What data breach? New poll finds customers forgive Target

A new national poll suggests that many Target customers have put the problems related to the retailer’s data breach behind them. Bloomberg‘s national poll found that a mere 7 percent of...

May 19, 2014

FCC opens controversial net neutrality proposal to debate

The Federal Communications Commission has approved the first step of adopting new regulations that could affect the flow of Internet traffic. The rules proposed by FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler would...

May 15, 2014

Lawmakers agree on medical marijuana bill; Dayton says he'll sign

The  Minnesota House and Senate have reached an agreement on a bill to legalize medical marijuana, and Gov. Mark Dayton has said he will sign it. The bill would set up eight distribution sites and...

May 15, 2014

Daughter Of Convicted Bixby Founder Gets 3-Yr. Sentence

A federal judge handed down a harsher-than-usual prison sentence to Melanie Bonine, the daughter of Bixby Energy founder Robert Walker, for tax fraud.

May 14, 2014

Compromise at Capitol on e-cigarette regulations

Minnesota lawmakers divided over how strictly to regulate electronic cigarettes settled on a bill that would keep them out of government buildings and schools but allow them in bars and restaurants...

May 13, 2014


Sunday Liquor Sales Dead For Session, But Lawmakers’ Views Changing

Public polling shows Minnesotans support Sunday liquor sales with more than 60 percent support.

May 13, 2014

Lawson Founders Settle SEC Allegations For $5.8M

Herbert Richard Lawson was accused of tipping off his brother and another company cofounder with insider information; the three men will pay nearly $6 million but didn’t admit wrongdoing.

May 13, 2014

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

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