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IOC decides on no complete ban on Russians from Rio Olympics

Russian Sports Minister Vitaly Mutko

The IOC says it is leaving it up to global federations to decide which Russian athletes to accept in their sports.

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

The Toronto man pointed out metric conversion confusion for his driving behavior, according to the citation.

Retired major giving House Speaker Daudt challenge in primary

Alan Duff, Republican challenger to Republican House Speaker Kurt Daudt: “The voice I’ve heard from everybody on the streets is, What happened to conservative leadership?”

Military veteran Alan Duff will take him on in the GOP primary Aug. 9.

Minnesota federal tactic on gun violence gets noticed in Chicago

A shooting scene in Chicago earlier this month, where a 41-year-old man was injured. Federal prosecutors in Chicago looking to stop the violence are looking to follow the lead of their Minnesota counterparts.

"If we can't get them for the shootings, let's get them for the guns they used in the shootings," said Assistant U.S. Attorney Jeffrey Paulsen.

Minneapolis pizza delivery driver shot overnight in vehicle during robbery attempt

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


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
Man, 63, admits killing mom in downtown Mpls. home; mental fitness in question
Woman dies in Rochester house fire; man critically hurt
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Dodger President of Baseball Operations Andrew Friedman.

Younger breed of techies replacing baseball lifers in GM roles

New faces help United to 3-1 victory over Fort Lauderdale
Anderson: Passion buoys bird hunters caught between seasons
White Sox ace Chris Sale scratched after destroying jerseys
Scores, schedules and stats
General Mills Chairman and CEO Ken Powell excercised $6 million in stock options, which accounted for 40 percent of his salary and was sixth most among Minnesota CEOs who exercised stock options this year.

Compensation for Minn. public company execs drops 19 percent

Tile Shop recovers, builds momentum with product innovation
Schafer: Exposing shortcut many firms take to augment perceived value
New app attempts to become the Tiffany's of the ride-hailing scene


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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The floral-canopied porch features views of a private pond.

Woman behind 'wallpaper house' was a designer who loved bold look

Rosenblum: How all of us (even Playboy Playmates) can stop 'fat shaming'
6 Drake disciples who could inherit his R&B/hip-hop throne
Minnesota dads, daughters bond on 'magical' yearly Lake Superior sailing trips
Horoscopes

Gail Rosenblum
The dangers of weight stigma

The common wisdom is that “helpful comments” (aka body shaming) might motivate people to lose weight. But the University of Minnesota’s Katie Loth has done…

Sid Hartman
Hartman: Dennis Green's greatness went well beyond his coaching

Friday's news that Dennis Green had died made for a sad day not only for Green's family but for Vikings fans. He was one of the best coaches we have ever had here.

Review: Guthrie's 'Disgraced' is a shattering, revelatory production

Guthrie's timely show about Islamophobia, personal ambition and American ideals offers a lot to chew on.


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

Hall of Famer Rod Carew and Twins Hall of Famer Tony Oliva greeted the crowd before Carew threw out the first pitch at Target Field before the Twins took on the Chicago White Sox during the Twins Home opener, Monday, April 11, 2016 in Minneapolis, MN.

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

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
Cops, protesters gear up for hot day of marches ahead of DNC

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.

California fires threaten thousands of homes; 1 body found

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 meet to consider Olympic ban on Russia

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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