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U.S. House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA), flanked by his wife Judy (left), explains his decision to pull out of a Republican caucus secret ballot vote to determine the nominee to replace retiring House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH), on Capitol Hill in Washington Thursday. (Reuters / Jonathan Ernst)
Republicans search for House leader after front-runner quits race
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 Thomas Madison (31) of Hermantown returns a punt for a touchdown during Thursday's game against Moose Lake-Willow River in Willow River. (Clint Austin /
Hermantown finishes regular season unbeaten in football
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The Mille Lacs Fisheries Advisory Committee meets for the first time Thursday at McQuoid's Inn in Isle. Kelly Humphrey/Brainerd Dispatch
Mille Lacs Fisheries Advisory Committee sets ground rules
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Minnesota lawmakers, educators vent over college credit rules change
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The Great Lakes freighter J.B. Ford, with about 30 miles to go, is being towed in Lake Superior toward the Twin Ports and the LaFarge Corp. terminal where it will serve as a floating storage vessel. (file photo / News Tribune)
Ford has ties to historic Great Lakes storms
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Amory Bodin (20) and the Bulldogs spent a good deal of time in the opposition’s end zone during the 1980 season. (Minnesota Duluth Sports Information Dept.)
UMD's undefeated 1980 football team will be honored on Saturday
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Children add their messages about kindness to the sidewalk outside Lowell Elementary School on Thursday. As a kickoff to Bullying Prevention Awareness Month school officials are encouraging parents and students to participate in “Kindness in Chalk” and leave a message about kindness on the school’s grounds. Steve Kuchera /
Lowell Elementary counters bullying with chalk
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Parise leads Wild comeback win
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Russian cruise missiles aimed at Syria apparently fell in Iran
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Harrisburg High Principal Kevin Lein stands for a portrait inside the high school's cafeteria on Wednesday afternoon in Harrisburg. Lein, a former Mitchell middle school teacher, Dakota Wesleyan basketball coach and Hanson High School principal was shot in the arm last on Wednesday, Sept. 30 by student Mason T. Buhl. (Matt Gade/Republic)
South Dakota principal talks about his recovery after being shot by student
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Authorities searching for missing woman in northern Minnesota
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Minnesota to crack down on seat belts for rest of October
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Natural gas outage reported in Kenwood neighborhood
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United States Secretary of Defense Ash Carter (L) presents USAF Airman 1st Class Spencer Stone, (Airman's Medal and Purple Heart), during awards for his role in disarming a gunman on a Paris-bound train on August 21 at the Pentagon in Washington September 17, 2015. REUTERS/Gary Cameron
France train-attack hero stabbed in Sacramento
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