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William Mitchell and Hamline law schools get OK to merge

Two St. Paul law colleges have been given the final go-ahead to merge, creating the “largest independent law school in the region.” The 110-year-old William Mitchell College of Law and...

December 09, 2015

Dayton appoints Human Services head, U of M attorney, to Appeals Court

Gov. Mark Dayton has named the head of Minnesota’s Department of Human Services and one of the University of Minnesota’s top litigators to fill vacancies on the Minnesota Court of Appeals...

December 05, 2015

MN man sentenced to 9 years for ID theft, tax fraud scheme

A Bloomington man has been sentenced to nine years in prison for stealing the identities of hundreds of people and using their personal information to file false tax returns and collect millions of...

December 02, 2015

Minnesota sued over Twin Cities' segregated schools

A lawsuit filed against Minnesota Thursday claims the state is failing to give an adequate education to poor and minority children attending segregated schools in the Twin Cities. Seven families...

November 05, 2015


American Cleaning Crew Owner Handed Prison Sentence, $300K Fine

James Siganos, owner of a Mound-based carpet cleaning business, was given a 21-month prison sentence for dodging more than $300,000 in taxes.

October 27, 2015

Chamber Presses For Changes To ADA-Compliance Lawsuits

A rash of lawsuits aimed at small businesses have popped up across the state.

October 27, 2015


Could Medtronic Move R&D To Ireland For Tax Purposes?

With Medtronic being one of Ireland’s largest employers, analysts say there is a new incentive for the medical device maker to prioritize its Dublin headquarters for R&D.

October 15, 2015

Attorney general: Car donation charity isn't very charitable, misleads donors

AG: Car donation charity used #MakeAWish name to solicit donations, then paid 80% of $ to execs' companies — Fox 9 (@MyFOX9) October 14, 2015 Minnesota’s...

October 14, 2015

MN court throws out fire sprinkler requirement for new homes

Home builders won a victory in court Tuesday, as the Minnesota Court of Appeals struck down a new state rule requiring fire sprinkler systems be installed in large, newly-built homes. The rule...

October 13, 2015

Minnesota Supreme Court upholds limits on Internet payday loans

The Minnesota Supreme Court has ruled that out-of-state payday lenders who offer loans to Minnesota residents over the Internet are subject to the same restrictions as bricks-and-mortar lenders...

October 07, 2015

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