State Fair, Vikings' first home game pose big traffic hassles

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The weekend traffic volume on metro area freeways and highways is likely to be heavier than normal as thousands make their way to the Minnesota State Fair and the Vikings' preseason home opener at U.S. Bank Stadium.
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Allina nurses set open-ended strike that begins on Labor Day
Jerry Holt, Star Tribune
Thousands of nurses walked around Abbott Northwestern on the first day of a strike in June.

Allina nurses set open-ended strike that begins on Labor Day

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A strike by nurses at five Allina Health hospitals will start at 7 a.m. Labor Day, according to required 10-day notices their union sent to the health system early this morning.
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