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Polished and Ready to Roll

Polished and Ready to Roll

Regional auto glass installation and collision repair firm ABRA has suffered a little in the recession—but not enough to shatter its expansion plans.
The Wisdom—and Editing—of Crowds-September 2009

The Wisdom—and Editing—of Crowds-September 2009

Though she’s a highly regarded practitioner of “content strategy”—that is, planning for the creation, publication, and governance of Web-site content—Kristina Halvorson, president of Minneapolis-based Brain Traffic, says she “never could
High Speed Rail: On The Fast Track?

High Speed Rail: On The Fast Track?

A distant dream just a handful of years ago, high-speed passenger rail lines appear much closer to being built, thanks to the Obama administration's financial support. But will enough travelers use a Twin Cities–Chicago route to make it feasible? Is 110 miles per hour really all that fast?
Glen Taylor’s Golden Egg

Glen Taylor’s Golden Egg

The printing business billionaire and Timberwovlves owner also holds 14,000 acres of farmland—and a sizeable investment in Rembrandt Enterprises, an egg production company that's grown 30 percent since its founding. What's the appeal of such a mature, low-margin business?