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Taxes to pay for now-open U.S. Bank Stadium rebound, thanks to gamblers

The now-open U.S. Bank Stadium on Friday.

Recovering from stumble, pulltab revenue is soaring. And there is further optimism in Minneapolis.

Fire engine caught in crossfire, hit by bullets in south Minneapolis

Police say Munich suspect was obsessed with mass shootings

A woman lights a candle in front of the Olympia shopping center where a shooting took place leaving nine people dead the day before in Munich, Germany, Saturday, July 23, 2016.

The 18-year-old gunman who opened fire at a crowded Munich shopping mall and fast-food restaurant, killing nine people and wounding more than two dozen others before killing himself, was obsessed with mass shootings, authorities said Saturday.

Lauderdale man charged with shooting at 5 Somali men heading to prayers

Anthony Sawina, of Lauderdale, was charged with five counts of second-degree assault and is being held in Hennepin County jail in lieu of $750,000 bail, authorities said.

Golden Corral will open in 2 former Old Country Buffets in Twin Cities

The nation's largest buffet chain has long stayed away from the Twin Cities because of the presence of Old Country Buffet, which started in Minnesota.

As many as seven restaurants could open in Old Country sites throughout the Twin Cities.


Taking a guided tour of St. Paul’s Edible Streetscape project Wednesday evening were, from left, Paul Garding, Janelle Nivens and Matt Frank. Urban Oasis’ Kim Werst and Miah Ulysse explained the plants and how immigrant cultures use them in cooking.

'Edible Streetscape' blooms on St. Paul's East Side

Allina, nurses union meet but fail to reach deal
Hennepin County employee groups help workers love their jobs
Hastings seniors to get bus service in September
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Vikings head coach Dennis Green late in the 4th quarter at Chicago.

Reusse: Dennis Green, a terrific coach, was just as crafty at the mic

Venegas' knee injury leaves United thin for Saturday
He was who we thought he was: the best Dennis Green quotes
Gophers picked to finish near bottom of Big Ten West by media
Scores, schedules and stats
The two hotel towers shown in this rendering will add 300 rooms to Treasure Island Resort and Casino near Red Wing.

Treasure Island breaks ground on $86 million resort renovation

UnitedHealthcare losing big military health contract
HealthPartners buys land to replace Como Clinic in St. Paul
Schafer: What the lessons of tax-cutting in Kansas hold for Minnesota


At the Republican National Convention in Miami Beach in 1968, Richard Nixon spoke of themes that had eerie echoes in Donald Trump’s acceptance speech on Thursday.

Rash Report: From 1968 to 2016 ... Trump, Nixon, and Ailes

Centrist Tim Kaine is a safe pick for Clinton
Sack cartoon: It's Tim Kaine
Readers Write (July 23): Donald Trump, nominee; ideology and values; fighting sexual harassment, and talking about the weather

It's Tim Kaine

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A boat navigates the waters of Namakan Lake near Kettle Falls in Minnesota's Voyageurs National Park.

Voyageurs National Park is Minnesota’s gift to America

Woman behind 'wallpaper house' was a designer who loved bold look
Could the Mississippi River actually begin in South Dakota?
Why some big stars get big crowds in Twin Cities (and others don't)
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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…

James Lileks
James Lileks: He can't wait to get home, but he'll have to

The trip through airport customs is a long, slow ending to vacation.

Kerri Westenberg
Why houseboat? Because the perks outweigh the pains

Yes, I would vacation on a houseboat again. And no, it was not as simple as unpacking in a hotel and kicking back.


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
Astronaut John Glenn's historic flight plan sold for $67K

Twins relief pitcher Ryan Pressly throwing in relief agaisnt Chicago.

Limit on number of relievers? Molitor calls it 'a little funny'

Souhan: With Twins, money is the root of all misunderstanding
Postgame: Kintzler doesn't wilt for Twins in the ninth
Friday's Twins-Boston game recap

A man with a "Police Lives Matter" sign exits an elevator on the final day of the Republican National Convention at the Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland, July 21, 2016.

GOP lines up behind badge in debate over race, police practices

Obama rejects Trump depiction of U.S. as a nation in crisis
Kaine liberal appeal muted by energy ties, abortion concerns
For Clinton, concern lingers over enthusiasm for candidacy

FILE - In this Jan. 19, 2016 file photo, Nolan Hammer looks at a gun at the Heckler & Koch booth at the Shooting, Hunting and Outdoor Trade Show in Las Vegas. Nearly two-thirds of Americans expressed support for stricter gun laws, according to an Associated Press-GfK poll released Saturday, July 23, 2016. A majority of poll respondents favor a nationwide ban on the sale of semi-automatic assault weapons such as the AR-15.

AP Poll: Support grows among Americans for stricter gun laws

At slain officer's funeral, calls for respect and unity
Lawyer: Ex-guard falsified log in Sandra Bland's death
Dallas police job applications skyrocket since shootings

An injured boy is carried to a hospital after an explosion struck a protest in Kabul, Afghanistan, Saturday, July 23, 2016. Witnesses in Kabul say that an explosion struck the protest march by members of Afghanistan�s largely Shiite Hazara ethnic minority group, demanding that a major regional electric power line be routed through their impoverished home province.

IS attack on Afghan protest kills at least 61, wounds 207

Search for Malaysia Flight 370 will be suspended, possibly forever
Police give all-clear in Munich shooting, say suspect dead
Spanish police bust arms ring led by Polish millionaire

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?

Where will the Vikings finish in the NFC North this season?

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