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 Business:

Minneapolis Council Committee Takes First Look At Paid Sick Time Ordinance

The bill would require employers to provide paid time off for illness, domestic abuse and care for family members.

Thor Construction Outlines New HQ In North Minneapolis

The company looks to draw other office and retailer uses to the $30 million project.

IBM Downsizing Its Rochester Campus

The company is trying to shed about 1 million square feet of space.

CoCo Expands To Chicago

The company will have five locations after it acquires Enerspace’s Chicago office.

Medtronic Gets Thumbs Up From FDA For Three Devices

The approved products have uses that include heart monitoring and draining brain fluids.

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MN health officials don't think downside of COVID-19 peak has arrived

We could be in a trough between a series of waves, Jan Malcolm said.

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Wisconsin reports record 104 deaths from COVID-19 Tuesday

That's roughly 10% of the total in the nation in a 24-hour period.

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Husband and wife sentenced for fraud scheme through their drywall firm

The Annandale pair bilked an insurance company out of more than $300,000.

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4 pedestrians suffer life-threatening injuries after being struck by vehicle

Two vehicles crashed into a car that was on the side of the road after striking a deer.

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Gophers season preview: New lineup, deeper bench, more questions

Mathew Goldstein takes a deep dive into the murky waters of the college hoops season.

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Photos: ViV!R, Minneapolis' new Mexican cafe and shop, is now open

The team behind the acclaimed Popol Vuh have opened the cafe in the same space.

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At Wiscoy Township's sole precinct, election judges ditched masks

Voter and Wiscoy resident Kaitlyn O'Connor took a photo of the judges after asking them to wear masks, she said

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Paisley Park to open pop-up shop at Mall of America

The new store is set to open on Black Friday.

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COVID-19: Here's what Gov. Walz, Republicans are proposing to help businesses

Once they come to an agreement, Walz will call a special session to pass the legislation.

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Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey planning to run for reelection

Frey said in a radio interview that 2020 has been a "horrible" year.

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