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From the editors at Twin Cities Business:

22 Firms Want To Underwrite Vikings Stadium Funding

The firms—which include some of the country’s largest financial services companies—made pitches to help underwrite taxpayers’ $498 million portion of the new stadium.

Target: New Digital Emphasis Drove Job Cuts

As Target makes digital efforts a top priority, 150 jobs have fallen by the wayside.

Famous Dave’s To Add A Dozen New Locations

The new restaurants will open in New York, Maryland, Michigan, Ohio, and Puerto Rico during the next three to five years.

MN Among Least-Affected States During Shutdown

Although a large group of federal employees in Minnesota may be laid off in the coming weeks, a recent report said Minnesota is the fourth-least affected state by the government shutdown.

Another Negative Sign For MN’s Entrepreneurial Scene?

Two studies released this year suggest that Minnesota is not a major hotspot for entrepreneurs, but their methodologies open the door to debate.

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Richfield High School

New threat prompts closure of Richfield secondary schools

The new threat comes after a shooting outside the Richfield High School football game Friday night.

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Parkland shooting survivor David Hogg to headline Duluth rally

The rally will take place at Leif Erikson Park on Oct. 1.

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Stella's Fish Cafe closes temporarily to investigate viral rodent video

The Uptown restaurant said it was closing temporarily so it could investigate the claims.

Governor Tim Walz

Walz, judge in dispute over Feeding Our Future case

A Ramsey County judge disputed Walz's claims that the Minnesota Department of Education was ordered by the court to resume payments to Feeding Our Future.

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2 dead, 1 with life-threatening injuries in Hwy. 7 crash

Both drivers were not wearing their seatbelt, according to the State Patrol.

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15-year-old Richfield football game shooting suspect arrested

A 16-year-old accused of instigating the altercation is also in custody.

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3 arrested after homicide, burglary in Inver Grove Heights

Charges of first-degree murder and first-degree burglary are pending.

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Woman dies after becoming trapped in Waseca house fire

Police tried to enter the home but heavy smoke prevented them from getting inside.

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1 dead, 2 with life-threatening injuries in Minnesota crash

The crash happened just after 7:30 p.m. Friday.

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School bus carrying students plunges into river southwest of Fargo

None of the kids suffered life-threatening injuries, though some were taken to area hospitals.

Richfield High School

Richfield High School cancels weekend events after shooting

Two men were shot outside the school's football stadium

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