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Nasdaq Glitch Disrupts Trading Of Major MN Stocks

The Nasdaq exchange—on which shares of Minnesota companies such as C.H. Robinson, Buffalo Wild Wings, and Fastenal are traded—temporarily ceased trading on Thursday due to a technical malfunction.

8 MN Companies Make The Inc. 500 List Of Fastest-Growing U.S. Businesses

Inc. magazine included eight Minnesota-based companies on its recent list of the 500 fastest-growing privately held U.S. companies based on revenue growth

Target’s Profits Tumble On Soft Sales, Canada Expansion

Profits dropped about 13 percent in the company’s second quarter. Meanwhile, Target’s CEO said store prices in Canada are what they should be, despite the differing view of many Canadian customers.

Minnesota Cup Entrepreneurial Contest Names 2013 Finalists

Narrowed from a pool of 57 semifinalists, the 18 selected finalists will now compete for a share of $200,000 in prize money.

Best Buy’s Shares Hit 2-Year High On Increased Profits

Best Buy said it is improving same-store sales and cutting costs, and its stock price soared on the positive news

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Two youths seriously injured after being struck by driver in Bloomington

Police say the boy is in a critical condition, while the girl has severe injuries.

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Two men sentenced for carjacking in Rosedale Center parking lot

Leon Kismit Bell, 49, and Jack Mitchell Piche, 23, were sentenced in U.S. District Court on Jan. 20.

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Police identify White Bear Lake officer shot while serving warrant

The officer is a six-year veteran of the department.

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Minnesota Senate passes bill codifying abortion into state law

Having already passed in the House, it will now be sent to Gov. Tim Walz for signing into law.

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Tyre Nichols: Initial police version of events bear similarities to George Floyd killing

Memphis PD said Nichols complained of 'shortness of breath' following 'confrontations' with police, who in reality violently beat him.

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Twin Cities authorities preparing for community reaction to Tyre Nichols video

The ATF division in St. Paul sent out an alert out of "an abundance of caution."

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Changes at K102's Chris Carr & Company, with Sam Sansevere joining as co-host

She is the daughter of former KQRS morning show personality Bob Sansevere.

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Minneapolis' Royal Foundry Craft Spirits announces closure

The distillery set out to infuse the Minneapolis craft cocktail scene with British flavor.

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Shutterfly to cut almost 100 jobs at Shakopee facility

The layoffs are expected to impact multiple positions within the company.

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