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Greene, McBath win US House races; Cuellar in tight runoff

May. 25, 2022 02:11 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — One of the last remaining anti-abortion Democrats in Congress was facing his toughest primary challenge yet in Tuesday's runoff, while a staunch gun safety advocate ousted her House colleague in a fierce member-on-member congressional primary in suburban Atlanta. ...

Midterm updates | Nguyen in runoff in Democratic SoS primary

May. 25, 2022 02:01 AM EDT

ATLANTA — State Rep. Bee Nguyen is advancing to a runoff in the Democratic primary for Georgia secretary of state. It was too early to tell which of the other four Democratic candidates she will face in the June 21 contest. They are Floyd Griffin, a state senator and former mayor...

Ettinger wins Dem nod for Hagedorn seat; Finstad, Munson vie

May. 25, 2022 01:59 AM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Former Hormel Foods executive Jeff Ettinger cruised to victory Tuesday in a Democratic primary to finish the term of the late U.S. Rep. Jim Hagedorn, while Republicans Brad Finstad and Jeremy Munson were locked in a close battle late into the evening. Finstad, a...

Sonny day: Gray's 7 shutout innings send Twins past Tigers

May. 25, 2022 00:05 AM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Sonny Gray was fully aware of the solid start the Minnesota Twins needed from him, with injuries piling up on their pitching staff. He delivered a gem, showing just why the Twins were willing to part with their most recent first-round draft pick to get him. ...

Vigil, rally planned for 2nd anniversary of Floyd killing

May. 25, 2022 00:04 AM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A candlelight vigil to honor George Floyd's memory at the intersection where he died was among the remembrances scheduled for Wednesday's second anniversary of the Black man's killing at the hands of Minneapolis police officers. Activists planned the vigil, along...

Today in History: May 25, death of George Floyd

May. 25, 2022 00:03 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Wednesday, May 25, the 145th day of 2022. There are 220 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On May 25, 2020, George Floyd, a Black man, was killed when a white Minneapolis police officer pressed his knee on...

Jeff Ettinger wins Democratic nomination for U.S. House in Minnesota's 1st Congressional District.

May. 24, 2022 23:32 PM EDT
WASHINGTON (AP) — Jeff Ettinger wins Democratic nomination for U.S. House in Minnesota's 1st Congressional District.

Powers propels Lynx to 84-78 victory over Liberty

May. 24, 2022 22:57 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Aerial Powers scored 12 of her 18 points on free throws and the Minnesota Lynx held off the New York Liberty 84-78 on Tuesday night. Powers added nine rebounds and two blocks for Minnesota (2-6). Kayla McBride scored 15 points and made four free throws in the...

Planned Parenthood to step in if North Dakota clinic closes

May. 24, 2022 12:47 PM EDT

FARGO, N.D. (AP) — Planned Parenthood said Monday it will offer abortion services at its clinic in Moorhead, Minnesota, if North Dakota's only abortion clinic does not quickly relocate from Fargo should the U.S. Supreme Court overturn Roe v. Wade. Planned Parenthood said it...

Walz names Nancy Daubenberger as transportation commissioner

May. 24, 2022 11:51 AM EDT

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Gov. Tim Walz has named Nancy Daubenberger as his new transportation commissioner, a post she had filled on an interim basis since the departure of former Commissioner Margaret Anderson Kelliher. Daubenberger has worked for the Minnesota Department of...