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Riot police throw a tear gas canister as demonstrators run to avoid it before a rally organized by supporters of the No vote in Athens, Friday, July 3, 2015. Greeks will vote Sunday on whether to accept a proposal that creditors had made of specific reforms in exchange for loans. European Union institutions are framing it as a vote for or against the euro. (AP Photo/Thanassis Stavrakis)

Greek police, youths clash before Athens rally on bailout referendum

- Associated Press

The brief but intense campaign in Greece’s critical bailout referendum ends Friday, with simultaneous rallies in Athens supporting “yes” and “no” answers to a murky question in what an opinion poll suggests could be a very close vote.

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Minnesota news in brief at 7:58 p.m. CDT

Associated Press

The 2016 Ryder Cup was awarded to the Hazeltine National Golf Club near Minneapolis years ago, however its promoters quietly recently tried to wedge money into Minnesota's new state budget for logistical assistance and sponsorships of the event.

Construction plan pays for school earthquake improvements

- Associated Press

Schools would have access to millions of dollars for earthquake-safety improvements, but the state Capitol would remain vulnerable under a $1.2 billion plan for statewide construction projects that advanced Friday.

New York Yankees' Alex Rodriguez strikes out during the seventh inning of a baseball game against the Los Angeles Angels, Wednesday, July 1, 2015, in Anaheim, Calif. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

A-Rod, Yanks settle dispute, he gets ball from 3,000th hit

- Associated Press

Alex Rodriguez and the Yankees settled their dispute over a marketing payment with a deal announced Friday that gives $3.5 million to charitable groups, saves the team $5.5 million and gets A-Rod the home run ball from his 3,000th hit.

News from around Wisconsin at 5:58 p.m. CDT

Associated Press

Opposition mounted Friday to a surprise Republican budget measure that would exempt from Wisconsin open records laws nearly everything created by state and local government officials, including drafts of legislation and communications with staff.

Mexico City proposes regulations for Uber

Associated Press

Mexico City is proposing regulations that would allow Uber and other smartphone-based ride-sharing apps to operate, while requiring drivers and cars to be registered, the city's Office of Legal and Legislative Studies said Friday.

President Barack Obama is greeted by Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker as he arrives on Air Force One at La Crosse Regional Airport, Thursday, July 2, 2015, in La Crosse, Wis. The president is en route to the University of Wisconsin at La Crosse where he is to speak about the economy and promote a proposed Labor Department rule that would make more workers eligible for overtime. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

Backlash over Wisconsin GOP plan to tighten open records law

- Associated Press

Opposition mounted Friday to a surprise Republican budget measure that would exempt from Wisconsin open records laws nearly everything created by state and local government officials, including drafts of legislation and communications with staff.

Assembly to consider 20-week abortion ban in special session

- Associated Press

The Wisconsin Assembly has voted to take up bills that would ban abortions after 20 weeks of pregnancy and repeal Wisconsin's prevailing wage for construction workers, as well as state budget votes, in a special legislative session.

FILE - In this July 10, 2013 file photo Commissioner Mike Florio, of the California Public Utilities Commission, left, talks during an informational hearing at the Capitol in Sacramento, Calif.  Big energy users are set to get a break on electricity while more efficient consumers will see their bills rise under a proposal being considered by California regulators. The state Public Utilities Commission is scheduled to vote Friday, July 3, 2015, on an overhaul of the way the state's investor-owned utilities charge for electricity, the first such reform since brownouts roiled the state 15 years ago.  (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli, File)

Regulators pass higher electricity rates for most residents

- Associated Press

Most California residential customers will see their electricity bills increase under a new rate structure passed Friday that raises rates on more efficient users while giving a break to big energy users.