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Minn. test scores remain flat; achievement gap stays open

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The results all but guarantee the state will not reach its goal of cutting the achievement gap in half by 2017.
Obama passes baton to Clinton and takes aim at Trump's vision
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President Obama hugged Hillary Clinton after his speech Wednesday at the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia.
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Obama passes baton to Clinton and takes aim at Trump's vision

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His own legacy on the line, President Obama implored Americans to elect Hillary Clinton to the White House, casting her as a candidate who believes in the optimism that drives the nation's democracy and warning against the "deeply pessimistic vision" of Republican Donald Trump.
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Five questions as the Vikings report to training camp

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