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It's a wrap: All-Star festivities are over, here's a recap

The event was “first-class” and even better than Baseball Commissioner Bud Selig had hoped, he said. Here are some of the best stories of the week.

What Minneapolis residents are boasting about in #BragMpls campaign

Now that the All-Star game is history, what should Minneapolis brag about now? Mayor Betsy Hodges has launched a #BragMpls social media campaign to get people talking about why the city is so great.

Death of toddler found in car trunk last year was accidental

No charges will be filed in the death of a western Wisconsin toddler who went missing and was later found dead in the trunk of a car last summer. Authorities say the boy's death was an accident.

Record rain doesn't do enough for White Bear Lake's water level

While many of Minnesota’s lakes are still full-to-brimming-over after record rainfall in June, water levels in one of the most storied bodies of water in the state remain low.

Moore scores 32 as Lynx beat Shock in front of record crowd

The Minnesota Lynx improved their record to 17-6 on the season with a 93-82 matinee victory today over the Tulsa Shock, with their largest crowd ever, at Target Center.

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President Trump railing against capacity limits for Friday's Rochester rally

A contract with the city limits capacity to 250 people, but Trump says they were expecting 25,000.

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Man injured as his gun goes off during pat-down search from St. Paul police

The Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension is investigating the incident.

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Appeals court changes rules for MN absentee ballots received after Election Day

Pending a further challenge, votes received after 8 p.m. on Election Day may not be counted.

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Confusion over where Trump campaign rally will be held Friday

It sounds like it'll be held at the airport in Rochester.

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This video of the Lowry Hill Tunnel walls being cleaned is oddly satisfying

The tunnel will be closed overnight Thursday for cleaning.

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Gray wolf removed from the endangered species list

A decision on whether they can be hunted in Minnesota will come later.

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Minnesota opening its 7th saliva testing location in St. Paul

The tests are free and open to anyone regardless of if they have symptoms.

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Election 2020 preview: Minnesota's 8th Congressional District

It's a race between incumbent Rep. Pete Stauber and Democratic challenger Quinn Nystrom.

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Lives saved as passerby, city workers rescue 3 from Golden Valley fire

The Golden Valley Fire Department responded to the fire Wednesday morning.