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U of M suing Verizon, AT&T, Sprint and T-Mobile for patent infringement

The University of Minnesota alleges the four largest U.S. wireless service providers illegally used technology developed by one of its professors. The U of M filed complaints in Minnesota U.S...

November 05, 2014

Peterson agrees to misdemeanor plea deal; avoids prison, trial

Peterson: I truly regret this incident – I take full responsibility pic.twitter.com/LNLieLM4F3 — Michele Steele (@ESPNMichele) November 4, 2014 Adrian Peterson on Tuesday agreed to a plea...

November 04, 2014

Report: Adrian Peterson in talks to reach plea deal in child abuse case

ESPN’s Adam Schefter, citing sources, says Adrian Peterson and his representatives have been in talks with Texas prosecutors about a plea agreement in his child abuse case. Schefter says a...

November 02, 2014

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

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