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Thomson Reuters’ Job Cuts Hit Eagan Campus

While the exact number of local cuts is unclear, Thomson Reuters informed some Minnesota employees this week that their jobs will be eliminated as part of a companywide reduction.

MN Call Center Lands New Clients, Adds 200 Jobs

Skybridge Americas, which is based in the western suburbs and was previously part of Carlson Marketing, is adding jobs after landing new clients and extending a key contract.

MN Gets Dismal Score For Entrepreneur-Friendly Policies

Minnesota was ranked the sixth-worst state for entrepreneur- and small business-friendly tax and regulatory policies.

Two Cargill Corporate Buildings Sold For $123M

A California investment firm purchased two of Cargill’s three corporate buildings in Hopkins; the two buildings totaled more than 500,000 in square footage.

MN Ranks As The “3rd-Healthiest State” In U.S.

Minnesota ranked third in the nation in a recent United Health Foundation report based on residents’ access to health insurance, low levels of air pollution, and high education levels, among other factors.

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Twins sign Andrelton Simmons to one-year deal

The former Angels shortstop is a four-time Gold Glove winner.

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Minnesotans eligible for COVID shots only need to pre-register once for vaccine lottery

This is good news for people worried that they'd need to sign up every week.

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2 people charged in separate Minneapolis homicides that happened hours apart

A woman is accused of stabbing a man in the chest over $60, while a man is accused of accidentally shooting a victim on the man's birthday.

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Despite pandemic, Twin Cities housing market set records in 2020

Sales were up 7.7% in 2020 compared to the year before.

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Target unveils 'limited-edition' home, lifestyle collection with Levi Strauss

The new collection will be available in some stores and everyone online Feb. 28.

Tim Walz

Walz's $52.4 billion budget increases school spending, raises taxes on wealthy

He says the budget will help level the playing field and ensure all Minnesotans have a fair shot at economic recovery,

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Pictures from Minnesota GOP's Deadwood retreat show no masks, no distancing

The pictures were shared in Chair Jennifer Carnahan's latest email newsletter.

Alexus Norberg

Search for girl, 14, missing from St. Cloud

The teen left her home without her parents' permission.

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Here is Minnesota's COVID-19 update for Tuesday, January 26

The health departments provided new data daily at 11 a.m.

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