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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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