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  1. P.J. Fleck says Gophers need more NIL money or they'll become "a Triple-A ball club for somebody else": The Gophers football team has lost some transfers that coach P.J. Fleck said came down to name, image and likeness (NIL) money, where "we didn't pay him enough." Read more.
  2. More details emerge in Mayo's multibillion-dollar Rochester expansion: Mayo lists potential projects in an updated five-year infrastructure plan presented to city officials. Read more.
  3. Delta Air Lines CEO: "We probably went too far" on rewards program changes: Changes to its SkyMiles program drew outrage from loyal airline customers. Read more.
  4. St. Paul's Herbst veers from the New American classics, and it pays off: Our food critic reviews chef Eric Simpson's buzzy new restaurant, a spot inspired by the farm stands in Wisconsin's Driftless Area. Read more.
  5. Child care providers are losing federal aid. Minnesota stepped in, but will it be enough?: After two years and $24 billion, the Child Care Stabilization Grant program is coming to an end, and that has many providers concerned. Read more.

Why Jaws and Barbie were such blockbusters: What do the two movies have in common? Vox seeks to find out. See the video.

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There were fears she'd never walk again, but now she's a world-class athlete: A bus accident in 2014 nearly killed Maggie Swanson; in two weeks, the Minnesotan will compete in the Ironman championships. Read more.


How Twin Cities Marathon became "industry leader" for nonbinary runners: There are more nonbinary entrants since the door was first opened in 2019, mirroring overtures to the LGBTQ community and inclusiveness across the sport. Read more.

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Climate change is destroying public housing and displacing women of color: Two years after a public housing complex was hit by Hurricane Ida in Louisiana, residents are still without answers on what comes next, writes Jessica Kutz of the 19th News. Read more.


Sept. 28, 2022: Carmen Williams of Las Vegas smiles as Dennis Taylor of Roswell, Ga. hands her an M&M's jacket up for auction to try on during the 24th Annual M&M's Collectors Club Convention at the Embassy Suites in Bloomington. (Photo: Anthony Soufflé /Star Tribune)