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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.

Justice Dept. sues St. Anthony over rejection of Islamic center

Abu-Huraira Islamic Center proposed a mosque at the old Medtronic headquarters in St. Anthony at 3055 Old Highway 8. The City Council voted 4-1 in June 2012 not to issue a conditional use permit for the mosque, citing appropriate land use.
Muddy Waters

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.
Pothole-filled road

With shortfall looming, Gov. candidates disagree on how to pay for roads

State transportation officials project that gas tax revenue, the largest funding stream for road and bridge projects, will decline as people drive less and cars become more fuel efficient.

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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