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After Losing Wife To Cancer, Fmr. NFL Linebacker Visits With PatientsFormer NFL linebacker Chris Draft's wife Keasha lost her battle to lung cancer a month after the couple were married.
Good Question: What's The Difference Between Brand-Name & Generic Drugs?Generic drugs can be introduced after the patent or exclusivity for the brand name runs out. So, what's the difference between brand-name and generic drugs? Good Question.
People Gather Outside Fairgrounds To Remember Philando CastileJust outside the State Fairgrounds Monday, people rallied to remember Philando Castile and others who lost their lives in police-involved shootings.
WCCO Exclusive: J Robinson Speaks Out About Drug AllegationsFor the first time since they commenced an investigation, J Robinson is reflecting and talking about the allegations of drugs use and drug sales within his wrestling team.
Minnesota Resident Dies In Virginia Hit-And-RunVirginia State police have arrested a driver they say ran from the scene after a fatal crash on the Capital Beltway in Fairfax County.
Minnesota College Freshmen Undergo New Mandatory Sexual Assault TrainingUnder a new law that went into effect Aug. 1, all incoming college freshmen in Minnesota must undergo sexual assault training.

Politics

A Taste Of Politics At The Minnesota State FairIf the State Fair is the Great Minnesota Get-Together, politics at the fair has the feel of family argument at the dinner table.
Talking Points: Clinton Not Taking Minnesota For GrantedWhile Donald Trump does have an active campaign in Minnesota, Hillary Clinton’s campaign has been more active.
Trump Warns Of Regulations, Taxes Harming FarmersDonald Trump said rival Hillary Clinton will push regulations and high taxes that will hurt family farmers as he campaigned in Iowa, an agricultural state that remains a presidential election battleground.
Jason Lewis' Radio Career An Advantage, A ChallengeJason Lewis is making the work of opposition researchers irrelevant for one of the nation's most contested congressional races.
Appeals Court Won't Reconsider Wisconsin Voter ID CasesA federal appeals court has refused to reconsider a pair of rulings affecting Wisconsin's voter ID law, meaning no more changes to the requirement are likely before the November election.
Minn. Transit Officials Scrambling To Find Funds For Southwest LRTMinnesota's top transit official says the state will begin shutting down the project next week if the state doesn't find funding to continue.

Weather

State Fair-Goers Finding Ways To Beat The HeatBoth fair-goers and the workers in the food booths are doing everything possible to stay cool.
Gov. Walker Declares Emergency In 3 Western Wis. CountiesGov. Scott Walker has issued emergency declarations for three western Wisconsin counties hit hard by storms and flooding earlier this month.
Storms Expected Sunday Night, MondayAs warm and humid weather moves back into Minnesota, storms will likely rumble over the state during the start of the workweek.

Crime

Vigil Planned For Castile & Others Shot By Police On Larpenteur Ave. MondayPeople are planning on gathering near the Minnesota State Fair Monday afternoon for a memorial to honor a man shot and killed by police.
Police: 50 Stolen Items Recovered From U-Haul In St. PaulThe St. Paul Police Department says about 50 stolen items were recovered from a U-Haul last week.
Sheriff: Montrose Man Dies After Being Dragged By Truck; 2 ArrestedOfficials in Wright County say two people were arrested Sunday after an 18-year-old man was found unconscious in the street and later died.
Alaska Airlines Plane Lands At MSP Due To Unruly PassengerOfficials say an Alaska Airlines plane headed from JFK Airport to Seattle had to be diverted to the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport on Monday due to an unruly passenger.
Death Investigation In St. Louis ParkOfficials in St. Louis Park say there is a death investigation in the city Monday morning.
Police: St. Cloud Home & Vehicle Struck By Bullets, No Arrests YetThe St. Cloud Police Department is investigating after gunshots rang out within the city early Sunday morning.

Entertainment

Comic Legend, Wis. Native Gene Wilder Dies At 83Gene Wilder, the star of such comedy classics as "Young Frankenstein" and "Blazing Saddles," has died. He was 83.
Robbinsdale Group Files Lawsuit To Save Historic TheatreA group trying to a save a historic theatre in Robbinsdale has filed a lawsuit to stop crews from tearing it down.
Report Suggests Prince Illegally Obtained Pills Containing FentanylThe disclosure that some pills found at Prince's Paisley Park home and studio were counterfeit and contained the powerful synthetic opioid fentanyl strongly suggests they came to the superstar illegally.
Road Closures In Downtown For Luke Bryan, Metallica ConcertsMetro Transit says it's ready to handle the crowds heading to U.S. Bank Stadium for back-to-back concerts this weekend.
'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.
Workin' For The Weekend: Entertainment Best BetsIt's one of the few remaining summer weekends to enjoy the outdoors, so take advantage of it by checking out one of these entertaining events around the Twin Cities.

Health

FDA Recommends Zika Screening At All Blood CentersThe Food and Drug Administration wants all U.S. blood centers to start screening for Zika, a major expansion intended to protect the nation's blood supply from the mosquito-borne virus.
Stillwater Lab Developing Test For Early Zika Virus DetectionA test that could have a dramatic impact on the Zika virus outbreak is being developed right here in Minnesota.
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.
Good Question: How Do Drug Companies Set Their Prices?The cost of EpiPens, a shot to treat life-threatening allergies, has jumped from about $100 to $600 in the past six years.
Fans Say Acoustics At U.S. Bank Stadium Uncomfortably LoudHearing experts are asking fans to take precautions to protect their ears when they go to major events at U.S. Bank Stadium.
Dental Therapy On The Rise In Minnesota Dental therapy is on the rise across Minnesota as the state's underserved populations seek more affordable care.

Consumer

Get Movin' Monday: September DealsSeptember is a month with no big gift giving holiday. It’s a month that also overlaps with back-to-school and Labor Day. And the weather is getting cooler out. These all come into play when it comes to deals in September.
Mike's Mix: Minnesota-Made MeadTo find the world's oldest alcoholic beverage you have to go back almost 10,000 years, when mead -- alcohol made from honey -- was first produced.
New Locking Handbag Promises To Help Stop Your SpendingSome high-tech fashion could help you to stop impulse shopping.
Survey Finds The Average Cost Of Wedding GiftsHow much do you spend wedding gifts? A new survey shows it depends on your relationship to the bride and groom.
Fall Travel Season Kicks Off With 'Cheap Flight Day'"Cheap Flight Day" is here, which means it is time to start planning that vacation.
Good Question: How Much Are We Spending On School Supplies?As kids head back to school, parents and teachers are heading to the stores. They're armed with very specific lists of supplies that are often shared in the classroom. So, how much are we spending on school supplies? Good Question.

Water Cooler

8-Foot Snake Captured In Glencoe AreaAuthorities captured an 8-foot snake in the Glencoe area over the weekend, and are now looking for the owner.
Amazon Experiments With 30-Hour Work WeekAccording to reports, the 30-hour employees would get the same benefits as full-time employees, but a lower salary.
Maladjusted Clown Menaces Green BayPolice in Green Bay, Wisconsin, say they have received a number of calls after someone was spotted dressed up as a scary clown holding black balloons.
Video Shows Dispute Between Veterans, 'Pokemon Go' PlayersLeaders in Winona are considering adding a city ordinance because of a controversy surrounding "Pokemon Go."
Good Questions: Yawning, Decaf Coffee & CarbonationEvery Friday, Heather Brown takes a look at some of the Good Questions viewers have sent in throughout the week.
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.

CBS National News

2 kids shot in Philly home playing with gun
John Lennon's killer denied parole for the 9th time
New FAA commercial drone regulations go into effect
New Orleans remembers Hurricane Katrina 11 years later
8/29: Clinton adviser Abedin dumps husband after latest sex scandal; Truck carrying Takata air bags explodes in Texas, killing one
Billy goat helps nearly 1-ton horse escape pen in California for days

CBS World News

Permanent cease-fire under Colombia peace deal takes effect
Construction worker dies on set of "Blade Runner" sequel
Thousands of migrants rescued off Libyan coast
Instead of fighting ISIS, two U.S. allies are attacking each other
Heavy fighting on the Turkey-Syria border
ISIS claims deadly attack on U.S.-backed forces in Yemen

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