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  • Target names PepsiCo's Brian Cornell as new CEO

    Target names PepsiCo's Brian Cornell as new CEO

    Thursday, July 31 2014 3:25 PM EDT2014-07-31 19:25:34 GMT
    Target has a named a new chief executive officer. PepsiCo's former CEO Brian Cornell will serve as the company's next chairman of the Board of Directors and CEO starting Aug. 12.
    Target has a named a new chief executive officer. PepsiCo's former CEO Brian Cornell will serve as the company's next chairman of the Board of Directors and CEO starting Aug. 12.
  • Delta to stream free entertainment to travelers' mobile devices

    Delta to stream free entertainment to travelers' mobile devices

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 9:36 AM EDT2014-07-29 13:36:59 GMT
    Delta Air Lines will roll out free entertainment options in every seat for all domestic aircraft and two-cabin regional jets on August 1.
    Delta Air Lines will roll out free entertainment options in every seat for all domestic aircraft and two-cabin regional jets on August 1.
  • St. Paul police meet, greet at Safe Summer Night BBQs

    St. Paul police meet, greet at Safe Summer Night BBQs

    Monday, July 28 2014 11:36 PM EDT2014-07-29 03:36:42 GMT
    Encountering a police officer is something most people dread, but residents in St. Paul are trying to change that by organizing barbecues and inviting officers to come out to interact in the community.
    Encountering a police officer is something most people dread, but residents in St. Paul are trying to change that by organizing barbecues and inviting officers to come out to interact in the community.
  • CANCELED: 5K Foam-Fest called off, runners out cash

    CANCELED: 5K Foam-Fest called off, runners out cash

    Sunday, July 27 2014 10:48 PM EDT2014-07-28 02:48:08 GMT
    A lot of Minnesota runners were looking forward to a popular fun-run at Running Aces next Saturday, but the parent company's bankruptcy has put an end to those plans -- and hopes for a refund.
    A lot of Minnesota runners were looking forward to a popular fun-run at Running Aces next Saturday, but the parent company's bankruptcy has put an end to those plans -- and hopes for a refund.
  • Obama: Companies like Medtronic 'renouncing their citizenship' to avoid taxes

    Obama: Companies like Medtronic 'renouncing their citizenship' to avoid taxes

    Sunday, July 27 2014 10:48 AM EDT2014-07-27 14:48:21 GMT

    In his weekly address from the White House, President Obama addressed the need to close the tax loophole that's allowing companies like Medtronic to avoid paying U.S. taxes by setting up their corporate headquarters overseas.

    In his weekly address from the White House, President Obama addressed the need to close the tax loophole that's allowing companies like Medtronic to avoid paying U.S. taxes by setting up their corporate headquarters overseas.


  • Tiny Target now open in Dinkytown

    Tiny Target now open in Dinkytown

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 9:58 AM EDT2014-07-23 13:58:36 GMT
    Target's tiniest offspring is now open -- you can now shop at TargetExpress, a 20,000 sq. ft. store in Dinkytown near the University of Minnesota campus.
    Target's tiniest offspring is now open -- you can now shop at TargetExpress, a 20,000 sq. ft. store in Dinkytown near the University of Minnesota campus.
  • 9 Rainbow stores close Tuesday in the Twin Cities

    9 Rainbow stores close Tuesday in the Twin Cities

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 8:54 AM EDT2014-07-22 12:54:52 GMT
     As Roundy's continues to make its way out of the Twin Cities, 9 Rainbow stores will close on Tuesday.
     As Roundy's continues to make its way out of the Twin Cities, 9 Rainbow stores will close on Tuesday.
  • Ticked Off Clothing Co. offers wearable bug defense

    Ticked Off Clothing Co. offers wearable bug defense

    Monday, July 21 2014 10:28 PM EDT2014-07-22 02:28:57 GMT
    Most Minnesotans can't wait to get outside and enjoy the summer sun, but the bugs that come out to play can bring a host of unpleasant illnesses. Now, a Minnesota company is offering an easy way to keep the pests away.
    Most Minnesotans can't wait to get outside and enjoy the summer sun, but the bugs that come out to play can bring a host of unpleasant illnesses. Now, a Minnesota company is offering an easy way to keep the pests away.
  • LOCAL SPIRITS: Micro-distilleries bubble up around Minnesota

    LOCAL SPIRITS: Micro-distilleries bubble up around Minnesota

    Thursday, July 10 2014 12:10 AM EDT2014-07-10 04:10:11 GMT
    It's safe to say that the craft brew craze is alive and well in Minnesota, but craft spirits are starting to sizzle in the state too -- and it's all thanks to a change in state law that gave tap rooms the green light in 2011.
    It's safe to say that the craft brew craze is alive and well in Minnesota, but craft spirits are starting to sizzle in the state too -- and it's all thanks to a change in state law that gave tap rooms the green light in 2011.
  • Free coding classes aim to end tech employment gap for minorities

    Free coding classes aim to end tech employment gap for minorities

    Thursday, July 3 2014 10:52 PM EDT2014-07-04 02:52:17 GMT
    A youth program in West St. Paul has got a head start on what Google hopes to do -- close the minority employment gap in the tech world by teaching computer programming and other trade skills for free.
    A youth program in West St. Paul has got a head start on what Google hopes to do -- close the minority employment gap in the tech world by teaching computer programming and other trade skills for free.
  • Minneapolis-St. Paul's 4 percent unemployment rate is lowest in nation

    Minneapolis-St. Paul's 4 percent unemployment rate is lowest in nation

    Wednesday, July 2 2014 11:49 AM EDT2014-07-02 15:49:04 GMT
    Minneapolis-St. Paul has the lowest unemployment rate in the nation, according to new figures from the U.S. Department of Labor.
    Minneapolis-St. Paul has the lowest unemployment rate in the nation, according to new figures from the U.S. Department of Labor.
  • Target: Please don't bring guns to stores, even in 'open carry' states

    Target: Please don't bring guns to stores, even in 'open carry' states

    Wednesday, July 2 2014 11:33 AM EDT2014-07-02 15:33:47 GMT
    Target Corp. interim CEO John Mulligan, in a memo to all employees, said the company will “respectfully request that guests not bring firearms to Target -- even in communities where it is permitted by law.”
    Target Corp. interim CEO John Mulligan, in a memo to all employees, said the company will “respectfully request that guests not bring firearms to Target -- even in communities where it is permitted by law.”
  • GM RECALL: 8.2 million vehicles added to ballooning list

    GM RECALL: 8.2 million vehicles added to ballooning list

    Monday, June 30 2014 5:17 PM EDT2014-06-30 21:17:23 GMT
    General Motors' safety crisis worsened on Monday when the automaker added 8.2 million vehicles to its ballooning list of cars recalled over faulty ignition switches.
    General Motors' safety crisis worsened on Monday when the automaker added 8.2 million vehicles to its ballooning list of cars recalled over faulty ignition switches.
  • Star Tribune announces official sale to Glen Taylor

    Star Tribune announces official sale to Glen Taylor

    Monday, June 30 2014 4:14 PM EDT2014-06-30 20:14:14 GMT
    The Star Tribune Media Co. announced that it has officially sold the company to Minnesota Timberwolves and Lynx owner Glen Taylor.
    The Star Tribune Media Co. announced that it has officially sold the company to Minnesota Timberwolves and Lynx owner Glen Taylor.
  • NO WAKE: Ripples rule this 4th of July

    NO WAKE: Ripples rule this 4th of July

    Sunday, June 29 2014 10:59 PM EDT2014-06-30 02:59:19 GMT
    From the St. Croix and Mississippi rivers to Lake Minnetonka, high water levels are taking some of the fun out of the upcoming Fourth of July weekend because no-wake restrictions will still be in place.
    From the St. Croix and Mississippi rivers to Lake Minnetonka, high water levels are taking some of the fun out of the upcoming Fourth of July weekend because no-wake restrictions will still be in place.
  • Starbucks prices increase Tuesday

    Starbucks prices increase Tuesday

    Monday, June 23 2014 12:29 PM EDT2014-06-23 16:29:45 GMT
    Starbucks is raising the price of its drinks and packaged coffee on Tuesday.
    Starbucks is raising the price of its drinks and packaged coffee on Tuesday.
  • Canterbury Park calls off races due to rain, storm threat

    Canterbury Park calls off races due to rain, storm threat

    Thursday, June 19 2014 5:54 PM EDT2014-06-19 21:54:26 GMT
    On Thursday afternoon, officials at Canterbury Park announced that the evening race program scheduled to begin at 6:30 p.m. has been canceled due to recent rains and another approaching storm.
    On Thursday afternoon, officials at Canterbury Park announced that the evening race program scheduled to begin at 6:30 p.m. has been canceled due to recent rains and another approaching storm.
  • 280 JOBS LOST: St. Cloud printing plant to close in August

    280 JOBS LOST: St. Cloud printing plant to close in August

    Wednesday, June 18 2014 6:00 PM EDT2014-06-18 22:00:04 GMT
    The 237,000-square-foot Quad/Graphics plant in St. Cloud will go dark in late August, and that means about 280 workers will need to find new work by the end of the summer, marking the largest single employment upheaval the St. Cloud area has seen in more than a decade
    The 237,000-square-foot Quad/Graphics plant in St. Cloud will go dark in late August, and that means about 280 workers will need to find new work by the end of the summer, marking the largest single employment upheaval the St. Cloud area has seen in more than a decade
  • Work at Starbucks, go to college at Arizona State nearly for free

    Work at Starbucks, go to college at Arizona State nearly for free

    Monday, June 16 2014 1:14 PM EDT2014-06-16 17:14:18 GMT
    Starbucks, in partnership with Arizona State University, is announcing a program Monday that helps its baristas earn an online college degree.
    Starbucks, in partnership with Arizona State University, is announcing a program Monday that helps its baristas earn an online college degree.
  • Why Medtronic is moving HQ to Ireland in Covidien deal

    Why Medtronic is moving HQ to Ireland in Covidien deal

    Monday, June 16 2014 11:08 AM EDT2014-06-16 15:08:09 GMT
    Medtronic will move its headquarters from Minnesota to Ireland as part of a $42.9 billion purchase of medical technology company Covidien. The merged company’s “operational” headquarters will stay in Fridley, Minn., along with the CEO’s office, but the legal headquarters will be in Ireland. The move to Ireland will save the company billions in taxes.
    Medtronic will move its headquarters from Minnesota to Ireland as part of a $42.9 billion purchase of medical technology company Covidien. The merged company’s “operational” headquarters will stay in Fridley, Minn., along with the CEO’s office, but the legal headquarters will be in Ireland. The move to Ireland will save the company billions in taxes.
  • Target shareholders re-elect all 10 board members, despite data breach and Canada failure

    Target shareholders re-elect all 10 board members, despite data breach and Canada failure

    Wednesday, June 11 2014 5:14 PM EDT2014-06-11 21:14:03 GMT
    Target Corp. shareholders re-elected all 10 of the company’s board members Wednesday -- a vote that goes against an advisory firm’s strong recommendation to clean house in the wake of last year’s massive data breach and failed expansion into Canada.
    Target Corp. shareholders re-elected all 10 of the company’s board members Wednesday -- a vote that goes against an advisory firm’s strong recommendation to clean house in the wake of last year’s massive data breach and failed expansion into Canada.
  • Target liquor store coming to Minnesota

    Target liquor store coming to Minnesota

    Wednesday, June 11 2014 4:33 PM EDT2014-06-11 20:33:27 GMT
    Target is planning to open its first liquor store in Minnesota. A pilot program will add a liquor department to the SuperTarget in Otsego, Minn. Target currently sells alcohol at more than 1,000 stores nationwide, but Otsego will be the first Minnesota location to sell anything other than low-alcohol beverages.
    Target is planning to open its first liquor store in Minnesota. A pilot program will add a liquor department to the SuperTarget in Otsego, Minn. Target currently sells alcohol at more than 1,000 stores nationwide, but Otsego will be the first Minnesota location to sell anything other than low-alcohol beverages.
  • 5 ways employees hurt their credibility at work

    5 ways employees hurt their credibility at work

    Tuesday, June 3 2014 11:33 AM EDT2014-06-03 15:33:51 GMT
    Whether you know it or not, you may be giving off signals that are hurting your credibility. Read Jenna Goudreau’s 5 ways people unknowingly hurt their credibility.
    Whether you know it or not, you may be giving off signals that are hurting your credibility. Read Jenna Goudreau’s 5 ways people unknowingly hurt their credibility.
  • GRAND OLD DAY: Clouds can't shut down summer celebration

    GRAND OLD DAY: Clouds can't shut down summer celebration

    Sunday, June 1 2014 11:48 PM EDT2014-06-02 03:48:34 GMT
    Hundreds of thousands gathered in St. Paul on Sunday for what the city considers the first official sign of summer in Minnesota, and Grand Old Day lived up to its name despite a lack of sunshine.
    Hundreds of thousands gathered in St. Paul on Sunday for what the city considers the first official sign of summer in Minnesota, and Grand Old Day lived up to its name despite a lack of sunshine.
  • INVESTIGATORS: Odometer fraud

    INVESTIGATORS: Odometer fraud

    Tuesday, May 27 2014 9:10 PM EDT2014-05-28 01:10:00 GMT
    An old trick is back with a new spin, and it's triggering a consumer alert for car buyers. Fox 9 Investigator Jeff Baillon explains how crooks are cashing in on the huge demand for used vehicles and what to look out for to avoid becoming a victim of the billion-dollar scam.
    An old trick is back with a new spin, and it's triggering a consumer alert for car buyers. Fox 9 Investigator Jeff Baillon explains how crooks are cashing in on the huge demand for used vehicles and what to look out for to avoid becoming a victim of the billion-dollar scam.
  • Humane Society's list, social media slam hits big Minn. breeder

    Humane Society's list, social media slam hits big Minn. breeder

    Thursday, May 22 2014 8:49 PM EDT2014-05-23 00:49:41 GMT
    Thousands of social media activists say they want a dog breeder based in central Minnesota to be shut down and the Humane Society already has it on a watch list, but do they have a case?
    Thousands of social media activists say they want a dog breeder based in central Minnesota to be shut down and the Humane Society already has it on a watch list, but do they have a case?
  • BY THE NUMBERS: Will Super Bowl really bring an economic boost?

    BY THE NUMBERS: Will Super Bowl really bring an economic boost?

    Wednesday, May 21 2014 8:12 PM EDT2014-05-22 00:12:31 GMT
    The governor and other state and city officials are praising the NFL for selecting Minneapolis to host the Super Bowl in 2018 because they say it'll bring a big boost to the local economy -- but how sure are those numbers?
    The governor and other state and city officials are praising the NFL for selecting Minneapolis to host the Super Bowl in 2018 because they say it'll bring a big boost to the local economy -- but how sure are those numbers?
  • Target first quarter profits drop 16%

    Target first quarter profits drop 16%

    Wednesday, May 21 2014 9:52 AM EDT2014-05-21 13:52:27 GMT
    Target reported a 16 percent drop in first-quarter earnings in the wake of a massive data breach and a shaky expansion into Canada.
    Target reported a 16 percent drop in first-quarter earnings in the wake of a massive data breach and a shaky expansion into Canada.
  • Target ex-CEO gets $15.9 million severance package

    Target ex-CEO gets $15.9 million severance package

    Monday, May 19 2014 3:26 PM EDT2014-05-19 19:26:56 GMT

    Former Target Corp. CEO Gregg Steinhafel will be given a severance package worth $15.9 million, according to documents filed Monday with the SEC.

    Former Target Corp. CEO Gregg Steinhafel will be given a severance package worth $15.9 million, according to documents filed Monday with the SEC.

  • BANDWIDTH BATTLE: What is an Internet 'fast lane'?

    BANDWIDTH BATTLE: What is an Internet 'fast lane'?

    Friday, May 16 2014 1:25 PM EDT2014-05-16 17:25:13 GMT
    Anyone who has ever had their Internet service slow way, way down will want to pay attention to the FCC as it considers letting companies pay for priority service -- because it could have a big impact on you, too.
    Anyone who has ever had their Internet service slow way, way down will want to pay attention to the FCC as it considers letting companies pay for priority service -- because it could have a big impact on you, too.
  • General Motors to pay $35 million fine, maximum allowed by law

    General Motors to pay $35 million fine, maximum allowed by law

    Friday, May 16 2014 11:14 AM EDT2014-05-16 15:14:39 GMT
    General Motors will pay a record $35 million fine to the U.S. government for failing to recall small cars with faulty ignition switches in a timely manner. The $35 million fine is the maximum allowed by law, but is just a fraction of the $3.8 billion GM made last year.
    General Motors will pay a record $35 million fine to the U.S. government for failing to recall small cars with faulty ignition switches in a timely manner. The $35 million fine is the maximum allowed by law, but is just a fraction of the $3.8 billion GM made last year.
  • The big security glitch Target.com, Amazon and others haven't fixed

    The big security glitch Target.com, Amazon and others haven't fixed

    Thursday, May 15 2014 10:14 AM EDT2014-05-15 14:14:06 GMT

    Some major retail websites have a security glitch that could put customers' personal information in the wrong hands -- and one of those sites is Target.com.

    Some major retail websites have a security glitch that could put customers' personal information in the wrong hands -- and one of those sites is Target.com.


  • KILL SWITCH: Dayton signs law requiring cell phone feature

    KILL SWITCH: Dayton signs law requiring cell phone feature

    Wednesday, May 14 2014 7:41 PM EDT2014-05-14 23:41:15 GMT

    Minnesota took a stop toward chopping the supply for "apple picking" criminals who sell stolen smart phones for a quick profit on Wednesday by adopting a law to require manufacturers to put a "kill switch" on the devices.

    Minnesota took a stop toward chopping the supply for "apple picking" criminals who sell stolen smart phones for a quick profit on Wednesday by adopting a law to require manufacturers to put a "kill switch" on the devices.


  • TREE TUSSLE: No-show removal shocks neighbor, company owner

    TREE TUSSLE: No-show removal shocks neighbor, company owner

    Tuesday, May 13 2014 11:29 PM EDT2014-05-14 03:29:45 GMT

    It all began when a homeowner hired a company to chop down a tree -- but that tree wound up in a neighbor's yard and stayed there for several days until Fox 9 News made some calls.

    It all began when a homeowner hired a company to chop down a tree -- but that tree wound up in a neighbor's yard and stayed there for several days until Fox 9 News made some calls.Calls to the company went ignored after a promise to clean up the mess was broken. Now, the business owner is apologizing for what he calls a learning lesson.When Tracy Lemcke bought her Maple Grove home 12 years ago, she did it for the yard."I garden all the time," she explained. "We've done a lot of landscaping pr...
  • TARGET BREACH: 50,000 card numbers from Minn. for sale

    TARGET BREACH: 50,000 card numbers from Minn. for sale

    Thursday, May 8 2014 10:56 PM EDT2014-05-09 02:56:03 GMT

    It's been months since hackers stole the credit and debit card information of millions of Target customers, but the effects are far from over. In fact, thousands of Minnesota credit card numbers are currently for sale.

    It's been months since hackers stole the credit and debit card information of millions of Target customers, but the effects are far from over. In fact, thousands of Minnesota credit card numbers are currently for sale.


  • GM RECALL: Why are parts taking so long?

    GM RECALL: Why are parts taking so long?

    Thursday, May 8 2014 12:11 AM EDT2014-05-08 04:11:03 GMT

    Three months after General Motors began recalling 2.6 million vehicles over a faulty ignition switch, there's still a long wait to get parts and frustrated customers are struggling to figure out what is taking so long.

    Three months after General Motors began recalling 2.6 million vehicles over a faulty ignition switch, there's still a long wait to get parts and frustrated customers are struggling to figure out what is taking so long.


  • 18 Rainbow Foods stores are leaving the Twin Cities

    18 Rainbow Foods stores are leaving the Twin Cities

    Wednesday, May 7 2014 11:23 PM EDT2014-05-08 03:23:26 GMT
    Lund Food Holdings is set to acquire 3 Rainbow Foods stores and Supervalu Inc.10 stores as Roundy’s, Inc. announced it will be selling 18 stores and exiting the Twin Cities for about $65 million.
    Lund Food Holdings is set to acquire 3 Rainbow Foods stores and Supervalu Inc.10 stores as Roundy’s, Inc. announced it will be selling 18 stores and exiting the Twin Cities for about $65 million.
  • TARGET BREACH: Could man arrested in Texas be connected?

    TARGET BREACH: Could man arrested in Texas be connected?

    Wednesday, May 7 2014 9:51 PM EDT2014-05-08 01:51:28 GMT

    Authorities in Texas say they may have made a major break in the Target data breach case, arresting a man who they believe could be involved in one of the biggest digital heists in history.

    Authorities in Texas say they may have made a major break in the Target data breach case, arresting a man who they believe could be involved in one of the biggest digital heists in history.


  • GOOD DQ DEED: MN manager reflects on meeting with Warren Buffett

    GOOD DQ DEED: MN manager reflects on meeting with Warren Buffett

    Monday, May 5 2014 10:51 PM EDT2014-05-06 02:51:50 GMT

    Joey Prusak was 19 when he gave a $20 bill from his own wallet to a blind customer who dropped one inside of the Dairy Queen in Hopkins. That act of kindness went viral and took him all the way to a meeting with the Oracle of Omaha, Warren Buffett.

    Joey Prusak was 19 when he gave a $20 bill from his own wallet to a blind customer who dropped one inside of the Dairy Queen in Hopkins. That act of kindness went viral and took him all the way to a meeting with the Oracle of Omaha, Warren Buffett.


  • GROWLERS GONE? Sunday liquor sales bill cuts refillable bottles

    Growlers a no-go in Sunday liquor sales bill

    Sunday liquor sales advocates are regrouping after a setback at the Minnesota Capitol because a provision that would have allowed taprooms to refill growlers was pulled Monday.
    Sunday liquor sales advocates are regrouping after a setback at the Minnesota Capitol because a provision that would have allowed taprooms to refill growlers was pulled Monday.
  • Target CEO Gregg Steinhafel to step down immediately

    Target CEO Gregg Steinhafel to step down immediately

    Monday, May 5 2014 4:40 PM EDT2014-05-05 20:40:44 GMT
    Target CEO Gregg Steinhafel will immediately be stepping down from his post. CFO John Mulligan has been named interim chief executive.
    Target CEO Gregg Steinhafel will immediately be stepping down from his post. CFO John Mulligan has been named interim chief executive.
  • 48 days until light rail service to St. Paul begins

    48 days until light rail service to St. Paul begins

    Sunday, April 27 2014 10:02 PM EDT2014-04-28 02:02:03 GMT

    The noise, dust, and orange construction cones have been around a long time, but businesses along University Avenue are finally seeing light at the end of the tunnel with light rail service set to start soon.

    The noise, dust, and orange construction cones have been around a long time, but businesses along University Avenue are finally seeing light at the end of the tunnel with light rail service set to start soon.


  • AT THE CAPITOL: Limit payday loans?

    AT THE CAPITOL: Limit payday loans?

    Thursday, April 24 2014 6:24 PM EDT2014-04-24 22:24:09 GMT

    The Minnesota House took a big vote on Thursday that could bring major regulatory changes for short-term payday loans out of concern that interest rates are too high, thus taking advantage of people in need.

    The Minnesota House took a big vote on Thursday that could bring major regulatory changes for short-term payday loans out of concern that interest rates are too high, thus taking advantage of people in need.


  • Lawmakers mull ban on online lottery sales

    Lawmakers mull ban on online lottery sales

    Thursday, April 24 2014 6:16 PM EDT2014-04-24 22:16:42 GMT

    A bill that would ban the sale of the e-scratch games the Minnesota Lottery makes available on its website got its first hearing on Thursday after lawmakers expressed concern gambling is now too easy.

    A bill that would ban the sale of the e-scratch games the Minnesota Lottery makes available on its website got its first hearing on Thursday after lawmakers expressed concern gambling is now too easy.


  • Last day to sign up for Target's free credit monitoring

    Last day to sign up for Target's free credit monitoring

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 11:35 AM EDT2014-04-23 15:35:01 GMT
    If you think your personal information was compromised during the Target security breach, Wednesday is your last day to sign up for free credit monitoring.
    If you think your personal information was compromised during the Target security breach, Wednesday is your last day to sign up for free credit monitoring.
  • Employment numbers show tough field for graduates

    Employment numbers show tough field for graduates

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 9:36 PM EDT2014-04-23 01:36:26 GMT

    Although the unemployment rate is low, getting a job in Minnesota might take a lot longer than a lot of graduates may expect according to a study that focused on those who got a degree in 2011.

    Although the unemployment rate is low, getting a job in Minnesota might take a lot longer than a lot of graduates may expect according to a study that focused on those who got a degree in 2011.


  • Michaels security breach exposes 2.6 million credit, debit cards

    Michaels security breach exposes 2.6M credit, debit cards

    Friday, April 18 2014 9:08 AM EDT2014-04-18 13:08:13 GMT
    A security breach at Michaels arts and crafts stores affects about 2.6 million customers who used credit or debit cards at the store between May 8, 2013 and Jan. 27, 2014.
    A security breach at Michaels arts and crafts stores affects about 2.6 million customers who used credit or debit cards at the store between May 8, 2013 and Jan. 27, 2014.
  • BEST EMPLOYERS: 4 Minn. companies make Top 50 list

    BEST EMPLOYERS: 4 Minn. companies make Top 50 list

    Thursday, April 17 2014 8:35 PM EDT2014-04-18 00:35:30 GMT
    Business Insider came out with its annual 50 Best Employers in America list, and four Minnesota companies made the cut.
    Business Insider came out with its annual 50 Best Employers in America list, and four Minnesota companies made the cut.
  • BBB warns of fraudulent online dog breeder's financial bite

    BBB warns of fraudulent online dog breeder's financial bite

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 9:18 PM EDT2014-04-16 01:18:24 GMT
    The Better Business Bureau of Minnesota and North Dakota is issuing a nationwide warning about a big uptick in fraudulent dog breeder websites that display fake addresses in the Twin Cities.
    The Better Business Bureau of Minnesota and North Dakota is issuing a nationwide warning about a big uptick in fraudulent dog breeder websites that display fake addresses in the Twin Cities.
  • TAX DAY: Gov. Dayton to outline tax cut package impact

    TAX DAY: Gov. Dayton to outline tax cut package impact

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 1:13 PM EDT2014-04-15 17:13:11 GMT
    It's Tax Day, and this year in Minnesota, a newly-enacted $440 million tax relief package added a bit of confusion for taxpayers.
    It's Tax Day, and this year in Minnesota, a newly-enacted $440 million tax relief package added a bit of confusion for taxpayers, so Gov. Mark Dayton will discuss the impact of the tax cuts on Tuesday afternoon.
  • Owner of Lino Lakes massage business arrested before China flight

    Owner of Lino Lakes massage business arrested in fraud

    Monday, April 14 2014 6:18 PM EDT2014-04-14 22:18:07 GMT
    Stephanie Rae Lasch, owner of StoneWater Massage & Skin Care, was arrested early Thursday morning while attempting to board a one-way flight to China after defrauding customers, according to police.
    Stephanie Rae Lasch, owner of StoneWater Massage & Skin Care, was arrested early Thursday morning while attempting to board a one-way flight to China after defrauding customers, according to police.
  • Horses banned from Minn. expo due to contagious virus

    Horses banned from Minn. expo due to contagious virus

    Sunday, April 13 2014 11:24 PM EDT2014-04-14 03:24:09 GMT
    It's called the Horse Expo, but this year, there will be something missing -- the horses. That's because a serious and contagious disease has prompted organizers to ban most equids from attending.
    It's called the Horse Expo, but this year, there will be something missing -- the horses. That's because a serious and contagious disease has prompted organizers to ban most equids from attending.
  • SPRING SCAMS: BBB offers warning ahead of home repair season

    SPRING SCAMS: BBB offers warning ahead of home repair season

    Sunday, April 13 2014 7:49 PM EDT2014-04-13 23:49:10 GMT
    Once the snow melts, a lot of people look to spruce up their yards and homes -- but the Better Business Bureau warns that this is also the time of year when crooks try to take advantage of homeowners.
    Once the snow melts, a lot of people look to spruce up their yards and homes -- but the Better Business Bureau warns that this is also the time of year when crooks try to take advantage of homeowners.
  • GM RECALL: 'No amount of money brings our kids back'

    GM RECALL: Father of faulty ignition switch victim speaks out

    Thursday, April 3 2014 7:40 AM EDT2014-04-03 11:40:09 GMT
    It's a recall 10 years in the making that involves 2.6 million cars and 13 deaths. A young woman from Minnesota is among the victims, and her father spoke with FOX 9 News about the ongoing response.
    It's a recall 10 years in the making that involves 2.6 million cars and 13 deaths. A young woman from Minnesota is among the victims, and her father spoke with FOX 9 News about the ongoing response.
  • TAXES: Minnesotans given go-ahead to file

    TAXES: Minnesotans given go-ahead to file

    Wednesday, April 2 2014 5:39 PM EDT2014-04-02 21:39:06 GMT
    Gov. Mark Dayton and Revenue Commissioner Myron Frans are giving Minnesotans the green light to file their takes now that software providers have updated to reflect the new tax law changes.
    Gov. Mark Dayton and Revenue Commissioner Myron Frans are giving Minnesotans the green light to file their takes now that software providers have updated to reflect the new tax law changes.
  • St. Cloud's Meyer Teleservices closes doors

    St. Cloud's Meyer Teleservices closes doors

    Wednesday, April 2 2014 11:29 AM EDT2014-04-02 15:29:48 GMT
    Meyer Teleservices, a St. Cloud-based telemarketing company will close its doors after years of raising funds for the Democratic Party.
    Meyer Teleservices, a St. Cloud-based telemarketing company will close its doors after years of raising funds for the Democratic Party.
  • 6 essential home buying tips for first-timers

    6 essential home buying tips for first-timers

    Wednesday, April 2 2014 11:12 AM EDT2014-04-02 15:12:55 GMT
    Financial planner Sophia Bera talks tips for first-time home buyers.
    Financial planner Sophia Bera talks tips for first-time home buyers.
  • Glen Taylor's decision to acquire Star Tribune part business, part altruism

    Glen Taylor set to acquire Star Tribune

    Wednesday, April 2 2014 10:27 AM EDT2014-04-02 14:27:05 GMT
    The Star Tribune Media Co. and Minnesota Timberwolves and Lynx owner Glen Taylor have executed a letter of intent for Taylor to acquire the company.
    The Star Tribune Media Co. and Minnesota Timberwolves and Lynx owner Glen Taylor have executed a letter of intent for Taylor to acquire the company.
  • BUYER BEWARE: Knock-offs also target off-brand suppliers

    BUYER BEWARE: Knock-offs also target off-brand suppliers

    Monday, March 31 2014 11:11 PM EDT2014-04-01 03:11:31 GMT
    A Twin Cities man is still recovering after an off-brand cell phone charger left him with a severe electrical burn, but agencies are now warning that counterfeit products can look an awful lot like legitimate ones.
    A Twin Cities man is still recovering after an off-brand cell phone charger left him with a severe electrical burn, but agencies are now warning that counterfeit products can look an awful lot like legitimate ones.
  • Minn. man argues marijuana already legal due to state tax stamp

    Minn. man argues marijuana already legal due to state tax stamp

    Monday, March 31 2014 10:54 PM EDT2014-04-01 02:54:48 GMT
    The effort to legalize cannabis for Minnesota patients has seen a bumpy road to the Legislature so far this session, but one Minnesota man says the debate over marijuana is already over because a legal tax exists.
    The effort to legalize cannabis for Minnesota patients has seen a bumpy road to the Legislature so far this session, but one Minnesota man says the debate over marijuana is already over because a legal tax exists.
  • $200 TIP: Perkins server thanks mystery woman for college fund boost

    $200 TIP: Perkins server thanks mystery woman for college fund boost

    Monday, March 31 2014 10:01 PM EDT2014-04-01 02:01:55 GMT
    One generous customer has become the talk of the town in Little Falls after a Perkins server discovered a patron had left a $200 tip on a tab that only totaled $14.
    One generous customer has become the talk of the town in Little Falls after a Perkins server discovered a patron had left a $200 tip on a tab that only totaled $14.
  • Knock-off iPhone charger leaves man with electrical burn, infection

    Knock-off iPhone charger leaves man with electrical burn, infection

    Monday, March 31 2014 4:13 PM EDT2014-03-31 20:13:20 GMT
    Cell phones are ubiquitous, but one Twin Cities man is warning that knock-off accessories could leave the budget-conscious in a world of hurt after the off-brand charger he bought online exploded.
    Cell phones are ubiquitous, but one Twin Cities man is warning that knock-off accessories could leave the budget-conscious in a world of hurt after the off-brand charger he bought online exploded.
  • BREEDER BILL: Animal cruelty remedy or business bust?

    BREEDER BILL: Animal cruelty remedy or business bust?

    Friday, March 28 2014 12:19 AM EDT2014-03-28 04:19:51 GMT
    Most dog and cat breeders in the state of Minnesota play by the rules, but what about the ones that don't? After years of struggling to regulate the issues, lawmakers may be poised to answer that question.
    Most dog and cat breeders in the state of Minnesota play by the rules, but what about the ones that don't? After years of struggling to regulate the issues, lawmakers may be poised to answer that question.
  • Pour one out for Four Loko, maker to stop selling caffeinated version

    Phusion agrees to stop selling caffeinated Four Loko

    Wednesday, March 26 2014 1:53 PM EDT2014-03-26 17:53:56 GMT
    Pour one out for Four Loko, because the company that makes it announced it will halt production and sale of all caffeine and alcohol-infused beverages nationwide.
    Pour one out for Four Loko, because the company that makes it announced it will halt production and sale of all caffeine and alcohol-infused beverages nationwide.
  • MORATORIUM: Halt to home construction draws crowd to City Hall

    MORATORIUM: Halt to home construction draws crowd to City Hall

    Thursday, March 20 2014 8:13 PM EDT2014-03-21 00:13:18 GMT
    Homeowners and builders packed a public hearing Thursday on the residential construction moratorium city leaders put in place last week in response to resident concerns about safety violations and communication.
    Homeowners and builders packed a public hearing on the residential construction moratorium city leaders put in place last week in response to resident concerns about safety violations and communication.
  • CLOTHING EXCHANGE: Elk River mother tries to accommodate city

    CLOTHING EXCHANGE: Elk River mother tries to accommodate city

    Wednesday, March 19 2014 11:30 PM EDT2014-03-20 03:30:19 GMT
    Seven months ago, Julie Will took on a mission to help others cut the cost of their clothing bill by hosting a free clothing exchange in her basement, but she says the city may shut her down.
    Seven months ago, Julie Will took on a mission to help others cut the cost of their clothing bill by hosting a free clothing exchange in her basement -- an idea inspired by her daughter with Down Syndrome.
  • $500M Pentagon Park plan, price tag worries Edina neighbors

    $500M Pentagon Park plan, price tag worries Edina neighbors

    Wednesday, March 19 2014 11:24 PM EDT2014-03-20 03:24:42 GMT
    Developers are willing to invest some big money to recreate a corner of Edina, but the $500-million price tag has many current residents worrying that their community might change too much.
    Developers are willing to invest some big money to recreate a corner of Edina, but the $500-million price tag has many current residents worrying that their community might change too much.
  • RETIREMENT: 36% of workers don't have $1,000 in savings

    RETIREMENT: 36% of workers don't have $1,000 in savings

    Tuesday, March 18 2014 8:30 PM EDT2014-03-19 00:30:40 GMT
    A new survey shows that many American workers simply aren't ready for retirement, with more than half saving up less than $25,000 and 36 percent of workers have less than $1,000 in savings.
    A new survey shows that many American workers simply aren't ready for retirement, with more than half saving up less than $25,000 and 36 percent of workers have less than $1,000 in savings.
  • BY THE NUMBERS: Mall of America expansion

    Mall of America prepares for expansion project

    Tuesday, March 18 2014 3:45 PM EDT2014-03-18 19:45:39 GMT
    The Mall of America presented new renderings of its $325 million expansion at a groundbreaking event Tuesday morning.
    The Mall of America presented new renderings of its $325 million expansion at a groundbreaking event Tuesday morning.
  • MORATORIUM: Minneapolis calls time-out on tear-down projects

    MORATORIUM: Minneapolis calls time-out on tear-down projects

    Sunday, March 16 2014 10:24 PM EDT2014-03-17 02:24:57 GMT
    Southwest Minneapolis may be a bustling spot for home builders, but complaints from neighbors that some contractors aren't following construction rules has city leaders pausing projects to listen.
    Southwest Minneapolis may be a bustling spot for home builders, but complaints from neighbors that some contractors aren't following construction rules has city leaders pausing projects to listen.
  • Target admits security warning ignored before breach

    Target admits security warning ignored before breach

    Friday, March 14 2014 4:46 PM EDT2014-03-14 20:46:16 GMT
    Target acknowledges it didn't take any immediate action when its security software picked up on suspicious activity.
    Target acknowledges it didn't take any immediate action when its security software picked up on suspicious activity.
  • Overtime pay for more workers, Obama directs Labor Dept.

    Overtime pay for more workers, Obama directs Labor Dept.

    Wednesday, March 12 2014 10:18 AM EDT2014-03-12 14:18:13 GMT
    President Obama is directing the U.S. Department of Labor to increase the number of workers eligible for overtime pay.
    President Obama is directing the U.S. Department of Labor to increase the number of workers eligible for overtime pay.
  • Norovirus temporarily closes Caribou Coffee in Brooklyn Park

    Norovirus temporarily closes Caribou Coffee in Brooklyn Park

    Tuesday, March 11 2014 7:52 AM EDT2014-03-11 11:52:47 GMT
    A group of teenage girls are speaking out because they say they got dangerously sick after stopping at the Caribou Coffee in Brooklyn Park, and company officials confirm seven workers there had the norovirus.
    A group of teenage girls are speaking out because they say they got dangerously sick after stopping at the Caribou Coffee in Brooklyn Park, and company officials confirm seven workers there had the norovirus.
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