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New MN Law Firm Accuses National Nonprofit Of “Trademark Bullying”

Local law firm Fare Grange claims that an advocacy group has engaged in “trademark bullying.” The advocacy group, meanwhile, said that it must protect its trademarks to avoid confusion among potential donors.

Business Group Applauds Delay Of Employer Health Care Requirement

The employer-shared responsibility provision in the federal health care reform law requires large employers to meet specific standards in order to avoid penalties. But now they have an extra year to comply.

Appeals Court Disqualifies State Of Minnesota's Law Firm In Case Against 3M

The Minnesota Court of Appeals reaffirmed a lower court’s decision, disqualifying a law firm that was representing the state in a case against 3M. The firm previously represented 3M and constituted a conflict of interest, the court found.

Ryan Clears Hurdle For $400M Downtown Project

Ryan Companies won the bid to develop parking structures near the planned Minnesota Vikings stadium. The company had cited the parking project as a key component of its larger downtown Minneapolis redevelopment plan.

Select Comfort Stock Rises On Analyst Upgrades

While Select Comfort's stock price remains lower than it was six months ago, it has recently been on a consistent climb, and analysts see additional growth potential.

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Timberwolves survive Knicks' second-half barrage to get back to .500

Karl-Anthony Towns' lay-in helped Minnesota get a win in The Garden.

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Charges: MN teen shot mom after dispute over meth

The girl's mother said there had been a dispute over methamphetamine.

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No travel advised: High winds, whiteout conditions in NW MN

Zero visibility in parts of greater Minnesota Tuesday night.

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Update: Holy Angels evacuated over bomb threat, school says

Someone left a voicemail early Tuesday suggesting there was an explosive device.

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Convicted stalker charged with harassment of another DJ at The Current

He pleaded guilty to similar charges involving the DJ's colleague back in 2015.

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10 new shops, food stops at Mall of America

Donuts, K-fashion, model cars — the new tenants cover a lot of bases.

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Gophers fall below roster minimum, postpone Penn State game

It is "due to internal COVID-19 protocols within the Golden Gopher program."

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Report: Vikings request interview with Rams' Raheem Morris

Morris was once the youngest head coach in the NFL at 33 years old.

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Sheriff: Drunk driver crashed trying to 'beat the train'

The BNSF train slammed into the side of the driver's car.

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Man run over after parking dispute leads to road rage crash

The two groups fought about parking prior to the crash.

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Deadly crash shuts down small stretch of Chaska highway for hours

A driver crossed over the center median and hit another vehicle.

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You can now order 4 free at-home COVID tests from the government

Tests will ship for free within 7-12 days, according to the White House.

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