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Minneapolis Passes $33M Package For Parks, Street Infrastructure

Meanwhile, state officials are also debating how much to spend on transportation repairs and construction.

April 29, 2016

Abortion, Appleton prison, MNsure all part of House's latest big bill

Late into the night, and after 12 hours of discussion, the Minnesota House passed a large bill that touches on MNsure, private prisons, state spending and more. The omnibus bill (meaning it’s...

April 29, 2016

The Iron Range's biggest mine owner reports a profit; says MN plants will reopen

There’s fresh evidence that the slumping U.S. steel industry is on the rebound – which is good news for Minnesota’s Iron Range. On Thursday Cliffs Natural Resources surprised Wall...

April 28, 2016

Gov. Dayton: Audit will look at state government's workforce diversity

Gov. Mark Dayton has announced a first-of-its-kind audit that will look at the state government’s workplace diversity – and how to make it better. The independent review aims to make sure the...

April 28, 2016

Science Museum lands $14.5 million contract with NASA

NASA has given the Science Museum of Minnesota a huge contract to help inspire the next generation of science explorers. The St. Paul museum announced that it landed a $14.5 million contract to...

April 28, 2016

Family-Owned Bachman's Names First Female President

Susan Bachman West's promotion marks the fifth generation of the family to hold the position.

April 28, 2016

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Twin Cities Residential Construction Ramps Up In April

Spending on new home construction and upgrades is at a record high compared to recent first quarters.

April 28, 2016

Weak GDP Numbers Reflect Earlier Survey Findings

TCB's February report on economic activity throughout the state found a similar pullback in investment and growth.

April 28, 2016

House passes bill for rural internet, parks, disparities – but DFL says more needed

The Minnesota House passed a major omnibus bill Wednesday that addresses funding for everything from broadband internet to the avian flu. Three omnibus bills dealing with agriculture, the...

April 28, 2016

Feds Extend Support For Minneapolis Minority Business Center

New grant provides $1.5 million over five years.

April 28, 2016

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Abbott To Buy St. Jude In Massive $25B Deal

St. Jude stock soared to its highest price in history.

April 28, 2016

Bosses asked me to profile Somali community members, airport security official says

A top-ranking security official at Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport told U.S. lawmakers this week that he was asked to target Somali travelers. “On April 8, 2016 my supervisors...

April 28, 2016

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Boston Scientific Reports Strongest Quarter In A Decade

A strategic acquisition and successful product launches propelled the company’s revenues.

April 27, 2016

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Florida Biotech Company Licenses Cancer-Fighting Therapy From Mayo

The next frontier of cancer treatment could be vaccines.

April 27, 2016

Why Downtown Minneapolis Is Becoming A Clinic Capital

The Minneapolis Regional Chamber of Commerce will gather local health care industry leaders to discuss the downtown expansion.

April 27, 2016

Prime Therapeutics Finds Big Uptick In Costs For Diabetes Care

The price of insulin and other items increased sharply.

April 27, 2016

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Mayo Clinic Ventures Firm Explores Commercialization Of Gut Microbe Treatment

Can the bacteria living inside provide untapped health benefits?

April 27, 2016

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Report: Minnesota Outperforms Nation For Hospital Safety

Less than one-third of hospitals got A’s nationally. Did your local hospital get a passing grade?

April 27, 2016

Shakopee launches program to help addicts pay for treatment

Shakopee is hoping to help people with addictions get the treatment they need – and it’s the only program of its kind in the state. The city’s drug arrests rose 33 percent last year...

April 27, 2016

Average cost of a plane ticket drops to the lowest it's been in 5 years

On average, it cost travelers $377 for a round-trip flight in 2015 – the lowest it’s been since 2010, according to the U.S. Department of Transportation. That’s down 3.8 percent from...

April 26, 2016

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