Cleanup time for Mississippi at St. Paul

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The Mississippi River is about to get a good scrubbing in the Twin Cities. Wednesday is riverboat cleanup day along t…

The nation’s weather

Weather Underground Forecast for Wednesday, June 12, 2013. A severe weather event is expected in the Midwest on Wednesday as a strengthening…

Quotations of the day

“I did not know 1 billion records a day were coming under the control of the federal executive branch.” — Rep. Brad Sherman, D-Calif., on th…

Details of the Senate immigration bill

A look at the immigration overhaul bill now before the Senate: ___ BORDER SECURITY —The bill makes it a goal that there be 100 percent surve…