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MN Adds 4,300 Jobs In July, Jobless Rate Unchanged

While Minnesota’s unemployment rate remained unchanged, the state added 4,000 government jobs, an increase that a state official said may have been driven by increased funding.

Edina Realty Parent Continues Rapid Expansion

HomeServices of America continues to grow at break-neck speed, this time acquiring Philadelphia-based Prudential Fox & Roach.

Medtronic Buys MN “Teleheath” Firm For $200M

The move marks a departure from Medtronic’s traditional emphasis on medical devices.

Law Firm Creates Social Media Guide For Businesses

Minneapolis law firm Gray Plant Mooty created a social media legal guide for businesses through a partnership with the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development.

Ecolab, Pentair Among “World’s Most Innovative Companies”

Ecolab, Pentair, and Coloplast, whose U.S. headquarters is in Minneapolis, made the cut.

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Video shows MPD officer grab, throw Aldi customer

The department says the matter was referred to the Office of Police Conduct Review.

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Biden lays out wintertime plan to curb COVID's spread

It comes as the U.S. reported its second case of the omicron variant.

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MN Dept. of Corrections offering $5K bonuses as it seeks to hire 200

The DOC is offering hiring bonuses for new employees and for referrals.

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3rd federal medical team to join COVID-19 fight in Minnesota

There are more than 1,500 people with COVID-19 admitted to Minnesota hospitals.

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Driver killed after other motorist crosses into opposite lane

The head-on crash occurred early Thursday, just north of the Twin Cities.

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MSHSL approves shot clock for Minnesota varsity basketball

Shot clocks will be required at all varsity games beginning in 2023-24.

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Popcorn shop featured on 'The Late Show' has to close 2 days later

A county inspection after the national TV appearance found code violations.

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