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MPR News Photos: Minnesota fans cheer World Cup victory

Soccer fans gathered around the Twin Cities to cheer as the U.S. women decisively won the World Cup Sunday. See pictures from photojournalist William Matsuda on

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Amid traditional industry, Maurices builds fashion success in Duluth

Maurices, a growing retailer of women's fashion, is cementing its presence in Duluth -- Minnesota's capitol of fleece and flannel -- with an $80 million new headquarters.

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Prince and 3RDEYEGIRL release new song “HARDROCKLOVER”

<p>Prince and his band 3RDEYEGIRL have surprised fans with a surprise new track, released on Soundcloud. &#8220;HARDROCKLOVER&#8221; pits rock against R&amp;B, suggesting that what ladies really love—or, at least, the eponymous lady really loves—is the kind of guitar noise that Prince has been making lately on albums like PLECTRUM ELECTRUM. You could also interpret the lyrics as a woman-guitar [&hellip;]</p>

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This is what the oldest playable harpsichord sounds like

The Historical Keyboard Society of North America just met at the University of South Dakota. The gathering featured a harpsichord used in the mid-1500s by the elites of Italy. A 20-track album of music performed on the instrument is expected in January.