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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U.S. Bank Stadium: What you need to know before Sunday's first Vikings game

U.S. Bank Stadium: What you need to know before Sunday's first Vikings game

To avoid problems Sunday, fans should plan their routes to the game, allow extra time to get there and arrive early. Fans also are strongly encouraged to enter the gate designated on their ticket.
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Berrios, Duffey demoted after Twins fall 29 games below .500

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Obliging a donor is not necessarily criminal, but if you're in a role that would seem to call for the utmost care in avoiding the perception of favoritism …

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