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Mpls Law Firm Secures $121M Settlement From Goldman Sachs, Bain Capital

Robins, Kaplan, Miller & Ciresi struck a preliminary settlement deal with two major private equity firms, and it plans to face off with more of the nation’s largest firms in court.

2014 Entrepreneur Of The Year Winners Announced

Nine of the 2014 EY Entrepreneur of the Year Award winners for the Upper Midwest hail from Minnesota. See who took home this year’s prestigious awards.

St. Ben’s College Settles Petters Clawback Lawsuit; Legal Costs Keep Mounting

St. Ben's agreed to settle a “clawback” lawsuit filed by the trustee of Tom Petters’ bankruptcy estate; meanwhile, the cost of such litigation, including fees paid to accounting and law firms, keeps growing.

Target Taps GM Leader As Chief Information Security Officer

Brad Maiorino, who has overseen information security at General Motors and General Electric, will join Target in the newly formed chief information security officer role.

Famous Dave’s Chairman Abruptly Resigns Amid Turnover

Dean Riesen left the company on Friday after serving as a board director since 2003 and chairman since 2011. It’s the latest in a long series of leadership changes at the restaurant chain.

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Eagan-based Villaume Industries pays $90K fine in gender discrimination case

After the Minnesota Department of Human Rights found the company refused to hire women, Villaume committed to reforms

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11 more people charged in massive magazine scam plead guilty

In total, 63 people from across the U.S. were charged in what prosecutors called the "largest elder fraud scheme in the nation."

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Wild goalie Alex Stalock claimed off waivers by Oilers

The South St. Paul native will be heading to Edmonton.

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Shakopee GOPer posts DFL lawmaker's personal cell number on Facebook

Rep. Erik Mortensen has been accused of 'doxxing' Twin Cities lawmaker Rep. Jamie Becker-Finn.

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Minneapolis scraps plan to pay 'influencers' to share information during Chauvin trial

The plan to pay influencers to share city-approved messages during the trials of the officers charged in George Floyd's death drew criticism.

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Toddler called 911 and said 'baby' was dead, turned out to be her doll

We're checking into whether the doll is named 'Chucky.'

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NCAA Women's Final Four 2022 will be held in Minneapolis

The NCAA unveiled the logo for the 2022 Final Four on Monday.

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As golf season approaches, book your round now at Dacotah Ridge GC

The stunning course is designed by world-renowned architect Rees Jones.

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Pedestrian killed in hit-and-run in St. Paul Sunday evening

The incident occurred near the intersection of Phalen Boulevard and Atlantic Street.

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