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Two Restaurant Titans Wage A Battle For Wayzata

As local restaurateurs Dean Vlahos and Randy Stanley prepare to do battle in downtown Wayzata, the lakeside city looks to grab a much larger share of regional discretionary spending.

by Adam Platt

Part-time professors at St. Thomas say no in unionization effort

A broad effort to organize nontenured college instructors at private colleges in St. Paul saw a setback as adjunct instructors at the University of St. Thomas voted overwhelmingly against forming a...

July 22, 2014

New report: Minnesota ranks No. 5 for overall child well-being

A new national report says Minnesota ranks No. 5 for overall child well-being, although troubling economic gaps between white children and children of color persist. Last year, Minnesota ranked No....

July 22, 2014

In a Snap

Target Pilots Image Recognition App For Shoppers

“In a Snap” allows users to find out more about products they see in select Target ads by taking pictures with their phone.

July 21, 2014

Bills

Sport Ngin Raises $4M, This Time From Taylor, Univision

The sports software firm has closed on nearly $30 million in investments in the last month alone.

July 21, 2014

$8M view: State's largest, swankiest condo for sale

It’s hard to put a price on a beautiful view, but Coldwell Banker Burnet says this one is worth $8 million. The state’s largest – and perhaps its toniest – condo has hit the market, a...

July 21, 2014

'Seriously bad engineering': Stop lights slow Green Line

By some measures, the new Green Line has been a real success since its June 16 launch – ridership is higher than expected and crime has been low. Riders seem to like it. But a persistent criticism...

July 21, 2014

Cargill phasing out growth-promoting antibiotics in turkeys

One of the nation’s largest turkey producers will stop feeding growth-promoting antibiotics to its birds. The Star Tribune reports that Cargill’s signature Honeysuckle White and Shady Brook...

July 21, 2014

UnitedHealth Group goes after state health insurance exchanges

The nation’s largest health insurer waited before getting involved in reform-driven state-based health insurance exchanges, but the wait is over and UnitedHealth Group is indicating that it...

July 18, 2014

Minneapolis legalizes, regulates Uber, Lyft ride-share services

The city of Minneapolis Friday legalized so-called transportation network companies Lyft and UberX. The nearly-unanimous vote allows the city to collect fees and regulate operations by conducting...

July 18, 2014

Target store

Target Among Top 10 “Most Generous” Companies

Based on a survey of 70 of the largest companies in the country, Target donated the eighth-largest percentage of its profits to charity.

July 17, 2014

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