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Women's Economic Security Act becomes law on Mother's Day

Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton signed into law a wide-ranging measure that aims at closing the gender pay gap and providing safer workplaces for women. The Women’s Economic Security Act is...

May 11, 2014

3M Now Has More Than 100,000 Patents

The company earns about 3,000 global patents each year, contributing to Minnesota’s status as a leader in innovation.

May 08, 2014

White-Collar Criminal Sentenced For Prison Escape

Gerald Greenfield, who was sentenced in 2012 for his role in a mortgage fraud scheme involving downtown Minneapolis condos, will spend additional time in jail for fleeing a prison camp.

May 08, 2014

Minnesota Senate passes medical marijuana bill

The Minnesota Senate approved a measure Tuesday evening to legalize marijuana use in Minnesota to treat certain medical conditions.  The bipartisan 48-18 vote is large enough to override a...

May 06, 2014

Medtronic's headquarters

Medtronic Settles Lawsuits For $22M But Expects More Claims

Medtronic, which did not admit wrongdoing, expects to record a fourth-quarter charge of up to $140 million to cover its latest settlement and the estimated cost of additional settlements.

May 06, 2014

House passes e-cigarette restrictions, ban on tanning beds for minors

Legislators at the Minnesota Capitol were busy Monday, with committee and floor actions on several high-profile issues. Here’s a rundown of them. UPDATE: House passes  e-cigarette...

May 05, 2014

MN Man Admits To Embezzling $400K From The Army

A Minnesota employee of EXP Pharmaceutical on Wednesday admitted to charges of theft of public money.

May 01, 2014

Supreme Court Delays Decision On State's Suit Against 3M

The Minnesota Supreme Court reportedly asked a lower court to look into when 3M learned about a law firm's decision to work on a case against 3M.

May 01, 2014

Senate committee bucks law enforcement, passes medical marijuana bill

A bill to allow medical marijuana use in Minnesota continues to roll along in the state Senate, after it was given up for dead a little more than a week ago. The state Senate’s Judiciary...

April 30, 2014

Lawmaker moves to ban powdered, fruit-flavored booze

State Rep. Joe Atkins, DFL–Inver Grove Heights, introduced a bill that would ban a powdered alcohol, also known as Palcohol, before it’s even come to market. Palcohol is moving through the federal...

April 29, 2014

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