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Vikings place Teddy Bridgewater on injured reserve, re-sign QB Sorensen

Minnesota Vikings quarterback Teddy Bridgewater on the sideline in the second quarter of Sunday's preseason game.

The move means the injured starting quarterback's season is over.

Teacher, husband dead in murder-suicide accused of sex crimes

Young victims were children of the couple's friends

Court rules $15 minimum wage won't go on Mpls. ballot

Charles Nauen, the city's attorney on the wage case, finished addressing the Minnesota Supreme Court on Tuesday in St. Paul.

The decision means the $15 minimum wage proposal and a police insurance question will not be on the November ballot. The state's highest court found that neither proposal to amend the city's charter met legal standards.

FDA strengthens warnings of fatal risks from mixing opioids, sedatives

FILE - This Feb. 19, 2013, file photo, shows OxyContin pills arranged for a photo at a pharmacy in Montpelier, Vt. The FDA has come under fire for not doing more to stem to tide of fatal overdoses tied to prescription opioids, potentially addictive medications that include OxyContin, Vicodin, Percocet and numerous generic equivalents. The number of deaths linked to the medications has increased more than fourfold since 1999.

Health officials are strengthening warnings about the potentially fatal consequences of mixing prescription painkillers and sedatives like Xanax, saying the combination can lead to breathing problems, coma and death.

Would-be Minnetonka bank robber demanded money, then interpreter

Authorities say the suspect appeared to be in his 50s and spoke only halting English.


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Northern Metal Recycling metal shredder building is located on the Mississippi River just south of the Lowry Avenue Bridge.

Judge orders Minneapolis metal shredder to cease major part of operations

Family, friends suspect old grudges in fatal St. Paul shooting
Memorial service held for former Joint Chiefs chair Vessey
Correction for Sept. 1, 2016

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Minnesota Vikings Adrian Peterson (28) and Cordarrelle Patterson (84)

Without Bridgewater, these three Vikings become even more important on 'O'

NFL players with ACL tears face uncertain recovery, shortened careers
Gophers unveil 'video flythrough' of $166 million athletes village
Vikings QB faces surgery, 'significant' recovery time

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Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew

Lew says Apple's tax fight could spur congressional action

Magnetation could close its final Minnesota plant in Grand Rapids
Doran spends $25 million on Calhoun Village Shopping Center
Energy companies pull US stocks lower as oil prices fall


Tampa Bay Buccaneers team members stood for the singing of the national anthem before an NFL preseason football game on Aug. 20. That same evening in Santa Clara, Calif., San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick refused to stand for “The Star-Spangled Banner” before a preseason game against the Green Bay Packers. “I am not going to stand up to show pride in a flag for a country that oppresses black people and people of color,” Kaepernick told NFL Media. “There are bodies in the street and people getting paid leave and getting away with murder.”

How I lost my job over the national anthem

Augsburg College leads the call for campus equity
Sack cartoon: Anthony Weiner
Readers Write (Aug. 31): Remembering Gen. John W. 'Jack' Vessey, patriotism and the flag, race and awareness, the Weiner/Abedin separation, the Clinton Foundation

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Working in his Minneapolis studio, Skyline Neon, Matt Thompson bent and shaped a glass tube using a gas flame and blowing into the tube so that it retained its cylindrical shape.

Not dim yet: How Minnesota lit the way for neon signs

Fashion Q&A: Is it ever OK to wear clothing representing another culture?
Playing through concussion doubles recovery time, new study shows
Paula Abdul, Eagan teen to be featured when WE Day packs Xcel Center

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Scoggins: Zimmer vows, 'I'm not going to let this team feel sorry for us'
Chip Scoggins

Vikings coach Mike Zimmer's immediate task is to keep players believing that all is not lost with Teddy Bridgewater out, that enough talent remains to achieve their goals.

C.J.: Former metro meteorologist Patrick Hammer still scheduled to become chief at WGRZ
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A "bonehead" DWI arrest in Buffalo, N.Y., didn't cost Hammer the promotion he was expecting.

Business case for Southwest LRT rolls, with a detour
Neal St. Anthony

Business lobbyists as well as transit advocates are pressing Gov. Mark Dayton and House Speaker Kurt Daudt, a Republican whose caucus eschews metro-transit projects, to…


FILE - In this April 7, 2016, file photo, Selena Gomez arrives at WE Day California at the Forum in Inglewood, Calif. Gomez told People magazine on August 30, 2016, that she is taking some time off to deal with anxiety, panic attacks and depression stemming from her battle with lupus.

Selena Gomez on break amid anxiety, depression from lupus

After lengthy standoff with police, Chris Brown arrested
So you show up for jury duty and there's Taylor Swift
Beyonce ripped by Rudy Giuliani: 'I saved more black lives' than her

Minnesota Vikings quarterback Teddy Bridgewater threw to receivers during pregame warm ups.

Reusse: Vikings can replace Bridgewater of past, not the one imagined for 2016

Mentor Parcells tells Zimmer he's 'gotta figure out how to win now'
Souhan: A fill-in quarterback for the Vikings? Go with Glennon
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Gov. Mark Dayton announced earlier a $220 million plan to protect water quality and modernize Minnesota's aging water infrastructure.

Gov. Mark Dayton asks Minnesotans for stewardship pledge on clean water

Tevlin: Did Jason Lewis make Trump possible, or vice versa?
Mdewakanton Sioux descendants ask U.S. Supreme Court for ruling on land dispute
GOP senator calls on FBI to loosen hold on Clinton documents

In this July 26, 2016 photo, Kevin Lee Ewing, left, leaves with one of his attorneys after a preliminary hearing with District Judge Jay Weller in Canonsburg, Pa.

Police: Woman kidnapped by husband found dead, he's wounded

People stock up, board up as hurricane hurtles toward Hawaii
U.S. Ag Department to reopen offices closed after email threats
Woman gets 18 months after feticide conviction overturned

In this photo made on Monday, May 23, 2016, Joseph Harmatz sits during an interview with the Associated Press at his apartment in Tel Aviv, Israel. Harmatz is one of the few remaining Jewish "Avengers" who carried out a mass poisoning of former SS men in an American prisoner-of-war camp in 1946 after World War II. The poisoning sickened more than 2,200 Germans but ultimately caused no known deaths.

Jewish avengers unapologetic for targeting Nazis after WWII

Brazil's President Rousseff ousted from office by Senate
Russia says it killed IS's chief strategist al-Adnani in Syria strike
For six days, he watched ISIL bury his friends and relatives in mass graves in Iraq

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Minnesotans dish on their State Fair must-do's

An insider's guide to Minnesota State Fair bathrooms
Review: G-Eazy a hard sell despite nearly sold-out State Fair crowd
Ranking all 47 new foods at the Minnesota State Fair (and where to find them)

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A view down Hennepin Avenue.

What one man learned when his daughter was harassed on Hennepin Avenue

How the Dixie Chicks helped me become a creative, independent woman

U.S. Bank Stadium sold out for Vikings 2016 season

Labor secretary, Sen. Franken tour U.S. Bank Stadium, tout its diverse workforce
Metro Transit's Rail Control Center leans in to stadium learning curve
Vikings setting up bar, music, kid games outside U.S. Bank Stadium