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MN Attorney: Council Should Block Minimum Wage VoteMinneapolis City Attorney is suggesting the city not go ahead with raising the minimum wage. Earlier this year, there was a major effort to collect nearly 20,000 signatures to put raising minimum wage on the November ballot in Minneapolis.
Ramsey Co. Attorney's Office To Give Update On Philando Castile CaseRamsey County Attorney John Choi is expected to give an update on the Philando Castile case Friday morning.
Police: Wis. Girl, 14, Beats, Slits Throat Of Brother's GirlfriendA 14-year-old northwestern Wisconsin girl who told police she was a psychopath looking for her first kill is accused of cycling to the home of her brother's girlfriend, beating the girl and slitting her throat.
4 Things To Know: Clinton Accepts Nomination, Grass Laid At U.S. Bank & MoreFrom the end of the Democratic National Convention to the beginning of events at U.S. Bank Stadium, here is a look at the top four stories from July 29, 2016.
Authorities Locate Missing Plane, Find MN Pilot Dead In La Crosse (Wis.) AreaA Minnesota pilot was found dead after a small plane was reported missing in the La Crosse area.
Study: Work Cubicles Are Harming Employee Morale & OutputIf you've worked in an office setting, there's a pretty good chance you've had a cubicle. But, cubicles have been the target of complaints for years. Now, a new study shows they could have a negative effect on employee morale and output.

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4 Things To Know: Clinton Accepts Nomination, Grass Laid At U.S. Bank & MoreFrom the end of the Democratic National Convention to the beginning of events at U.S. Bank Stadium, here is a look at the top four stories from July 29, 2016.
Twins Trade Nunez To Giants For Minor League Pitcher MejiaThe San Francisco Giants acquired All-Star infielder Eduardo Nunez from the Minnesota Twins on Thursday night in exchange for a minor league pitcher.
Twins Rally To Beat Orioles 6-2Rookie Max Kepler continued his midseason surge with a game-tying home run among two hits and two RBIs as the Minnesota Twins rallied to beat the Baltimore Orioles 6-2 on Thursday night.
Lynx's Augustus Proud Of WNBA Player ActivismSeimone Augustus grew up in Louisiana, not far from where Alton Sterling was shot this month. She knows that could have easily been someone she knew.
Wild, Dumba Strike 2-Year, $5.1M DealThe Minnesota Wild and defenseman Matt Dumba have agreed to terms on a two-year, $5.1 million contract.
Minnesota Vikings Report To Training Camp In MankatoThe Minnesota Vikings brought high expectations with them as they rolled into training camp Thursday in Mankato.

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Dara Moskowitz Grumdahl's Top 5 Melon RecipesIt is the height of melon season! you can just slice and eat them, of course. But you know what’s fancier? These, Dara's Top 5 Melon Recipes!
Best End Of Summer Family Activities In MinnesotaIt's a bittersweet feeling to say goodbye to summer. Here are a few ways to do it right.
Best R&B Concerts Coming To MinnesotaR&B lives. See five powerful displays of soulful blues in Minnesota this season.
5 Ways To Prep For School Before The First DayStart the school year off on the right foot by helping your kids prep for school before the first day.
Best Flea Markets In MinnesotaFlea markets are a popular activity throughout Minnesota. Some are scheduled weekly,and some occur once a year. Here are the five most noteworthy markets in Minnesota.
Best Craft Shows In MinnesotaLocal fairs and craft shows in Minnesota will exhibit original work from a wide spectrum of talent.

WCCO Features

Wander Minnesota: Last Of The Summer FestivalsThis is just the tip of the iceberg for festivals and events in Minnesota in August.
MNfusion: Blackeye Roasting Co. Opens S. Minneapolis LocationWhen it comes to craft beverages, Minnesota's market is burgeoning. Now, consumers can enjoy any number of locally handcrafted drinks straight from the tap – including coffee.
Tap Talk: Freehouse, A Brewpub In Mpls' North LoopWhat started as two servers dreaming up a breakfast restaurant concept has now blossomed into a successful restaurant company: Blue Plate Restaurant Company.
Mike's Mix: Fine Spirits ClassicEach week, Mike Augustyniak finds a new cocktail from a local mixologist. This week, Mike checks out a couple of cocktails from the Fine Spirits Classic.
'Microbe And Gasoline' Not As Fantastic As You'd ThinkFilmmaker Michel Gondry, known for his hyper-inventive visual style in movies like "The Science of Sleep" and "Mood Indigo", is back with a new work on boyhood and friendship, but his latest looks quite a bit different than the produced-to-the-hilt movies for which he is known – and, at least for me, appreciated. The difference is so great it’s as if the director has challenged himself to take his imagination out of the poetry-and-props clouds and place it into an environment that’s earthier, a realm in which the hints of realism could grow.
Tap Talk: Aquatennial Mess Hall Showcases 4 Craft BreweriesThe four "Best Days Of Summer" are upon us in Minneapolis – the Aquatennial has returned. Celebrated since 1939, the summer event is now in its 77th year.

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