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Minneapolis, St. Paul lead suburbs in growth

Minneapolis and St. Paul combined grew by 6.8 percent in the past five years, according to Met Council estimates.

Suburbs still robust, but many families are seeking out homes in urban core.

Police: Driver on 35W blames ticket for going 100 on his being Canadian

Minneapolis pizza delivery driver shot overnight in vehicle during robbery attempt

Andrew Gryskiewicz

Driver, who was rushed to HCMC with serious injuries, was in critical but stable condition.

House fire in Rochester claims a second life

The victims are a 51-year-old woman and her adult son.

Mergers-and-acquisitions business slowed in 1st half of '16

Minneapolis headquartered Valspar has agreed to be bought by bigger paint company Sherwin Williams in a deal valued at $11.3 billion. The deal awaits closing, and also must past anti-trust approval, but both sides agreed to it on Sunday.

It's a trend locally and nationally, but analysts aren't worried after two "really good years."

Doug Norris, left, and his son Matt marvel at the new stadium at the public opening at the U.S. Bank Stadium Saturday, July 23, 2016, in Minneapolis, MN. "It's fantastic," Doug Norris said of the new stadium.

U.S. Bank Stadium open house swamped with soggy visitors

Jurors convict Mpls. teen of killing girlfriend with shot to head
2 killed in NW. Minn. crash weren't wearing seat belts
Man, 63, admits killing mom in downtown Mpls. home; mental fitness in question
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Dodger President of Baseball Operations Andrew Friedman.

Younger breed of techies replacing baseball lifers in GM roles

Behind the shades, Sparano gives Vikings' O-line fresh set of eyes
New faces help United to 3-1 victory over Fort Lauderdale
Anderson: Passion buoys bird hunters caught between seasons
Scores, schedules and stats
Duane Rouse is CEO of ABRA Auto Body & Glass, and has been instrumental in guiding the Brooklyn Park-based company during a period of rapid growth through acquisitions.

Duane Rouse grew ABRA fast through acquisitions

Sharp messaging earned Dollar Shave Club a $1B payday
How to win the global manufacturing race
Expect focus on small business to grow in presidential race

With Hillary Clinton, we know what we’re getting. And she could be seen as a happy medium ­— neither a George W. Bush nor a Barack Obama.

Hillary Clinton: The comparisons

Don't give up yet on Fairview, University of Minnesota Physicians merger
Sack cartoon: A depiction of Republican unity
Readers Write (July 24): The Trump base, Delta's MSP-to-Tokyo service, bare arms on female broadcasters

A depiction of Republican unity

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Andrew Litton

Capturing a complicated Otello, more brawn than brains

Voyageurs National Park is Minnesota’s gift to America
Rosenblum: How all of us (even Playboy Playmates) can stop 'fat shaming'
6 Drake disciples who could inherit his R&B/hip-hop throne

James Lileks
The end of the VCR? WHO. CARES. But maybe you should

News from Japan: The last company to make VCRs is shutting down production. If you know what a VCR is, you don't care, but if…

Lee Schafer
Schafer: Exposing shortcut many firms take to augment perceived value

Donaldson Co. announced a share repurchase program last year as part of its strategy to ­support “our strategic growth plan while also returning cash to…

Jim Souhan
Souhan: Being a hometown guy not an asset for interim GM Antony

Minnesotans don't actually want Minnesotans involved with their sports teams. They want Minnesotans involved with their sports teams who make them feel good.

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
C.J.: Sister Rosalind has one of the most gripping handshakes in the metro

Boston catcher Sandy Leon failed to put the tag on Kennys Vargas at home plate in the seventh inning. Plate umpire Clint Fagan called Vargas out, but the Twins challenged the call and won.

Five-run seventh sends Twins to wild victory over Red Sox

Reusse: Carew bringing lots of heart to Hall of Fame this weekend
Postgame: Stitches for Suzuki but no concussion
Sano not frustrated by mistakes, helps Twins rally

The White House

Trump vs. Clinton: Is a 2017 'peaceful transfer' possible?

Trump: France, others hit by terror may face more screening
Tim Kaine gets a warm homecoming in Richmond
Crash kills Nebraska punter, Michigan State former punter

A wildfire burns close to a home near Sand Caynon and Placerita Caynon in Santa Clarita, Calif., Saturday, July 23, 2016. Hundreds of county and Angeles National Forest firefighters battled the blaze, aided by three dozen water-dropping helicopters and retardant-dropping airplanes. The fire erupted Friday afternoon in the Sand Canyon area of suburban Santa Clarita near State Route 14 as the region was gripped by high heat and very low humidity. Winds pushed it into the adjacent Angeles National Forest.

Southern California fire destroys 18 home; dozens at risk

Baton Rouge to continue to mourn officers slain in ambush
Mountain guide falls to his death while leading group
Maturing oyster recovery projects bring calls for money

The Rio 2016 sign stands in front of the Olympic Village during a media tour in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Thursday, June 23, 2016. The organizers of the Rio de Janeiro Olympics have unveiled the athletes' village, where nearly 11,000 competitors and some 6,000 coaches and other team members will stay during the Aug. 5-21 games. (AP Photo/Silvia Izquierdo)

IOC leaders stop short of complete ban on Russians from Rio

Hitler's birthplace loathes link to him but not the building
Ukraine reports 6 soldiers killed in rebel east
Pope condemns terrorism and violence in Munich and Kabul

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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