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Crowd of 50,000-plus will watch Minnesota's last home game

Oct. 19, 2018 8:25 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — After almost two full years as a Major League Soccer franchise, Minnesota United FC has been an unquestionably successful draw in a crowded sports market. The Loons have more than 50,000 tickets sold and distributed for their final home game of the season to prove it. When Minnesota...

Bankruptcy court OKs settlement for clergy sex abuse victims

Sep. 25, 2018 9:48 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A U.S. Bankruptcy Court judge has approved a reorganization plan for the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis that will compensate victims of clergy sex abuse. Judge Robert Kressel approved the $210 million settlement Tuesday. Hundreds of victims voted overwhelmingly in favor of the...

US poet Danez Smith wins prestigious Forward Prize

Sep. 18, 2018 4:32 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — American performance poet Danez Smith has won the prestigious Forward Prize for the collection "Don't Call Us Dead." At 29, the poet from St. Paul, Minnesota is the youngest-ever winner of the 10,000 pound ($13,000) award, founded in 1992. Smith, who uses the gender-neutral pronoun "they,"...

Flight attendant mistakes air marshal for passenger with gun

Aug. 21, 2018 4:05 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A federal air marshal was removed from a United Airlines flight in Minneapolis after a flight attendant mistook him for a gun-carrying passenger. The Transportation Safety Administration says the marshal was apprehended along with another marshal after Flight 3531 landed Monday night at...