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Minnesota Supreme Court Hears Arguments On Wage Ballot QuestionThe Minnesota Supreme Court will hear arguments Tuesday about whether a $15 minimum wage question should be on the city of Minneapolis ballot in November.
Fired Lakeville Police Officer Sues City In Federal CourtA Lakeville police officer who was fired after talking to the media without permission is suing the city in federal court, arguing that the termination violated his First Amendment rights.
State Fair Boosting Recycling Efforts By Adding More BinsThe Minnesota State Fair expects to recycle more cans, bottles and cups this year thanks to an effort to place more recycling bins next to trash bins.
Teacher, Husband In Murder-Suicide Under Child Sex Crime InvestigationThe apparent murder-suicide of a Minnesota elementary school teacher and his husband in Washington State comes as the two were being investigated for sexually exploiting students that the teacher mentored.
Suspicious Letter Prompts Brief Evacuation At Uptown Planned ParenthoodAll employees of the Planned Parenthood building in Uptown have returned to work after a brief evacuation.
Nurses, Allina Health Resume Negotiations As Strike LoomsNegotiators will return to the bargaining table Friday in hopes of averting a nurses' strike at five Twin Cities hospitals.

Latest Sports Headlines

2016 College Football Opening Weekend Games To WatchCollege football kicks off with a big slate of games this weekend. Here are the ones you should look out for.
Vikings Release C John SullivanJohn Sullivan's run with the Minnesota Vikings is over after nine years.
Vikings Shepherd, Cockran Among 9 CutsThe Minnesota Vikings have cut nine players from their roster, including offensive lineman Austin Shepherd and former University of Minnesota defensive end Theiren Cockran.
Teddy Bridgewater Suffers Significant Knee Injury At PracticeVikings coach Mike Zimmer said Bridgewater suffered a significant knee injury during practice on Tuesday.
NFL 2016: Vikings Hope To Defend NFC North Title In New StadiumMinnesota has a gleaming new stadium. The Vikings are division champions for the first time in six years.
Leaderboard: If You Can Make It There You’ll Make it AnywherePatrick Reed's win at The Barclays now puts him in the conversation for best players in golf.

Best Of Minnesota

Best Places To Get A Makeover In MinnesotaYou don't have to fly to L.A. to get an amazing makeover.
Top Spots Near Minnesota To Say Goodbye To SummerThese are the best places to say goodbye to the magnificence of summertime.
Best Toddler Clothing Stores In MinnesotaOutfit your kids at one of these five chic-shopping sites in Minnesota.
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.

WCCO Features

Wander Minnesota: State Fair, The Miracle of BirthOne of the Minnesota State Fair’s newer attractions is the CHS Miracle of Birth Center.
5 Must-Try New State Fair Foods In 2016For many, the fair is a one-time affair, during which, tackling all 32 foods could bit a bit daunting. So, for those who are looking to maximize their trip, and their wallets, we've taste-tested the new foods and compiled our list of must-try items.
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."

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