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WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats propelled President Donald Trump’s impeachment toward a historic vote by the full U.S. House as the Judiciary Committee on Friday approved charges of abuse of power and obstruction of Congress. It’s the latest major step in the constitutional and political storm t…

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MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota state government will continue to consent to refugee resettlement, Gov. Tim Walz said Friday, in response to a recent presidential executive order that requires consent from states and counties.

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Nearly 200 law enforcement leaders and mental health professionals from across Minnesota attended a conference in Bloomington on Wednesday on one of the most controversial topics in law enforcement today: how to respond to suicide calls.

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SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — Federal health officials are warning of a new emerging health threat, a relatively unknown, mosquito-carried virus that causes an illness for which there's no known cure.

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ST. PAUL — A proposal to cap probation terms for nonviolent offenses will come up for a public hearing next week after the Minnesota Sentencing Guidelines Commission on Thursday, narrowly blocked a vote to cancel it.

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It turns out when you take your regular medication may make a difference. A recent study of 20,000 people in the European Heart Journal found that blood pressure medication was more effective when taken at night.

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SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — The Federal Communications Commission said Thursday it will create a 3-digit mental health and suicide crisis national hotline, similar to 911.

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Many people turn to social networks, such as Facebook, to connect with friends and family during times of crisis. A study by the University of Minnesota School of Public Health recently analyzed the activity of breast cancer survivors on Facebook during their treatment and found while they p…

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department’s internal watchdog was caught in a political tug of war Wednesday as Republican and Democratic senators used his report on the origins of the Russia investigation involving Donald Trump’s 2016 campaign to support their views that it was a legitimate …

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JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) — The two killers who stormed a kosher market in Jersey City were driven by hatred of Jews and law enforcement, New Jersey’s attorney general said Thursday, adding that the case is being investigated as domestic terrorism.

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The House Judiciary Committee argued through a marathon session Thursday ahead of voting to send impeachment charges against President Donald Trump to the full House, the latest big step as the politically split Congress debates whether to remove Trump from office.

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With health officials struggling to get a handle on the opioid crisis, Rice County Family Services Collaborative is using a $210,000 Opioid Response grant from the Minnesota Department of Human Services to improve its services.

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British voters go to the polls Thursday in what’s been described as a pivotal general election. Many of the issues at stake, including Brexit, are referenced in “63 Up,” a British documentary series that gets its latest Minnesota release this weekend.

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ST. PAUL — Minnesota soon will have more residents over 65 than under 18, and Gov. Tim Walz wants to make the state a more welcoming place for older people to live.

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A modest enrollment drop led the Northfield School Board to approve a slight decrease in the 2020 property tax levy Monday night.

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COON RAPIDS, Minn. — Growing up in northwestern Nebraska, David Tieszen developed a strong interest in photography at the local 4-H club. He took a photography class in college and has attended a handful of seminars since, but said he’s largely self-taught.

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Minnesota freshman Democratic Rep. Angie Craig said she will spend the weekend poring over testimony, reports and the articles of impeachment against Republican President Trump before deciding on how she’ll cast her vote.

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Beth Didier farms with her husband and father-in-law near Spiritwood, about 80 miles west of Fargo, N.D. They grow several thousand acres of soybeans, corn and wheat. Didier works full time off the farm, but as her father-in-law moves into retirement, she’s taking a larger role in the farmin…

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PLAINVIEW, Texas (AP) — Wayland Baptist senior guard J.J. Culver became the fourth college basketball player to score 100 or more points in a game, reaching the century mark in a 124-60 win over Southwestern Adventist on Tuesday night.

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WHAKATANE, New Zealand (AP) — As a New Zealand island volcano vented more steam and mud, authorities delayed plans to recover the bodies of victims from a deadly eruption and announced Thursday that the death toll rose after two people who had been hospitalized died.

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MADRID (AP) — Teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg said she was surprised and honored Wednesday to be named Time’s youngest Person of the Year, while adding that others in the global movement she helped inspire deserve to share the accolade.

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Pentagon is considering several options to reduce the number of troops in Afghanistan, including one that would shift to a narrower counterterrorism mission, the top U.S. military officer told Congress on Wednesday.

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WASHINGTON (AP) — House Democrats announced two articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump, declaring he “betrayed the nation” with his actions toward Ukraine as they pushed toward historic proceedings that are certain to help define his presidency and shape the 2020 election.

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CRESCENT, Iowa (AP) — Frogs, carp and bugs thrived all summer in murky floodwaters where Gene Walter should have planted corn and soybeans. Last year’s ruined crop spilled from metal storage bins that burst nine months ago when the Missouri River surged through two levees near his southwest …

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ST. PAUL — Creation of a new Minnesota computer system for vehicle registrations and titles is on track to replace the much-maligned current one, according to a report released Tuesday, Dec. 10.

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ST. PAUL — On the heels of Democratic Gov. Tim Walz's new statewide initiatives on climate change, Minnesota Democrats are pushing for action in the state Senate as well.

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EAGAN, Minn. — After being waived by the Minnesota Vikings at the end of preseason, Laquon Treadwell vowed to become the “Comeback Kid.” The 24-year-old receiver said he’s not there yet, but he’s on his way.

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WASHINGTON (AP) — House Democrats announced two articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump on Tuesday, declaring he "betrayed the nation" with his actions toward Ukraine as they pushed toward historic proceedings that are certain to help define his presidency and shape the 2020 e…

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The U.S. population is aging at such a rate that within a few years, older Americans will outnumber the country’s children for the first time, according to census projections. But rising rents, health care and other living costs mean that for many entering their retirement years, balancing t…

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