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Target Lowers Outlook As Profits Tumble 16%

Target’s quarterly profits were in line with its expectations, but the company drastically lowered its forecast for 2014 from last quarter due largely to the effects of its data breach and costs of its Canadian expansion.

Two More Target Execs Are Out Amid Leadership Overhaul

Target ousted the president of its Canadian operations the same day it announced that one of its longtime executive vice presidents plans to retire.

Carlson Sells $2.7B TGI Fridays Chain

The global hospitality company sold the iconic restaurant brand in order to focus more energy and resources on its hotel and travel businesses.

New Laws Impact MN Brewers, Distilleries, And Wineries

Sunday sales didn’t make the cut, but new legislation still has implications for craft beer taprooms, micro-distilleries, farm wineries, and home brewers, among others.

Best Buy Turns A Profit But Warns Of Sliding Sales

While Best Buy’s quarterly profits beat analyst expectations, the company expects same-store sales to keep sliding because of a lack of major product launches during its upcoming quarters.

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Report: Dak Prescott will be 'ready to go' for matchup with Vikings

The Dallas quarterback is expected to be available for next Sunday's showdown.

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Where Eddie Rosario's championship series heroics rank since 2000

The former Twin put together an all-timer to help the Braves reach the World Series.

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2 dead after plane crashes near residence in rural Wisconsin

The aircraft also struck the house during the crash.

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1 dead after van crashes and lands on Highway 100 in Brooklyn Center

Northbound Highway 100 was shut down following the crash Saturday night.

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Woman killed in crash ID'd as 'bad ass biker chick' with 'giving spirit'

The 30-year-old died in a motorcycle crash on Oct. 19.

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Timberwolves' defense fuels win over Pelicans

The Wolves' have bought in on the defensive end as part of a 2-0 start.

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Ryan Hartman's OT goal helps Wild stay undefeated

The Wild improved to 4-0 with a win over the Ducks.

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Gophers pound Maryland to stay in Big Ten West race

Four different players scored a rushing touchdown in a 34-16 victory over Maryland.

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Controversy after Delano priest shares vaccine misinformation in church bulletin

Father Paul Kubista is pastor at St. Mary of Czestochowa Catholic Church.

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