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Minneapolis City Council Members Consider Cutting Ties With Wells Fargo

Two Minneapolis officials believe the city shouldn’t be involved with financial institutions that have a vested interest in the fossil fuel industry.

December 08, 2016

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Minnesota Attorney General Sues Volkswagen

The state’s suit involves more than 11,500 diesel vehicles that were sold or leased in Minnesota from 2008 to 2015.

December 08, 2016

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New Faces At Capitol Give Hope To Those Pushing An Old Issue: Overturning Minnesota's Ban On Sunday Liquor Sales

In all, there will be 21 new state senators and 23 new House members in the 201-seat Legislature when the 2017 session convenes — more than enough votes to swing the issue.

December 08, 2016

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Toro Posts Record Earnings Year

A lack of snowfall provided a substantial push to the company’s sales of professional lawn maintenance equipment and products.

December 08, 2016

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United Properties Will Relocate Its Headquarters To Downtown Minneapolis

The move will place United Properties within skyway accessibility of its parent company, Pohlad Companies.

December 08, 2016

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Amazon Aims To Hire Another 1,000 At Shakopee Site

Customer demand pushed the need for more workers, which is likely to cause more demand for housing in the area—an issue that continues to challenge Shakopee.

December 07, 2016

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Edina’s Aurora Building Provides Skyway-Connected Care

The new senior housing project is linked to Fairview Southdale.

December 07, 2016

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Mayo Spinoff OneOme Lines Up First Outside Customers For Pharmacogenomics Tech

Initial client list includes Ridgeview Medical, Centra Health, and Medican.

December 07, 2016

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Veteran Medtech Player Seeks To Commercialize U Of M Blood ‘Washing’ Device

Brian Bischoff is working with UMN professors to unlock stem cell blood supply promise.

December 07, 2016

Employers Spent An Average Of 315 Hours Each On ACA Compliance Last year

Top challenge for business was aggregating required compliance data, survey finds.

December 07, 2016

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Medtronic, Fitbit Join Forces In Diabetes Care Partnership

Medtech giant Medtronic has spent much of 2016 partnering with technology companies in the name of diabetes care management.

December 07, 2016

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3M To Sell $45M Safety Prescription Eyewear Business

The company made significant efforts in the past several years to become “leaner and better positioned to allocate resources to its most promising opportunities.”

December 07, 2016

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Zipnosis Moving Into New T3 Office Building

The company is nearly doubling its office size with the upcoming move.

December 06, 2016

Book Review: “When Strangers Meet”

Cat got your tongue at work? “When Strangers Meet” can help make that cat scat.

December 06, 2016

State Exports Down For The Seventh-Straight Quarter

As exports to Canada and Mexico decline, Minnesota businesses are looking to Asia, Europe and Africa to buy more. However, Trump’s vow to “rip up” existing international trade deals could deal a blow to the state’s export industry in 2017.

December 06, 2016

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Feds Pull Support From Globe University, Minnesota School Of Business

Together, the schools were awarded about $54 million from the U.S. Department of Education for the 2014-2015 school year.

December 06, 2016

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Sportradar Strengthens Ties To AP Through Content Sharing Deal

The Minneapolis arm of the global sports data company will now be able to use Associated Press premium content in the products it sells to clients.

December 05, 2016

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Vascular Solutions To Be Acquired By Teleflex For $1B

Howard Root, founder and CEO of Vascular Solutions, said the decision to sell was due to the threat of being sued again, or even jailed, for “off-label” promotions made by his subordinates.

December 05, 2016

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General Mills Restructuring Plan Cuts Hundreds Of Jobs

Up to 600 people could be out of work after the realignment.

December 05, 2016

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Hennepin County Medical Center Warns Of Layoffs In March

The announcement of job cuts follows a string of expansion projects the hospital has taken on over the past couple years.

December 05, 2016

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