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August 16, 2018
Ajit Pai, chairman of the Federal Communications Commission, testifies at a Senate Commerce Committee hearing on oversight of the commission, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Aug. 16, 2018. (Erin Schaff/Copyright 2018 The New York Times)
Pai testifies on Capitol Hill after agency was found to have misled public about cyberattack
August 16, 2018 - 2:37pm
Omarosa Manigault arrives for an event in Trump Tower in New York, U.S., on Monday, Jan. 16, 2017. MUST CREDIT: Bloomberg photo by Anthony Behar
Omarosa releases secret recording of $15,000-a-month job offer from Lara Trump
August 16, 2018 - 2:23pm
President Trump listens to European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker speak during a joint statement in the Rose Garden of the White House on July 25, 2018. MUST CREDIT: Washington Post photo by Jabin Botsford
Trump responds after hundreds of newspaper editorials criticize his attacks on the press
August 16, 2018 - 11:52am
President Donald Trump during a signing ceremony for the $716 billion military spending bill in Fort Drum, N.Y., Aug. 13, 2018. He deemed 51 of the law’s statutes to be unconstitutional intrusions on his presidential powers. (Tom Brenner/The New York Times)
Trump administration plans to reorganize agriculture research offices, alarming some scientists
August 16, 2018 - 7:01am
August 15, 2018
Tim Walz, Democratic candidate for Minnesota Governor. Submitted photo
How Johnson and Walz won the ticket in the governor's race
August 15, 2018 - 9:17pm
Anne Polta / Tribune

Woodland Centers is inviting the community to help celebrate its 60th anniversary Friday in Willmar.
Woodland Centers celebrates 60th anniversary
August 15, 2018 - 8:48pm
Minnesota governor candidates U.S. Rep. Tim Walz, left, and Hennepin County Commissioner Jeff Johnson share a laugh before a recent forum in Mankato. Democratic voters picked Walz and Republicans voted for Johnson in the Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2018, primary election. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Governor's race: Trump endorses Johnson; Walz strong in Twin Cities, southern Minnesota
August 15, 2018 - 4:53pm
Arvonne Fraser  Submitted photo
Founding feminism leader Arvonne Fraser dies at 92
August 15, 2018 - 4:36pm
Erica Dischino / Tribune
Candidates file for mayor, council seats in west central Minn.
August 15, 2018 - 3:55pm
Pearl Jam (singer Eddie Vedder and drummer Matt Cameron) playing in 2013 at the Barclays Centre, Brooklyn. Photo courtesy of Wikimedia Commons.
A Pearl Jam poster depicting a dead President Trump draws controversy in Montana Senate race
August 15, 2018 - 2:12pm
Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders holds a daily briefing, at the White House in Washington, Aug. 14, 2018. President Donald Trump on Tuesday added his former aide, Omarosa Manigault Newman, to the growing list of African-Americans he has publicly denigrated on Twitter, calling her “that dog” and a “crazed, crying lowlife.” (Doug Mills/The New York Times/Copyright 2018)
White House economists apologize after Huckabee Sanders' false statement about black employment under Trump
August 15, 2018 - 9:46am
FILE -- Omarosa Manigault Newman and Kellyanne Conway, counselor to President Donald Trump, during an event in the East Room of the White House in Washington, April 6, 2017. Manigault Newman secretly taped John Kelly, the White House chief of staff, as he fired her in December in the Situation Room, a breach of security protocols, but one that revealed him suggesting that she could face damage to her reputation if she did not leave quietly. (Al Drago/The New York Times/Copyright 2018)
White House press secretary can't guarantee public won't hear Trump use n-word on audio recording
August 15, 2018 - 8:19am
FILE — Alex Jones, whose conspiracy theory-laden website InfoWars is viewed by millions, in Austin, Texas, Feb. 17, 2017. Five years after the Sandy Hook mass shooting, which Jones alleged was a hoax, families of the victims still endure daily abuse and threats from Jones’ listeners; now Jones faces three separate lawsuits seeking damages for defamation. (Ilana Panich-Linsman/The New York Times/Copyright 2018)
Twitter temporarily restricts InfoWars' Alex Jones account
August 15, 2018 - 7:09am
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Five candidates file for Willmar School Board
August 15, 2018 - 6:28am
Minnesota state House incumbents do well in primaries
August 15, 2018 - 12:00am
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