3M will sell Corning its optical-fiber telecom business for $900 million

3M will sell Corning its optical-fiber telecom business for $900 million

The unit's 500 workers expected to become Corning employees.

Best Buy execs dole out breakfast as retailer barrels into holiday homestretch

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Best Buy execs dole out breakfast as retailer barrels into holiday homestretch

New lounge for theater lovers will feature Jack Link's-inspired menu

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New lounge for theater lovers will feature Jack Link's-inspired menu
The planned lounge in the former Solera building follows the jerky company's move into nearby Mayo Clinic Square.
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HSBC said it expects U.S. to dismiss criminal charges

HSBC said Monday that U.S. authorities were preparing to dismiss criminal charges against the bank, five years after it reached an agreement to avoid prosecution…
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Airports are losing money on parking as ride-hailing services grow

For many air travelers, getting to and from the airport has long been part of the whole miserable experience. Do they drive and park in…
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At WTO's biggest gathering, U.S. moves create uncertainty about future of trade rules

With Trump threatening to pull out, WTO unlikely to get anything done.
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40-story Minneapolis apartment tower no longer to be built

The complex would have been between Renaissance Square and the 15 Building.
Business
5:10pm

Cleveland-Cliffs acquires iron ore reserves from Glacier Park Iron

The company bought or leased nearly 4,000 acres near Nashwauk.
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Worker dies after falling into hopper at Minnesota turkey manure energy plant

The plant, which supplies energy to Xcel Energy, is slated to close next year.
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Doran will build housing at site of former Best Buy Southdale store

The 185-unit complex, with a development-construction price tag of $48 million, will include nine "affordable" units.
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The Cub bear delivered bags of groceries via Instacart in 2015.

Supervalu expands Instacart program at Cub and three other stores

The click-and-collect program is now in place in three Twin Cities' suburban stores.
Music
3:04pm

Apple orchestrates deal for song-recognition app Shazam

Apple has bought Shazam, the maker of a song-recognition app that Apple's digital assistant Siri has already been using to help people identify the music playing on their iPhones.
TV & Media
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Soon you can watch the NFL free on your phone on Yahoo

Watching NFL football games on your phone used to be mainly limited to Verizon customers. Soon anyone will be able to watch football games on the go for free on Yahoo's app, now that Verizon owns Yahoo.
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3:02pm

SpaceX launching recycled rocket, supply capsule for NASA

Space Age hand-me-downs are soaring to a whole new level.
Business
8:39am

Analysts see fast-rising stock market slowing, but no big retreat expected

Inflation, geopolitics could alter that calculation.
Local
8:25am

Minn. medtech industry voices frustration with tax reform

As the U.S. Senate and House resolve different plans to cut taxes for American corporations and businesses, the repeal of the medical device tax is missing from the discussion.
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December 11
FILE - In this Nov. 12, 2017, file photo, participants rally outside C...

Could cascade of allegations send #MeToo off the rails?

Some fear the cultural shift in the movement engenders backlash.
Business
December 11

Office parties changing amid harassment backlash

There may be less booze and more daylight at your office holiday party this year.
Business
December 10

Cutting medical deduction could raise taxes on 8.8M Americans

The House tax bill would eliminate the deduction, while the Senate bill would keep it (and even make it a bit more generous). It's a key difference that must be reconciled before final legislation goes to President Donald Trump.
Business
December 10

Smart businesses are helping workers take on growing caregiving role

Estimates are that nearly 20 percent of U.S. workers (even more among middle-aged workers) are providing care for older adults, and half of the current workforce expects to be providing eldercare in the near future.
Business
December 10

In major turnaround, Volkswagen chief suggests ending subsidies for diesel cars

The chief executive of Volkswagen said Sunday that the German government should consider phasing out the subsidies that encourage Europeans to buy diesel cars, a startling change of position by the company largely responsible for diesel's popularity in Europe.
Local
December 10

Report says Albert Lea can support hospital, but it would be costly

A newly published consultant's report that says the city of Albert Lea could support a full-service hospital has emboldened citizens there who are fighting a Mayo Clinic decision to reduce services.
Business
December 10
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The Frasier Fir candle, the 'smell of Christmas,' started in Minnesota

Retailers say the secret to Frasier Fir is the scent's ability to evoke fond memories.