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The week's top business stories from Twin Cities Business

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Here are this week’s top business stories from the Editors of Twin Cities:

TCB 2015 Person Of The Year: Medtronic’s Omar Ishrak

The medical device manufacturer’s CEO isn’t popular with everyone, but he’s been effective in steering the company.

Target Posts Strong Q3 Amid Faltering Retail Environment

The Minneapolis retailer largely met expectations for the quarter, but disappointed with its digital sales.

Verso May Sell Duluth Paper Mill, Faces Potential Bankruptcy

The mill’s roughly 300 workers are told it is “business as usual” while the paper producer considers its restructuring options.

Wedge Co-Op Workers Vote To Unionize

It’s the first grocery co-op in the state to organize.

Report: 15 Minnesota Companies Get Top Marks For LGBT Equality

The Corporate Equality Index scores companies on how well they treat LGBT employees.

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Charges: Teen speeding before crash that killed mother, injured her son

The teenager was driving at speeds between 72-89 mph at the time of the crash.

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Northland Vapor calls St. Paul regulators 'overzealous' in lawsuit over THC sales

The small Minnesota business said the lawsuit was "misleading" and "shameful."

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Excelsior chocolate shop ransacked by thieves to reopen

Truffle Hill will reopen to the public on Friday.

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Company agrees to changes after child workers found in MN meat plants

An investigation found children ages 13-17 working hazardous jobs at the plants.

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Drinks can company to lay off almost 100 workers, close St. Paul plant

State authorities were informed of the impending closure.

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Suspect in Minneapolis bar killing charged with weapons crime

The suspect has not been charged with murder in the case as of Wednesday.

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A monster storm is coming next week: What will happen?

What we know with high confidence at this point is that there will be a monster storm in the central U.S. by the early and middle part of next week.

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Boy safe after kidnapping by non-custodial parent in Mankato

The search prompted the temporary shutdown of I-35 Tuesday night.

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11 face charges after being found 'exploring' Fridley sewer system

A 911 caller reported seeing a group removing a manhole cover Monday night.

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Man killed by St. Paul police ID'd by family, community demands answers

The man was identified as 24-year-old Howard Johnson.

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