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Short-seller publicizes video claiming to show a hack of St. Jude pacemaker

Short-seller Muddy Waters stepped up its PR campaign alleging problems with cybersecurity in St. Jude Medical devices.

Muddy Waters raised the ante in its bid to devalue St. Jude's stock.

Wheaties creates Lifetime Achievement box for Michael Phelps

General Mills is honoring Olympic swimmer Michael Phelps on its Wheaties box for the third time.

General Mills is creating a 'Lifetime Achievement' box for the decorated Olympic swimmer.

With no serious prospects, old funeral home offered for free will be torn down for condo tower

There were no takers for the Washburn-McReavy Funeral Chapel on Central Avenue SE., even at the rock-bottom price of “free.”

Syngenta purchase by ChemChina moves forward

Some worry that Chinese deal will affect security, food supply

Prime Therapeutics, Walgreens to form pharmacy alliance

The deal would merge some operations in a new company.

Banks lead gains on Wall Street on hopes for higher rates

Banks led the stock market higher Monday as investors anticipate that the Federal Reserve could raise interest rates this year from their historically low levels. That could help banks recover from a long slump by making lending more profitable.

Court dismisses data speed reduction suit against AT&T

A federal appeals court has dismissed a lawsuit by federal officials that claimed AT&T misled millions of smartphone customers with unlimited data plans who had their Internet speeds cut.


Don Pablo's closes its Richfield location; only one left in Twin Cities
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Don Pablo's closes its Richfield location; Only one left in Twin Cities

Minnesota DEED seeks equity grant proposals
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Minnesota seeks grant proposals from community groups looking to help veterans, people of color, youth, women, obtain jobs and training.


Colombia at last has a chance to become a normal country

After the peace settlement comes the fight for public support, financial recovery.


Apple expected to show new iPhone at event next week

Apple is expected to show off a new iPhone next week when the company holds its fall product launch event in San Francisco.


Southwest, pilots union reach deal on contract through 2020

The pact includes salary hikes dating back to 2013.


Don Pablo's closes its Richfield location; only one left in Twin Cities

Don Pablo's closes its Richfield location; Only one left in Twin Cities


Minnesota DEED seeks equity grant proposals

Minnesota seeks grant proposals from community groups looking to help veterans, people of color, youth, women, obtain jobs and training.


Boot camp prepares Delta Air Lines for the icy reception of winter

When winter returns, the airline wants no troubles cleaning planes.


De-icing 'boot camp' prepares Delta employees for icy winters

Delta brought out its de-icing equipment for the annual "boot camp" and conference for station chiefs and personnel from nearly 200 airports.


Understanding the Brazil beyond the Olympics

F. Scott Fitzgerald once wrote that “the test of a first-rate intelligence is the ability to hold two opposed ideas in the mind at the…


Nearly 1,700 Minneapolis teens worked internships this summer

Business and nonprofits have provided about 23,000 internships to Minneapolis kids since 2004


More people buying more expensive smartphones, but more financing them

For years, flip phones, stick phones and lower-end smartphones — not iPhones and other top-of-the-line models — were Gary Fuentes' bestsellers.His family's La Fiesta Wireless…