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Terror Trial Enters Closing Arguments TuesdayThe federal trial of three young men accused of conspiring to travel to Syria to join the Islamic State group is winding down in Minnesota.
Dayton Signs Modified Body Camera BillGov. Mark Dayton signed into law a bill regulating the use of body cameras by law enforcement Tuesday.
Uptown Theatre Celebrating 100th Anniversary With Classic Movie WeekThe iconic Uptown Theatre is kicking off its 100th anniversary celebration this weekend with screenings of classic films like "Seven Samurai," "King Kong" and "Citizen Kane."
BCA Offers Reward For Information On Man Charged With Murdering WifeThe Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension is offering a reward for information about a man charged with murdering his wife in 2011.
Veteran ID Cards Now Accepted For Same-Day Voter RegistrationSecretary of State Steve Simon announced Tuesday that Veteran Identification Cards are now acceptable photo identification documents for same-day voter registration.
Probe Finds Systematic Failure At Wis. VA FacilityA U.S. Senate committee probe of a painkiller-abuse scandal at a VA facility in western Wisconsin that veterans referred to as "Candy Land" because of the free flow of prescription drugs has turned up "systemic failures" in an inspector general's review of the facility.

Latest Sports Headlines

When Top Prospects Get The Call, What Should Fantasy Baseball Owners Do?The big MLB prospect news last week was the Los Angeles Dodgers' decision to call up minor-league sensation Julio Urias. The 19-year-old starting pitcher has been the star of the organization's system for awhile, but does that mean he's worth a look in your fantasy baseball league?
Wrestling Coach Informed 'U' Of Drug Allegations, Agent ClaimsThe agent for the longtime University of Minnesota wrestling coach disputes allegations from a team member that the coach covered up the wrestlers' plans to sell and use an anti-anxiety drug.
Amid High Expectations, Lynx Off To Hot StartStarting the season 5-0 has done nothing to dampen the already lofty expectations on the Lynx this year.
Twins Place Santana On DL; Recall BuxtonThe Twins have placed outfielder Danny Santana on the 15-day disabled list after he strained his left hamstring in a loss against the Oakland Athletics Monday.
Twins' Win Streak Ends With Loss To AthleticsErwin Santana gave up a leadoff home run to Coco Crisp but then settled in and pitched effectively. The offense never did get it going and that spelled the end of a four-game winning streak.
After 5-Year Drought, Gopher Baseball Earns NCAA Tournament BidFor the first time in five years, the Gopher baseball team is headed to the NCAA Tournament.

Best Of Minnesota

Best Places In America To Celebrate The 4th Of JulyThe Fourth of July holiday is a time when families get out and celebrate the birth of our nation. For this holiday, many communities across the country host festivals that feature live entertainment, food, vendors, activities and fireworks.
Best Zoo Exhibits In MinnesotaTake advantage of the out-of-doors this summertime by visiting a zoo.
Best Summer Backpacking Trips Near MinnesotaBackpacking through Minnesota is a relaxing and inexpensive way to vacation. The state has many recreational parks, forests and wildlife preservation sites. With a GPS, backpack gear and good walking shoes or hiking boots, you'll be ready to roll on.
Dara Moskowitz Grumdahl's Top 5 Savory Rhubarb RecipesIt's Rhubarb season. They're stacked like cord-wood at the Farmers Market. It's good in more than just pie however! Dara gives you 5 savory ways to use it!
Best Movie Theater Deals In MinnesotaIt's not as expensive as you think to catch a flick in Minnesota. Check out the deals at these local theaters.
Best Places To Go Dancing In MinnesotaLift your mood with happy feet at these five great dance venues.

WCCO Features

Uptown Theatre Celebrating 100th Anniversary With Classic Movie WeekThe iconic Uptown Theatre is kicking off its 100th anniversary celebration this weekend with screenings of classic films like "Seven Samurai," "King Kong" and "Citizen Kane."
Tap Talk: Oliphant Brewing - Wisconsin's Mystical Brewery
Wander Minnesota: The Summer Festival KickoffWhile there are festivals year-round across the state, summer is really prime time. The following is just a sample of what's going on in June.
Mike's Mix: Camping CocktailsAs we get closer to summer and the weather gets warmer, more and more people are breaking out the tent and heading to the woods. Mike Augustyniak has three cocktails that are perfect for sitting around the campfire.
Local Music Tap: 4 Shows To See This Week(end)From an outside reggae party Thursday night to a major independent hip hop festival at the state fairgrounds on Sunday, here are the four shows and events to see this weekend!
MNfusion: Local Designer Creates Gift For Florence + The MachineShake it out before grabbing at seat the Xcel Energy Center for Florence + The Machine. The British indie rockers will come through the Twin Cities are on June 2.

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