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A fan's guide to Vikings games at the 'U'

The Vikings will open their first full season at TCF Bank Stadium tonight with a preseason game against the Oakland Raiders. Multiple news outlets have provided fans with a guide to navigating the Vikings home for the next two seasons.

Authorities: Human remains found in Hastings date back to Civil War era

Anthropologists determined the skeletal remains dug up at a construction site Wednesday date back to the Civil War era. The anthropologists reportedly determined the remains, were were uncovered up at the site of a new CVS Pharmacy in Hastings, were that of a middle-aged woman, likely of European descent.

Somali President to speak Saturday at the University of Minnesota

The president of Somalia is expected to make an appearance this weekend at the University of Minnesota. President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud is scheduled to speak Saturday at the University of Minnesota's Northrop Auditorium. During the speech, Mohamud is expected to address issues on the minds of many in Minnesota's Somali community.

Anti-same sex marriage group launches Target boycott

A national organization that opposes same-sex marriage announced a boycott of Twin Cities-based Target just days after the retail giant publicly announced its support for same-sex marriage and LGBT rights. Target earlier this week announced its stance in a friend-of-the-court brief in a case affecting marriage laws in Wisconsin and Indiana.

Father pleads guilty to fatally shooting son after cable TV dispute

An 84-year-old Maplewood man admitted in court Thursday to shooting his adult son in the chest this past spring. Pang Se Vang pleaded guilty to second-degree murder for the fatal shooting of 36-year-old Chue Vang and will be sentenced in October.

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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 from 3 from Golden Valley fire

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

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Caribou Coffee rolls out holiday cups, menu early

The holiday season is underway at some Twin Cities stores, with a nationwide rollout planned for Nov. 5.

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Charges: Timberwolves' Beasley pointed assault rifle at family on a home tour

The family was on the Parade of Homes tour when Beasley allegedly pointed the gun at them, telling them to get off his property.