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Final ruling on Mpls. minimum wage could have far-reaching effect

State Supreme Court ruling on Minneapolis issue could open door to other campaigns.

Firetruck driver who crashed in Blaine, killing 2, may face felony charges

If you're missing your tropical snake, please contact McLeod County sheriff

This snake was captured in a park west of the Twin Cities on Saturday.

The 8-foot-long creature was captured in a park west of the Twin Cities.

Twin Cities schools add social-emotional learning to 3 R's

Said Dan Thompson, a teacher at Pioneer Ridge Middle School in Chaska: “We’re really trying to stress the ‘why’ in knowing” a subject matter.

Back-to-school means math and reading, but also skills like responsibility and awareness at some metro-area schools.

One man dead in officer-involved shooting in Eagan

The scene where a man was killed Sunday during a police-involved shooting in Eagan.

Three police officers are on administrative leave after the shooting.


Citing victims’ wishes, cost, agencies aren’t rushing to test old rape kits

Cottage Grove rezones land for new middle school
Eastern Carver County Schools' superintendent to retire
DNR shuts access to lake near Bemidji to fight invasive algae

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Twins starter Kyle Gibson (44) left the mound after being removed in the sixth inning Sunday against Toronto. The Blue Jays won 9-6, extending the Twins' losing streak to a season-high 10 games.

Twins make miserable history as losing streak hits 10 games

Craig: Did Berger take Vikings center job from Sullivan?
Lynx win behind Whalen, take over top spot in WNBA
Scoggins: 'Let's not revisit the Teddy Twilight Zone again'

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Delta Air Lines is doing its annual de-icing training at Minneapolis St. Paul International Airport where it brings in hub managers from around the U.S. to train them in the latest and greatest practices for ice removal. They practice on an old DC-9 in a remote corner of the airport. ] GLEN STUBBE * Thursday, August 25, 2016 Delta Air Lines is doing its annual de-icing training at Minneapolis St. Paul International Airport where it brings in hub managers from around the U.S. to train them in the latest and greatest practices for ice removal.

Boot camp prepares Delta Air Lines for the icy reception of winter

St. Anthony: Charting a better course for retirement
Nearly 1,700 Minneapolis teens worked internships this summer
Small Business: To grow or not? Some successful owners say no

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton and her husband, former President Bill Clinton, arrived for a rally at McGonigle Hall at Temple University in Philadelphia on July 29.

It's past time to shut down the Clinton Foundation

Good reason to cheer for Major League Soccer
Counterpoint: Not red tape; Enbridge troubles with Sandpiper are self-inflicted
Readers Write (Aug. 29): Muslim dress, preventing domestic abuse, the Clinton Foundation, the planet and the pope

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The Revolution, from left: BrownMark, Lisa Coleman, Wendy Melvoin, Dr. Fink and Bobby Z. “We’re learning how to be a band without our leader,” said Melvoin.

Citing 'no proper tribute,' Prince & the Revolution survivors plan 'grieving' gigs

Lost in the beauty on Ireland's Wicklow Way
Roving dancers recall St. Paul's olden days in 'Passing Through Pigs Eye'
Review: Dixie Chicks play it fair in first of two grandstand concerts


James Lileks: An interview with a woman who's been to every State Fair since 1859
James Lileks

We're pleased to present an interview with Emma M. Emmerson, the state's oldest fairgoer. She is 160, spry as a cricket and walks unassisted thanks…

Hartman: 'Old man' Berger remains a key figure on Vikings offensive line
Sid Hartman

The Vikings have a big decision to make on who will start. But ultimately Joe Berger said he and John Sullivan are just going about their work.

Scoggins: Coach Bart Miller molding a meaner Gophers' offensive line
Chip Scoggins

Bart Miller wants workouts to be hellacious. He's not fond of shortcuts or excuses.

Robert Redford makes fundraising plea for Feingold

Man shot at Young Jeezy nightclub event in identified
MTV Video Music Awards: 7 things you didn’t see on TV
Kanye West compares himself to Jobs, Disney, Hughes, Ford

The Twins' Danny Santana

Danny Santana lands on disabled list after first-inning collision

Reusse: A guess at the Twins’ 2017 starting rotation
MLB Insider: Denard Span sparked near no-hitter — and perhaps a Giants turnaround
Gibson: Tried to stick with sinker

Audience members listen to introductory speakers before Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks at Joni's Roast and Ride at the Iowa State Fairgrounds, in Des Moines, Iowa, Saturday, Aug. 27, 2016.

Wednesday speech could clarify Trump's immigration policy

Can Clinton save health overhaul from its mounting problems?
Politicos spar over ethics surrounding Clinton Foundation
7-year-old raises money for new police dog

Family members and supporters hug Diann Aldridge during a vigil for her daughter Nykea Aldridge at the Willie Mae Morris Empowerment Center, Sunday afternoon, Aug. 28, 2016, in Chicago. Aldridge, a 32-year-old mother of four, and the cousin of NBA star Dwyane Wade, was pushing her baby in a stroller near a school where she'd planned to register her children when she was shot in the head and arm. She wasn't the intended target, Cmdr. Brendan Deenihan said at a news conference Sunday, but rather a driver who had just dropped off passengers in the neighborhood.

Wade's cousin's death part of uptick in Chicago gun violence

Mylan launching cheaper, generic version of EpiPen
Tropical depression to bring rain to Florida Straits
Mussels disappearing from New England waters, scientists say

Pope Francis meets Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg, second from left, and his wife Priscilla Chan, at the Santa Marta residence, the guest house in Vatican City where the pope lives, Monday, Aug. 29, 2016. Vatican spokesman Greg Burke says a topic of discussion at Monday�s meeting was �how to use communication technologies to alleviate poverty, encourage a culture of encounter, and make a message of hope arrive, especially to those most in need.��

Pope Francis chats in person with Facebook CEO Zuckerberg

Syrian family makes 10,000 war refugees to come to U.S.
2 United pilots suspected of being drunk arrested in Glasgow
Burkinis, economy top items in French presidential campaign

People prepare to head down the Giant Slide on the first day of the Minnesota State FairThursday, Aug. 25, 2016, in Falcon Heights, MN.

Lileks: Some creative new fair offerings

Eight great State Fair food stands
Ranking all 47 new foods at the Minnesota State Fair (and where to find them)
Minnesotans celebrate Prince with show of purple at the State Fair

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The Dixie Chicks, from left, Emily Robison, Natalie Maines and Martie Maguire performed at Madison Square Garden in 2003.

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

Looking for an apartment in the Twin Cities? It feels a lot like online dating

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

Metro Transit's Rail Control Center leans in to stadium learning curve
Vikings setting up bar, music, kid games outside U.S. Bank Stadium
U.S. Bank Stadium doors and Vikings Voyage open