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Mpls. council members raise issues with police chief, oversight

Minneapolis City Council Member Linea Palmisano, who represents the ward where Justine Damond lived, is among the council members calling for a change in police department leadership. GLEN STUBBE gstubbe@startribune.com

Members of the Minneapolis City Council turned up the heat on the city's police department Friday in their first meeting since the shooting of Justine Damond.

Minnesota girl has surgery after being bitten severely in lake

New luxury suite dispute: Vikings say stadium agency can't sell seats

The luxury suites at the U.S. Bank Stadium.

The team says the suites were "gifted" by the team to the MSFA for the agency's use only. The MSFA disagrees.

Brooklyn Park fire chief to step down amid so-called 'culture of hostility'

Brooklyn Park Fire Chief Ken Prillaman

If the separation agreement is approved Monday, Ken Prillaman's last day will be Aug. 11.

Mille Lacs walleye quota already exceeded; reopening of lake delayed

The unexpected announcement means walleye fishing on Lake Mille Lacs can't resume until August 11, two weeks later than originally planned.



Khalif Muhamed listened to speakers during a U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services citizenship ceremony at the Minnesota Children's Museum, Friday, July 21, 2017 in St. Paul, MN. Some of the children were adopted by U.S. citizen parents while others got their citizenship when their immigrant parents naturalized. ] ELIZABETH FLORES � liz.flores@startribune.com

'We hereby declare!' Young citizens take oath in special Children's Museum event

Brooklyn Park fire chief to step down amid so-called 'culture of hostility'
New luxury suite dispute: Vikings say stadium agency can't sell seats
Shooting 'clearly an improper use of deadly force,' says attorney for Damond's family

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Jaime Garcia

Possible Twins trade for Braves pitcher Jaime Garcia in limbo

Wild's new forward Foligno: 'I'm excited to win and be a winner'
Other 2017 Twins draft picks could be on fast track to majors, too
Mille Lacs walleye quota already exceeded; reopening of lake delayed

Scores, schedules, and stats
The proposed development includes a small apartment complex and five-level parking ramp.Image courtesy Thrivent Financial

Thrivent lot in downtown Mpls. might be redone as ramp and apartments

Paul Grangaard retiring as CEO of Wisconsin-based Allen Edmonds
Legendary wildcatter Boone Pickens takes a Texas-sized fall
Foreclosure rate drops to all-time low in Twin Cities

US President Donald Trump uses a machine to attempt to crush a newly designed, Made in America pharmaceutical glass bottle during a Made in America Week event in the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington, DC, July 20, 2017. (Olivier Douliery/Abaca Press/TNS)

Trump's presidency is doomed. (But how, exactly, will it end?)

The federal judiciary: How Trump is stocking the lower courts with Trumpians
Sack cartoon: Minneapolis police shooting of Justine Damond
Readers Write: Minneapolis police shooting of Justine Damond, administration of President Donald Trump



Minneapolis police shooting of Justine Damond

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Past meets present: Water would once again entertain kids in Peavey Plaza as it did in 1975.

Redo of Peavey Plaza in Mpls. preserves and updates once-popular park

Rush on $10 senior lifetime pass to national parks causes shortage in Twin Cities
Ordway's 'Jesus Christ Superstar' looks super but is short on soul
Media showman, Minnesota's rock 'n' roll 'godfather' Bill Diehl dies at 91

Rosenblum: Minnesota grandparents feel love after travel ban revised
Gail Rosenblum

The case is a reminder that grandparents are essential to a growing number of families.

Lileks: When will stores learn to stop selling school supplies in July?
James Lileks

Retailers, please let us savor what's left of summer.

Souhan: Players might get old, but reminiscing about 1987 World Series doesn't
Jim Souhan

The Twins are celebrating the 30th anniversary of their 1987 World Series championship this weekend. Thursday night, the boys of that long summer convened.




White House press secretary Sean Spicer walks down the hallway during President Donald Trump's visit to the Pentagon on Thursday.

Spicer resigns as White House press secretary over Scaramucci

Trump legal team looking to investigate Mueller aides
US bans travel for Americans to NKorea after Warmbier death
Trump to host Lebanese leader amid Middle East tensions

Dr. Ernest Marshall, owner of the EMW Women's Surgical Center in Louisville, Ky. The clinic is the last in Kentucky offering abortion procedures and is facing a legal challenge from state officials and a major protest from a national anti-abortion group that wants it shut down.

Abortion fight rages in Kentucky, which has just 1 clinic

Cancer patients' gray hair unexpectedly darkens on new immune drugs
Tom Sawyer with a revolver? Twain house has live 'Clue' game
Ohio argues against execution delays for 3 condemned inmates

FILE - In this May 21, 1973 file photo, Spanish surrealist painter Salvador Dali, presents his first Chrono-Hologram in Paris, France. A Spanish judge on Monday June 26, 2017, has ordered the remains of artist Salvador Dali to be exhumed following a paternity suit by a woman named by Europa Press agency as Pilar Abel, 61 from the nearby city of Girona. Dali, considered one of the fathers of surrealism in art, died in 1989 and is buried in his museum in the northeastern town of Figueres.

Exhumation of Salvador Dali's remains finds his mustache still intact

Bank of America picks Dublin for EU base after Brexit
Russian who met Trump Jr. represented intelligence agency
Greece: Quake kills two, sends island tourists into panic

Royce Lewis is starting his pro career with the Gulf Coast League Twins.

Twins top draft pick Lewis embraces Gulf Coast League grind

Possible Twins trade for Braves pitcher Jaime Garcia in limbo
Souhan: Players might get old, but reminiscing about 1987 World Series doesn't
FANTASY PLAYS: Looking at effects of Yankees-White Sox trade

Vikings quarterback Sam Bradford

The most important Vikings player of 2017 is ... quarterback Sam Bradford

Vikings, Mankato parting ways after one final training camp
Could quarterback Kirk Cousins wind up with Vikings in 2018?
O.J. Simpson will get his freedom, but then what?

O.J. Simpson testifies during an evidentiary hearing in 2013.

Even if O.J. Simpson earns big bucks once he's out, he can't keep the money

Linkin Park lead singer Chester Bennington kills himself at 41
Rapper Common surprises students at NY school, donates money
O.J. Simpson granted parole, set to be released as early as October