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State Fair-Goers Line Up Early For First DayBefore the sun came up, dozens lined up in front of the Minnesota State Fairgrounds.
Klobuchar Calls EpiPen Offer A 'Relief,' But Says More Needs To Be DoneAlthough the pharmaceutical company behind the EpiPen announced that it will now help more people pay for the life-saving allergy medication, Sen. Amy Klobuchar says more needs to be done to help Americans afford life-saving drugs.
Police: Man In Traffic Vest Robs Maplewood BankMaplewood police are asking for the public's help after a man wearing a highly-visible traffic vest robbed a bank last week.
2 Juveniles Suspected Of Stealing Vehicles In Meeker Co., 1 ArrestedThe Meeker County Sheriff's Office says two juveniles are suspected of stealing vehicles within the county – and that one of them was arrested after a pursuit Wednesday.
Vikings: All U.S. Bank Stadium Games Sold OutAll Vikings home games for U.S. Bank Stadium’s inaugural season have sold out.
Visitation Today For Murdered 5-Year-Old GirlThe community of Watkins will gather Thursday to remember the life of 5-year-old Alayna Ertl.

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Lynx Re-Sign G Anna CruzThe Minnesota Lynx announced Thursday they have re-signed guard Anna Cruz.
Vikings: All U.S. Bank Stadium Games Sold OutAll Vikings home games for U.S. Bank Stadium’s inaugural season have sold out.
Tommies Blog: St. Thomas Football Hungry After 2015 Title RunThe St. Thomas football team reported for its fall camp on Aug. 13, and there's already a sense of urgency for the Tommies.
Twins Fall To Tigers 9-4 For 6th Straight LossBrian Dozier hit his career-high 30th homer for Minnesota, as the Detroit Tigers beat the Twins 9-4 on Wednesday night.
Bridgewater Says He'll Play In 1st U.S. Bank Stadium GameMinnesota Vikings quarterback Teddy Bridgewater says he will play this weekend in the first game at the team's new stadium.
9 Minnesota Connections To The Rio OlympicsHere are nine Minnesota connections to the Olympics.

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Dara Moskowitz Grumdahl's Top 5 Roast Corn RecipesOf course one of the all-time favorite State Fair foods is the roast corn – but what can you do after the State Fair, to get those good roast corn flavors at home? Dara has her Top 5 right here!
Best Oldies Music Bars In MinnesotaTake a trip back in time with these Oldies music bars.
Best Spicy Food Restaurants In MinnesotaFive Minnesota establishments offer fare spicy enough for the most seasoned palate.
Ask A Minnesota Expert: Preparing For Fall FashionFall fashion this year is fluid and multifaceted, according to Amy Rosenthal, CEO and co-founder of the boutique Amalli Talli. Layered flowing contours, whimsical prints, and vintage jewelry show a mid-60s/early 70s flair. The dot-com 90s make a 50s-style statement in leather biker and jean jackets and pearl chokers. Platform shoes, velvet, and suede and flannel are in. And so are skinny jeans. Career gals still pocket a smart phone in a pant suit, but more are converting to the skirt suit. Bold and bright accessories warm the cool look of a fall wardrobe.
Best Fall Festivals Coming To MinnesotaSay goodbye to summer and celebrate the autumn season at these local festivals.
Best Minnesota Mountain Biking SpotsLocal adventurers who like the feel of their wheels spinning over rugged terrain are in luck. We’ve scoped out some of the top spots for mountain biking statewide so you don’t have to.

WCCO Features

Tommies Blog: St. Thomas Football Hungry After 2015 Title RunThe St. Thomas football team reported for its fall camp on Aug. 13, and there's already a sense of urgency for the Tommies.
Tap Talk: Corn, Cookies Among Inspiration For State Fair BeerFor the 2016 Great Minnesota Get Together, corn, cookies and even funnel cake served as inspiration for brewers. So, wash down your favorite fair food on a stick with some these new craft beers!
Tap Talk: LTD Brewing Co. Hosts Release Party For Triple IPAIPA lovers, head to Hopkins this weekend! For the third year in a row, Hopkins' LTD Brewing Company is releasing their popular beer Sleepwalker.
Mike's Mix: Smack Shack's HurricaneEach week, Mike Augustyniak finds a new cocktail from a local mixologist. This week, he tries a twist on the "quintessential drink of New Orleans."
'Lo And Behold': Werner Herzog Vs. The InternetThe legendary Bavarian filmmaker Werner Herzog grew up without electricity, running water or a telephone in the aftermath of WWII. He made his first movies with a camera he stole from a school. Now 73, the director of dozens of features and documentaries, such as "Grizzly Man" and "Aguirre, the Wrath of God", has focused his lens on the most important development in recent human history: the internet.
Tap Talk: Lakes & Legends Turns State Fair Corn Into BeerLakes and Legends Brewing Company is creating a Sweet Corn Summer Ale special for the Great Minnesota Get Together.

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