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Unions oppose plan to move NBA, NHL teams to northern Virginia, another blow to Youngkin-backed deal

StarTribune.com (MATTHEW BARAKAT and SARAH RANKIN) — Influential labor groups announced Tuesday they are opposing efforts to move two professional sports franchises from the nation's capital to northern Virginia, citing in part an apparent inability...
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Twins first full-squad workouts: Observations on what stood out

StarTribune.com (Bobby Nightengale) — Jhoan Duran opened up with a triple-digit fastball and Matt Wallner hit a very, very long homer in batting practice. That and more from the fields at Fort Myers.
  • New: 10 hr 28 min ago
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Wild smashes records in victory at the X. How many? How quickly?

StarTribune.com (DAVE CAMPBELL) — The booing from a three-goal deficit turned to stunned and frenzied cheers in the Wild's 10-7 win over Vancouver. Here's a look at records set and approached.
  • 13 hr 32 min ago
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Wild-Winnipeg game preview: Statistics, broadcast information and analysis

StarTribune.com (Sarah McLellan) — Wild winger Kirill Kaprizov was injured Dec. 30 at Winnipeg, and Jets winger Cole Perfetti was high-sticked by center Ryan Hartman in the rematch the next day.
  • 14 hr 41 min ago
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Necas, Aho help Hurricanes hold on to beat Blackhawks 6-3

StarTribune.com (Star Tribune Staff) — Martin Necas and Sebastian Aho each had a goal and an assist, and the Carolina Hurricanes held on to beat the Chicago Blackhawks 6-3 on Monday night.
  • 21 hr 56 min ago
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Joseph and Forsberg lead Senators past Lightning 4-2

StarTribune.com (MARK DIDTLER) — Mathieu Joseph had two goals, Anton Forsberg made 23 saves and the Ottawa Senators beat the Tampa Bay Lightning 4-2 on Monday night.
  • 22 hr 23 min ago
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Nazem Kadri's 3-point game leads Flames over Jets 6-3

StarTribune.com (Star Tribune Staff) — Nazem Kadri had two goals and an assist as the Calgary Flames rallied from a two-goal deficit to post a 6-3 victory over the Winnipeg Jets on Monday.
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Mason Morelli scores in his debut to lead the Golden Knights past the Sharks 4-0

StarTribune.com (JOSH DUBOW) — Mason Morelli had a goal and an assist in his NHL debut, Logan Thompson had his fourth career shutout and the Vegas Golden Knights completed a season sweep against the San Jose Sharks with a 4-0...
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Evander Kane scores twice as Oilers extend Coyotes' losing streak to 10 games with 6-3 win

StarTribune.com (JOHN MARSHALL) — Edmonton missed on a few early scoring opportunities and found itself trailing as the game turned to the third period.
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Jeff Brigham knows Pablo López well, but can Twins get him similar results?

StarTribune.com (Phil Miller) — As a free agent this offseason, reliever Jeff Brigham reached out to his former roommate, Pablo López, for intel on the Twins. Then the front office showed him a blueprint to change his career.
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Bruins slip past Stars in 4-3 win in shootout to end 4-game skid

StarTribune.com (BRENDAN McGAIR) — Brad Marchand and Charlie McAvoy scored in the shootout and the Boston Bruins snapped a four-game losing streak with a 4-3 win over the Dallas Stars on Monday.
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Matthews scores NHL-leading 49th goal in Toronto's 4-2 win over St. Louis

StarTribune.com (WARREN MAYES) — Auston Matthews scored his NHL-leading 49th goal of the season and added an assist, sparking the Toronto Maple Leafs to a 4-2 victory over the St. Louis Blues on Monday.
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Wild set record with 10 goal outburst as Kirill Kaprizov, Joel Eriksson Ek have hat tricks

StarTribune.com (Sarah McLellan) — Kirill Kaprizov and Joel Eriksson Ek had hat tricks in the rout.
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Troy Terry has goal, 2 assists and Gibson makes 34 saves in Ducks' 4-3 win over Sabres

StarTribune.com (JOHN WAWROW) — Troy Terry scored the go-ahead goal with 64 seconds left in the second period and had two assists, and the Anaheim Ducks rebounded from their most-lopsided loss of the season with a 4-3 win over...
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Minnesota Wild honor Burnsville officers, medic fatally shot on duty

StarTribune.com (Sarah McLellan, Paul Walsh) — The recognition before Monday afternoon's game came during the Wild's previously planned appreciation for law enforcement, first responders and other public safety personnel.
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Patrick Reusse on 50 years of training camp, 3 minutes of concern and 1 total farce

StarTribune.com (Michael Rand) — Columnist Patrick Reusse first covered spring training in 1974 — when it was very, very different — and is still around around to praise the Gophers and ridicule the NBA All-Star Game with host...
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Wild vs. Canucks game preview: Broadcast information, injury list and analysis

StarTribune.com (Sarah McLellan) — Vancouver's loss to Winnipeg on Saturday night was only their second regulation loss in their past 18 games.
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Toews scores winner, MacKinnon extends home point streak as Avalanche beat Coyotes 4-3

StarTribune.com (PAT GRAHAM) — Nathan MacKinnon sees the game on a different level these days. So, too, does the Colorado Avalanche's video crew.
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Kempe scores twice late as Kings spoil 'Jaromir Jagr Day' with 2-1 win over Penguins

StarTribune.com (WILL GRAVES) — The Los Angeles Kings began a four-game East Coast road swing last week with perhaps their lowest point of the season.
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Panarin rallies Rangers to 6-5 win over Islanders in outdoor game at MetLife Stadium

StarTribune.com (VIN A. CHERWOO) — After falling behind by three goals early in the second period, the New York Rangers kept their composure, kept up the pressure and got a big comeback win to remain perfect in outdoor games.
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Blog Articles

In Minnesota, attacks against police are on the rise -- especially in domestic assault calls

StarTribune.com (Andy Mannix, Jeff Hargarten) — Reported assaults against police in Minnesota are up 160% from 10 years ago, driven in part by dangerous domestic disturbance calls like the one that ended with two officers and a medic being shot...
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Ex-FBI informant charged with lying about Bidens had Russian intelligence contacts, prosecutors say

StarTribune.com (RIO YAMAT and LINDSAY WHITEHURST) — A former FBI informant charged with making up a multimillion-dollar bribery scheme involving President Joe Biden, his son Hunter and a Ukrainian energy company had contacts with Russian...
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Nikki Haley to visit Minnesota Monday

StarTribune.com (Josie Albertson-Grove) — This is the first stop from a presidential candidate ahead of Minnesota's Super Tuesday primary on March 5.
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Sun Country adds new California, New England destinations from MSP

StarTribune.com (Brooks Johnson) — Direct flights to Monterey and Manchester begin in August.
  • New: 3 hr 17 min ago

Bill looks to supersede residential zoning rules across the state

StarTribune.com (Josie Albertson-Grove) — Sweeping zoning changes, similar to the Minneapolis 2040 plan, have some bipartisan support, but opponents say the bill eliminates local control.
  • New: 3 hr 20 min ago

Live at 7 p.m.: Wild back on the ice at Winnipeg, follow on Gameview

StarTribune.com (Star Tribune Staff) — After a historic win on Monday afternoon, the Wild are right back in action. Tap here to follow the play-by-play plus get live stats and scores from around the NHL.
  • New: 4 hr 24 min ago

Burnsville firefighter-paramedic Adam Finseth remembered as always ready to help

StarTribune.com (Erin Adler) — Finseth, 40, "always had a smile and a kind word" for others, the director of a training school he attended recalled.
  • New: 4 hr 34 min ago

Workers announce one-day strike at 7 Twin Cities nursing homes over pay, staffing

StarTribune.com (Jeremy Olson) — Almost half of nursing home workers make less than $20 per hour, a rate that union leaders believe is driving understaffing and compromising the care of frail and elderly residents.
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Chanhassen contestant competes in 'Jeopardy' championship

StarTribune.com (Neal Justin) — Emily Sands' chance at the title starts airing Friday
  • New: 5 hr 11 min ago

The Old Log, Minnesota's oldest theater, is shutting down

StarTribune.com (Rohan Preston) — The abrupt closure slated for March 2 has taken the alumni by surprise.
  • New: 6 hr 19 min ago

These 22 graduates will make the wheels on the bus go round

StarTribune.com (Janet Moore) — Metro Transit celebrated a new class for what a union leader admits is 'not an easy job.'
  • New: 6 hr 36 min ago

Sex assault charges: Winona High School teacher had encounters with 3 track athletes he coached

StarTribune.com (Paul Walsh) — Eric Birth is an alum of the high school and went on to play football at Winona State University.
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Medtronic reneges on spinoffs, decides to retain all but ventilator business

StarTribune.com (Burl Gilyard) — The company will keep most of its patient monitoring and respiratory interventions businesses it initially announced it was offloading in October 2022.
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Thousands pledged to support Burnsville first responders' families. Here's how you can help, too

StarTribune.com (Eder Campuzano) — Police officers Paul Elmstrand and Matthew Ruge and firefighter/paramedic Adam Finseth were fatally shot early Sunday.
  • New: 7 hr 57 min ago
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US vetoes Arab-backed UN resolution demanding immediate humanitarian cease-fire in Gaza

StarTribune.com (EDITH M. LEDERER) — The United States on Tuesday vetoed an Arab-backed and widely supported U.N. resolution demanding an immediate humanitarian cease-fire in the Israel-Hamas war in the embattled Gaza Strip, saying...
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Target teams up with Diane von Furstenberg for its next limited-time collection

StarTribune.com (Kavita Kumar) — It is the latest example of Minneapolis-based Target's hallmark design partnerships and will hit stores and online in March.
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Minnesota letter campaign aims to support political prisoners in Russia

StarTribune.com (Maya Rao) — Russian-Americans in Minnesota are trying to channel anger over Putin's Russia into a letter-writing campaign to political prisoners there.
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Twins first full-squad workouts: Observations on what stood out

StarTribune.com (Bobby Nightengale) — Jhoan Duran opened up with a triple-digit fastball and Matt Wallner hit a very, very long homer in batting practice. That and more from the fields at Fort Myers.
  • New: 10 hr 28 min ago
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10 goals for the Wild, welcome news on Buxton and Timberwolves settle an issue

StarTribune.com (Michael Rand) — Lots to chew on already this week, starting with the Wild's astonishing rally on Monday, as well as good news from the Twins, the Timberwolves and (it looks like) from Minnesota United. Featured...
  • New: 10 hr 51 min ago
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Supreme Court rejects appeal from Trump-allied lawyers over 2020 election lawsuit in Michigan

StarTribune.com (Star Tribune Staff) — The Supreme Court on Tuesday rejected an appeal from Sidney Powell and other lawyers allied with former President Donald Trump over $150,000 in sanctions they were ordered to pay for abusing the...
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