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Trump to sign order on Tuesday easing energy regulations
Lake Superior lighthouse to be restored
Faith, forgiveness help Minnesota parents deal with daughter's death at hands of drunk driver
Zoo in Minnesota to raise two more rare snow leopards
Girls on flight to Minneapolis barred for wearing leggings without dresses
Girls Basketball: Oman a Class AA All-State first-teamer
Local Roundup: Warrior softball team opens season in crossover
Inspired by grandfather, Taylor Rogers just keeps taking the ball for Minnesota Twins
NCAA Tournament: Maye lifts Tar Heels to Final Four
Among fresh faces, Tar Heels make it to Final Four in win over Kentucky
Donald Trump once called actress Emma Thompson for a date
'Wheel of Fortune' unfortunate guess goes viral
'Sesame Street' to welcome muppet character with autism
Kim Kardashian breaks silence on Paris robbery
'Beauty and the Beast' smashes records with towering $170 million debut
'Dogs!' Children's musical opens tonight at The Barn in Willmar
Willmar High School band and choir concerts rescheduled
Pirrotta Park: Spicer to rename downtown park
Volunteer training for AIS detection to begin in April
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'Bright sadness' describes Lenten journey at Fargo church
Planning the spring garden calendar
Fielding Questions: Rabbit damage can ruin evergreens
Commentary: Minnesota needs transportation investment
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February 9, 2017
Alabama attorney general appointed to Jeff Sessions' Senate seat
Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley on Thursday, Feb. 9, appointed his state's attorney general to fill the U.S. Senate seat vacated by Republican Jeff...
February 9, 2017 - 8:27am
January 22, 2017
Deadly storms track across U.S. South, triggering tornados
Eleven people were killed in Georgia as severe storms tracked across the state, media outlets reported on Sunday, bringing the death toll from a dangerous weekend weather system to at least 16. Storms sweeping through southwest Georgia overnight left 11 people dead and 23 injured,...
January 22, 2017 - 12:06pm
January 1, 2016
The Insider: Alabama favored in CFP title game
The Alabama Crimson Tide are seven-point favorites over the Clemson Tigers in the College Football Playoff National Championship Game on Jan. 11 in Glendale, Arizona
January 1, 2016 - 10:28pm
November 30, 2015
College Football: Wild weekend makes it easy for CFP committee
The College Football Playoff selection committee will never be able to make five conference champs go into four spots, but a wild two days of games over the holiday weekend made the equation about as simple as possible
November 30, 2015 - 4:56am
January 2, 2015
Bowl Playoffs: Ohio State, Oregon to meet for championship
Ohio State stunned Alabama and Oregon blasted Florida State to advance to Jan. 12's NCAA Division I national championship game in Arlington,...
January 2, 2015 - 12:04am
April 29, 2014
U.S. tornadoes kills 30, threaten more damage In South
TUPELO, Mississippi - At least 30 people across six states were killed in tornadoes unleashed by a vicious storm system that leveled towns and...
April 29, 2014 - 1:38pm
November 11, 2013
Analysis: As Alabama flames fade, new oil-by-rail questions arise
NEW YORK (Reuters) - The second explosive oil-train derailment this year, which has finally burned out in rural Alabama, may raise new questions...
November 11, 2013 - 7:35am
September 16, 2013
Alabama marks anniversary of racial bombing that sparked change
BIRMINGHAM, Alabama (Reuters) - Fifty years after a bomb ripped through a church basement, killing four girls and shocking a racially divided nation, the city of Birmingham, Alabama, on Sunday commemorated the tragedy that marked a shift in the country's battle over civil rights.
September 16, 2013 - 7:27am
August 14, 2013
Update: Two dead in crash of UPS cargo jet in Alabama
By verna Gates BIRMINGHAM, Alabama (Reuters) - A large UPS cargo plane crashed early Wednesday morning near the airport in Birmingham, Alabama,...
August 14, 2013 - 8:32am
UPS cargo plane crashes in Birmingham, Alabama: FAA
(Reuters) - A large UPS cargo plane crashed early Wednesday morning near the airport in Birmingham, Alabama, the Federal Aviation Administration said. The United Parcel Service Inc flight 1354, en route from Louisville, Kentucky, to Birmingham, crashed on approach about 6 a.m.,...
August 14, 2013 - 7:03am
April 25, 2013
Update: Fire out hours after fuel barges explode in Ala.
MOBILE, Ala. (AP) -- Firefighters on Thursday extinguished a huge blaze that erupted hours earlier when two fuel barges exploded in Mobile, Ala., leaving three people with critical burns and forcing the evacuation of crew from a nearby cruise ship. The cause of the fire, which started...
April 25, 2013 - 11:21am
Fuel barges explode, causing large fire in Ala.
MOBILE, Ala. (AP) -- A large fire that began with explosions aboard two fuel barges in Mobile, Ala., burned into Thursday morning after injuring...
April 25, 2013 - 7:24am
April 4, 2013
Worker thrown from Ala. dock where ship torn loose
MOBILE, Ala. (AP) -- Authorities were searching for a shipyard worker who was thrown into the water in strong winds that also tore a troubled...
April 4, 2013 - 6:26am
April 3, 2013
Disabled cruise ship breaks from Ala. mooring
MOBILE, Ala. (AP) -- Officials say a Carnival cruise ship that had been disabled for days in the Gulf of Mexico has broken away from its moorings in a Mobile, Ala., shipyard. The U.S. Coast Guard tweeted Wednesday afternoon that high winds are likely to blame for the Triumph becoming...
April 3, 2013 - 3:26pm
February 4, 2013
Officials: Boy safe, abductor dead after officers stormed Ala. bunker
MIDLAND CITY, Ala. (AP) — Officers stormed an underground bunker in Alabama where a 5-year-old boy had been held hostage for nearly a week, rescuing the child and leaving the boy's abductor dead, officials said Monday. Steve Richardson with the FBI's office in Mobile said at a news...
February 4, 2013 - 5:34pm