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One person fatally shot, 5 injured in north Minneapolis

Six people were hit in a volley of 30 or more shots fired, police and neighbors said.

Pedestrain seriously injured when hit by Eagan squad car

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'
Canadian wildfire smoke on course to reach Minnesota by Thursday
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Travel ban decision upsets, puzzles St. Cloud State baseball team

Vikings knocking out deals for draft picks; only three left to go
Jumble of concerns (and some optimism) as Rio games approach
Fowles hopes to benefit from a full season with Lynx
Scores, schedules and stats

Mulberrys Garment Care launches app for delivery service in Minneapolis

Minneapolis tech company, Player's Health, takes top prize at Google competition
Delta aims to keep MSP-Tokyo route, new CEO says
Kellogg's sales decline, but profit tops forecasts

Paul Douglas on Weather
Taste of Summer Next 36 Hours - Smoke From Alberta Blaze May Dim The Sun

Wednesday was another A+ 3-star blue-ribbon meteorological experience, and if you liked yesterday you will love today (10 degrees warmer). It may even border on hot tomorrow with highs approaching 90F before a few Friday night T-showers cool things down. The weekend looks cooler, but still mostly-pleasant.

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

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

Sir Paul McCartney goes crazy with a royal Prince tribute at Target Center

'Captain America' punches its way to a whip-smart political allegory
Don't run from the camera, Mom! Look pleased when you say 'Cheese!'
No need to worry about graduation parties, thanks to this sensible guide

C.J.: A family history of addiction prompted attorney to tell authorities what he'd heard about Prince and Percocet

Attorney Mike Padden said he received some 25 requests to do media interviews, nationally and internationally, after my video of what he told authorities…

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:

'80s Disney child star charged in Canadian bank robbery

Prince died amid frantic plans for drug addiction treatment
Whoopi, falling ratings, 'Live' — how did ABC get into its morning mess?
Comedian Patton Oswalt remembers wife in touching essay

Hartman: Twins need Dozier to keep on hitting

Postgame: Twins road woes continue as mistakes pile up
Twins notes: Molitor gives Rosario a break
One-sixth of the way into the season, projections are mostly ugly for Twins

Dayton and DFLers press GOP for details of bonding proposal

Kasich ends bid for Republican nomination
Mayors from big cities around globe push climate initiatives
FDA to regulate e-cigarettes, ban sales to minors

My Mother's Day salute: In praise of our many Minnesota nannies

Why this Minnesota author can't remember the prom

Obama tells Flint residents: 'I've got your back'

Police begin wider body camera use after months of testing
Navy SEAL Charles Keating IV killed in Iraq was close to disgraced grandfather
California Boy, 4, OK after car crashes into bedroom

Turkish prime minister announces decision to step down

Residents evacuated as fires threaten Canada oil sands town
US declares Aleppo cease-fire, Syria says only for 48 hours
UK's Cameron: Trump deserves respect but is wrong on Muslims