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How Adam Thielen's new deal does little damage to Vikings' salary cap situation

Despite the nice raise, Adam Thielen's new contract only delivered a $5,000 hit to the 2019 salary cap.

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Minnesota House DFL tax bill levels playing field

The House DFL tax bill would level the playing field. Democrats want fairness for working families, farmers, senior citizens and small businesses after big corporations hit the jackpot with federal tax reform.

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Minnesota House Democrats' agenda is funded by tax-hike binge

Democrats in the Minnesota House are planning an all-out tax hike blitz that would hit families at every income level. They'd make health care, gas and other everyday goods and services more expensive.

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Turn down volume in war of words

America needs to step back from the constant division Omar and Trump both fuel.

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Mitch Garver, the tablesetter, leads the Twins against the Blue Jays

Manager Rocco Baldelli is going with the hot hand in catcher Mitch Garver, who is starting in his third consecutive game and will lead off Monday night.

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Gophers signed Tre' Williams early, now looking to add late to 2019 class

The Gophers still have scholarships to offer for next season, and coach Richard Pitino is looking to add experience to the roster, especially in the frontcourt.

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Four Vikings sign one-year contracts, including two newcomers in Mannion and Taylor

The Vikings made official the signings of four players on Monday, including two newcomers in quarterback Sean Mannion and receiver Jordan Taylor. All four inked one-year contracts, according to league sources. Taylor (6-5, 210 pounds) easily becomes the biggest receiver on the Vikings roster by...

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Catastrophic fire engulfs Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris

A catastrophic fire engulfed the upper reaches of Paris' soaring Notre Dame Cathedral as it was undergoing renovations Monday, threatening one of the greatest architectural treasures of the Western world as tourists and Parisians looked on aghast from the streets below.

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Trump: Notre Dame blaze 'terrible sight to behold'

U.S. President Donald Trump has described the fire engulfing Paris' iconic Notre Dame Cathedral, as "a terrible sight to behold."

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Trump holding economic roundtable in Burnsville

Trump is at Nuss Truck & Equipment "to tout the success of the American economy under his pro-growth policies, including the implementation of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act," according to a White House statement.

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Review: 'All That You Leave Behind,' by Erin Lee Carr

NONFICTION: Journalist David Carr's daughter Erin Lee Carr intertwines his story with hers.

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