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North Carolina LGBT law violates civil rights, feds say

A North Carolina law limiting protections to LGBT people violates federal civil rights laws and can't be enforced, the U.S. Justice Department said, putting the state on notice that it is in danger of being sued.

Delta aims to keep MSP-Tokyo route, new CEO says

Delta is stronger than ever, new CEO says, and MSP is its `second home.'


To meet leap in demand for gun permits, Hennepin Co. opens office for applications

When is a building too tall? The Heritage Preservation Commission takes up the issue
Chaska sixth-grade teacher competing on 'Jeopardy'
Minnesota nurse joins medical mission to help Syrians stranded at Macedonian border
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Peterson donating $100,000 to aid flooding victims in Texas hometown

Pollution, Zika virus, political unrest among concerns for Rio Olympics
Minnesota teams barred from national baseball tournaments in NC
Budget cuts slice away at St. Cloud State athletics
Scores, schedules and stats

Mulberrys Garment Care launches app for delivery service in Minneapolis

Medtronic hires Parkhill to be CFO, succeeding longtime executive Ellis
CEO Pay Watch: Best Buy's Hubert Joly made $23.3 million in last fiscal year
Tribune Publishing board unanimously rejects offer from Gannett


Artcetera
Prince's Family band members debut new version of 'Nothing Compares 2 U'

The group, now known as fDeluxe, recorded a new orchestral version of the song to air at 5:07 p.m. Wednesday.

Twins Insider
Nunez back in lineup as Twins try to win first road series

Phil Hughes is on the mound on Wednesday as the Twins can take two of three games from Houston

Access Vikings
CBS Sports draft analyst Dane Brugler thinks Vikings got a top-five class

CBS Sports draft analyst Dane Brugler joined the Access Vikings podcast today to give his thoughts on how the Vikings did over the weekend. Brugler…


Neediest families in Minnesota are overdue for a boost

Sack cartoon: Donald Trump, presumptive nominee
Readers Write (May 5): Donald Trump, transgender accommodations and boycotts, Jamar Clark case
For transgender people like me, Target's bathroom policy offers hope

No need to worry about graduation parties, thanks to this sensible guide

Don't run from the camera, Mom! Look pleased when you say 'Cheese!'
James Beard Awards are a feast for food junkies
Whoopi, falling ratings, 'Live' — how did ABC get into its morning mess?
Horoscopes

Energetic cast keeps 'Faith' alive in Minneapolis Musical Theatre show

REVIEW: The Alan Menken musical that fell flat on Broadway opens in a peppy revival.

Gail Rosenblum
Rosenblum: Minnesota stole the heart of foreign exchange student

As 17-year-old Malia Obama mulls how to spend her upcoming gap year before entering Harvard, it's a safe guess what 17-year-old Nariah Haer would suggest to the president's daughter:

Chefs leave Wise Acre and Co-op Creamery

After spending five years at the helm at Wise Acre Eatery (5401 Nicollet Av. S., Mpls., 612-354-2577, wiseacreeatery.com), chef Beth Fisher and general manager…


Prince died amid frantic plans for drug addiction treatment

Comedian Patton Oswalt remembers wife in touching essay
C.J.: A family history of addiction prompted attorney to tell authorities what he'd heard about Prince and Percocet
Light-up gowns and gladiators: Met Gala fashion was fierce

Do the Twins miss Torii Hunter and his leadership?

One-sixth of the way into the season, projections are mostly ugly for Twins
Meyer's outing goes south, then he's sent down after Twins lose
Twins' Santana expected back on mound Saturday

Dayton and DFLers press GOP for bonding proposal

Obama tells Flint residents: 'I've got your back'
Eight presidential firsts from Donald Trump
The Latest: California raises legal age to buy tobacco to 21

Why this Minnesota author can't remember the prom

Letters from Prince: His biggest fear was dying alone

Police begin wider body camera use after months of testing

Navy SEAL Charles Keating IV killed in Iraq was close to disgraced grandfather
Medical errors a leading cause of death in U.S., study says
Jail guard sentenced to 7 years for sex assault on NY inmate

Residents evacuated as fires threaten Canada oil sands town

US declares Aleppo cease-fire, Syria says only for 48 hours
Philippines' presidential election pits the heart vs. the first
Australia says most dangerous Australian IS operative killed