Minnesota

Moorhead parents ‘willing to try anything,’ open to new medical marijuana law

Brett Solum might be one of the first to obtain medical marijuana under a new Minnesota law slated to take effect next year.

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Twins-Yankee series begins Wednesday

Associated Press MINNEAPOLIS-After playing in a 163rd game each of the last two seasons, the Twins (94-68) used an incredible second-half run to put away their sixth AL Central title of the decade with plenty of time to spare. It also allowed manager Ron Gardenhire to spend the final two weeks of the season trying […]

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Twins lose season finale

MINNEAPOLIS — Edwin Encarnacion and Adam Lind added two more home runs to Toronto’s major league-leading total, lifting the Toronto Blue Jays to a 2-1 victory over the playoff-bound Minnesota Twins in their regular-season finale Sunday. The Blue Jays went deep 257 times this season, matching the 1996 Baltimore Orioles for the third-most in history. […]

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Pitching falters again as Twins lost to K.C.

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Kila Ka’aihue hit two home runs and drove in a career-high four runs to lead the Kansas City Royals to a 10-1 victory over the Minnesota Twins Tuesday night. The Twins have dropped a season-high five straight since clinching the AL Central title on Sept. 21. Ka’aihue hit a three-run […]

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Twins lose fourth in a row at K.C.

KANSAS CITY, Mo.— Jarrod Dyson hit his first major league home run and caught 10 fly balls in center field, helping the Kansas City Royals beat the Minnesota Twins 10-8 Monday night. Jason Kubel homered, doubled and drove in five runs for the AL Central champion Twins. The Royals led 10-8 after four innings, and […]

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Twins swept by Tigers

Miguel Cabrera and the Detroit Tigers have been one of baseball’s best home teams this season. Playing on the road has been the problem. Cabrera hit his career-high 38th homer Sunday to help Detroit beat the Minnesota Twins 5-1 in its final home game of the year. The Tigers set a Comerica Park record with […]

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Peterson, Vikings speed past Detroit

MINNEAPOLIS — Brett Favre and the high-flying Minnesota Vikings offense has been grounded early this season. That’s exactly where Adrian Peterson likes it. With Favre again struggling to move the ball through the air, Peterson rushed for 160 yards and two touchdowns to lead the Vikings to a 24-10 victory over the Detroit Lions on […]

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Twins beat Indians to win for 8th time in 9 games

CLEVELAND (AP) — Kevin Slowey is enjoying being part of another strong September run by the Minnesota Twins. Staked to a five-run lead in the first inning, Slowey gave up two runs over five innings to earn his first win in nearly a month, 6-2 over the Cleveland Indians on Sunday. “It’s a lot of […]

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Saints beat Vikings in NFL opener

Associated Press NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Drew Brees and the Saints extended New Orleans’ post-Super Bowl euphoria for at least another week and handed Brett Favre a second straight loss in the Louisiana Superdome. Brees completed 27 of 36 passes for 237 yards and one touchdown, and the Saints survived a hard-fought season opener for […]

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