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Jokic, 3 other starters out for Nuggets at Timberwolves

Feb. 05, 2023 18:45 PM EST

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Denver Nuggets star Nikola Jokic has been ruled out for Sunday night's game at Minnesota because of left hamstring tightness. Jamal Murray, Aaron Gordon and Kentavious Caldwell-Pope also rested injuries after playing in Saturday night's 128-108 victory over...

Reese, Young help Maryland beat Minnesota 81-46.

Feb. 04, 2023 23:38 PM EST

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Julian Reese made 8 of 10 shots from the field and finished with 16 points, Jahmir Young added 14 points on 6-of-9 shooting and Maryland beat Minnesota 81-46 Saturday night, handing the Golden Gophers' their eighth consecutive loss. The Terrapins have won four...

Bamba, Rivers, Suggs all suspended after Magic-Wolves dustup

Feb. 04, 2023 22:11 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — The NBA has suspended Orlando's Mo Bamba for four games and Minnesota's Austin Rivers for three games for their roles in an on-court altercation on Friday night. Jalen Suggs of the Magic will miss one game, the league said, for escalating the incident. ...

Charges: Instagram post shows teens flashing guns in school

Feb. 04, 2023 15:44 PM EST

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Two 16-year-olds face juvenile charges after social media posts showed them flashing handguns at their St. Paul charter school. The St. Paul Pioneer Press reports that a juvenile petition filed Thursday said a video one of the teens posted last month on...

Blind piano player uplifts others through music

Feb. 04, 2023 00:02 AM EST

KINGS MOUNTAIN, N.C. (AP) — Dale Lieser believes in blooming where he’s planted. He likes to say that you can find fertilizer wherever you are. Blind since the age of 9, he trained as a classical pianist and uses his skills to encourage and uplift others. ...

New Mexico legislators may block local abortion ordinances

Feb. 03, 2023 17:54 PM EST

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — A standoff over abortion in politically conservative regions of New Mexico escalated Friday as Democratic state legislators advanced a bill that would prohibit local governments from interfering with women's access to reproductive health care. The initiative...

Walz makes Juneteenth a holiday; bans hair discrimination

Feb. 03, 2023 17:09 PM EST

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Juneteeth will become a state holiday in Minnesota, under a bill signed by Gov. Tim Walz on Friday in a state where it's now illegal to discriminate on the basis of hair texture or style. The Democratic governor made Minnesota the 26th state to recognize June...

Murray, Jokic lead charge as Nuggets beat Warriors 134-117

Feb. 03, 2023 00:42 AM EST

DENVER (AP) — Jamal Murray just nodded when asked if this might be the most confident he’s ever been. Nothing else really needed to be said. Murray had 33 points and Nikola Jokic recorded his 17th triple-double of the season, leading the Denver Nuggets to a 134-117...

Minnesota moves toward 100% carbon-free electricity by 2040

Feb. 02, 2023 16:46 PM EST

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota utilities would be obligated to transition to 100% carbon-free electricity by 2040 to step up the fight against climate change under a bill speeding through the Legislature. The bill was slated for a final vote on the Senate floor Thursday night...

House Republicans vote to oust Democratic Rep. Ilhan Omar, a Somali-born Minnesota lawmaker, from Foreign Affairs panel

Feb. 02, 2023 12:34 PM EST
WASHINGTON (AP) — House Republicans vote to oust Democratic Rep. Ilhan Omar, a Somali-born Minnesota lawmaker, from Foreign Affairs panel.