Pope Francis Makes First-Ever U.S. VisitAmericans celebrated Tuesday afternoon as Pope Francis made his first-ever visit to the United States. He arrived at Andrews Air Force Base in Maryland and was greeted by the first family. He did not make any formal remarks, but smiled and waved at the crowd.
Casino Merger Deal Involving Minnetonka Co. Moves AheadShareholders in the parent company of the Rocky Gap Casino Resort near Cumberland, Maryland, have approved a proposed merger with Las Vegas-based Sartini Gaming Inc. Lakes Entertainment Inc. of Minnetonka, Minnesota, announced the results Tuesday of a special shareholders meeting held June 17.
Former Maryland Gov. O'Malley Jumps Into 2016 Democratic RaceFormer Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley entered the Democratic presidential race on Saturday in a longshot challenge toMaryland for the 2016 nomination, casting himself as a new generation leader who would rebuild the economy and reform Wall Street. "I'm running for you," he told a crowd of about 1,000 people in a populist message at Federal Hill Park in Baltimore.
Edina Police Find Missing Maryland WomanEdina police have located the missing Maryland woman. Aissatou Bah, 33, was last seen at about 7:15 p.m. Tuesday near Highway 169 and Lincoln Drive.
Prince Announces 'Rally 4 Peace' Concert In BaltimoreMinnesota music icon, Prince, has announced he'll play a major concert in Baltimore, Maryland. The event, called "Rally 4 Peace", comes as racial tensions in that city continue to boil over after the death of Freddie Gray in police custody.
State Of Emergency Declared As Hundreds Riot Through BaltimoreThe governor of Maryland called for a State of Emergency tonight, as hundreds of protesters continue to riot in the streets of Baltimore.
10 Teams To Watch In The NCAA TournamentEvery year in the NCAA Tournament, we see great games, finishes, a few upsets and some dramatic moments. But which teams should we keep an eye on that likely survive the first weekend? Who will get to the Final Four, and which smaller school has the best chance to pull off an upset? Here are 10 teams to keep an eye on as we head to Selection Sunday.
Minn. Casino Owner Touts Merger With Nevada CompanyLakes Entertainment Inc., owner of the Rocky Gap Casino Resort in western Maryland, said Thursday its pending merger with a privately held Nevada gambling company will be a boon to shareholders and create a company uniquely positioned for growth in other states. "We are very excited about this transaction and believe it will benefit Lakes' shareholders tremendously," CEO Lyle Berman said in a fourth-quarter earnings statement.
Minnesota Named Top State For WomenA new survey on the best environments for women in the United States this year listed Minnesota as the top overall spot.
5 Must Watch College Football Games This WeekendThe first college football playoff rankings come out Tuesday so the Top 25 teams around the country are definitely looking to defend their ranking or move up by notching a big win. With that being said, let's take a look at the five most important and must watch college football games this weekend.
O'Malley To Keynote Democratic Dinner In Minnesota Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley will be the keynote speaker at a Democratic dinner in Minnesota next month. Ken Martin, chairman of Minnesota's Democratic Party, made the announcement Wednesday about the Oct. 11 dinner at the Minneapolis Convention Center. He says the dinner attracts about 1,000 people.
Visitation In D.C. Today For Former Rep. OberstarFriends and relatives are gathering in Washington D.C. on Wednesday to honor the life and work of former Minnesota Congressman Jim Oberstar. Family members there would be a visitation for relatives and friends from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.