Jackie Crosby

Reporter | The generations
Phone: 612-673-7335
Jackie Crosby writes about the boomers, GenXers, millennials and beyond.

Recent content from Jackie Crosby

Black Friday no longer one-day deal; retailers hope to keep it going

This year’s holiday shopping season started in earnest Thursday evening. Major retailers reported brisk traffic Friday and hope to keep it that way through the weekend.

Updated: November 30, 2013, - 06:54 AM

Family, football trump commerce at Menards, Fleet Farm

Many of the biggest names in retail will open Thanksgiving evening, but not everyone is following their example.

Updated: November 27, 2013, - 09:36 PM

Federal health care mishaps taint state exchanges

States seek to distinguish their systems from healthcare.gov.

Updated: November 25, 2013, - 09:16 AM

Obituary: POW, Bataan survivor Ken Porwoll resolved to serve others

As a young man, Ken Porwoll endured the worst of war. But in the end, he decided that kindness would...

Updated: November 23, 2013, - 07:13 PM

Dayton won't grant extension of existing health insurance plans

Insurers had protested that changes offered by President Obama would be disruptive.

Updated: November 19, 2013, - 05:53 AM

Insurers weigh Obama's reprieve on plans

Obama’s offer to allow people to keep current health plans prompts concern of a possible “bigger mess.”

Updated: November 18, 2013, - 05:11 PM

UnitedHealth invests $50 million in low-income rental housing

Money will finance low-income units for families in Minnesota and the Upper Midwest.

Updated: November 14, 2013, - 09:13 PM

Best Buy to open at 6 p.m. on Thanksgiving

The electronics retailer breaks away from the pack of retailers opening at 8 p.m. this year.

Updated: November 09, 2013, - 07:09 AM

In-house flaws faulted in MNsure data breach

Lax procedures “contributed directly” to accidental e-mail that contained sensitive information, legislative audit concluded.

Updated: November 07, 2013, - 10:00 PM

Minnesota's health exchange nears 11,000 enrollments

Enrollments nearly tripled between Oct. 14 and Nov. 2. Expectations are for increased enrollment before Dec. 15 deadline.

Updated: November 06, 2013, - 09:17 PM

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