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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 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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Man fatally shot overnight in north Minneapolis

The shooting was reported around 2:20 a.m.

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Campsites closed at Voyageurs National Park due to 'historic' water levels

All backcountry trails and campsites are closed, as well as many frontcountry sites.

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Lawmakers reach agreement on tax cuts ahead of session's end

Lawmakers announced they had reached a deal on a tax bill Saturday ahead of the looming session deadline.

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Victims of daytime drive-by shooting in Robbinsdale identified

The two men died after a hail of bullets struck a vehicle.

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Source of 'loud explosion' in Brooklyn Park a mystery

The noise was investigated by police, but no source could be determined.

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COVID: All Americans over 50 advised to get a second booster

Cases, hospitalizations and deaths are on the rise again as new COVID variants emerge.

J.W. Peck (left) and Eric Galler.

2 Minnesotans inducted into White Castle's Hall of Fame

White Castle — it's what a man in Minneapolis and another in Woodbury, crave.

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Video shows officers ended pursuit before fatal crash in Anoka

The crash occurred when the driver fled police during an attempted traffic stop in Coon Rapids.

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6-year-old Eli Hart identified as boy found dead in car trunk

The kindergartner's father was trying to get full custody of his son.

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Boy found dead in trunk of car in Mound was kindergartner

"It is horrifying and difficult to process a tragedy of this magnitude, especially in our close-knit community," the superintendent wrote.

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Man found yelling for help after being shot in Minneapolis

The shooting occurred on the 800 block of Elwood Avenue North at around 9:15 p.m.

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Minneapolis North principal says she was fired, district says otherwise

“MPS requires schools to follow protocols in times like that and I did not,” Friestleben said.

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