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Seward Co-op workers vote to unionize

A group of Seward Co-op workers and a allied organizations walked past the Co-op Creamery to Seward Co-op offices and presented their issues to Operations Manager Nick Seeberger, right, at a march and rally June 7.

With Seward aboard, UFCW has successfully organized all the food co-ops in Minneapolis.

Cosmetics maker Bell Labs expands again in Eagan, adding 50 jobs

Bell Labs CEO Mo Saremi and his employees. The firm broke ground Friday on its second plant and jobs expansion in a year.

The company's growth is spurred by demand for natural and organic skin-care products.

3M safety unit partners with ironworkers

Initiative will train 150,000 ironworkers as the Maplewood manufacturer broadens its safety business.

Fact check: Have Trump's touted missions really been accomplished?

President Trump presents missions as accomplished even when they're not. Here's a fact check on what he said this week.

Big cases, retirement rumors as Supreme Court nears finish

The Supreme Court enters its final week of work before a long summer hiatus with action expected on the Trump administration's travel ban and a decision due in a separation of church and state case that arises from a Missouri church playground.

Judge sides with AIDS Healthcare Foundation, dismisses suit

A federal judge ruled in favor of one of the nation's largest suppliers of HIV and AIDS medical care, clearing it of wrongdoing in an alleged $20 million scam to bilk the federal government.

Judge sides with AIDS Healthcare Foundation, dismisses suit

A judge has ruled in favor of one of the nation's largest suppliers of HIV and AIDS medical care, clearing the company of wrongdoing in an alleged $20 million scam to bilk the federal government.


Jonathan Adler returns to Mpls, now in North Loop
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Jonathan Adler returns to Mpls, now in North Loop

Schafer: With Whole Foods deal, Amazon doing what it set out to do
Lee Schafer

The online retailer's ambitions should be no surprise to its competitors, including Target.


Reaching deep into the brain to treat strokes

Minnesota is a big player in the growing market for tools that are less invasive.


5 questions when shopping for a brokerage account

A price war has broken out among online brokerage firms in recent months, making it a great time to shop for a brokerage account. Here…


Company: 5th worker has died after Wisconsin mill explosion

A Wisconsin company says a fifth worker has died after an explosion last month at its corn milling plant.


US indexes inch higher as energy stocks claw from the hole

U.S. stock indexes nudged higher Friday after energy companies clawed back some of their sharp losses from earlier in the week.


Google will stop reading Gmail to help sell ads

The change could help the company sell Gmail to more business users.


Recall of Vascular Solutions catheters is declared Class 1

No patient harm reported from products made by Minn.'s Vascular Solutions.


Medicaid is biggest consumer story in 'Obamacare' rollback

Republicans in full control of government are on the brink of history-making changes to the nation's health care system. The impact for consumers would go well beyond "Obamacare."


Facebook CEO Zuckerberg dines with Somali refugees in Mpls.

Flanked by Somali women in their hijabs in Minneapolis, Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg said, "You are a powerful reminder of why this country is so great," as he marked the end of the holy month of Ramadan by eating his first Iftar dinner.


Minnesota health CEOs say Senate bill will 'seriously undermine' care

Leaders in Minnesota's health care community called the Senate Republican health care reform bill disappointing because of the GOP's continued insistence on significantly cutting Medicaid.


Edina's Pentagon Park adding housing in revamp of $500M project

The $500 million makeover of Edina's Pentagon Park is getting a makeover. CBRE recently announced that it is marketing 28 acres of the 42-acre site, which is being renamed The Link, for sale as housing.