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Target sets up website to invite pitches from startups

Target is inviting startups with interesting technology platforms to sumbit pitches for pilot programs

Lawmakers ask Wells Fargo CEO: 'Why shouldn't you be in jail?'

Wells Fargo CEO John Stumpf testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, Sept. 29, 2016, before the House Financial Services Committee investigating Wells Fargo's opening of unauthorized customer accounts.

Angry lawmakers heaped another round of blistering criticism on Wells Fargo's CEO, pressing Thursday for details about what senior managers knew about allegedly illegal sales practices and when any concerns were disclosed.

Striking nurses to vote Monday on offer by Allina, union says

Nurses on strike made their way around Abbott Northwestern Hospital on Sept. 5 in Minneapolis.

The negotiating team representing striking Allina Health hospital nurses has no recommendation for Monday's vote, according to a union statement.

Proposed casino project stirs emotions in Otter Tail County

The 270-acre complex is proposed for the shore of Star Lake, home to sensitive wildlife breeding grounds, cabins in families for generations and a private hunting club used by some of Minnesota's oldest-money families.

State, students are surprised as Regency beauty schools close

Regency Beauty Institute, with headquarters in St. Louis Park, has shuttered all of its 79 beauty schools, including five in Minnesota, without warning.

Slain officer's widow to inspect vest at center of lawsuit

The widow of a slain Georgia police officer hopes to learn more about why his body armor didn't save him.

The Latest: Commuters find alternatives after train crash

The Latest on a commuter train that crashed into a station in New Jersey, killing one person and injuring more than 100 others (all times local):


Target sets up website to invite pitches from startups
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Target is inviting startups with interesting technology platforms to sumbit pitches for pilot programs

Best Buy to open stores at midnight for release of PlayStation VR
Point of Sale

About 350 Best Buy stores around the country will open around midnight for release of the virtual reality sets on October 12, 13


Target shifts its giving strategy, promotes the power of play

Retailer pours money and sweat into playgrounds, other projects.


Fast-growing CPM Cos. realigns as Twin Cities property market shifts

After a start in student apartments, CPM turns to tackling demand for mixed-income housing.


State of Minnesota asked 45,000 to reapply for health coverage

DHS says it's resolving a 'system problem' for people in public insurance programs.


PrairieCare to anchor new Brooklyn Park medical building

Address: 5500 94th Av. N., Brooklyn Park Type: Medical Size: 20,000 square feet Developer & architect: Ryan Cos. Details: PrairieCare, a mental health care provider,…


Vikings sign deal to import hot dogs from Wisconsin

Schweigert will be in the bun this season and next at U.S. Bank Stadium.


Dakota Plains accused of defrauding financier

Lawsuit surrounds loan at the center of federal investigation.


Tenants win back rent, more time at affordable Minneapolis apartment building

New owners of tattered Park Laurel apartments tell residents that they can stay until Nov. 30, rent-free.


Federal regulators delay vote on cable box rentals

The plan was meant to bring more competition.


Iron Range steelworkers ratify three-year labor contract with Cliffs

Contract signals another step in company's turnaround.


Lawmakers ask Wells Fargo CEO: 'Why shouldn't you be in jail?'

Wells Fargo has turned into a "school for scoundrels," Rep. Carolyn B. Maloney, D-N.Y., told CEO John Stumpf as he faced a House committee Thursday.