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Why William Mitchell And Hamline Law Had To Merge

The merger of Hamline's law school and William Mitchell College of Law makes sense for a lot of reasons. But it’s also clear that they didn't have much of a choice.

February 18, 2015

Hennepin County's new e-cigarette ban is more strict than state law

People will no longer be allowed to smoke e-cigarettes inside most public places in Hennepin County. The county board of commissioners voted 6-1 Tuesday to restrict the use of e-cigarettes in work...

February 11, 2015

ND oil worker claims she was demoted and paid less for being a woman

An oil field worker in North Dakota claims she was demoted and paid less than her male colleagues because she’s a woman, and was threatened with the sack when she complained. In a lawsuit...

February 10, 2015

Players union, NFL go to court over Adrian Peterson's suspension

Adrian Peterson’s immediate future in the NFL returns to Minnesota Friday morning, but his fate won’t be decided on a football field. Instead the battle over Peterson’s playing...

February 05, 2015

Minnesota stops accepting TurboTax returns due to possible fraud

Minnesota’s Revenue Department announced Thursday evening that it has stopped accepting tax returns that were prepared using TurboTax because of potential fraud. The department’s...

February 05, 2015

Charges: Tax preparer cost Minnesota $1.4M by lying on clients' returns

A Minneapolis tax preparer is accused of costing the state of Minnesota more than $1.4 million in lost revenue after she lied on hundreds of her clients’ tax returns. Rona Estelle Griffin, 51...

February 05, 2015

Company at fault, but it's Xcel customers who will pay for nuclear overspend

It’s not their fault, but Xcel Energy customers are likely to end up paying more because management failures at the utility caused the cost of a nuclear plant upgrade to balloon. A state...

February 03, 2015

Toyota ordered to pay $11M to victims of St. Paul crash that killed 3

A defect with a Toyota Camry was partially to blame for a St. Paul crash that killed three people, and the carmaker has been ordered to pay almost $11 million in damages to those involved. Koua...

February 03, 2015

Retired cop, fraud officer accused of $5K Mall of America doll scam

A retired police officer and his wife – and agent with Minnesota’s fraud office – have been charged with scamming a doll store at the Mall of America out of over $5,000. Henry, 34, and...

January 22, 2015

A New Kind Of For-Profit Comes To MN

A new Minnesota law allows companies to incorporate with a mission to help society.

January 20, 2015

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