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Tuesday, May 22, 2018
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ST. PAUL — If Paul Fenton wasn't already aware of his task as new general manager of the Wild, owner Craig Leipold sat next to him and made it clear...

Minnesota Wild owner Craig Leipold, left, introduces the team’s new general mangager Paul Fenton, during a news conference in St. Paul on Tuesday, May 22, 2018. Fenton has served as the assistant general manager with the Nashville Predators since 2006. Dane Mizutani / St. Paul Pioneer Press
Tuesday, May 22, 2018
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WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump is moving closer to freeing the embattled Chinese company ZTE Corp. from severe penalties over export law violations, telling reporters that existing restrictions had harmed...

Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin in Washington on March 7, 2018. MUST CREDIT: Bloomberg photo by Andrew Harrer.
Tuesday, May 22, 2018
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ST. PAUL — U.S. Olympic gold-winning women's hockey coach Robb Stauber will coach the Minnesota Whitecaps of the National Women's Hockey League with his wife, Shivaun.

The Staubers will share...

Tuesday, May 22, 2018
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BLAINE, Minn. — Minnesota United must beat the low-rung Montreal Impact on Saturday night, May 26, at TCF Bank Stadium in Minneapolis in order to stay a hair ahead of...

Tuesday, May 22, 2018
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WASHINGTON - House Democrats are questioning Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen's commitment to improving election security after she told reporters that she...

FILE -- Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen testifies before the Senate Intelligence Committee in Washington on March 21, 2018. Nielsen told colleagues she was close to resigning after President Donald Trump berated her on Wednesday, May 9, 2018, in front of the entire cabinet for what he said was her failure to adequately secure the nation’s borders, according to several current and former officials familiar with the incident. (Erin Schaff/The New York Times/Copyright 2018)
Tuesday, May 22, 2018
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ST. PAUL — Mr. Tweak-It arrived in town Tuesday, May 22, tasked with recalibrating a failed playoff team and jump-starting a relationship with an inherited bench boss who came to...

Minnesota Wild owner Craig Leipold, left, introduces the team's new general manager Paul Fenton during a news conference in St. Paul on Tuesday, May 22, 2018. Fenton has served as the assistant general manager with the Nashville Predators since 2006. Dane Mizutani / St. Paul Pioneer Press
Tuesday, May 22, 2018
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CHICAGO — Depression is a growing condition throughout the United States, but according to a massive new study, Minnesotans and North Dakotans struggle more than most.

The study from the...

Tuesday, May 22, 2018
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MINNEAPOLIS — Hours after learning he would be designated for assignment or release, Phil Hughes took the high road as always.

“Baseball can be a harsh and humbling game,” the...

Minnesota Twins relief pitcher Phil Hughes made five relief appearances for the team this season. Jesse Johnson / USA TODAY Sports
Tuesday, May 22, 2018
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DULUTH -- A 33-year-old Duluth middle school teacher has been arrested for alleged child sexual abuse. The woman was booked into the St. Louis County Jail on Monday afternoon, May 21,...

Tuesday, May 22, 2018
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BENSON — A Swift County man was injured Monday afternoon in an explosion at a rural residence east of Benson.

The injured man was identified as Brian Orsten, 51, of...