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Fairview Wine in Roseville, which battled nearby Total Wine, to close

Steve Burwell is the owner of Fairview Wine and Spirits in Roseville.

Steve Burwell's store opened in 1985, and the competition moved nearby in 2014.

Polaris Slingshot under investigation for alleged faulty seat belts

Slingshots made their way through Stillwater during a Polaris Slingshot owner's charity ride for Road 2 Recovery on Wednesday.

A complaint was filed by a family of a man who was killed in a Michigan crash.

Berman-led Black Ridge Oil affiliate trying to raise acquisition capital

A related corporation would have 21 months to hunt for an energy-related acquisition.

Seasonal switch at Walmart: More hours for employees during holiday crunch

Extra hours available for employees during crunch.

Post-Maria, med-tech firms in Puerto Rico work to track down workers

Locating workers, assessing damage among first challenges in storm-ravaged Puerto Rico.

'Critter shelf' project aims to help wildlife cross NY roads

The New York state Department of Transportation and The Nature Conservancy are testing a new "critter shelf" installed in a highway culvert to help wildlife cross safely.

Netflix CEO Reed Hastings donates $5M to alma mater Bowdoin

Netflix chief executive officer and Bowdoin College graduate Reed Hastings says he's donating $5 million to the school to help traditionally underrepresented students graduate.


Renaissance Square in downtown Minneapolis has sold
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Landmark office building sells.

Settlement may be in works in partner fallout at Pine River Capital
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Steve Kuhn and founder Brian Taylor's relationship had soured by 2015 over performance, compensation and ownership issues, according to a federal court fight that has played out over the past two years. Now, lawyers in the case have informed the presiding judge that a settlement could be in the works.


New eateries approved for Terminal 1 at MSP Airport

More than two dozen new eateries are planned for the busiest terminal at MSP — ranging from local favorites to national chains offering sushi to steak.


Abbott Labs gets FDA approval for MRI-friendly defibrillator

After acquiring St. Jude, it lost defibrillator market share to Medtronic and Boston Scientific.


3M sues Chinese company over automotive refinishing technology trademark

Manufacturer claims violation of trademark by Chinese company.


Capital is pouring in for China's entrepreneurs, and they are making more money with it

To the victors go great spoils: Country now has more billionaires than U.S.


Renaissance Square in downtown Minneapolis has sold

Landmark office building sells.


Dry weather helps Minnesota farmers begin soybean harvest

Parts of Minnesota have been dry enough lately to allow farmers to begin harvesting soybeans.


Dunwoody College of Technology plans $10M renovation of Mpls. campus

Dunwoody College of Technology has plans to expand its Minneapolis campus with a $10 million renovation. The update comes as the school adds to its…


Volvo invests $520M to build 2nd vehicle in South Carolina

Even before the first vehicle rolls off the line at Volvo Cars' new factory in South Carolina, the Swedish automaker has nearly doubled its investment to $1 billion and promised to build a second vehicle at the site.


MSP plans big changes on retail and food front

Travelers at Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport have their choice of nearly 50 new retailers and restaurants added over the past year. And more changes are coming.


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