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PHILADELPHIA -- The Philadelphia Flyers fired head coach Dave Hakstol on Monday in the former University of North Dakota coach's fourth season, the team said.

The Flyers, who have gone...

Philadelphia Flyers head coach Dave Hakstol stands behind the bench in a September game. Eric Hartline / USA TODAY Sports
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The Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport will begin direct flights to Mexico City starting June 8, 2019.

“Mexico City is the most popular destination in Latin America lacking direct air...

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The Duluth Area Family YMCA will offer a try-before-you-buy membership drive starting Jan. 5, with doors open to all at no charge.

The 21 Day Habit initiative aims to...

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CO Shane Zavodnik (International Falls #2) reports a busy week working trapping, ATV, snowmobile and fishing Enforcement. With warmer weather over the weekend, an increase...

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President Donald Trump and Congress have five days left to agree on must-pass spending legislation, or they risk of leaving Washington for the holidays with a big chunk of the...

President Donald Trump debates with House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., left, and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., right, as Vice President Mike Pence listens during a meeting in the Oval Office of White House on Dec. 11, 2018 in Washington, D.C. Washington Post photo by Jabin Botsford
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WASHINGTON - Former FBI director James Comey returns to Capitol Hill on Monday, Dec. 17, to finish his testimony before two House panels conducting a politically divisive investigation into how...

Former FBI Director James Comey appears before the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence in Washington on June 8, 2017. (Doug Mills/Copyright 2018 The New York Times)
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WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump on Monday, Dec. 17, urged the Federal Reserve not to raise interest rates, but Fed officials are widely expected to do so this week

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President Donald Trump speaks as Jerome Powell, then a governor of the Federal Reserve, listens in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington, D.C., as Trump nominated Powell for Fed chairman on Nov. 2, 2017. Bloomberg photo by Andrew Harrer.
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Late last summer, near the conclusion of training camp, a reporter asked Chicago Bears General Manager Ryan Pace about his team's window of contention. How cognizant was Pace of not...

Chicago Bears quarterback Mitchell Trubisky (10) and Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers (12) meet on the field after the game at Soldier Field.  Quinn Harris-USA TODAY Sports
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Sugar is ending 2018 on a bitter note on signs that a price collapse could get even worse next year.

Futures have slumped 16 percent this year, a second straight...

A backhoe loader pushes sugar into a pile inside a storage facility at the Tiplam terminal in Santos, Brazil, on May 25, 2017.  Bloomberg photo by Patricia Monteiro.
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ST. PAUL -- Country music star Garth Brooks will spend some extra time in the Twin Cities next spring, he announced Monday.

Brooks in a conference call Dec. 17 with...