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Friday, July 25, 2014

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  • Lake front of a home for sale near BrainerdSales of Minnesota vacation homes pick up, but buyers are still cautious
    If walls could talk, the ones inside an attractive house in the Brainerd Lakes area might tell the tale of boom, bust and incremental recovery in both the vacation home and wider real estate market.6:45 a.m.
  • New neutrino detector unveiled
    Scientists are celebrating the completion of one of the largest plastic structures ever built.7:20 a.m.
  • Portraits done by two artists of the same subjectIn 'Self & Others,' portrait painters still thrive in the age of selfies
    In the age of the selfie, the self-portrait snapped on a phone then shared on-line, it might seem that there is no longer a place for portrait painters. But the artists involved in "Self & Others," a show that opens at the Instinct Gallery on the Nicollet Mall in downtown Minneapolis, say otherwise.7:25 a.m.
  • Investors want women's hockey in Minnesota
    There is the five-team Canadian Women's Hockey League. Boston is currently the only U.S. city with a team in the CWHL, but a group of Minnesota investors is hoping to change that.7:45 a.m.
  • New coach faces decision on quarterback at Vikings camp
    In sports, the Minnesota Twins play the White Sox tonight at Target Field. Across the street at Target Center, the Lynx host the San Antonio Stars.8:45 a.m.
  • Prince on the Arsenio Hall showRemembering the 'Purple Pain' 30 years later
    Today's Morning Edition music is from Prince, with "Baby I'm a Star" from the film "Purple Rain," which opened in theaters 30 years ago today. It was filmed in and around Minneapolis, with many scenes at the First Avenue nightclub -- where some of the bartenders called Prince "Purple Pain."8:49 a.m.

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