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The Week's Top Business Stories from Twin Cities Business

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

Fastenal CEO Steps Down After 7 Months, Old CEO Back In
The change came as a surprise to regulators.

St. Jude Medical Acquires Heart Therapy Co. For $3.4B
The company said the purchase will expand their heart therapy portfolio into the “most comprehensive” in the world.

North Memorial Opening Downtown Clinic<
The clinic will be located in the former Saks space.<

3M’s Profits Grow But Fail To Meet Expectations
The company blames a strong dollar for its lower-than-anticipated figures.

AllOver Media Acquires Ski Resort Advertiser<
The purchase helps AOM reach an affluent audience.

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Watch: Storm updates after heavy hail slams Twin Cities

Sven Sundgaard is providing an update after Thursday's flash hail storm.

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MN GOP apologizes over antisemitic sequence in candidate's campaign video

Party leader says candidate didn't know the imagery perpetuated an antisemitic trope.

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Tornado, severe thunderstorm watches issued in Minnesota

In addition to possible tornadoes, there is a threat for damaging winds and very large hail.

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High prices, stiff competition putting off homebuyers in Twin Cities

Prices continue to rise in the metro, but there are signs of buyer fatigue.

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Series of explosions at manufacturing plant injures 6 in Wisconsin

The blast rocked the Wisconsin town just before 7:45 a.m.

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Medford man dies in Le Sueur County crash

The 49-year-old was not wearing a seatbelt at the time of the crash.

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MN researcher part of team behind 'revolutionary' discovery of ancient tooth in Laos

The molar found in a remote cave is believed to have belonged to a Denisovan girl who lived 164,000-130,000 years ago.

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Charges: Sting catches MN principal trying to hire child prostitute

Authorities alleged Mohamed Selim attempted to meet a 15-year-old girl for sex on Tuesday.

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Nominate a 'local hero' to get a dozen Cub donuts from Salvation Army

The organization is looking for 1,000 volunteers to help with the effort in the metro.

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Duck smashes through chopper window and hits State Patrol pilot

Two pilots were on the aircraft at the time, with one of them sustaining a head injury.

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Minnesota's COVID-19 update for Thursday, May 19

It's been 805 days since the first case of COVID-19 was confirmed in Minnesota on March 5, 2020.

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