Budget deal remains out of reach as potential layoffs loom

Gov. Mark Dayton and House Republicans chipped away Thursday at a deal to wrap up the state's budget and avoid a partial government shutdown.

Wisconsin may be first to license teachers without degree

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Wisconsin may be the first state in the country to certify teachers who don't have bachelor's degrees under a provision put in the state budget, a move that has drawn widespread criticism and that Gov. Scott Walker refused to say Thursday whether he supports.

US stocks end modestly lower

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U.S. stocks are ending modestly lower following a sell-off in the Chinese market and concerns about an approaching deadline for Greece to make a debt payment.
Blogs
2:24pm

Good local sales to hit in the month of June

Good local sales to hit in the month of June
Blogs
11:47am

Memorial Day sales--How good are they?

Memorial Day sales--How good are they?
Blogs
May 20

Did you notice holes in Target's shoe department in recent months?

Target said it had light inventories in shoes in first quarter as result of the West Coast port delays
Blogs
May 18

Postmates overwhelmed at launch, can't keep up with orders for free pizza and ice cream

While some in the Twin Cities were able to get the free pizza and ice cream promotions part of Postmates' local launch, others were left disappointed
Blogs
May 16

Rare sale: Up to 70% off BT McElrath artisan chocolate through Sat.

Rare sale: Up to 70% off BT McElrath artisan chocolate through Sat.
Business
May 14

US stock indexes gain, breaking a three-day slump

Encouraging news on the U.S. job market is helping send stock indexes higher on Wall Street, breaking a three-day slump.
Blogs
May 13

Target removes T-shirt from stores after designer claims it was copied from her

An Oregon woman found a virtually identical shirt at a Target that she had been screen-printing since last year
Variety
May 13

US retail sales flat-line in April

U.S. shoppers kept their spending in check in April, as modest wage growth over the past year keeps family budgets tight.
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May 8

US stocks jump the most since March following hiring gains

The U.S. stock market had its best day in two months Friday following good news about the job market.
Blogs
May 7

Minibar, the latest Twin Cities liquor delivery service, joins the mix

Minibar, the latest Twin Cities liquor delivery service, joins the mix
Blogs
May 7

Former Best Buy CEO joins local startup

Brian Dunn, the former Best Buy CEO, will become chairman of Upsie, a Minneapolis tech startup in the warranty business
Business
May 5

Dollar's rise lifts imports and widens trade gap

A flood of imports could push GDP growth into negative territory.
Blogs
May 4

Instacart, the grocery delivery firm, appears headed to Twin Cities

The company won't confirm it, but signs indicate the grocery delivery business is eyeing the Twin Cities market
Business
May 2

Mining slump has makers of big machines, parts feeling pain

Idled mines, slowed oil production, soft agriculture all mean demand is down for manufacturers.
Business
May 1

Manufacturing in Minnesota and Midwest up in April

The Creighton University report for April allayed fears after a worrisome March.
Blogs
May 1

Albertville Premium Outlets celebrates 15 years

Albertville Premium Outlets celebrates 15 years
Business
April 29

Shrugging off slow growth, Fed predicts a rebound

The Fed described the latest round of economic setbacks as likely to be temporary.
Blogs
April 27

Knollwood Target to open liquor store on Wednesday

The Knollwood Target store in St. Louis Park will open a liquor store this week, the second in the metro area.
Business
April 25

Job prospects grow for Minnesota teens just in time

This summer, when parents say “get a job,” it just might be easier, according to new data. Shops, restaurants and amusement parks are starting to hire summer workers now, and they say competition for employees is growing.
Business
April 23

Schafer: Iron Range slump appears set to last for a long time

Looking around at the global industry, it’s shaping up as another of those slumps that sure won’t feel temporary when it’s done.
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