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House passes minimum wage bill, Dayton just needs to sign

The Minnesota House has voted to pass a bill that would raise minimum wage for most employees to $9.50 an hour and now all it needs is Gov. Mark Dayton’s signature to become law.

Twin Cities blacks more likely to be denied a mortgage, study finds

Black homebuyers – even those with high incomes – are more often denied mortgages than white homebuyers in the Twin Cities, according to a new report.

Arbitrator: MSU wrong to fire football coach Hoffner

An arbitrator has ruled Minnesota State University-Mankato was wrong to fire football coach Todd Hoffner after he was cleared of child pornography charges.

Rearranging Rosedale: Comings, goings and expansions

The east metro’s busiest shopping mall is seeing a big reshuffle. Read the story for more on what to expect in the coming months.

Double play: Mauer's twins make Target Field debut

Photos: Dressed adorably in pink, Joe Mauer's 9-month-old twins – the M and Em girls – joined him on the field Thursday. For more on the Twins loss, click here.

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What happens if Mpls. public safety question passes? City memo provides answers

The memo was sent to the mayor and council members Tuesday morning.


COVID-19 hits Minnesota Wild coaching staff

The Wild will be shorthanded for Tuesday night's game in Vancouver.

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Ant takes alpha role after bad loss: 'We need to lock the f*** in'

The Timberwolves' rising star was not happy after Monday's loss to the Pelicans.

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Lakeville football player diagnosed with cancer week before playoffs

The tenth-grader was diagnosed with a form of cancer most commonly found in people aged 65 and older.

University of Minnesota peeping tom suspect

Someone keeps trying to film showering women at U of M

The university has received three reports in the past two weeks.

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John Fluevog Shoes closes its Uptown Minneapolis store

The brand could return to the Twin Cities one day.

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Sidecar — Town Hall's new cocktail lounge — is officially open in Minneapolis

It's the fifth Town Hall location, but the first to focus on cocktails.

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Here's where DFLers stand on Minneapolis' public safety ballot question

The question would create a Department of Public Safety and remove some requirements.

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Man pleads guilty to brutal murder of 14-year-old girl in Fargo

The 14-year-old girl was the victim of a random attack outside a Fargo strip mall.

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Here's who has endorsed the frontrunners for Minneapolis mayor

Politicians and community groups are voicing their opinions.


Minnesota's COVID-19 update for Tuesday, October 26

The latest data for the pandemic in Minnesota.