A legislative panel on flood relief holds a Capitol hearing Thursday, to be followed on Friday by meetings with Gov. Mark Dayton. Dayton hopes to call a one-day special legislative session on August 24th to allocate money to counties struck by flooding this summer. Some Republicans have balked at the governor's proposed $190 million relief package.
Vikes' playoff chances rise as Carolina, Philly, Washington all lose
Minnesota can really do some damage in the playoff race with a win Monday night.