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LOS ANGELES (AP) — The fifth largest wildfire in California history expanded, ripping through dry brush atop a coastal ridge while crews struggled to keep flames from roaring down into neighborhoods amid fears of renewed winds.

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Former Republican House Speaker Kurt Zellers said last Friday GOP Rep. Tony Cornish should resign from office, revealing that he confronted the veteran legislator about suggestions of sexual harassment and warned such behavior wouldn't be tolerated.

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For several months this spring, St. Olaf College was convulsed by a series of hate incidents. More than half a dozen racist notes were found across campus, including one slipped into a student’s book bag that said, “Go back to Africa.” Then, in late April, an African-American senior reported…

The city of Northfield, Carleton College and St. Olaf College issued a joint statement Thursday affirming that all three are committed to providing a welcoming and inclusive community for all in the wake of last weekend’s events in Charlottesville, Virginia.

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The state’s economic development and commerce departments fared financially better in the second go-around of the omnibus job growth and energy affordability finance bill.

The pace of refugees arriving in Minnesota slowed markedly in recent months, even though President Trump’s executive order pausing resettlement remains mired in the courts.

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Maypole festivals have their roots in medieval Europe, but a group from Montgomery would like to make the spring celebration a new tradition in their hometown as well.

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Tammy Barnes and Joan Burns shared stories Tuesday with the House Public Safety and Security Policy and Finance Committee they wish no one would have to live through.

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<&firstgraph>A man convicted of breaking into a Waseca woman’s home and raping her won’t get a new trial.

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