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Sydney Jordan wins primary for NE Minneapolis House seat

Jan. 22, 2020 9:54 AM EST

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Labor and environmental activist Sydney Jordan has won a Democratic primary election for a Minnesota House seat in northeast Minneapolis. Jordan got nearly 29% of the vote Tuesday in a crowded field of 11 candidates to advance to the Feb. 4 special election. Given that Republicans did...

Florida Panthers goalie Sergei Bobrovsky, left, stops a shot by Minnesota Wild winger Jason Zucker (16) as Panthers defenseman Riley Stillman pushes Zucker past the goal during the first period of an NHL hockey game Monday, Jan. 20, 2020, in St. Paul, Minn. (AP Photo/Craig Lassig)

NHL teams realize backup goaltender is important position

Jan. 22, 2020 2:25 AM EST

BOSTON (AP) — The Boston Bruins had it all set up to honor backup goalie Jaroslav Halak on Tuesday night for becoming the 74th goalie in NHL history to play in 500 games. Then something went wrong: Starter Tuukka Rask was injured, Halak became the No. 1 guy and the Bruins decided to postpone the ceremony...

Lawsuit accuses Reno of shady dealings with ordinance change

Jan. 20, 2020 12:36 PM EST

RENO, Nev. (AP) — A church built in downtown Reno nearly a century ago is among those suing the city over a change in a shade ordinance they say is intended to benefit a luxury hotel development that could have been subject to more stringent height-related restrictions. The suit filed Jan. 6 in Washoe...

US appeals court to hear Florida Confederate monument debate

Jan. 19, 2020 5:30 AM EST

LAKELAND, Fla. (AP) — A federal appeals court will consider a dispute over the movement of a Confederate soldier from a prominent town square park to a veterans memorial park. The Lakeland Ledger reports that the Atlanta-based court agreed to hear an appeal by Save Southern Heritage, which describes itself...

San Diego State's Trey Pulliam drives next to Fresno State's Jordan Campbell, left, during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Fresno, Calif., Tuesday Jan. 14, 2020. (AP Photo/Gary Trey Pulliam

Flynn, Wetzell lead No. 7 San Diego State past Fresno State

Jan. 15, 2020 9:29 AM EST

FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — San Diego State won’t make any scoring highlight reels with games like its one against Fresno State, yet the Aztecs might make it deep into the NCAA Tournament. In a contest in which they had no 3-point game, the No. 7 Aztecs relied on a suffocating defense to shut down Fresno...

FILE - In this Oct. 4, 2019, file photo, Minnesota Twins' Miguel Sano rounds the bases after hitting a solo home run against the New York Yankees during the sixth inning of Game 1 of an American League Division Series baseball game in New York. Sano and the Twins avoided arbitration by agreeing to a $30 million, three-year contract on Friday, Jan. 10, a person familiar with the deal told The Associated Press. The person spoke on condition of anonymity because the agreement had not been announced. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II, File)

Twins finalize 3-year, $30M contract with Sanó

Jan. 14, 2020 8:46 PM EST

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Miguel Sanó’s tenure with Minnesota has flashed all the potential the Twins envisioned when they started scouting him as a 13-year-old in the Dominican Republic. Sanó’s progress, highlighted by those prodigious home runs, have also been offset by hefty strikeout...

FILE - In this Dec. 17, 2019, file photo Amazon packages move along a conveyor prior to Amazon robots transporting packages from workers to chutes that are organized by zip code, at an Amazon warehouse facility in Goodyear, Ariz. Cashless shopping is convenient, but it can be a budget-buster. This year, make it more difficult to spend money online. This could help cut out some of your impulse purchases. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin, File)

Millennial Money: Don't shop this way in 2020

Jan. 14, 2020 1:37 PM EST

Overspending can be a serious downer for your budget. Kind of like that person in the movie theater who kicks the back of your seat: It’s annoying, distracting and ruins your experience. But that doesn’t mean you should stop spending entirely, just like you don’t have to stop going to the...

FILE - This undated file photo provided by NerdWallet shows Liz Weston, a columnist for personal finance website NerdWallet.com. (NerdWallet via AP, File)

Liz Weston: How to have a 'no regrets' retirement

Jan. 13, 2020 1:19 PM EST

Most retirees regret not saving more. A 2018 study by Transamerica Center for Retirement Studies found 73% wish they’d put aside more money on a consistent basis, and half felt they waited too long to get serious about retirement saving. But retirement is about more than the balance in your 401(k). Even...

Legislature tables bills on school start dates

Jan. 12, 2020 2:10 PM EST

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — New Hampshire lawmakers are staying out of the debate over whether schools should start before or after Labor Day, for now. Republican Gov. Chris Sununu, a strong proponent of later start dates, created a “Save Our Summers” study commission in 2018 to examine how a...

In this Jan. 4, 2020, photo, the New Deal Turtle Fountain, replete with cement ducks, frogs and trucks, sits in the middle of a courtyard at the New Mexico State Veterans Home in Truth or Consequences, N.M. The fountain, created by the late artist Eugenie Shonnard as part of the federal Works Progress Administration program that employed millions of Americans in public works projects, is falling apart at the New Mexico veterans home. And efforts to save it are uncertain. (Robert Nott/Santa Fe New Mexican via AP)

New Deal-era fountain falling apart at New Mexico vet home

Jan. 12, 2020 12:29 PM EST

TRUTH OR CONSEQUENCES, N.M. (AP) — Mark Bartoloni likes the sound of the water when the New Deal Turtle Fountain is running in the courtyard of the New Mexico State Veterans Home. Bartolini, 71, a U.S Army veteran who served in the Vietnam War, has lived in the facility in Truth or Consequences, which...