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From the editors of Twin Cities Business:

Nasdaq Glitch Disrupts Trading Of Major MN Stocks

The Nasdaq exchange—on which shares of Minnesota companies such as C.H. Robinson, Buffalo Wild Wings, and Fastenal are traded—temporarily ceased trading on Thursday due to a technical malfunction.

8 MN Companies Make The Inc. 500 List Of Fastest-Growing U.S. Businesses

Inc. magazine included eight Minnesota-based companies on its recent list of the 500 fastest-growing privately held U.S. companies based on revenue growth

Target’s Profits Tumble On Soft Sales, Canada Expansion

Profits dropped about 13 percent in the company’s second quarter. Meanwhile, Target’s CEO said store prices in Canada are what they should be, despite the differing view of many Canadian customers.

Minnesota Cup Entrepreneurial Contest Names 2013 Finalists

Narrowed from a pool of 57 semifinalists, the 18 selected finalists will now compete for a share of $200,000 in prize money.

Best Buy’s Shares Hit 2-Year High On Increased Profits

Best Buy said it is improving same-store sales and cutting costs, and its stock price soared on the positive news

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Pair escape uninjured as plane crashes moments after takeoff

It crashed about a half mile southwest of Faribault Airport.

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For The Week: Making cocktails at home? Here's how to do it right

Lindsay Guentzel's For The Week column features simple food and drink tips.

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Mayo Clinic study provides 'best guess' about pandemic's future in MN

Minnesota could be seeing decreasing numbers into the summer if the study is correct.

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Mourners remember Daunte Wright, plead for justice

Wright was killed by a now-former Brooklyn Center police officer on April 11.


HealthPartners: COVID hospitalizations driven by unvaccinated, middle aged adults

The health provider says the average age of its hospitalized patients is trending downwards.

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Man suspected of shooting at National Guard in Minneapolis faces more charges

He has now been charged in Hennepin County District Court with more serious crimes.


Investigation finds EPA mishandled oversight for PolyMet mine permits

A new report found the EPA didn't follow its own procedures when it submitted comments on the proposed project.


MDH's new COVID guidance urges weekly testing for those involved in sports

Those not involved in school sports are still advised to get tested every two weeks.

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With loaded QB draft class, now is the time for Vikings to act

With a strong class, this year might be the time to select Kirk Cousins' successor.