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Date Set For Official Prince Tribute Concert At U.S. Bank StadiumPrince's family says an official tribute concert honoring the late icon will take place in October in the singer's hometown of Minneapolis.
Former VP Mondale, Who Once Made History Himself, At DNC With MN DemsFormer Vice President Walter Mondale is in Philadelphia for the Democratic National Convention, and will be there when Hillary Clinton formally accepts the Democratic nomination Thursday night.
Southbound I-35W To Close In North Metro This WeekendMnDOT says a 5-mile stretch of southbound Interstate 35W will close in the north metro this weekend for a resurfacing project.
Judge Considering Allowing Cameras In Prince Estate ProceedingsMedia organizations are asking a Minnesota judge to guarantee public access to all proceedings surrounding Prince's estate.
Mpls. Gang Member Gets 70 More Months For Ordering Violence Against WitnessesA convicted north Minneapolis gang member learned he will serve 70 more months in prison for attempting to retaliate violently against federal witnesses, the U.S. Attorney's Office announced Thursday.
Minneapolis Native To Protest Hillary With DNC 'Fart-In'A Minneapolis native plans to make a real stink when Hillary Clinton takes the stage at the Democratic National Convention Thursday night.

Politics

Minneapolis Native To Protest Hillary With DNC 'Fart-In'A Minneapolis native plans to make a real stink when Hillary Clinton takes the stage at the Democratic National Convention Thursday night.
Reporter Barred From Pence Event In WisconsinThe Washington Post says one of its reporters was barred from entering a campaign rally for Republican vice presidential nominee Mike Pence near Milwaukee.
Bill Clinton Aims To Rewrite The Story On Hillary, But Did It Work?Last night, former President Bill Clinton spoke about his wife, striking a more personal tone about the arc of their relationship and her professional résumé.
4 Things To Know: Clinton Gets Nod, Summit Arrests & MoreThey include a research breakthrough thanks, in part, to the "Ice Bucket Challenge," and a historic first in American politics.
46 Philando Protesters Arrested Outside Governor's MansionDozens of people were arrested Tuesday as police in St. Paul cleared protesters from Summit Avenue in front of the governor's mansion, where demonstrators have camped out following the police shooting death of Philando Castile earlier this month.
Minnesota Delegation In The Middle Of Convention DivideIn Minnesota, the majority of the delegates are for Bernie Sanders, and they are angry about the leaked emails.

Weather

Apparent Funnel Cloud Spotted In McLeod CountyA Twitter user in central Minnesota appears to have spotted a funnel cloud Wednesday afternoon as storms quickly rolled over the state.
Storms Destroy Church, Create Destructive WaterspoutStrong storms swept through Minnesota in two waves Saturday. Kayla Hegna took photographs Saturday morning as firefighters tried to save The Hawk Creek Lutheran Church in Sacred Heart Minnesota.
After Heat Wave, Severe Weather Hits Twin CitiesThe Twin Cities will be hit by a couple of rounds of severe weather Saturday.

Crime

Mpls. Gang Member Gets 70 More Months For Ordering Violence Against WitnessesA convicted north Minneapolis gang member learned he will serve 70 more months in prison for attempting to retaliate violently against federal witnesses, the U.S. Attorney's Office announced Thursday.
Man, 49, Charged In Deadly Drive-By Shooting At Winona BarA 49-year-old Winona man is accused of shooting at bar patrons from his vehicle outside a Winona bar earlier this week, killing one and injuring another.
Lawyer Who Stabbed Man Barred From Practicing For 5 YearsA personal injury lawyer who was convicted for stabbing another man at a bar on the main floor of the Foshay Tower has been suspended from practicing law for five years.
Mom Convicted Of Hiding Lakeville Girls From DadA Lakeville mother who was accused of concealing her two daughters from their dad for more than two years has been found guilty.
Officers Respond To Apparent Murder-Suicide In WisconsinAuthorities in northwestern Wisconsin responded Wednesday to an apparent murder-suicide.
Probation For Iowa Man Who Punched, Robbed His MomAn Iowa man accused of punching and robbing his mother has pleaded guilty in a deal with prosecutors.

Entertainment

Date Set For Official Prince Tribute Concert At U.S. Bank StadiumPrince's family says an official tribute concert honoring the late icon will take place in October in the singer's hometown of Minneapolis.
Judge Considering Allowing Cameras In Prince Estate ProceedingsMedia organizations are asking a Minnesota judge to guarantee public access to all proceedings surrounding Prince's estate.
Working For The Weekend: Entertainment Best BetsThere's no oppressive humidity keeping us indoors. If you're Workin' for the Weekend we have great ways to enjoy it outside, even something fun for the dog.
Minnesota Bluegrass Festival Celebrates 40 YearsThe Minnesota Bluegrass & Old-Time Music Festival will be held Aug. 11-14 at El Rancho Mañana in Richmond.
Administrator Responds To Claims On Prince EstateThe special administrator overseeing the estate of the late rock superstar Prince says 16 people who have filed claims to heirship don't have sufficient evidence to proceed with genetic testing.
'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.

Health

Gardener Has Painful Encounter With Wild ParsnipWe have all heard the warnings to stay out of the poison ivy, and know the dangers if we do not. But there is a lesser-known plant in Minnesota that is potentially more painful and difficult to treat.
Kylie's Kids: Deanna The Cancer DestroyerEvery week, Kylie Bearse meets a child battling a serious illness, but this week she's bringing a special "mom" edition of Kylie's Kids.
After Beating Skin Cancer, Mother Shares Story As Warning To OthersMelanoma is the most often talked about type of skin cancer, and it can be fatal, but basal cell carcinoma is the most common kind.
Woman Tests Positive For Zika In North DakotaNorth Dakota health officials say a woman who traveled to Jamaica has tested positive for Zika virus. The woman is not pregnant and was not hospitalized.
MDH: Radon Levels Dangerously High In 40 Percent Of Minn. HomesThe Minnesota Department of Health has launched a new tool to help people see radon levels in their counties.
Kylie's Kids: Meet KylieThis week's Kylie's Kid has a familiar name – Kylie! This Kylie is 11 years old and loves music and sports. She is a Special Olympian but she also puts on a golf tournament every year to help other kids who battle seizures, just like she does.

Consumer

Amazon Adds Liquor To 1-Hour Delivery In Twin CitiesAmazon's one-hour delivery service will now deliver alcohol to Prime members in Minneapolis-St. Paul and surrounding areas.
Report: People Are Drinking Less Soda WorldwidePeople are drinking less soda than they used to, which could be great for people's health, but not so great for Coca Cola.
Ready To Start Your School Shopping? Expert Says It's TimeBelieve it or not, it's already less than a month before some kids start heading back to school. That means it's time to stock up on supplies.
First Minnesota-Harvested Sweet Corn Expected To Sell FastNothing says summer in Minnesota quite like fresh picked, locally grown sweet corn. And roadside stands are popping up all across the state to sell the traditional dinner treat.
Parents Angry After Savage Gun Shop Opens Next To SchoolParents of some children at a Savage elementary school are worried about safety after a gun shop opened close to the school. The Modern Sportsman opened in a strip mall along Egan Drive in May.
Many Retailers Still Without Chip Credit Card ReadersBy now, most credit card holders probably have at least one of the new chip credit cards. But, not all stores are using the new technology.

Water Cooler

Last Surviving Doolittle Pilot, Now 100, Honored For WWII MissionOne of the turning points in World War II was when the Doolittle Raiders bombed Tokyo. The courageous and dangerous mission happened after the Japanese bombed Pearl Harbor.
Coffee Shop Gives Discount If You Say 'Please'A coffee shop in Virginia found a unique way to encourage its customers to use the "magic words," like "please" and "thank you."
Wander MN: Where To Find Pokemon In The Greater MetroIf you haven't been able to resist the siren call of Pokemon GO over the past week—and many of us have not—you've probably already figured out some of the logical places.
Replica Viking Ship May Fall Short Of Duluth's Tall Ships FestA ship claiming to be the largest Viking ship in modern times has sailed all the way from Norway, but may not end up making an appearance at a popular Duluth festival.
Want To Keep Getting Our News On Facebook? Here's HowFacebook announced last week that it was changing its news feed (again), putting a higher priority on posts from friends and family and more tailored selections from news or media outlets.
Someone Snatched 20,000 Lbs. Of Cheese In WisconsinAuthorities are investigating after a semitrailer containing 20,000 pounds of cheese was stolen from a parking lot in southeastern Wisconsin.

CBS National News

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CBS World News

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