City schools struggle under new labels: The state's new accountability system finds 213 schools missing the mark, compared with more than 1,000 under the now-waived federal No Child Left Behind law. In Minneapolis, only 15 schools increased their overall performance from 2011 for the four factors that comprise the overall rating; 41 were rated lower. (Kim McGuire and Steve Brandt) To check the performance of your school, click here.
Plan to add health inspectors comes with a fee: With more restaurants, food trucks and farmers markets in Minneapolis, Mayor R.T. Rybak wants those businesses to pay a new "health risk impact fee" so the city can hire six more health inspectors. (Eric Roper) For an example of what those inspectors do, look at the restaurant health violations featured in Jane Friedmann's Hard Data column.
Hearing in boy's murder case touches off tension on street: After hearing, family of 5-year-old victim Nizzel George and supporters of suspect Stephon Shannon traded words.(Abby Simons)
Selig on All-Star Game: Twins had it all along: The commissioner praised the organization, calling it one of the game's model franchises. (Joe Christensen) Meanwhile, the best-known Twin says he's not going anywhere - despite being put on waivers by his team. (La Velle E. Neal III)