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IRS proposing strict new limits on tax-free municipal bonds

The Mall of America is visible from beyond the adjacent Ramada hotel Tuesday. The Bloomington City Council approved the Port Authority's purchase of the Ramada, formerly the Thunderbird Hotel, which will then sell it to the Mall of America for the same $18.5 million price. It is part of the Authority's longterm vision to urbanize the South Loop and could be considered Phase 4 of the mall's future expansion.

Affordable housing in Albertville, a community gym in Edina, a fire station in Pelican Rapids: Local governments say the rules mean such projects would be much tougher to pay for.

General Mills recalls 10 million pounds of flour over E. coli scare

General Mills corporate headquarters in Golden Valley.

General Mills is recalling the flour in an "abundance of caution" over the possibility that it's linked to an E. coli outbreak that has sickened 38 people in 20 states.

Year in jail for Mpls. hotel worker who sexually assaulted sleeping guest

Record crowd on hand as St. Paul Saints play Purple Game to remember Prince
Police search Coon Rapids Dam Park for missing man
Woman struck on St. Paul street dies five days later
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Charles Buggs to transfer from Gophers basketball team

Vikings sign defensive tackle Bruce Gaston
Mauer picks up first AL Player of the Week award since 2009
Dare to dream: Could Wild and Wolves some day be the next Sharks and Warriors?
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Case-Shiller: Twin Cities house prices up 3.9%

Medtronic beats estimates, forecasts strong 2017
UnitedHealthcare to drop California's exchange
Here's why the U.S. military still uses floppy disks

Reusse: Things look different with Dundas Dukes on field and in grandstand

There was a Duke thrown out trying to go from first to third. Honest to Lew Olson, it happened.

Was Sharks D Paul Martin as good of a Minnesota high school athlete as Joe Mauer?

Mauer’s high school exploits at Cretin-Derham Hall are the stuff of legend, and for good reason. That said, a case can be made that Paul Martin had a prep career of similar substance at Elk River.

Liquid Music series to flow with Poliça, Tunde Adebimpe in 2016-17

Rock stars enter the chamber world in the SPCO's genre-bending new music showcase.

Edward Cheserek, an 18-year-old junior from Kenya, practiced with teammates at St. Benedict’s Prep in Newark, N.J., which was closed down in the 1970s but now flourishes.

School climate: Students are stuck in a dysfunctional system

DOT should grant Delta's request for MSP-Haneda route
Counterpoint: Death does not need to be a struggle
Readers Write (June 1): Inattentive driving, disabilities, Hillary Clinton's opponents, violence and protest, Obama in Japan

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The play "Harry Potter and the Cursed Child" features an adult Harry (played by Jamie Parker), as well as Ginny (Poppy Miller) and their youngest son, Albus Severus Potter (Sam Clemmett).

'Cursed Child' photo offers first look at adult Harry Potter and his family

You can save a life: How to perform the Heimlich maneuver
Summer serial: A young Mpls. teacher is pulled to small town Minnesota
Does Captain America need a boyfriend?

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Brand: Driver error most likely cause of Sonata's crash

Q: My sister totaled her 2008 Hyundai Sonata recently. It was a sunny, 70-degree, clear day. She was stopped at a stoplight behind a delivery…

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Restroom wars: A tolerant nation ties itself into knots

These tricky times call for compassion all around.

Dying Vietnam War veteran donates his house to Habitat for worthy buyer, also a veteran

Bob Karlstrand, a Vietnam-era veteran with a heart as big as his house, lived long enough to meet the beneficiaries of a magnificent act of charity.

In this 2012 file photo, Adele performed during the 54th annual Grammy Awards in Los Angeles.

Adele calls out fan for filming her show instead of watching it

Katie Couric takes blame for 'misleading' pause in gun documentary
George Clooney and wife Amal meet Pope Francis
Snoop Dogg calls for boycott of 'Roots' remake

Byron Buxton was summoned from Class AAA Rochester after Monday’s 3-2 low-voltage matinee loss to the Athletics, and the rookie center fielder should be in uniform, and probably the lineup, on Tuesday night.

Buxton's back after Santana injured during loss at Oakland

'I haven't been right this year.' Twins move Hughes to bullpen
Total system failure: How everything fell apart for the Twins
Rand: Judging Joe Mauer's highs and lows

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump answers questions during a news conference in New York, Tuesday, May 31, 2016.

Big Trump checks to vets groups sent on day of media report

Jesse Ventura says 'unequivocally' he will not run for president
State mental health gets $48M, defying national trend
Dayton signs body camera bill sought by law enforcement agencies

Annie Leibovitz took this portrait of Bruce Springsteen in 1987.

'I got to hug Bruce Springsteen!' A teen's dream night at Met Center

An author remembers his disgraceful morning as a Star Tribune paperboy

Lifeguards shut down Corona del Mar State Beach on Sunday after a swimmer was pulled injured from the water from a possible shark attack.

Suspected shark attack halts swimming at California beach

Obama is pressed to speed effort to add migrants
US seeks to seize San Bernardino shooter's life insurance
Chesney to headline concert at Bristol Motor Speedway

Iraqis gather water in a neighborhood in central Fallujah, Iraq as Iraqi counterterrorism forces battle Islamic State militants on the southern edge of the city on Tuesday, May 31, 2016. A leading aid group raised alarm over the unfolding "human catastrophe" here, where an estimated 50,000 people remain trapped as the fight intensifies and renewed calls on warring parties to open up safe corridors for civilians to flee.

Amid heavy clashes in Fallujah, fears rise for civilians

France braces for more strikes, gas shortage continues
It's raining men! Sweden sees historic gender balance shift
Israel fills UN hall for anti-BDS conference

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