Black drivers: Twin Cities taxi company shut them out of high-paying work

Black drivers: Twin Cities taxi company shut them out of high-paying work

Green & White denies that it shut them out of high-paying work for corporate accounts.

Hotel Minneapolis, in a 111-year-old downtown bank building, changes hands

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Hotel Minneapolis, in a 111-year-old downtown bank building, changes hands
Ownership change will bring a multimillion-dollar renovation to Hotel Minneapolis.

Galleria's old Barnes & Noble space reopening with new tenants

November 17
Galleria's old Barnes & Noble space reopening with new tenants
New tenants include Soft Surroundings, Roe Wolfe, Exceler8 and a Porsche pop-up.
Business
November 18

Wind project in southern Minnesota gets pushback

Wind farms often generate local antipathy as they grow both in number and economic importance to the energy industry, but the Freeborn project has sparked a higher level of opposition.
Local
29 minutes ago

Minn.-bred turkeys head to D.C. for a Thanksgiving pardon from President Trump

The nation's top turkey state is taking center stage ahead of Thanksgiving with high-profile events.
Business
30 minutes ago

What to watch as the tax-code overhaul takes shape

House passage of a tax overhaul Thursday was just the first step. Many changes are expected before a bill reaches President Donald Trump’s desk. First,…
Was your company one of the Top Workplaces of 2017?
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Local
31 minutes ago

Plowing Minnesota's prairie is increasing carbon in the atmosphere

University of Wisconsin analysis refuels the debate over renewables.
Business
9:23pm
Commerce Commissioner Mike Rothman

Commerce Commissioner Rothman resigns to run for attorney general

Dayton appointed Jessica Looman, deputy labor commissioner, to take over.
Business
9:21pm

India to review stent pricing caps that drew device-maker protest

Critics say cheaper stents have not added up to savings for patients.
Business
8:50pm

Another round of NAFTA talks begins in Mexico

Few prospects for breakthrough as U.S. demands dismay allies.
ST50: 2017 ranking of Minn. companies
Special feature ST50: 2017 ranking of Minn. 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.
Variety
4:30pm

Retailers rise again, but tech leads other US stocks lower

Retailers and smaller U.S. companies jumped again Friday as they continued to report strong third-quarter results, but technology companies and other big U.S. corporations couldn't add to the previous day's gains.
National
3:32pm

Ultra-wealthy win in Senate tax bill, other face hikes

The ultra-wealthy, especially those with dynastic businesses — like President Donald Trump and his family — do very well under a major Republican tax bill moving in the Senate, as they do under legislation passed this week by the House.
Business
1:50pm

French general consul expects increased business with Minnesota

Guillaume Lacrois addresses the French American Chamber of Commerce of Minnesota
National
1:01pm

Minnesota's top insurance regulator steps away

The state's top insurance regulator is stepping down from the job.
Business
November 17

Best Buy raises its holiday outlook, but not as much as investors hoped

Electronics retailer tempers expectations for holidays after robust summer and autumn.
Variety
November 17

NPR changes leadership as harassment issues linger

National Public Radio elected new leadership on its board of directors on Thursday as the organizations deals with sex harassment issues that led to its top news executive recently being ousted.
Outside Consultant
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Answers to your questions about marketing and business in the Twin Cities.
Business
November 17

Republican tax bills put corporations ahead of people

The bill that sailed through the House on Thursday chooses to take from high-tax Democratic states, particularly California and New York, and give to lower-tax Republican states that President Donald Trump carried in 2016, including Florida and Texas.
Music
November 17

In only 4 days, Taylor Swift sells the most albums of 2017

In just four days, Taylor Swift's new album has sold more traditional albums than any other release this year.
Minneapolis
November 17
A man stopped to admire the statue of Mary Tyler Moore on Thursday after a ceremony to mark the reopening of Nicollet Mall.

Two-plus years in the making: Nicollet Mall back in business

Nicollet Mall reopened at noon Thursday, marking the end of a construction headache that's cost millions of dollars and closed the downtown Minneapolis corridor for more than two years.
East Metro
November 16

Suites hotel to rise at I-694 and Lexington interchange in Arden Hills

Address: 3920 Northwoods Dr., Arden Hills Type: Hospitality Rooms: 139 Developers: Hawkeye Hotels, JR Hospitality Architect: Base4 International Details: Iowa-based Hawkeye Hotels and partner JR…
Business
November 16

Just keep the cows away: Wood office building planned for downtown Chicago

Hines is planning a wood office building in Chicago like the T3 structure it built in downtown Minneapolis.
Minneapolis
November 16

200-unit apartment building on Star Tribune land planned near river

The developer revealed a design for the building to North Loop neighbors on Wednesday night.
Business
November 16

Minn. unemployment hits 17-year low, but job growth is slowing

Minnesota's unemployment rate is 3.3 percent, but figures show job growth has slowed.