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Michelle Kennedy grabbed a pack of cigarettes behind the counter for a customer at Vernon BP gas station in Edina, which along with St. Louis Park and Bloomington have raised the tobacco sales age from 18 to 21.

Cities across Minnesota begin to tackle tobacco regulations

Recount set for Tuesday in Minneapolis City Council race between Warsame, Noor
'Blackout Wednesday' in Minnesota nets nearly double typical arrests
Minneapolis police teaching officers to be more compassionate

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Special teams issues need fixing as Vikings move forward

Live video: Watch the Gophers-UMass game here
Souhan: By now, you'd have to pry Vikings QB job away from Keenum
Prep Bowl 4-1-1: Everything about today's state high school football championships

The Mall of America holiday decor provided the perfect selfie backdrop for shoppers Friday. An early report had 2,500 people in lines around the mall to get in at 5 a.m.

Black Friday shoppers hit stores early, with friends and plans

Burnsville small business attracts big box-sized crowds on Black Friday
Schafer: Saving for retirement isn't easy at any level of income and is hardest for the poor
Gains for retailers and energy companies send stocks higher

Sales were brisk — especially for the hot item of TV sets — when the Ridgedale Best Buy store in Minnetonka opened for Black Friday last year. The day after Thanksgiving offers traditions like shopping at nonstandard hours.

Ode to Black Friday: Such tradition, so many memories

Back to the future with Dayton's on Nicollet Mall
Sack cartoon: Reacting to harassment news
Readers Write: P.J. Fleck's contract extension, sexual misconduct, school lunches, eating disorders

The Gateway District in Minneapolis was a colorful, skid-row area wiped out by urban renewal in the early 1960s.

Mpls.' notorious Gateway District razed 60 years ago; time to stop mourning loss

Nuns in Chanhassen's 'Sister Act' forge a true sisterhood
'Daddymoons' give fathers-to-be one last hurrah with buddies before baby
Sense and Santability: Jungle Theater's holiday show is a gift for Jane Austen fans

Reacting to harassment news

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FILE - In this Sept. 20, 2017 file photo, Sen. Al Franken, D-Minn., listens during a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing for Colorado Supreme Court Justice Allison Eid, on her nomination to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 10th Circuit, on Capitol Hill in Washington. Franken is accused of forcibly kissing a woman while rehearsing for a 2006 USO tour; Franken also was photographed with his hands over her breasts as she slept wearing a flak vest. He has apologized, while maintaining that he remembered the rehearsal differently. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File)

Franken vows to regain trust of Minnesota after harassment allegations

Split from Trump indicates Flynn is moving to deal with Mueller
Trump credits troops, and himself, for military advances
Ivanka Trump: Malia Obama should be 'off limits' to media

Since the national background check system was created in 1998, it has prevented 1.5 million people from buying guns.

Hundreds of thousands of names purged from background check database for gun purchases

Self-harm, suicide attempts climb among U.S. girls, study says
Were you a victim of Russian propaganda? Facebook will help you find out
Texas trooper killed during traffic stop; suspect in custody

Oscar Pistorius, center, is led out of court in Pretoria, South Africa, Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014.

Olympian Oscar Pistorius' murder sentence more than doubled to 13 1/2 years

Minn. Holocaust survivor's help leads to new criminal charges against Nazi guards
Sound heard in Argentine sub search was likely 'explosion'
Zimbabwe asks if new leader, a Mugabe ally, can bring change

Minnesota Vikings quarterback Case Keenum (7) split two Lions defenders for a first quarter touchdown at Ford Field Thursday November 23, 2017 in Detroit , MI.

No pain, big gain: Vikings take three-game division lead by beating Detroit

Special teams issues need fixing as Vikings move forward
Souhan: By now, you'd have to pry Vikings QB job away from Keenum
Craig: Vikings' motor doesn't stall in Detroit

Timberwolves guard Jeff Teague and Orlando guard Elfrid Payton battleed for a loose ball during the second half.

Wolves' fourth-quarter failings reason for concern

Timberwolves welcome four-game homestand
Fans annoyed and frustrated with the above-average Timberwolves
Wolves-Miami preview

The Wild's Nino Niederreiter has been on a scoring tear.

Wild's Niederreiter goes where the goals are

Wild set for critical three-game stretch vs. Central Division
Ex-Wild winger Pominville, back with Sabres, sees better days ahead for Buffalo
Wild-Colorado preview

Nick Carter of the Backstreet Boys in 2016 at Xcel Energy Center. ] CARLOS GONZALEZ - December 5, 2016, St. Paul, MN, Xcel Energy Center, KDWB Jingle Ball

Nick Carter 'shocked,' 'saddened' by singer's assault claim

Christopher Plummer has this to say about retirement _ never
Pioneering jazz singer Jon Hendricks dies at 96
Teen idol David Cassidy, 'Partridge Family' star, dies at 67

Negative equity in the Twin Cities outpaces the nation

Though nearly 40 percent of Twin Cities mortgages were underwater, that number is falling.

Wells Fargo offers $9M to Twin Cities home buyers

The program includes $15,000 in down payment assistance to urban borrowers who will live in their houses for five years.

Housing market points upward

By several measures, July was a strong month for real estate in the Twin Cities. Prices were up 14.3 percent from a year earlier.

94 percent of Minnesota counties lack affordable rental housing

The decline in home prices hasn't helped Minnesota renters

More home foreclosures on horizon in Minnesota

The number of homeowners who are in danger of losing their houses has increased by 11 percent, RealtyTrac said.

Fit at 50 ... and beyond

For active seniors, a little variety goes a long way toward ensuring a healthy future.

Ex-strippers, mortgage fraud and the North Side

WMC's look-the-other-way laxness continued even after it left the North Side in shambles

State slams alleged Bloomington mortgage scammer

Consent agreement calls for consumers to get advance fees returned.

75 rally for man who faces loss of house

A crowd gathered on the lawn of Bobby Hull in south Minneapolis on Tuesday to support his fight to stay in house after foreclosure.

The shopping center you own--for at least a week

Franklin Avenue development is in play among lenders