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The Week's Top Business Stories

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Here are the week's top stories from the Editors of Twin Cities Business:

Target Leaving Canada: What It Means, What It Will Cost

The decision to cut ties followed billions of dollars in losses with no profitability in sight.

Best Buy Reports Holiday Sales Bump, But Stock Still Slides

The company said strong mobile phone and home theatre sales won’t likely continue at holiday levels the rest of the quarter.

IsA Solar Energy Boom On The Horizon In MN?

A 2013 state law helped pave way for community solar gardens, which will expand options for both residents and businesses seeking to get energy from the sun.

Survey: Manufacturers Optimistic About 2015

Production is looking better, but questions linger about wages.

$80M In Incentives Promised To Polaris For AL Plant

Perks range from cash to offset construction costs to the City of Huntsville buying the parcel itself.

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FBI, police investigating bank robbery at Edina's 50th and France

An ATM technician was robbed by four men at a U.S. Bank.

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Paralyzed Bloomington football player begins rehabilitation in Colorado

Ethan Glynn is at a world-renowned rehabilitation hospital.

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Owner of St. Cloud bar gets 6 years for arson, ordered to repay $3M

A February 2020 fire at the Press Bar and Parlor was later determined to be an insurance job.

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Bloomington, Richfield districts tighten security ahead of weekend football

Enhanced safety measures will be in place this weekend.

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Walz sends MN first responders to help with hurricane recovery in Florida

Eight members of the Minnesota All Hazards Incident Management Team will travel to Florida.

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It was the driest September in Twin Cities modern history

Less than a quarter inch of rain fell in September.

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Sauk Rapids man pleads guilty to making, selling ghost guns

The 21-year-old would sell unserialized guns, silencers, auto-sears, and high-capacity magazines.

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Squirrel blamed for Friday power outage impacting over 5,000 homes

There's no telling when or where the squirrels will strike next.

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