Oil refinery at night in Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada. Shortage of pipeline capacity is causing Canadian oil producers to discount their crude by

Bargain pricing of Canadian crude oil is not helping you at the pump

Low Canadian prices help 2 local refineries, but drivers aren't seeing much benefit.

Crown Bank sues ex-CEO, 2 other bankers who left for rival Tradition

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Crown Bank is suing three of its former officials and another bank.
Legal action claims trio took information to help their new employer.

Student-run CLAgency at the U has its eye on outside clients

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CLAgency leaders brainstormed over an upcoming breakfast gathering with industry professionals, just like professionals.
Student-operated creative agency takes on more outside clients.
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Got Comcast's Triple Play? Here's a genuine reward--iPad6 for $120

Got Comcast's Triple Play? Here's a genuine reward--iPad6 for $120
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Lee Schafer: Minnesota, like others, was played by Amazon in HQ2 sweepstakes

Amid the flood of media coverage of the competition for the second headquarters project of Amazon.com were a couple of columns that saw real potential in the project for Minnesota, and they were written by me. What a sap.
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Mechanical arms in the back of the Tundra PIE pro pickup help to bake and box pizzas on the move.

Toyota, Pizza Hut create pickup that will cook pizza on the way to your door

Expanding on a pizza-mobility partnership launched this year, Plano, Texas, neighbors Toyota and Pizza Hut have created a prototype Tundra pickup truck with robot arms…
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Mansco Perry, head of the Minnesota State Board of Investment, oversees an operation that consistently performs well on behalf of taxpayers.

Minnesota's chief investor has been a good steward of state's money

Mansco Perry, by all accounts, is a good steward of funds.
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Amazon HQ favorites: Similar basics, different vibes

The communities said to be favored to become homes to a pair of big, new East Coast bases for Amazon are both riverfront stretches of major metropolitan areas with ample transportation and space for workers.
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In this Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2018 photo patient service associate Nelson Rivera III, left, sells medical cannabis products to Victoria Silva, of Amhers

Canada gets the pot headlines, but a U.S. market is catching up

Canada has a challenger to its status as the pot-stock capital of the world — the scrappy over-the-counter market in the United States. There are…
ST50: 2018 ranking of Minnesota companies
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The Star Tribune 50 is a measure of the largest publicly held companies with headquarters in Minnesota ranked by revenue.
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Recent bankruptcy filings in Minneapolis and St. Paul

MinneapolisDiane Marie Lundquist, as surety for Cworld Inc., doing business as Tires Plus of Grand Rapids, Escalante, Utah; filed Nov. 3, 18-43480; Chap. 7; assets,…
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Mergers and acquisitions involving Minnesota companies

Target AcquirerDate Location Location Description10/29 Network Medics Inc. NuMSP LLC NuMSP LLC, a provider of IT services and security products, Minneapolis Clifton, N.J. has acquired…
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Jobs calendar

JobsTUESDAYCAREER FAIR: Employers, panel discussion and one-to-one job assistance. hennepin.us/employmentservices. 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Minneapolis Convention Center, 1301 2nd Av. S., Mpls. 612-595-1990.JOB SEARCH…
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Business calendar

BUSINESSTUESDAYCHAMBER INFORMATION: An overview of the chamber and how it can benefit your business. mplschamber.com. 7:30-9 a.m. Free. WomenVenture, 2021 E. Hennepin Av., Suite…
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Why retirees are opting to stick closer to home

The housing market is changing for Americans living in their retirement years.The popular image of the typical retiree household is moving to an adult retirement…
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Small business calendar

Small BusinessMONDAYSMALL BUSINESS COUNSELING: One-on-one counseling presented by LegalCORPS and SCORE. 4-6 p.m. Free. Southdale Library, 7001 York Av. S., Edina. 612-543-5900.BUSINESS PLANNING:…
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Insider trading

ECOLAB INC.Angela M. BUSCH officerExercised options: 2,000 Price: $35.63Date: Nov. 6 Directly holds: naHAWKINS INc.Daniel J. Stauber officer, directorShares…
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Business people

Moving upOlympic Steel named Matt Grussing general manager of the Minneapolis plate division. Grussing joined Olympic Steel in 2010 and was regional sales manager for…
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Jaye Peterson is creative vice president of strategy at Adventure Creative

Jaye Peterson, vice president of strategy, Adventure CreativeJaye Peterson, newly hired vice president of strategy at Minneapolis-based Adventure Creative, said he is working with its…
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The U.S. Medicare Handbook

'Change is very alarming' for some as insurers take a new approach to Medicare incentives

Lures put out as changes loom for hundreds of thousands of recipients.
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New short-term loan product at U.S. Bank draws scrutiny

The loans are seen as less costly than payday options, but still carry a hefty interest rate.
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CEO of Minnesota High Tech Association is upbeat and pragmatic

CEO Margaret Anderson Kelliher of the Minnesota High Tech Association (MHTA) has a busy month ahead for her organization. Last week, MHTA hosted the Minnesota…
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Health savings account: A stealth retirement savings vehicle

Health savings accounts are worth a look, although they are not for everyone. If you are covered by a qualified high-deductible health plan, you can…