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Mpls. City Council should block vote on $15 wage, city attorney says

The Minneapolis City Council, shown in 2015, has been urged by the city attorney to not forward the issue of a $15-an-hour minimum wage to the county to be placed on the ballot.

In a written opinion, Susan Segal said the proposal does not meet legal standards to be considered by voters this November.

Edina residents object to winter sports 'theme park' at Braemar

Some residents in Edina's Braemar neighborhood say city is fast-tracking $3 million project with little input.

Family says Prince tribute concert will be Oct. 13 at Vikings stadium

Prince, shown in 2007 performing during the halftime show of Super Bowl XLI, died about three months ago. His family has penciled in an Oct. 13 date for a tribute concert at U.S. Bank Stadium.

Family members confirmed the date, but there was no word on who might perform.

Sandra Grazzini-Rucki found guilty of hiding teen daughters

Sandra Grazzini-Rucki

A Dakota County jury has found a Lakeville mother guilty of hiding her two teenage daughters from their father for more than two years.

2 hikers found after overnight in South Dakota Badlands park

This October 2015 photo provided by Patty Garland shows a search-and-rescue exercise taking place in Badlands National Park, S.D., near the campsite where two hikers were staying when they went missing Wednesday night, July 27, 2016. The two were found Thursday.

Emergency crews on Thursday found two hikers who spent the night lost in the rugged terrain of South Dakota's Badlands National Park, officials said.

The Counties Transit Improvement Board, or CTIB, is in the thick of questions about who uses and who pays for metro-wide transportation systems.

CTIB: The little-known board that influences Twin Cities transit

Minneapolis asks public for input on equity in street paving spending
Bird safety top priority as Fridley's Springbrook Nature Center reopens
Surveillance photos show man who stole Maris awards from Fargo museum
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Coach Mike Zimmer relished his new long-term deal with the Vikings, saying, “I believe this team is the right fit for me.”

Vikings report to training camp with Zimmer locked in for the long haul

The seven biggest villains in Minnesota sports history
Walker's 65 sets early pace at stifling PGA Championship
Wild re-signs restricted free-agent Dumba
Scores, schedules and stats
Boston Scientific beat second-quarter results expectations and executives declared the "team is outperforming."

Boston Scientific swings to loss on one-time items, but outlook upbeat

Insurers wary of premium help for patients
Construction activity levels off in Twin Cities
Tactile Medical shares rise 10.8 percent on first day of trading

Hillary Clinton accepted the Democratic nomination for president on Thursday, the final day of the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia.

For Hillary Clinton: A milestone reached, a message delivered

Delta decision shows Minnesota's lobbying power
Sack cartoon: Historic moment
Readers Write (July 29): America's decision, and specifically, the Russians and the e-mails

Historic moment

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Teresa Fox, left, and Arwyn Birch, co-owners of Glam Doll Donuts, sat for a portrait in their donut shop on Nicollet Avenue. ] Isaac Hale ï This year's Taste Fifty focuses on Nicolette Avenue, also know as "Eat Street" in Minneapolis.

50 ways to explore the new Eat Street on Nicollet

Basketball career behind him, Mpls. rapper Mac Irv bounces to new beat
These multitasking 'Bad Moms' deserve a better movie
Latest late-night battle: Stephen Colbert vs. corporate lawyers

Hartman: Sherels finds niche as Vikings' special-teams star
Sid Hartman

The Vikings value the former Gopher's sure hands and versatility and are glad to have kept him.

Anderson: DNR's conservation officers see it all
Dennis Anderson

Their jobs involve far more than protecting fish and wildlife, important as those responsibilities are.

Souhan: Are Vikings fans setting themselves up for disappointment?
Jim Souhan

To believe this Vikings team can become the first to ever improve on a season of 11 or more victories, you have to believe a number of things.

Photographic evidence: From left, Jonathan Choe, Natasha Verma and Joy Lim Nakrin.

Fox 9's Jonathan Choe takes his talent and sartorial style home to Boston

No spoilers, but 'Gilmore Girls' star says chemistry is back
C.J.: Former Fox 9 meteorologist Mike Tsolinas was on front lines of fun
TV psychic Miss Cleo, famous for her 'Call me now!' ads in '90s, dies at 53

Minnesota Twins' Max Kepler hits an RBI single off Baltimore Orioles pitcher Chaz Roe during the seventh inning of a baseball game Thursday, July 28, 2016, in Minneapolis. Kepler hit a solo home run in the sixth. The Twins won 6-2. (AP Photo/Jim Mone)

Kepler continues sizzling July as Twins stop Orioles

Reusse: Twins employees learned loyalty, baseball decorum from ex-GM Ryan
Oops: Nunez trade is real but Target Field shows fake MLB trades
How much does it matter that Miguel Sano strikes out so much?

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks during a campaign event at Lackawanna College in Scranton, Pa., July 27, 2016.

Trump: Comments about Russia, Clinton emails were sarcastic

At the convention, Klobuchar and Franken are both in demand
Clinton uses convention to send message to wary GOP voters
Memorial to 1st black Marines dedicated at Camp Lejeune

From left, Rob Maness, Brian Birdwell and former Texas Gov. Rick Perry met at the Republican National Convention.

He didn't know if the man he helped on 9/11 survived – until now

AP EXPLAINS: Long history of women running for president
Minority Dem delegates frustrated with 'Bernie or Bust'
This time, an adoring He looks on as She accepts nomination

German Chancellor Angela Merkel arrives for a news conference in Berlin Thursday, July 28, 2016. Chancellor Angela Merkel says the fact that two men who came to Germany as refugees carried out attacks claimed by the Islamic State group "mocks the country that took them in." Merkel pledged to do everything to clear up the "barbaric acts," find out who was behind them and bring them to justice.

Merkel: Germany 'will manage' challenge after attacks

Australian police investigate de facto Vatican treasurer over allegations of abuse
Global partnership launched to speed antibiotic development
Thawed reindeer corpse may be to blame in Siberian Anthrax outbreak

The art of parting: 'We used to spend so much time there'

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