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From the editors at Twin Cities Business:

39 New Business Expansions Add 1,500 Minnesota Jobs

Expansions by Emerson Process Management, Magnetation, Stratasys, AGCO, and others were announced during recent months, and they are expected to create many new Minnesota jobs.

Minnesota Orchestra Management Extends New Offer To Locked-Out Musicians

Orchestra management has asked musicians to vote on the new deal—which includes less severe salary cuts and would not eliminate the orchestra’s budget deficit—by September 9.

Two Minnesota Businesses Make Fortune’s Fastest-Growing Companies List

Two companies that call Minnesota home are among Fortune magazine’s 100 fastest-growing businesses based on their annual growth rates for revenue and earnings per share, as well as average total return over a three-year period.

Publicly Traded MN IT Firm Sold For $35M; Stock Climbs 60% On The News

Edina-based tech staffing and consulting firm Analysts International Corporation agreed to be purchased by a Georgia-based IT firm.

Minnesota Cup Names Six Division Winners

The statewide entrepreneurial competition has chosen six divisional winners out of more than 1,000 Minnesota entrees. They already won money, but they will now compete for an additional $40,000 and the Minnesota Cup.

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Boy, 15, identified as 1 of 2 killed in shooting after crash in Minneapolis

The shooting happened after two vehicles crashed around 2 a.m. April 12.

White Bear Lake Area High School

Officials: Racist messages in White Bear Lake faked to spotlight issues

The superintendent called them a "hoax" and has since apologized for using that term.

Derek Chauvin

Derek Chauvin will NOT testify, invokes 5th Amendment privilege

If Chauvin did testify, he would have been subject to cross-examination by the prosecution.

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CNN employee struck in head by water bottle at Brooklyn Center protest

The man was knocked the ground, clearly dazed by the assault.

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Researchers share first-ever collar camera footage from wild wolf

The Voyageurs Wolf Project called it "fascinating," showing that wolves in northern Minnesota clearly know how to hunt fish.


Reminder: Tornado warning sirens will sound twice today for test

It's part of Severe Weather Awareness Week in Minnesota.

Brooklyn Center police, unrest, Daunte Wright

No tear gas used as police, protesters engage again in Brooklyn Center

Fewer arrests were made Wednesday compared to Tuesday.

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Daunte Wright protests: Police treatment of residents, media in spotlight

There were reports of residents not involved in the protest being detained, and media members being held and forced to show credentials.

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Defense witness: Cause of Floyd's death 'undetermined'

Dr. David Fowler, former Maryland chief medical examiner, said there were a number of possible factors that could have led to George Floyd's death.

Jorge Polanco

Red Sox sweep Twins in Wednesday's doubleheader

The Red Sox defeated the Twins 3-2 in Game 1 and 7-1 in Game 2.