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The week’s top business stories from Twin Cities Business

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Here are this week’s top business stories from the Editors of Twin Cities:

Minnesota Tech Industry Faces A Hiring Shortage

Despite considerable increases in the tech workforce, Minnesota businesses are finding that many positions remain open.

Thissen Proposes $500M State R&D Fund

The House minority leader said he wants to improve Minnesota’s standing in science and technology.

High Turnover Of Hospital CEOs Continue

Nearly one in five top hospital posts changed hands in 2015, new data shows.

Ability Network’s Buying Spree Continues

The latest deal marks the fourth acquisition in 18 months.

3M Opens $150M State-Of-The-Art Research and Development Lab

The new workspace is expected to bring about more collaboration between scientists.

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What to do with the Kmart site? Minneapolis wants your ideas

The project will connect Nicollet Avenue south of Lake street and north of the Midtown Greenway, reestablishing a street grid.

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Crowd evacuated at end of homecoming football game in Brooklyn Park

Police blamed 'unruly teens' in the stands and some who were trying to enter the stadium.

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State to help 44 Minnesota gas stations add E15 pumps

The yellow 88 button is coming to more gas stations in Minnesota.

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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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