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Short sale brings felony charges for ex-Gopher star, his wife

Former Gophers star Sam Jacobson, shown in this July 5, 2001 file photo, is facing felony charges over the sale of his house in Apple Valley.

The charges accuse Sam Jacobson of orchestrating a short sale of his Apple Valley house to his future wife, who quickly flipped it for a $176,000 profit.

Minneapolis minimum wage appeal to be heard by Minn. Supreme Court

The state's highest court will determine if voters should decide on raising the minimum wage to $15 per hour.

St. Anthony police officer who shot Philando Castile placed back on leave

St. Anthony officer Jeronimo Yanez fired the shots that killed Philando Castile during a traffic stop.

The officer was reinstated last week, although the investigation continues.

Arson suspected in fire that had people jumping from apartment windows

Several people were hurt fleeing the flames and smoke.

Twin Cities restaurant owner accused of using eateries as drug fronts

An indictment unsealed Monday has 46 counts including conspiracy to distribute marijuana, cocaine and methamphetamine, conspiracy to harbor and employ illegal aliens, and money laundering.


Metro Transit bus

Minn. Supreme Court divided on access to Metro Transit recordings

Man fatally shot in southern Minnesota state park
Old rape kits? No statewide rush to test.
Paisley Park likely to open to public tours in October

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Minnesota Vikings quarterback Teddy Bridgewater throws during the first half of the team's NFL preseason football game against the Cincinnati Bengals, Friday, Aug. 12, 2016, in Cincinnati.

Teddy Bridgewater says he expects to play Sunday at U.S. Bank Stadium

Why has Hector Santiago struggled so badly with the Twins?
Can Vikings afford Adrian Peterson in 2017? Yes, one expert says
Backups to Gophers quarterback Mitch Leidner fall into place

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Target CFO gives Best Buy props on a good quarter

Stratasys partners with Boeing, Siemens and Ford on new 3-D printing technologies
Schafer: Two years in, Target CEO's job isn't getting easier
Stocks end lower as health-care companies decline

Why Latinos should vote for Trump

Sack cartoon: The Hillary Clinton stash
Readers Write (Aug. 24): Minimum-wage ruling, Minnesota Legislature, Southwest light rail, the 'underbanked,' Sid Hartman
Southwest light rail: Despite House intransigence, governor must secure local funding

The Hillary Clinton stash

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A scene on Aug. 11 from the Iowa State Fair, which has many similarities to the Minnesota State Fair.

Minn. State Fair keeps getting bigger and better, even as other states struggle

As 'Pokémon Go' invades the State Fair, will you be elated or annoyed?
Looking for the best waffles in the Twin Cities? Today's the day
Not so sweet news: Doctors set new limits for kids' sugar intake


Rosenblum: Family ties are the key to long life
Gail Rosenblum

Turns out the people most likely to keep us alive well into our 80s and beyond are our complicated, annoying and ultimately endearing families.

Brand: Suburban running too rich once warmed up
Paul Brand

Q: I have a mystery symptom with my 1994 GMC Suburban 350. On a cold start it does not show the mystery symptom. Once it…

Scoggins: Will the Bridgewater drama pass? Not yet
Chip Scoggins

When a starting quarterback mysteriously doesn't start a game and then spends two practices working strictly on handoffs, questions are going to be asked. And more than once.

Brock Lesnar and The Undertaker battle it out at the WWE SummerSlam 2015 at Barclays Center of Brooklyn on August 23, 2015, in New York City.

Brock Lesnar suspended by UFC after failing 2 drug tests

Amy Schumer hospitalized in Hawaii while shooting movie
Burt Bacharach cancels 2 concerts to recover from broken arm
Demi Lovato sued by indie rock band for alleged song theft

Twins reliever Ryan Pressly has hit 99 miles per hour, and is looking to crack the 100-mph mark.

Throwing 100 mph rare for Twins pitchers – for now

Dozier homers again but Gibson's struggles lead to Twins loss
Tim Tebow to work out for Twins, other MLB teams next week
Poll: The Twins must win 14 of their final 37 games to avoid 100 losses. Will they lose 100 or more?

FILE - In this Aug. 16, 2016 file photo, Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton speaks in Philadelphia. More than half the people outside the government who met with Hillary Clinton while she was secretary of state gave money, either personally or through companies or groups, to the Clinton Foundation. It's an extraordinary proportion indicating her possible ethics challenges if elected president.

Many donors to Clinton Foundation met with her at State

Klobuchar, others call for FTC to investigate increases in EpiPen prices
US says airstrike in Syria may have killed civilians
Sanders: I'll campaign for Clinton, down-ticket Democrats

FILE -- This March 9, 2016 file photo, shows the Empire State Building, in New York. Qatar's sovereign wealth fund has made an iconic purchase in America -- a stake in the company owning New York's Empire State Building. The Empire State Realty Trust Inc., which manages the building, announced late Tuesday, Aug. 23, 2016, that the Qatar Investment Authority purchased a 9.9-percent stake in the company for $622 million.

Qatari state fund buys stake in NY's Empire State Building

Obama vows support for Louisiana after the 'cameras leave'
Social Security pays homeless woman $100,000 it owed her
AP NewsBreak: Feds want to ban swimming with Hawaii dolphins

The Airlander 10 takes its maiden flight on Aug. 17 at Cardington airfield England.

World's largest aircraft – over 300 feet long – is damaged on 2nd test flight

Private lives are exposed as WikiLeaks spills its secrets
Boko Haram pillages northwestern Nigeria; nearly 50,000 children face starvation
Italian town destroyed in quake was preparing food festival

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Miles of footlongs, tons of manure and other State Fair yardsticks

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In Minnesota, 'We can all use a little State Fair right now'
FairCam: Live from the Minnesota State Fair

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Looking for an apartment in the Twin Cities? It feels a lot like online dating

Minnesota summer camp: A love story starring my two children

A rendering of the Vikings longhouse next to U.S. Bank Stadium.

Vikings setting up bar, music, kid games outside U.S. Bank Stadium

Vikings pay tribute to legendary columnist Sid Hartman at new stadium
Upscale Mpls. hotel offering $12,000 Vikings tailgating package
Metallica turns it up to 11 in sold-out U.S. Bank Stadium show