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The Latest: Minnesota opens key hearing on Enbridge pipeline

Jun. 18, 2018 4:10 PM EDT

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The Latest on the opening of a hearing before Minnesota regulators on Enbridge Energy's proposal for replacing its Line 3 crude oil pipeline across Minnesota (all times local): 3 p.m. Passions ran high though people remained polite as Minnesota regulators opened a key hearing that's...

St. Paul raccoon set free after scaling 25-story tower

Jun. 13, 2018 6:27 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A raccoon that became an internet sensation by scaling a 25-story office tower in downtown St. Paul was safely trapped Wednesday and released back into the wild. The raccoon looked a bit bedraggled but healthy after it was caught before dawn atop the UBS Plaza. Technicians took the caged...

The Latest: Raccoon that climbed St. Paul tower set free

Jun. 13, 2018 2:14 PM EDT

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The Latest on a raccoon that climbed an office tower in downtown St. Paul, Minnesota (all times local): 1:10 p.m. The raccoon that climbed the outside of a 25-story building in Minnesota before being lured into a trap with cat food has been set free. Christina Valdivia is general...

Correction: Stranded Raccoon story

Jun. 13, 2018 10:51 AM EDT

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — In a story June 13 about a raccoon scaling a building in St. Paul, Minnesota, The Associated Press reported erroneously that the building was the UBS Tower. The building's formal name is UBS Plaza. A corrected version of the story is below: Raccoon scales St. Paul office tower,...

3 siblings hurt, 1 critically, in Minnesota playground crash

Jun. 12, 2018 4:35 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — An unlicensed driver being chased by state troopers plowed into a Minneapolis playground, injuring three young siblings, one of them critically, authorities said. State troopers tried to stop the 27-year-old Kabaar Powell, of Richfield, for speeding on Interstate 94 on Monday, but he...

St. Paul archdiocese creates plan for $40M abuse settlement

Jun. 11, 2018 3:11 PM EDT

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis has charted a financial plan to pay its share of the $210 million settlement with 450 clergy abuse victims that's not covered by insurance. The $40 million plan involves budget cuts, property sales and donations to help the church move...

1st Muslim in Congress wants to take on Trump in court

Jun. 5, 2018 4:40 PM EDT

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Democratic Rep. Keith Ellison, the first Muslim elected to Congress and a top official with the Democratic National Committee, filed to run for Minnesota attorney general Tuesday, saying he wanted to join the legal fight against President Donald Trump. A sixth-term lawmaker widely...

St. Paul archdiocese to pay $210M to clergy abuse victims

May. 31, 2018 7:24 PM EDT

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis announced a $210 million settlement Thursday with 450 victims of clergy sexual abuse as part of its plan for bankruptcy reorganization, making this the second-largest payout in the scandal that rocked the nation's Roman Catholic Church....

The Latest: St. Paul archdiocese outlines deal with victims

May. 31, 2018 3:53 PM EDT

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The Latest on the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis' bankruptcy settlement with clergy abuse victims (all times local): 2:45 p.m. The Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis says it will work to expedite payments to victims of clergy sexual abuse, after a $210 million...

Attorney: Archdiocese of St. Paul-Minneapolis reaches $210M settlement with clergy sex abuse victims in bankruptcy case

May. 31, 2018 2:21 PM EDT
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Attorney: Archdiocese of St. Paul-Minneapolis reaches $210M settlement with clergy sex abuse victims in bankruptcy case.