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Minnesota to receive $4.25M in emergency funds for road repairs

Minnesota will receive $4.25 million in federal funding to help repair roads that were damaged by this summer’s historic rains and flooding. Gov. Mark Dayton has also requested federal disaster aid after June's wet weather.

3 gorillas escape enclosure at Como Zoo

Three gorillas escaped their enclosure at the Como Zoo Thursday morning, moseying down the hallway only used by the zookeepers. Where they went, and Twitter's reaction to the escape.

Consumer Reports: Don’t spray sunscreens on kids, at least for now

The magazine Consumer Reports is advising parents to avoid using spray-on sunscreen on children until the Food and Drug Administration completes an ongoing investigation into whether the sprays are safe for kids.

Twitter effort falls short: Morneau won’t be back as All-Star

If there ever was a question about how Minnesotans felt about Justin Morneau – even after he was traded away from the team – it was answered Thursday afternoon. The #VoteMorneau Twitter drive was the top trending item in Minnesota most of the day.

Faring well: Guthrie’s ‘My Fair Lady’ earns loverly reviews

The Guthrie Theater’s summer production is often one of the biggest and most well-attended shows of the year, and this year’s featured offering, My Fair Lady, is a solid crowd-pleaser, according to local reviewers.

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