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Veterans join activists in a march to Backwater Bridge just outside of the Oceti Sakowin camp during a snow fall as "water protectors" continue to demonstrate against plans to pass the Dakota Access pipeline adjacent to the Standing Rock Indian Reservation, near Cannon Ball, North Dakota on December 5, 2016.  REUTERS/Lucas Jackson
For U.S. veterans, pipeline protest promises to galvanize activism
39 min 6 sec ago
December 8, 2016
Air traffic controllers talk with pilots inside the control tower at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) in  Los Angeles June 24, 2016. REUTERS/Bob Riha, Jr/File Photo
Trump could privatize nation's air traffic controllers
6 hours 27 min ago
Your fleece jacket might be polluting the Mississippi River
6 hours 34 min ago
A pilot looks up from a U.S. F-22 Raptor fighter as it prepares to refuel mid-air with a KC-135 refuelling plane during a flight to Britain from Mihail Kogalniceanu air base in Romania, April 25, 2016.  REUTERS/Toby Melville
No draft for women in $618.7 billion annual defense bill heading to Obama
8 hours 27 min ago
Landmark survey finds U.S. transgender people harassed in public restrooms
10 hours 30 min ago
Man facing 16 felonies for alleged kidnapping, assault of Willmar woman
10 hours 32 min ago
Les Kaenel, commander of VFW Post 1639 in Willmar, helps Santa gather his things before seeing kids Thursday at Jefferson Area Learning Center in Willmar. Along with Early Childhood Programs staff, the VFW of Willmar for many years has helped Santa and his elves provide gifts to all the students there.

Briana Sanchez / Tribune
Santa comes early to Jefferson
10 hours 38 min ago


Solar panels are shown in this file photo at the BOLD Schools football field in Olivia.
Tom Cherveny / Tribune file photo
Solar garden planned north of Brainerd
10 hours 50 min ago
The Google logo adorns the entrance of Google Germany headquarters in Hamburg, Germany, in this July 11 file photo.  

Reuters
Google meets renewable energy goal for global operations
10 hours 52 min ago
Abby,  a beagle/Chihuahua mix. 
Submitted photo
Pet of the Week for Dec. 8
11 hours 4 min ago
Actress Sofia Vergara arrives at the 22nd Screen Actors Guild Awards in Los Angeles Jan. 30, 2016. REUTERS/Mike Blake/File Photo
Actress Sofia Vergara faces lawsuit from her own frozen embryos
12 hours 20 min ago
File photo: Former Senator and U.S. astronaut John Glenn is seen with his daughter Lyn Glenn Feb. 1, 2014 during the christening ceremony for the USNS John Glenn at the General Dynamics NASSCO Shipyard in San Diego, California. REUTERS/Sandy Huffaker
John Glenn, first astronaut to orbit the earth, dies at 95
14 hours 18 min ago
Source: U.S. mortgage rates rise to highest levels in over two years
18 hours 41 min ago
Chief Executive Officer of AT&T Randall Stephenson, left, speaks as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Time Warner Jeffrey Bewkes listens during testimony Wednesday before the Senate Judiciary Committee Antitrust Subcommittee hearing on the proposed deal between AT&T and Time Warner in Washington.  REUTERS/Joshua Roberts
AT&T backs Time Warner merger at U.S. Senate hearing
18 hours 45 min ago
Churches say they'll protect immigrants facing deportation
19 hours 56 min ago