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Businesses, Officials React To Downtown Violence

Similar streaks of incidents prompted bars and restaurants to close and scared others from opening new businesses near perceived crime hot spots.

October 31, 2014

Federal agency takes Honeywell to court over medical testing of workers

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission is asking a court in Minnesota to block a Honeywell policy penalizing workers who don’t take medical screening tests. The agency is seeking an...

October 29, 2014

Tile Shop

Tile Shop: New CEO, Stock Plunge, Potential SEC Complaint

One year after investigating shareholder complaints, a new round of allegations could come amid further disappointing results.

October 29, 2014

28 charged with operating Twin Cities bank fraud ring for years

Federal charges against more than two dozen people claim they were part of a Twin Cities-based bank fraud ring that conspired to steal $2 million. Andrew Luger, the U.S. Attorney for Minnesota...

October 28, 2014

Audit: Hoffner case shows MnSCU should rethink its investigations

A new report from Minnesota’s legislative auditor criticizes the investigative methods of the State Colleges and Universities (MnSCU) after the botched firing of football coach Todd Hoffner...

October 23, 2014

Minneapolis can't ban 'Redskins' name during Vikings game, city attorney says

The city of Minneapolis doesn’t have the authority to ban the use of the “Redskins” nickname when Washington’s NFL team plays the Vikings at TCF Bank Stadium in a few weeks,...

October 22, 2014

Cargill appeals ruling on lawsuit alleging child slavery on cocoa farms

The Star Tribune reports Cargill is appealing a judicial panel’s ruling in a lawsuit that claims the Twin Cities-based agribusiness bears some responsibility for the use of child slave labor...

October 20, 2014

Arctic Cat

Arctic Cat Sues Company That Previously Filed An Infringement Suit Against It

It says Bombardier Recreational Products and BPR U.S. Inc., used technology it patented in 2000.

October 20, 2014

Former financial adviser pleads guilty to swindling nearly $1 million

A former employee of Ameriprise Financial Services has pleaded guilty to defrauding clients of more than $980,000, according to the U.S. Attorney’s office. Susan Walker, 50, of Plymouth...

October 20, 2014

Charges

Prosecutors: Uptown Restaurateur Hid More Than $1.1M From State

An investigation revealed that Michael Whitelaw skirted more than $100,000 in sales taxes at his Asian fusion eatery.

October 16, 2014

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