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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.

Dive bar band plays First Avenue

Lake Street Dive will be performing tonight at First Avenue in Minneapolis. The band was started by students at the New England Conservatory of Music.

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.

Louisiana governor plans to sue feds over Common Core standards

"The federal government has hijacked and destroyed the Common Core initiative," Gov. Bobby Jindal said in a statement.

$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.

How Ebola kills you: It's not the virus

When you look at the nitty-gritty details of an Ebola infection, a surprising fact surfaces: The virus isn't what ends up killing you. It's your own immune system.
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