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Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, June 27, 2018. As city and state officials and members of both parties clamor for the federal government for help, Carson has told aides he views a nationwide shortage of affordable housing as a regrettable, but an essentially local problem. (Erin Schaff/Copyright 2018 The New York Times)
Suit dismissed accusing HUD Secretary Carson of dismantling Obama-era fair housing law
4 hours 2 min ago
Steam rises from cooling towers at the American Electric Power Co. coal-fired power plant in Winfield, W.Va., on July 18. Bloomberg photo by Luke Sharrett
New Trump power plant plan could release hundreds of millions of tons of CO2 into air
5 hours 23 min ago
Joe Radinovich
Attack ad aimed at Radinovich could set tone for Minnesota's 8th district race
6 hours 46 min ago
Last year, a 2-year-old girl was declared to have the worst case of lead poisoning seen in Washington in decades. Washington Post photo by Linda Davidson
A boy who had lead poisoning is taunted. Who is responsible?
8 hours 23 min ago
Vehicles travel on the newly reopened Excelsior Road on Thursday, Aug. 16, west of Highway 371 in Baxter, as crews continue to work on the Edgewood Drive intersection and the new parking lot by Boomer Pizza. Renee Richardson / Brainerd Dispatch
Construction update: Part of Excelsior opens, Cypress night work on hold
9 hours 22 min ago
President Donald Trump arrives at the airport in Morristown, N.J., to spend the weekend at his nearby golf resort, Aug. 17, 2018. (Tom Brenner/Copyright 2018 The New York Times)
On Twitter, Trump accuses 'social media' of limiting free speech of conservatives
9 hours 23 min ago
Kofi Annan was secretary-general of the United Nations from 1996 to 2006. Bloomberg photo by Chris Ratcliffe
Kofi Annan, former UN secretary general and Nobel Peace Prize laureate, dies at 80
11 hours 6 min ago
Biz Buzz: Last days to vote in Best of Brainerd contest
11 hours 22 min ago
Firefighters respond
11 hours 52 min ago
Mary Marana
Former council member Marana up for Baxter seat
12 hours 23 min ago
A robot named Pepper holding an iPad. Photo from Unsplash.
An experiment with a begging robot shows people hesitate to pull the plug
12 hours 23 min ago
Ruud honored as Legislator of Distinction
13 hours 23 min ago
Burn restrictions issued for northern Minnesota
14 hours 22 min ago
Jose Bravo-Jasso
Brainerd man faces assault charge
15 hours 23 min ago
Staff Sgt. Adam Graham with the 224th Brigade Engineer Battalion talks with members of the community about the capabilities of the RQ-11 Raven Unmanned Aerial System during an open house in August 2017. Submitted Photo
Resident finds unmanned aircraft from Camp Ripley training
16 hours 22 min ago
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