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74 Seconds: The death of Philando Castile and the trial of Jeronimo Yanez

74 Seconds: The death of Philando Castile and the trial of Jeronimo YanezIn July 2016, officer Jeronimo Yanez shot Philando Castile during a traffic stop in a Twin Cities suburb. The world watched the aftermath, live on Facebook. Yanez has been charged in Castile's death. His trial begins May 30.

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Big pieces of a new two-year state budget were still missing Monday afternoon as the midnight deadline to end the session drew nearer.

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Photos: Caroline Smith, Heiruspecs, Communist Daughter, Black Market Brass rock the Liquid Zoo


To say the least, this weekend’s Art-A-Whirl weather was not ideal. It rained on Friday, it really rained on Saturday, and then, just for good measure, it rained on Sunday too. Even at its wettest, though, the annual Northeast Minneapolis celebration of art and music attracted loyal crowds — and when the rain slackened on Saturday night,…

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Hear Jessye Norman's voice soar in a rare 1976 recording

Jessye Norman

Ms. Jessye Norman fell in love with classical music when she was given a radio at the age of nine. Tune in Monday, May 22, to hear an unbelievable radio broadcast of a concert we recorded 1976.