Some customers in Twin Cities will get BBC as Comcast picks up news network

The New York Times reports the news station and cable company are about to announce a distribution deal that will bring the global news channel into some parts of the United States.
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The New York Times reports the news station and cable company are about to announce a distribution deal that will bring the global news channel into some parts of the United States.

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Loons game canceled after 2nd player tests positive for COVID-19

They were due to play Sporting Kansas City on Sunday.

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2 killed in head-on crash involving car, dump truck

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Here is Minnesota's COVID-19 update for Saturday, October 31

Minnesota has surpassed 3,000 new cases on consecutive days.

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Minnesota Football Showcase postponed due to COVID-19

The MFCA All-Star Game will be played in June 2021.

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Here's what President Trump said on his visit to Minnesota

The president targeted Gov. Tim Walz and Keith Ellison at his Minnesota rally.

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Here's what Joe Biden said in Minnesota Friday

Presenting himself as the candidate for a united country, he pledged improvements on affordable healthcare, pandemic relief

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Missed PAT seals Gophers' fate against Maryland

Mohamed Ibrahim tied a school record with four touchdowns, but the Gophers lost in overtime.

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DNR uses a helicopter to more efficiently stock lakes with trout

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Secretary of State explains plans for segregated absentee ballots

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The cable company is adding 150 jobs in St. Paul, which is the second big hiring effort so far this year. In April, Comcast announced plans to hire 450 people for its Minnetonka facility. A company executive tells Twin Cities Business that many of those jobs are still open.

Twin Cities sports startup acquires Wisconsin Sports Network

TST (Team Sport Technologies) Media finalized the deal Friday. The Pioneer Press reports the northeast Minneapolis-based company started in 2004 and is now used by more than 2,000 sports leagues across the country.

Clear Channel shakes up Cities 97 morning show

Clear Channel executives are shaking up the popular Cities 97 morning show, replacing host Brian Turner after 15 years. The station announced afternoon host Brian Oake will take over the key 6am - 11am slot in mid April. They're still looking for a co-host. Turner will take on sales and host the weekend Acoustic Sunrise show. Cities 97 has slumped against their competition in recent years.

Comcast to hire 150 workers in Twin Cities

The cable and internet company says it will add 100 customer service agents to its billing office in St. Paul and 50 to its customer loyalty center in Minnetonka, the Business Journal reports.

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Comcast says it will raise monthly cable prices an average of 3.1 percent starting in February. And the company announced it's moving the classic movie channel from its Digital Starter package to Digital Preferred. Some customers are upset, telling the Pioneer Press the cable giant is trying to muscle them into accepting more costly packages.