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Prince properties in Chanhassen are hitting the market and going fast

Royal listings: A purple house that Prince owned and once lived in stood on this 1.5-acre lot before it was demolished in 2003. It has 246 feet of frontage on Lake Riley. The site is on the lower right-hand corner of this photo. After Prince moved out, his father reportedly lived there until he died.

Several of late star's properties now for sale are drawing fast interest.

Obama: Health care act is law, US can't go backward

President Obama, shown Wednesday, is urging the public to help save his health care law.

President Barack Obama is urging the public to help save his health care law, which is in serious danger of being repealed under President-elect Donald Trump.

No trade laws violated in Select Comfort patent case, judge rules

The ruling closes a 13-month patent disagreement against one of it its key competitors.

Jobs report shows Trump to inherit solid but uneven economy

The U.S. jobs report on Friday made one thing clear: President-elect Donald Trump will inherit the same two-track U.S. economy that bedeviled his predecessor.

Solid job gains means Fed is likely to hike interest rate in December

The U.S. unemployment rate of 4.6 percent is lowest since 2007.

Medica's exit from state's public health programs raises tough questions

The HMO says it won't be an option for more than 300,000 in state public programs beginning in May.

Minnesota SBA lending rises in 2016

The Minnesota district office of the U.S. Small Business Administration says lending rose again in fiscal 2016


Science/math students/educators get $25 tix to "Curious Incident" play
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Science/math students/educators get $25 tix to "Curious Incident" play

Minnesota SBA lending rises in 2016
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The Minnesota district office of the U.S. Small Business Administration says lending rose again in fiscal 2016


Renters caught in middle as cities spend years battling landlords to fix problem properties

While the Stephen Frenz case has taken extra twists and turns, even more straightforward license revocations can lead to a lengthy process for city regulators.


Delta passenger objects to in-flight movie as "perpetuating racism"

She asked the airline to let ethnic communities review the film.


Demolition delayed for old funeral home building near downtown Minneapolis

The demolition of a Tudor-style funeral home to make way for a high-rise condo tower near downtown Minneapolis has been delayed. The delay comes after…


Self magazine to end print publication; editor-in-chief among 20 job cuts

Condé Nast will shutter the print edition of Self magazine, the publishing company announced on Thursday.


Wells Fargo splits chairman, CEO roles after sales scandal

Wells Fargo said it will split the jobs of chairman and CEO and will make other major changes to the composition of its board of directors in an effort to make the bank more accountable following a scandal over its sales practices.


A sweeter-tasting sugar will allow Nestlé to use less of it in candy

Reduction could be up to 40 percent, company says.


Minnesota Medicaid shake-up to affect 311,000

The move would impact health insurance coverage for more than 310,000 enrollees.


Midwest, Minnesota manufacturers struggle for a fifth month

Regional employment index drops as Midwest loses more manufacturing positions.


Mall of America welcomes its first black Santa

Visiting for just four days, Larry Jefferson is the first black Santa to listen to kids' wish lists at the Mall of America.


Christopher & Banks reports solid results from third quarter

The Plymouth-based retailer said sales and profits are on an upswing; stock rises 22 percent.