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In this May 15, 2019 file photo, Oprah Winfrey speaks at the Statue of Liberty Museum opening celebration at Battery Park in New York.
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September 04, 2019 - 8:52 am
By Jonathan Landrum Jr., AP Entertainment Writer LOS ANGELES (AP) — Oprah Winfrey is taking her motivational spirit on the road early next year with an arena tour to promote a healthier lifestyle. The former talk-show host and OWN television network chief announced Wednesday that the "Oprah's 2020...
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Lifeguard Ben Ingvoldscad watches over the waters of Lake Michigan at North Avenue Beach May 27, 2005 in Chicago, Illinois.
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July 29, 2019 - 12:58 pm
By John Flesher, AP Environmental Writer TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — Five Democratic governors of states in the Great Lakes region Monday urged the candidates in next year's presidential election to support a plan for safeguarding their shared waters by boosting federal spending on treatment plants...
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Former Minneapolis police officer Mohamed Noor walks through the skyway with his attorney Thomas Plunkett, right, on the way to court for the verdict Tuesday, April 30, 2019, in Minneapolis, Minn.
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May 01, 2019 - 11:28 am
By Amy Forlitti, Associated Press MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — After three weeks of testimony, a jury needed little more than a day to convict a black Minneapolis police officer of murder in the fatal shooting of an unarmed white woman who had called 911 to report a possible crime, delivering a guilty...
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Jan 24, 2019; Washington, DC, USA; Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN) and other House Democrat members walking from the Senate Chambers after the Senate voted to reject a pair of dueling bills Thursday to fund the federal government and end the longest partial govern
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April 15, 2019 - 9:35 am
By Darlene Superville, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Rep. Ilhan Omar says she's faced increased death threats since President Donald Trump spread around a video that purports to show her being dismissive of the 2001 terrorist attacks. "This is endangering lives," she said, accusing Trump of...
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In this June 20, 2018 file photo, U.S. President Donald Trump speaks at a campaign rally in Duluth, Minn.
Jim Mone/AP Photo, File
April 15, 2019 - 7:46 am
By Steve Karnowski, Associated Press ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — President Donald Trump will use Tax Day on Monday to visit Minnesota, an erstwhile Democratic stronghold he hopes to flip in 2020 after nearly winning it in 2016. Questions remain, however, about just how much he's politically benefiting...
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Emmanuel Deshawn Aranda
Bloomington Police Department via CNN
April 13, 2019 - 10:42 am
By Madeline Holcombe (CNN) -- The man arrested for allegedly pushing or throwing a boy from the third floor of the Mall of America in Minnesota had been banned from the mall in the past and once told police he had anger issues, court records show. Witnesses said Emmanuel Deshawn Aranda, 24, either...
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A calf runs through an ice field on a ranch outside of Kilgore, Neb. on  Wednesday, April 10, 2019 while a bomb cyclone storm brings heavy snow and strong winds to several Rockies and Plains states.
Chris Machian/Omaha World-Herald via AP
April 10, 2019 - 7:01 pm
By Blake Nicholson Associated Press Blizzard warnings were posted from Colorado to Minnesota on Wednesday and wildfires were a concern in New Mexico, Texas and Oklahoma as the second so-called "bomb cyclone" storm in less than a month hit the central U.S., raising the prospect of renewed flooding...
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April 06, 2019 - 6:18 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Michael Pineda has plenty to celebrate after a long road back to the majors. Max Kepler and Willians Astudillo hit consecutive homers, Eddie Rosario hit a three-run shot and Pineda's Minnesota Twins beat the Philadelphia Phillies 6-2 on Saturday. Making his second start since...
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Dreamstime
April 01, 2019 - 3:30 am
By Amy E. Feldman, Judge Technology Solutions PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- If you were to win a meat raffle at a Minnesota bar, what would you go home with? It’s not clear why, but Minnesotans gamble for meat. Across the state at bars and VFW posts, there are frequent so-called meat raffles. If...
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March 30, 2019 - 11:21 pm
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Tobias Harris scored 25 points for Philadelphia in Jimmy Butler's jeer-filled return to Minnesota, helping the 76ers hang on to beat the Timberwolves 118-109 on Saturday and move one step closer toward solidifying the No. 3 seed for the Eastern Conference playoffs. Ben Simmons...
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