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Taxes to pay for now-open U.S. Bank Stadium rebound, thanks to gamblers

The now-open U.S. Bank Stadium on Friday.

Recovering from stumble, pulltab revenue is soaring. And there is further optimism in Minneapolis.

Fire engine caught in crossfire, hit by bullets in south Minneapolis

Police give all-clear in Munich shooting, say suspect dead

A police officer searched a residential area near the Olympia shopping center after a shooting was reported there Friday in Munich, Germany.

An 18-year-old German-Iranian man opened fire in a crowded Munich shopping mall and a nearby McDonald's Friday night, killing nine people and wounding 16 others before killing himself, the chief of police in the Bavarian capital said.

Lauderdale man charged with shooting at 5 Somali men heading to prayers

Anthony Sawina, of Lauderdale, was charged with five counts of second-degree assault and is being held in Hennepin County jail in lieu of $750,000 bail, authorities said.

Golden Corral will open in 2 former Old Country Buffets in Twin Cities

The nation's largest buffet chain has long stayed away from the Twin Cities because of the presence of Old Country Buffet, which started in Minnesota.

As many as seven restaurants could open in Old Country sites throughout the Twin Cities.


Taking a guided tour of St. Paul’s Edible Streetscape project Wednesday evening were, from left, Paul Garding, Janelle Nivens and Matt Frank. Urban Oasis’ Kim Werst and Miah Ulysse explained the plants and how immigrant cultures use them in cooking.

'Edible Streetscape' blooms on St. Paul's East Side

Allina, nurses union meet but fail to reach deal
Hennepin County employee groups help workers love their jobs
Hastings seniors to get bus service in September
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Vikings head coach Dennis Green late in the 4th quarter at Chicago.

Reusse: Dennis Green, a terrific coach, was just as crafty at the mic

Venegas' knee injury leaves United thin for Saturday
He was who we thought he was: the best Dennis Green quotes
Gophers picked to finish near bottom of Big Ten West by media
Scores, schedules and stats
The two hotel towers shown in this rendering will add 300 rooms to Treasure Island Resort and Casino near Red Wing.

Treasure Island breaks ground on $86 million resort renovation

UnitedHealthcare losing big military health contract
HealthPartners buys land to replace Como Clinic in St. Paul
Schafer: What the lessons of tax-cutting in Kansas hold for Minnesota


At the Republican National Convention in Miami Beach in 1968, Richard Nixon spoke of themes that had eerie echoes in Donald Trump’s acceptance speech on Thursday.

Rash Report: From 1968 to 2016 ... Trump, Nixon, and Ailes

Centrist Tim Kaine is a safe pick for Clinton
Sack cartoon: It's Tim Kaine
Readers Write (July 23): Donald Trump, nominee; ideology and values; fighting sexual harassment, and talking about the weather

It's Tim Kaine

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A boat navigates the waters of Namakan Lake near Kettle Falls in Minnesota's Voyageurs National Park.

Voyageurs National Park is Minnesota’s gift to America

Woman behind 'wallpaper house' was a designer who loved bold look
Could the Mississippi River actually begin in South Dakota?
Why some big stars get big crowds in Twin Cities (and others don't)
Horoscopes

Gail Rosenblum
The dangers of weight stigma

The common wisdom is that “helpful comments” (aka body shaming) might motivate people to lose weight. But the University of Minnesota’s Katie Loth has done…

James Lileks
James Lileks: He can't wait to get home, but he'll have to

The trip through airport customs is a long, slow ending to vacation.

Kerri Westenberg
Why houseboat? Because the perks outweigh the pains

Yes, I would vacation on a houseboat again. And no, it was not as simple as unpacking in a hotel and kicking back.


This image released by ABC shows Rielle Hunter during an interview on the morning show "Good Morning America," Tuesday, June 26, 2012 in New York.

John Edwards' former mistress says she'll always love him

Roger Ailes' evident departure from Fox News took two weeks (plus decades)
Jon Stewart says Trump supporters 'don't own' America
Astronaut John Glenn's historic flight plan sold for $67K

Twins relief pitcher Ryan Pressly throwing in relief agaisnt Chicago.

Limit on number of relievers? Molitor calls it 'a little funny'

Souhan: With Twins, money is the root of all misunderstanding
Postgame: Kintzler doesn't wilt for Twins in the ninth
Friday's Twins-Boston game recap

A man with a "Police Lives Matter" sign exits an elevator on the final day of the Republican National Convention at the Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland, July 21, 2016.

GOP lines up behind badge in debate over race, police practices

Obama rejects Trump depiction of U.S. as a nation in crisis
California governor denies parole for Manson follower
Delegates: Clinton VP pick solid, may not help Dem unity

A member of a police honor guard carried a U.S. flag after funeral services for Baton Rouge police officer Matthew Gerald on Friday.

At slain officer's funeral, calls for respect and unity

Lawyer: Ex-guard falsified log in Sandra Bland's death
Dallas police job applications skyrocket since shootings
Puerto Rico rejects insecticide to fight Zika amid protests

Family members of passengers on board the Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 that went missing on March 8, 2014 hold up placards after a joint press conference by Malaysia, China and Australia in Putrajaya, Malaysia, Friday, July 22, 2016. Malaysia, Australia and China have agreed to suspend the search for Flight 370 once the current area in the Indian Ocean has been completely scoured for the missing Malaysia Airlines jetliner.

Search for Malaysia Flight 370 will be suspended, possibly forever

UK's Johnson says Britain wants greater role on global stage
Witness: 'He was killing the children'
Iraq records hottest day so far this year in Basra city

Will Bildsten, above, was diagnosed with bipolar disorder in middle school. “It’s not an overstatement to say the diagnosis set me free,” he writes.

How I came to see bipolar disorder as my greatest strength

Thanks, Pokemon Go, for helping me meet cool people in Minneapolis
In the narrative of race, why only black ink on white paper?
Too late for kindness: Why didn't I protect a bullied classmate?

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