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Cargill Plans To Buy Chocolate Business For $440M

The global food and agriculture products giant would buy six chocolate plants—three in North America and three in Europe—from Chicago company.

More Twin Cities IT Workers May Soon Be Unemployed

Thomson Reuters follows Cargill in deciding to outsource more IT jobs.

Eden Prairie's XRS Corp. To Sell For $178 Million

Within hours of the deal being announced, several law firms specializing in shareholder actions announced plans to “investigate” the proposed merger.

Code42 Adds Another Big Name To Its Leadership

Its board of directors now includes the president and COO of leading cloud computing firm Workday.

Twin Cities Among Top Metros In Attracting Foreign Students

A new Brookings report found that foreign college students paid more than $206 million in tuition and $144 million in living costs here between 2008 and 2012.

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Meeker County Sheriff's Office

Boy, 6, run over after falling off trailer in Meeker Co. tree farm accident

He was airlifted to Hennepin County Medical Center with internal injuries.

Target store

Target unveils deals for 2-day 'Cyber Monday' event

The promotion kicks off Sunday, November 28.

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Edina police warn of recent burglary trend targeting garages and vehicles

The Edina Police Department is increasing patrols in affected neighborhoods in response to the trend.

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Charges: Man shot Uber Eats driver making a delivery in Cottage Grove

Otis Donnell Shipp was charged with second-degree attempted murder after turning himself in on Wednesday.

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Waterfront hotel in Duluth sustains damage in kitchen fire

Authorities estimate the damage at around $75,000.

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Large groups of thieves target 2 Twin Cities Best Buys on Black Friday

It bears similarities to the flash-mob style thefts seen recently in California.

Karl-Anthony Towns

Timberwolves' winning streak snapped at five games

The Wolves' bid for their longest winning streak since 2014 came up short.

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Teen arrested over fatal shooting of 5-year-old boy in Brooklyn Park

Police say the teen was filming a social media video while handling a gun.

Joe Biden

President Biden coming to Minnesota to promote Bipartisan Infrastructure Law

Tuesday's trip follows passage of the $1.2 trillion Bipartisan Infrastructure Deal.

Kirill Kaprizov

Kaprizov gets into the holiday spirit to rout Jets

Kirill Kaprizov's four points led the Wild to a 7-1 victory.

Kirk Cousins

Coller: Cure to Vikings' disrupted season lies in an explosive passing game

The Vikings go to San Francisco knowing that a win would be a huge boost to their playoff hopes.

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