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Twin Cities area braces for sex trafficking tied to Super Bowl, Ryder Cup

U.S. Bank Stadium will be the site of the 2018 Super Bowl, which is returning to Minnesota for the first time in 26 years.

Metro-area prosecutors and police agencies anticipate that hundreds of women and girls will be sold on the sex market during Super Bowl 2018, mostly at huge organized parties and through provocative online ads and social media.

Pokemon Go poses problem for peace at Eden Prairie park memorial

Lexi Reed, left, and Madison Lang share a laugh outside the Veterans Memorial.

Crowds and trampled greenery at veterans memorial lead city official to seek relief from the game's maker.

Russia tied to hack of program used by Clinton's campaign

Computer systems used by the campaign of Hillary Clinton were hacked in an attack that appears to have come from Russia’s intelligence services, a federal law enforcement official said.

Computer systems used by Hillary Clinton's presidential campaign were hacked in an attack that appears to have come from Russia's intelligence services, a federal law enforcement official said.

St. Croix County girl charged in savage attack on brother's girlfriend

Homicide charge against the 14-year-old girl says she attempted suffocation and cut victim's neck with a piece of a broken bowl.

1958 St. Louis Park rambler gets 'Finnish lake home' makeover

The design for the makeover was inspired by Finnish lake homes of the 1960s. Windows were enlarged to capture views of the backyard pond.

An Eisenhower-era rambler in St. Louis Park was crying out for a makeover, telling its remodeling designer what it wanted to be — clean-lined, simple and quiet, like a midcentury modern Scandinavian home. You can have it for $550,000.


A new public plaza, Freedom Square, was dedicated Friday along W. Broadway at Logan Avenue N. in Minneapolis. At left, the program included, from left, Yonci Jameson, Kenna Cottman and Ebrima Sarge from the Voice of Culture Drum and Dance group. The community gathering space and a mural were inaugurated in conjunction with this weekend’s FLOW Northside Art Crawl.

New public square to liven up W. Broadway in Minneapolis

Decoy dogs chase geese from Rochester, Minn., golf course
Grants help put a fresh face on Minneapolis businesses
Man dies in overnight crash near Hastings
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Center John Sullivan, testing his surgically repaired back in camp, got a helping hand from newcomer Alex Boone (76) while blocking Linval Joseph.

Offense gets a hard look during Vikings' first practice

Twins win on Mauer's pinch-hit, walk-off walk
Scoggins: Vikings' Sullivan says he has nothing to prove in comeback
Streb uses straight and true shots to gain PGA Championship lead
Scores, schedules and stats
Boston Scientific Corp. has more employees in Minnesota than its home state of Massachusetts.

After stumbling big, Boston Scientific has regained its stride

Mike McNamara is weaving a new web for Target IT operations
Growing corn like it's 2065 to study climate change effects
Ex-MNsure board member Tom Forsythe on past mistakes and future of exchange


Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin, right, and then-U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton met in March 2010 during negotiations on a nuclear arms reduction treaty. Were Russian hands behind the latest cyberattack?

Rash Report: 2016 campaign narrative defies expectations

Twin Cities transit projects reach a perilous pass
Why Democrats' abortion stance is a deal-breaker
Readers Write (July 30): 2016 campaign

Historic moment

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"Harry Potter" author J.K. Rowling

Is J.K. Rowling selling out? Some Harry Potter fans wonder

168 shows, 850 performances, 11 days: Why Minnesota's Fringe Fest matters
Hüsker Dü's Grant Hart on full display in Walker exhibit
Maplewood's 'Jack the bike guy' helps kids with special needs
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Schafer: Changing health care landscape favors UnitedHealth Group
Lee Schafer

With uncertainty over Aetna's proposed purchase of Humana, the company with the dominant market share is going to remain Minnetonka-based UnitedHealth Group.

Appelquist and Uldrich apply lessons of Lewis and Clark to help managers navigate future
Neal St. Anthony

Jeff Appelquist and Jack Uldrich are accomplished business guys with diverse experience whose careers partly focus on learning from history to navigate the future and…

Itasca State Park, BWCA, Ely recover from storms
Kerri Westenberg

When storms ripped through northern Minnesota in the early morning hours of July 21, it wreaked havoc in beloved vacation spots. But the area is recovering fast.


Latest late-night battle: Stephen Colbert vs. corporate lawyers

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.: 'Funniest Dad' Outrageous Davis aims to be Dave Chappelle minus potty mouth

Minnesota Twins pitcher Brandon Kintzler pups his fist after striking out Miami Marlins’ Giancarlo Stanton for the final out of a baseball game Wednesday, June 8, 2016, in Minneapolis. The Twins won 7-5. Kintzler earned the save. (AP Photo/Jim Mone)

Twins pitchers Abad, Kintzler could be on the move

Postgame: Nolasco finished his extra-long start with a flourish
Friday's Twins-White Sox game recap
Total scoreboard failure: Twins post bogus trades during Thursday's game

Gov. Mark Dayton of Minnesota speaks during the final day of the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia , Thursday, July 28, 2016.

Gov. Mark Dayton looks back on 40 years of Democratic National Conventions

Obama signs bill requiring labeling of GMO foods
Court rules for middle school, officer in teen's burp arrest
Water quality a top issue at FarmFest 2016

Powerball $478 million jackpot is nation's 8th largest

Officials encourage travelers not to shun Florida for Zika
Off-duty Indianapolis officer charged with attempted murder
'Game of Thrones' to end after season 8, but 7th still ahead

FILE - In this Monday, July 25, 2016 file photo, Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte delivers his first State of the Nation Address before the joint session of the 17th Congress in suburban Quezon city, northeast of Manila, Philippines. Duterte on Thursday, July 28, threatened to withdraw a ceasefire order he gave three days ago after suspected communist rebels killed a government militiaman and wounded four others in an attack.

Philippine president calls off truce after rebel attack

Security suddenly boosted at Amsterdam's Schipol Airport
Putin tests West's sanctions resolve on visit to Slovenia
Pope visits Auschwitz, begs God to forgive "so much cruelty"

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

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?

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