documents in the investigative file in the Jacob Wetterling case must be released to the public.

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MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Some of Prince’s closest confidants had grown increasingly alarmed about his health in the days before he died and tried to get him help as they realized he had an opioid addiction — yet none were able to give investigators the insight they needed to determine where the mu…

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NEW YORK (AP) — Winnipeg Jets defenseman Josh Morrissey was suspended for one game by the NHL on Wednesday for cross-checking Minnesota Wild forward Eric Staal.

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ST. PAUL — The Minnesota Supreme Court has upheld a 2015 law that lets counties save money by bypassing the state auditor’s office and hiring private accounting firms for their annual financial audits.

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ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota Wild were hit with a major setback in their first-round playoff matchup with Winnipeg, a broken sternum for left wing Zach Parise suffered in the last game that will keep him out for at least the remainder of the series and likely longer if they advance.

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ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Mark Scheifele scored both goals for Winnipeg and Connor Hellebuyck made 30 saves for his seventh shutout this season, as the Jets beat the Minnesota Wild 2-0 on Tuesday night to take a 3-1 lead in the first-round playoff series.

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WASHINGTON — The U.S. Senate this week is expected to take action on legislation aimed at the U.S. Coast Guard that contains a provision exempting ships’ ballast water from the federal Clean Water Act.

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BLOOMING PRAIRIE — Lois Riess, the 56-year-old rural Blooming Prairie woman who is wanted for murder in both Minnesota and Florida, is seen laughing with one of her alleged victims in a surveillance tape released Monday by law enforcement officials in Florida.

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ST. PAUL -- If you are a Minnesotan experiencing a mental health crisis, there’s a strong chance that the police officers or paramedics who respond to your call for help will take you to jail or a hospital emergency room because there aren’t enough other treatment options available around th…

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MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Lindsay Whalen took the stage in the middle of Minnesota’s Williams Arena where she once wowed crowds with slick passing and fearless shooting, wearing a gray suit and the typical laid-back off-the-court demeanor that has helped make her one of the most approachable and po…

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WINNIPEG, Manitoba (AP) — Paul Stastny, Andrew Copp and Patrik Laine scored in the third period and the Winnipeg Jets beat the Minnesota Wild 4-1 on Friday night to take a 2-0 lead in the Western Conference first-round series.

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