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The Week's Top Business Stories

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Here are the week's top business stories from the Editors of Twin Cities Business:

Best Buy Blows Past Analyst Expectations For Quarter

Shares of the company jumped sharply upon the news, fueled by improved sales.

ValueVision Rebranding: Now Called EVINE Live

The change is the latest in a year that’s seen a new CEO and a battle over the company’s future.

Medtronic Reaffirms Covidien Acquisition, Reports Positive Quarterly Results

The two companies will vote on the purchase in January.

Survey: Shoppers Expected To Spend More Than Ever During Holidays

The Twin Cities’ strong economy has consumers confident they can buy more this year.

Forbes: Minnesota 9th Best For Business

Strong economic conditions and high quality of life kept the state in the top ten for the second year.

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Authorities: Former principal who died in MN jail took his own life

He was found unresponsive in the jail last November.

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Sheriff: 2 injured, drunk driver arrested after head-on crash

The allegedly drunk driver wasn't injured in the crash.

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Newest 'Dirty Jobs' ep. has Mike Rowe scraping shmutz in MN

He'll scrape and clean a "special kind of shmutz" from the bottom of an escalator at a local hockey arena.

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Here are the 77 nominees for the MN Teacher of the Year award

The nominees will be trimmed to a group of semifinalists and then a group of finalists.

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2 women found dead in Crystal home, police investigating

Authorities investigating the incident as a murder-suicide.

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Buckeyes crash the glass, fend off Gophers

E.J. Liddell dominated in the paint to help No. 16 Ohio State.

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Fire departments decry drivers running over hoses, endangering crews

It happened in two separate Northland cities this week.

All Energy Solar - Bringing Panels to Roof

All Energy Solar reaches growth milestones with higher goals yet for 2022

Minnesota solar company continues to thrive through building a strong workforce

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Authorities ID family found frozen to death at MN-Canada border

They're still trying to unravel how they got there and who might have helped them.

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