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New laws: Work zone speeding fines, minimum wage, data breach protocols

A number of new Minnesota laws go into effect Friday, Aug. 1, including a raised fine for speeding through a road construction zone. Under a new state law approved during this year’s...

July 28, 2014

Man accused of stealing $113K from youth sports association he co-founded

An Apple Valley man has been charged with felony theft after being accused of stealing more than $113,000 from a youth athletic association he co-founded, KSTP reports. Robert Steven Reischauer was...

July 25, 2014

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Law Firm Creates Free Guide To Data Security For Businesses

The Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development partnered with Gray Plant Mooty for the third time, this time to create a free downloadable guide to help businesses acquaint themselves with security laws and other rules.

July 24, 2014

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Investment Advisor Fined For Alleged $2M Ponzi Scheme

Mark Holt, who is also an attorney, is being fined $300,000 for allegedly defrauding investment clients, many of whom were elderly.

July 24, 2014

Dodging Taxes or Smart Business?

I think one phrase sums up the Medtronic situation best: bad tax, good acquisition, great company.

July 24, 2014

State names first-ever medical cannabis director

Michelle Larson is Minnesota’s first-ever director of the Office of Medical Cannabis. Larson, a longtime Minnesota Department of Health staffer who most recently served as deputy director for...

July 23, 2014

State Accuses Two For-Profit Colleges Of Misleading Students

Lori Swanson's lawsuit alleges that the Minnesota School of Business and Globe University misrepresented job opportunities available to criminal justice graduates; the schools denied the allegations.

July 22, 2014

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Twin Cities Law Firm Launches “Drone” Practice

Fafinski Mark & Johnson, which has a history of working with aviation clients, has now set its sights on businesses and individuals interested in unmanned drones.

July 22, 2014

Minneapolis legalizes, regulates Uber, Lyft ride-share services

The city of Minneapolis Friday legalized so-called transportation network companies Lyft and UberX. The nearly-unanimous vote allows the city to collect fees and regulate operations by conducting...

July 18, 2014

Applebee's faces first lawsuit over E. coli outbreak

A Minneapolis law firm is suing the Applebee’s restaurant chain on behalf of a 22-year old man who said he became ill with an E. coli infection after eating at one of its restaurants, FOX 9...

July 16, 2014

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