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(AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
February 15, 2019 - 10:19 am
By ALAN FRAM, CATHERINE LUCEY and ZEKE MILLER , Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump announced Friday that he will declare a national emergency to fulfill his pledge to construct a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border. Trump said he will use executive powers to bypass Congress,...
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February 14, 2019 - 3:32 pm
By ALAN FRAM, ANDREW TAYLOR AND JILL COLVIN , Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump will sign Congress' border security compromise, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Thursday. The announcement removed the last ounce of suspense over the fate of a bill that would...
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By Edgar Linares in Minneapolis
Edgar Linares
February 12, 2019 - 7:18 pm
For 25 years, the Minneapolis Police Department investigated the murder of Jeanne Ann Childs, but now a man suspected of her killing is sitting in the Hennepin County Jail. It was June 13, 1993 when her body was found in the bedroom of an apartment in at 3121 Pillsbury Avenue in South Minneapolis...
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By Edgar Linares in Minneapolis
Edgar Linares
February 11, 2019 - 8:02 pm
Our mix of snow and cold weather is the perfect beginning of a troubling ice dam season, according to experts. “What makes an ice dam is a lot of snow and really cold temperatures, that’s the formula,” said Mike Hilborn with Roof to Deck. Hilborn and his crew uses a hot pressure steamer that spits...
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Susie Jones
February 11, 2019 - 1:44 pm
Freshman Democratic Representative Ilhan Omar has apologized “unequivocally” after a bipartisan backlash to a Tweet she published that many regarded as antisemitic. Her apology also came via Twitter: "My intention is never to offend my constituents or Jewish Americans as a whole. We have to always...
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Anoka County Sheriff's Office
Sloane Martin
February 09, 2019 - 2:46 am
Blaine Police say a man called 911 Friday night to report he murdered his wife. Matthew Jansen, 46, is being held at the Anoka County Jail in the death of 46-year-old Mary Jo Jansen. The call came in before 10 p.m. from a home in the 2700 block of 95th Avenue Northeast. Matthew Jansen was arrested...
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