1. Minneapolis' Patrick Henry High School will get a new name: The Minneapolis school board's school names advisory committee, which was formed in 2020, on Tuesday recommended a name change for the North Side high school because Patrick Henry — an 18th-century Virginia politician and leading proponent of independence before the Revolutionary War — owned slaves. Read more.
  2. Child calls 911 after 2 adults fatally shot inside St. Paul home: Paramedics arrived on the scene and pronounced both adults dead, police said. Read more.
  3. Target profits fell 90% as it got rid of excess inventory this summer: The Minneapolis-based retailer said Wednesday morning that its profit fell 90% in the May-through-July period as it cut prices and canceled orders to get rid of items that weren't selling. Read more.
  4. Westbound Crosstown in Edina, Richfield closed until Thursday after bridge collision: A stretch of Crosstown Hwy. 62 will be closed until late Thursday afternoon owing to damage done to a pedestrian bridge by a truck Tuesday, according to the Minnesota Department of Transportation. Read more.
  5. Liz Cheney ponders 2024 presidential bid after losing Wyoming GOP primary: Wyoming Rep. Liz Cheney was increasingly open on Wednesday about considering a 2024 presidential campaign after soundly losing a Republican primary to a challenger backed by former President Donald Trump. Read more.

What it's like to drive a Formula One car at night: This footage from inside the cockpit of an AlphaTauri F1 car was taken during a practice lap at the Bahrain International Circuit and includes a pit stop midway through.

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Alma Provisions will sell products from Minneapolis restaurant and hotel: The new Provisions will blend elements of their successful daytime cafe and the wellness products used inside the hotel. There will be standing-room-only food space and a takeout window for coffee, savory and sweet pastries, sandwiches and more. Read more.


Five Vikings position battles to watch as 49ers come to town: Two joint practices and Saturday's preseason game against the 49ers will offer prime opportunities for players competing at backup quarterback, right guard, defensive back and receiver. Read more.

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Man rescued from collapsed tunnel was planning bank heist, police say: "A man rescued from the rubble of a collapsed tunnel in Rome has been accused of digging it as part of an elaborate movie-like plot to rob a bank. Local police said on Friday they suspected the man was part of a gang of four who allegedly planned to carry out the heist over the weekend, when the Italian capital would be relatively quiet due to the Ferragosto public holiday," CNN reports. Read more.


Aug. 17, 2963: Demonstrators urging the passage of civil rights laws marched to the Minnesota Capitol. (Photo: Chuck Brill/Star Tribune)