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MINNEAPOLIS — Barbara Carlson, a former radio talk show host with a bold, unfiltered personality, has died at the age of 80 after battling lung cancer. Carlson's daughter, Anne Carlson, said her mother died Monday surrounded by family and friends. Anne Carlson told the Star Tribune that before her mother died, she said: "I wasn't a great mother. But, damn, I was a fun mother." SENT: 315 words. AP Photo pursued.


MINNEAPOLIS — A federal government decision to freeze risk adjustment payments under the health care law is threatening more than $70 million in funding for Minnesota health insurers and raising questions about the potential impact on premiums next year. SENT: 130 words. UPCOMING: 300 words.


NEW YORK— Fresh off a breakout year in 2017, comedian Hasan Minhaj is ready to turn his wit to diagnosing the larger issues facing America. Minhaj, a correspondent with "The Daily Show" on Comedy Central, is kicking off a North American tour, including a stop in Minneapolis, starting in August and this fall will host his own weekly comedy show for Netflix. By Mark Kennedy. SENT: 500 words, photos.





MINNEAPOLIS — Aaron Slegers starts for the Minnesota Twins, who have won five straight games, against the Kansas City Royals, who send Ian Kennedy to the mound in attempt to stop a 10-game losing streak. By Tyler Mason. UPCOMING: 700 words, photos. Game starts at 8:10 p.m. EDT.


NEW YORK — Several players have etched their names in the WNBA record books. Rebekkah Brunson became the league's all-time leading rebounder while Diana Taurasi broke the mark for most field goals made in her career. By Basketball Writer Doug Feinberg. UPCOMING: 650 words, photos by 1 p.m.


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