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Next snow Sunday, 40s and rain next week?
Our Jekyll and Hyde winter continues. ...
5 things you should know before the New Hampshire primary
New Hampshire has a reputation for strong voter participation and independents. It's easy to get on the ballot, and the state has had a better track record of picking GOP nominees in recent years. ...
Hughes: 'There is no typical profile' of an ISIS recruit
"They're old, they're young, they're rich, they're poor," said expert Seamus Hughes of ISIS recruits in the U.S. "They're college-educated in some cases, and they're high school kids." ...
Hennepin investigators hope to ID man found in 2014
A railroad crew found a partial skeleton of a man in an abandoned shed beside the tracks. Investigators think he'd been living there, and may have been dead for as long as a year before anyone found him. ...
When journalists sell their integrity to politicians
Ever wonder where some political reporters get their analysis? Judging by emails pried from the Department of State, they buy it from the politicians they cover by selling their integrity. ...
Who would you like to see win in New Hampshire?
John Kasich took the most votes out of Dixville Notch early Tuesday morning, but it is expected to be a good night for Bernie Sanders and Donald Trump in New Hampshire. ...
Opinion: Cancel Olympics due to Zika outbreak
Bioethicist Arthur Caplan, of New York University, says it would be irresponsible to hold the Olympic Games in Rio due to the Zika virus outbreak. ...
Jeb Bush finds his stride in New Hampshire, but is it too late?
The former Florida governor finally seems at ease on the campaign trail. Is he peaking at the right time or are months of missteps just too much for him to overcome? ...
What a 'critically wounded' Voting Rights Act means in 2016
Ari Berman's book, "Give Us the Ballot," tracks the history of the struggle for voting rights, from 1965 through to modern debates on voter ID laws. ...
Lawyer: Minnesota terror suspect to plead guilty to aiding ISIS
Prosecutors alleged Abdirizak Warsame, 20, encouraged several friends to go abroad to fight with ISIS and at one point was named their leader. ...
Dayton wants paid parental leave for state workers
Some 35,000 government employees would be eligible for paid time off after birth of child or an adoption. The Democratic governor will include the plan in an upcoming budget proposal. ...
Why is it so hard to test whether drivers are stoned?
Blood alcohol levels match well with a person's impairment. But the THC in marijuana doesn't move around the body the same way, so blood tests can miss people who are stoned. ...
Willmar cops rescue stricken man, then shovel his driveway
Your daily dose of bittersweetness today comes from the blizzard-weary land of Willmar, Minn., where the police department reports on its Facebook page that police officers shoveled a driveway after trying to save the life of an elderly man who had a heart attack while shoveling. ...
Cam Newton speaks
When Vince Lombardi said, 'show me a good loser, and I'll show you a loser,' it ended up in management text books. Lombardi had a luxury that Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton didn't have when he sulked after losing the Super Bowl the other night, and stormed out of his post ...
Obama sends Congress record $4.1 trillion 2017 spending plan
The new spending plan, for the budget year that begins Oct. 1, is facing heavy fire from Republicans who hope to capture the White House. ...
Minnesotans wince as individual health plan costs jump under Obamacare
Many Minnesotans who buy health insurance on the open market are paying a lot more this year than last and they're not happy about it. Stability, though, may still be a few years away. ...
Rashad Shabazz: 'Why Geography Matters in the Struggle for Racial Justice'
Rashad Shabazz says America has a racial divide that can be explained by a study of geography and our sense of place. He concludes that lack of freedom and mobility, and government policies in housing and transportation, have hindered our ability to have a just and multi-racial society. ...
ACLU, NAACP sue to force release of Jamar Clark shooting video
The BCA has said some video from the night of the police shooting of Jamar Clark exists, but it will not be released until after the case is closed. The investigation is ongoing. ...
Farewell to a perfect politician
Charlie Smith was the sort of politician that could make people feel that anybody could grow up to be elected to office and make a difference, armed only with decency, honesty and authenticity. ...
What kids need from grown-ups (but aren't getting)
Author Erika Christakis mounts a spirited defense of a four-letter word that, she says, isn't used nearly enough in early classrooms: P-L-A-Y. ...
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