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From the editors at Twin Cities Business:

Target Cuts 475 Jobs And Drops Insurance For Part-Timers

Target is making another round of job cuts; it's also dropping health insurance for part-time workers but giving $500 to those affected.

Developer Pitches Two Downtown Mpls. Towers With 360 Condos

Proposed during an apartment boom, Jim Stanton’s plan would revive the never-built “Eclipse” condo project.

Retail Hiring Helped MN Add 9,500 Jobs In December

The trade, transportation, and utilities sector—which includes retail—added 4,600 jobs in December, fueling Minnesota’s employment growth during the month.

Mpls. Law Firm Helps Local Whistleblower Win $5.7M In Legal Settlement

A Twin Cities-based therapy provider that was represented by Lindquist & Vennum will receive $5.7 million as its share of a $30 million settlement.

Two Of Forbes’ “Most Promising Companies” Are From MN

See which Minnesota firms ranked 34th and 44th on a national list of “most promising” private companies with under $250 million in annual revenue.

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Alleged drunk driver crashes into Chisago Co. deputy's squad car

The deputy was taken to the hospital afterwards.

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Karl-Anthony Towns has lost 7 family members to COVID-19

The Timberwolves forward "hasn't been in a good place" since his mother died last April.

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Acclaimed Minneapolis violinist and singer Leah Ottman dies at 33

She also performed as LOTT, the name of her solo project.

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Holiday shopping? Target gift cards are discounted this weekend

You have to be a Target Circle member, but that's free to join.

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MN Supreme Court dismisses attempt to block election certification

Another legal defeat for Republicans challenging the election.

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Another Minnesota prison inmate dies after COVID-19 diagnosis

The virus has killed at least six Minnesota inmates.

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11,760 acres of land wrongly taken from Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe will be returned

The Senate and now the House have passed a bill that effectively returns the land. It's now headed for the president's signature.

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Timberwolves release first half of 2020-21 regular season schedule

The second half of the schedule will be announced at a later date.