Democrats choose Hortman as next House Speaker

Democrats have chosen longtime Rep. Melissa Hortman to be the next Speaker of the House after winning the majority in Tuesday's elections
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Minnesota Dems keep governor's office, regain House majority

Minnesota Democrats maintain grip on governor's office, sweep back into House majority
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Walz wins Minnesota governor, extending Democrats' hold

Democrat Tim Walz wins open race for Minnesota governor
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Walz hopes to extend Democrats' hold on governor's office

Democrat Tim Walz hopes to extend his party's hold on Minnesota governor's office
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Volunteers help make travel up treacherous road safer

Volunteers help workers, tourists and walkers climbing the hill to Union Pass from Bullhead City toward Kingman fight the desert heat by providing jugs of water
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Minnesota apartment project seeks to be solar pioneer

A Twin Cities developer who recently completed one of Minnesota's largest residential solar energy projects hopes that it serves as a model for future multi-fam
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Utility companies may soon provide loans for energy upgrades

Utility companies are looking at offering their customers loans for energy efficiency upgrades and renewable energy systems that would be paid back through thei
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Blue-green algae advisories lifted for 3 lakes

North Dakota's Health Department has lifted public health advisories for three lakes where blue-green algae blooms are present
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Brine spill at Golden Valley County well being cleaned up

North Dakota's Oil and Gas Division is monitoring cleanup of a saltwater spill at a well site in Golden Valley County
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Blue-green algae advisories issued for 3 more lakes

North Dakota's Health Department has issued a blue-green algae advisory for three more lakes in the state, bringing the total to six
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Cases of law enforcement officers charged in shootings

Dallas police officer's indictment on murder charge in killing of her neighbor is the latest example of white police officers charged in shooting deaths of blac
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Brian Agler resigns as coach of WNBA's Los Angeles Sparks

Brian Agler, who led the Los Angeles Sparks to the WNBA championship in 2016, has resigned as coach after four years
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House Democrats' 1st bill aims for sweeping reforms

House Democrats unveiled more details of their first bill for the new Congress, a good-government package to limit big money in politics, make it easier for cit
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Jets' Darnold questionable vs. Titans, McCown full practice

Sam Darnold is questionable for the New York Jets' game Sunday at Tennessee, and his status is uncertain
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Giants preparing for Bears' offense, not 2 quarterbacks

Giants preparing for Bears' offense, not 2 quarterbacks
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Inspiration vs. pragmatism: Democrats face tough 2020 choice

Democrats beginning to think about the type of person they'd like to see take on President Donald Trump face an early conundrum: whether a pragmatist has a bett
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Minnesota DNR says diversion decision at least a month away

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources says its decision on issuing permits for the Red River diversion project in the Fargo-Moorhead area should come in
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Man in custody, accused of fatally stabbing mother

A 34-year-old man is in custody after the death of his mother was ruled a homicide in north central Minnesota
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After a miss last season, Stanford volleyball chases title

Every practice, Kevin Hambly writes out his Stanford volleyball starting lineup on the white board _ just so there's no question, even though the women usually
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Lightning end Sabres' winning streak at 10 games

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Ex-Sen. Al Franken takes first steps back into public arena

Nearly a year after he resigned his US Senate seat amid sexual misconduct allegations, Al Franken is testing whether he can make a comeback in the #MeToo era
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2 of NFL's top rivalries have turned sour

Two of the NFL's most intense rivalries have turned sour. When the Chiefs visit the Raiders in a series that dates back to the AFL and has been as good as any i
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Nash notches goal and assist as Blue Jackets beat Wild 4-2

Riley Nash got his first goal in 29 games to help the Columbus Blue Jackets beat the Minnesota Wild 4-2
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No. 20 Minnesota women edge No. 12 Syracuse 72-68

Taiye Bello scored a career-high 20 points and pulled down 18 rebounds, Kenisha Bell added 24 points and nine rebounds and No. 20 Minnesota beat No. 12 Syracuse
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