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:

1.) Minnesota Dethroned As CNBC’s Top State For Business

The state took a hit for being high-tax, high-wage and union-friendly.

2.) NBC Sports Buys Sport Ngin

The fast-growing startup now has a big-name brand backing them up.

3.) Supervalu Scoops Up 22 Food Lion Stores With Plan To Quickly Resell

The company said it would place the grocery locations under its Shop ‘N Save banner and look to sell the stores to wholesale customers.

4.) How General Mills Is Using ‘Lemonade Stands’ To Develop Products Faster

The food company has been using a more direct-to-consumer approach to bring its products to store shelves in less than half the usual time.

5.) How Fairview Is Speeding Up Patient Recovery With Anti-Gravity Treadmills

Rehabilitation times have been significantly shortened as patients have been able to regain muscle in a more free-flowing and buoyant environment.

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Minnesotans eligible for COVID shots only need to pre-register once for vaccine lottery

This is good news for people worried that they'd need to sign up every week.

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2 people charged in separate Minneapolis homicides that happened hours apart

A woman is accused of stabbing a man in the chest over $60, while a man is accused of accidentally shooting a victim on the man's birthday.

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Despite pandemic, Twin Cities housing market set records in 2020

Sales were up 7.7% in 2020 compared to the year before.

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Target unveils 'limited-edition' home, lifestyle collection with Levi Strauss

The new collection will be available in some stores and everyone online Feb. 28.

Tim Walz

Walz's $52.4 billion budget increases school spending, raises taxes on wealthy

He says the budget will help level the playing field and ensure all Minnesotans have a fair shot at economic recovery,

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Pictures from Minnesota GOP's Deadwood retreat show no masks, no distancing

The pictures were shared in Chair Jennifer Carnahan's latest email newsletter.

Alexus Norberg

Search for girl, 14, missing from St. Cloud

The teen left her home without her parents' permission.

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Here is Minnesota's COVID-19 update for Tuesday, January 26

The health departments provided new data daily at 11 a.m.

Sars-Cov-2

What health officials know, don't know about Brazil P.1 variant

Minnesota health officials confirmed the first case of the P.1 variant in the U.S.

christopher and banks

Christopher & Banks closing stores for good, laying off 361 people at Plymouth facility

The layoffs began earlier this month and will continue through March.

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Tributes, donations after death of popular South High School teacher

The fundraiser had raised more than $9,000 of its $15,000 as of Tuesday.

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