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Best Buy posts mixed results in 2Q

The consumer electronics company's adjusted profit topped Wall Street's view, but revenue fell short.

Douglas McAuthur McCain, a man with Minnesota ties, killed in Syria

The 33-year-old man was there to fight alongside an extremist militant group, most likely the Islamic State, a U.S. official says.
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Muddy Waters' son records blues tribute to his father

NPR's Linda Wertheimer talks with Mud Morganfield, son of blues legend Muddy Waters, along with harmonica great Kim Wilson, about their new album of Muddy music, For Pops: A Tribute to Muddy Waters.

GOP leaders ask for apology from Franken

The chair of the Minnesota Republican Party and two members of the Minnesota House are calling on DFL Sen. Al Franken to apologize for past writings and actions that Republican leaders say are offensive to women. They also want DFL Party Chair Ken Martin to denounce Franken.

Lizards and worms don't belong on the school lunch menu

India's free school lunch program is the largest in the world. It is also a program that has made headlines for its missteps, one of which was tragic.

$25M solar farm to be built at Camp Ripley

Minnesota Power and the Minnesota National Guard have announced a partnership to build what may be the biggest single-site solar installation in the state.

Lizards and worms don't belong on the school lunch menu

India's free school lunch program is the largest in the world. It is also a program that has made headlines for its missteps, one of which was tragic.
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