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Northland's top stories of 2014
Jay Cooke State Park celebrates 100 years with special events
Bad year for Cliffs gives way to uncertain future
Toddler killed by gunshots fired into Milwaukee home
AirAsia plane with 162 aboard goes missing off Indonesia
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Lutsen Mountains outlines plans to expand ski area, replace gondola
Target ad featuring Minnesota girl with Down syndrome gains widespread attention
Last saltie leaves Twin Ports; shipping season continues to rebound
Whatever happened to plans to restore Greysolon Plaza’s canopy?
Gas prices expected to stay low for the holidays
Eskomos teach Tigers a lesson
National view: Wrongly pointing fingers at police violence protesters
National view: How to counter the lone wolf
Local view: Focus UMD women’s hockey on local players and coaches
Local view: Best New Year’s celebration was under the stars
Local view: What our community leaders say about the coming year
Twin Ports artists pick 2014’s best entertainment
Faces & Names: Elba addresses Bond speculation
Faces & Names: Pine regrets not getting ‘Ryan’ right
Faces & Names: Lawrence visits children’s hospital
Faces & Names: ‘Screech’ arrested in Wisconsin stabbing
When to take down Christmas decorations?
Horoscopes for Dec. 28, 2014
Is luxury vinyl flooring a good choice with pets?
Pros and cons of hardwood flooring
ASK A PLUMBER: Window shopping for a glass sink
Sam Cook columns
Beverly Godfrey columns
Trumpeter swans thrive after reintroduction to Wisconsin
Ask a conservation officer: Follow state rules for harbor fishing
Study finds Lake of the Woods, Rainy River sturgeon thriving
Minnesota DNR grapples with restoring pheasant habitat
Habitat for Humanity seeks volunteers to help in its ReStore
Births for Dec. 28, 2014
Labovitz School of Business and Economics celebrates 40 years
Make a Difference for Dec . 28, 2014
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December 16, 2014
Faces & Names: Polanski’s lawyers seek sex crime case dismissal
Lawyers for filmmaker Roman Polanski are seeking to have a case involving a 1977 charge of unlawful sex with a 13-year-old girl dismissed, newspapers reported on Tuesday. Polanski’s lawyers are seeking a hearing to decide whether misconduct and a “false” extradition request...
December 16, 2014 - 10:16pm
Faces & Names: Franken: ‘I’m ready for Hillary’ to be president
Sen. Al Franken has told MSNBC that he’s enthused about the prospect of Hillary Clinton becoming president, a comment which the network reported as being an endorsement of her potential candidacy. “I think that Hillary would make a great president,” the Minnesota senator said...
December 16, 2014 - 10:15pm
Faces & Names: Rogen defends satirizing North Korean leader in film
Actor-director Seth Rogen defended the choice to parody North Korean leader Kim Jong-un in raunchy comedy “The Interview,” the movie that sparked a real-life threat from the country and is suspected as the possible cause of a damaging cyberattack on Sony Pictures Entertainment. Rogen,...
December 16, 2014 - 10:13pm
December 15, 2014
Faces & Names: NBC anchor Brian Williams renews contract
Brian Williams, anchor of the “NBC Nightly News” for the past decade, has renewed his contract and will continue to lead the newscast and serve as managing editor, NBC said on Monday. NBC News President Deborah Turness said in a message to staff that she was “thrilled” that...
December 15, 2014 - 11:06pm
Faces & Names: Julianne Moore takes pains to portray early Alzheimer’s
Early in the film “Still Alice,” the Columbia University professor played by Julianne Moore is the picture of health taking a jog through campus, until she realizes she is completely lost. Miniscule movements in her pale face betray the panic racing through her brain, but it...
December 15, 2014 - 10:56pm
Faces & Names: College halts professorship bearing Bill Cosby’s name
A women’s college in Atlanta has suspended a visiting professor program named for comedian Bill Cosby and his wife amid allegations from more than a dozen women that he drugged and sexually assaulted them. Spelman College created the William and Camille Olivia Hanks Cosby Endowed...
December 15, 2014 - 10:55pm
December 14, 2014
Faces & Names: Keaton not jealous of Affleck’s Batman
The actors who have played Batman on film generally fall in two camps: those who still regret their turn as the Caped Crusader and those who are forever proud. Michael Keaton seems to be among the latter group. Unlike Christian Bale, who most recently portrayed the superhero in Christopher...
December 14, 2014 - 9:19pm
Faces & Names: Kudrow offers Sony advice on emails
Lisa Kudrow has some advice in light of the Sony cyber-attack: “Don’t write anything you don’t want broadcast.” The “Friends” alum and “Comeback” star discussed the right to privacy on “The Huffpost Show.” “How come I know you don’t write anything you don’t...
December 14, 2014 - 9:17pm
December 13, 2014
Faces & Names: Ford loves ‘Blade Runner’ Sequel
If you’re worried that the upcoming “Blade Runner” sequel won’t measure up to the 1982 sci-fi cult classic, rest assured. Harrison Ford apparently thinks the script is “the best thing (he’s) ever read.” Director Ridley Scott told MTV News that the screenplay is not...
December 13, 2014 - 8:58pm
December 12, 2014
Faces & Names: Lorenzo Richelmy had to learn English for role
When Italian actor Lorenzo Richelmy stepped into the lead role of Netflix Inc.’s historical series “Marco Polo,” he faced one major hurdle. He did not speak English. “I was terrified,” Richelmy said. “Language is one of the most important things for an actor, so I worked...
December 12, 2014 - 11:38pm
Faces & Names: Award-winning photographer dies of heart attack
Pulitzer Prize-winning Washington Post photographer Michel du Cille died of an apparent heart attack on Thursday in Liberia where he was on assignment covering the Ebola outbreak, the newspaper said. The Post said du Cille, 58, collapsed after hiking back from a village where he...
December 12, 2014 - 11:37pm
December 11, 2014
Faces & names: Sony exec apologizes for ‘insensitive’ Obama emails
Sony Pictures Entertainment co-Chairwoman Amy Pascal apologized Thursday for “insensitive” jokes she made about President Barack Obama in emails that were stolen by hackers who recently attacked the studio’s computer network. The emails were exchanged between Pascal and producer...
December 11, 2014 - 10:02pm
Faces & names: Swift holds Billboard 200 top spot for fifth week
Pop singer Taylor Swift continued her reign at the top of the revamped U.S. Billboard 200 album chart on Wednesday, shaking off new entries. Swift’s “1989” album sold 230,000 full copies, 435,000 songs and was streamed 27,000 times, according to figures from Nielsen SoundScan,...
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December 11, 2014 - 10:01pm
Faces & names: ‘Birdman’ tops nominees for Golden Globes
“Birdman” dominated the 72nd Golden Globe nominations Thursday morning, earning seven nods including best picture in its category, best director and best actor for Michael Keaton, who plays a washed-up movie superhero seeking redemption. “Boyhood” and “The Imitation Game”...
a&e / movies
December 11, 2014 - 10:00pm
December 10, 2014
Faces & names: Cosby sued for defamation by sexual assault accuser
Comedian Bill Cosby was sued for defamation on Wednesday in Massachusetts by a sexual assault accuser who said he branded her a liar in public statements made through his representatives denying her allegations of abuse. The eight-page complaint, filed in U.S. District Court in Springfield,...
a&e / entertainment
December 10, 2014 - 10:49pm