3M wins patent infringement lawsuit against German dental firm

3M wins patent infringement lawsuit against German dental firm

A German dental firm faces an injunction in 3M lawsuit.

Keep pushing Cuban trade, Klobuchar and Emmer tell business leaders

May 25
Keep pushing Cuban trade, Klobuchar and Emmer tell business leaders
Two top Minnesota lawmakers say the business case will be key to building support to end the long-standing trade embargo.

MNsure to seek IT vendor options with eye on improving website

May 25
MNsure to seek IT vendor options with eye on improving website
The search might ultimately lead to website changes by the second half of 2017, said Allison O'Toole, the MNsure chief executive.
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Patterson's animal supply division boosts quarterly sales

Dental supply division sees slight decrease in sales.
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Comcast vows better service, more Wi-Fi sites in Twin Cities

Comcast said Thursday that it is trying to improve its customer experience and will add new services, along with 400 workers, this year in the Twin Cities.
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16 minutes ago

U.S. attorney asks state court to halt discovery in Starkey lawsuits

Lawyers call the motion unusual.
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Legislators approved a tax break for smokers, and now it's up to Gov. Mark Dayton to decide whether to veto it.

Legislators gave tax break to smokers; now it's up to Dayton

In its final hours, the Legislature approved a tax bill that repealed an automatic yearly increase in the tobacco tax. The measure is now sitting on the governor's desk.
Minneapolis
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Minneapolis City Council gives tentative approval to sick-leave mandate

With final approval expected Friday, the ordinance would go into effect July 1, 2017.
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Creation agency hires its first global executive creative director

Brad Cohn is moving from Florida to Minneapolis to get the creative juices going at Creation.
Business
May 25

Caribou Coffee getting heat for trademark lawsuit against small Michigan cafe

Caribou Coffee Co. has won a settlement in a trademark infringement case but is taking heat from supporters and owners of the Blue Caribou Cafe,…
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May 25

Medtronic adds Qualcomm to its growing diabetes partner list

It will work with Qualcomm to develop devices to transit glucose levels in real time.
Business
May 25

Evine Live shows some progress but still reports a loss

The shopping network's first-quarter sales beat analysts' forecasts and margins improved.
West Metro
May 25

Former Voyager Bank CEO Timothy Owens sentenced to 18 months in federal prison

The Wayzata man had pleaded guilty to charges of obstructing an investigation.
Local
May 25

Land O'Lakes gives boost to Minnesota water quality effort

The company said it will help the state fight against pollution from agriculture.
Business
May 25

Use of drones for business purposes starts to take off

The aircraft increasingly are being put to work for business purposes.
Business
May 25

Boeing's gigantic 777X facility is taking shape near Seattle

Just 14 months after the groundbreaking, massive factory is put on display.
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National
May 25

TSA chief: Help is on the way to address long airport lines

The Transportation Security Administration will add 768 new screeners by mid-June to deal with increasingly long airport security lines that have caused passengers to miss flights even before the busy summer travel season, the agency's chief told Congress on Wednesday.
Business
May 25

Coming soon to a car near you: DirecTV

AT&T doesn’t just want to put an Internet connection in every car. It wants the people in those cars to watch its recently acquired television…
Business
May 25

Pedestrian safety could get a bit sticky, if Google has a say

Google's adhesive would try to prevent secondary blow after first collision.
Blogs
May 25

Minnesota premiums still below average

Despite big jumps, premiums on the MNsure exchange for 2016 were lower than averages for the region and nation, according to a new report.
Business
May 25

Record HMO profits from state programs

A report says public health insurance enrollees used less care than was expected in 2015.
Business
May 24

Alexander: Helping an iPad find a better Internet connection

Q: We have two PCs and two iPads, but only my iPad 2 is having trouble doing Internet searches and playing streaming videos. I get…
Business
May 24

McCollum, others meet with Twin Metals over BWCA

Some in state's D.C. delegation are at odds over desire to mine.