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Boston Scientific will pay $210M for endoscopy maker EndoChoice

Boston Scientific expands its reach in endoscopy with the acquisition of EndoChoice.

The Georgia company reported sales of $72.3 million in 2015, up 18 percent from the previous year.

Wells Fargo claws back $41M of CEO John Stumpf's pay package

Wells Fargo Chief Executive Officer John Stumpf testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, Sept. 20, 2016, before the Senate Banking Committee. Stumpf was called before the committee for betraying customers' trust in a scandal over allegations that employees opened millions of unauthorized accounts to meet aggressive sales targets.

Wells Fargo says CEO John Stumpf and the executive who ran the bank's retail banking division will forfeit tens of millions of dollars in pay as the bank tries to stem a scandal over its sales practices.

U's tech office to partner with Wisconsin business accelerator

Students walked along the Washington Ave. Bridge, in the shadow of the Frederick R. Weisman Art Museum at the University of Minnesota in this file photo.

Partnership is aimed at allowing start-ups to tap into a broader network of potential investors.

Nurses, Allina talking again after rush hour protest briefly clogs downtown Mpls.

Mediator gets sides back to table after demonstration Tuesday morning.

Unhappy Target customers send strong message on pill bottles

Move over, princesses; this Halloween, it's all about the superhero

"The female superhero in particular has really taken off. This is the year of girl power."

Schafer: Economist Deirdre McCloskey argues that wealth followed social equality


Schafer: Economist Deirdre McCloskey argues that wealth followed social equality
Lee Schafer

One reason the economist Deirdre McCloskey goes on the road to explain how most of civilization became rich is to help audiences understand that the…

The Toro Co. aides in final Ryder Cup course preparations
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Staff from The Toro Co. and its distribution arm MTI Distributing are among Hazeltine volunteers this week making final course preparations for the Ryder Cup.


Why is Minneapolis a top 10 place to live for millennials? Two words: Office snacks

An abundance of office snacks and good salaries make it a great time to be a millennial worker in Minneapolis.


Deere & Co. wants to make tractors smarter using technology

It offers add-ons that work with any machine in a bid to join the growing market for "precision farming."


Dakota Plains CEO Craig McKenzie resigns to help oil company reduce expenses

Company says the resignation was not the result of a disagreement.


Hennepin County judge delays demolition of Terrace Theatre; preservation group must pay $6 million

A Hennepin County judge has extended an order that halts the demolition of the Terrace Theatre in Robbinsdale but also orders a preservation group to…


Company news: Allete, Enteromedics announce executive retirements

Allete Inc., Duluth, announced the planned retirement of Steven DeVinck, its chief financial officer and senior vice president. DeVinck joined the company in 2006 and…


US probing possible worker abuse by Wells Fargo

The U.S. Labor Department is investigating possible abuses of employees by Wells Fargo in connection with the bank's alleged efforts to open millions of unauthorized accounts to meet sales goals.


Anheuser-Busch InBev faces final merger hurdle with vote

The shareholder vote on proposal could be tight.


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Alexander: How to make music files sing together

Q: I’m in a chorus, and we have recorded songs on my Samsung Galaxy S5 phone using the “Voice Recorder” app. That app stores the…


The Toro Co. aides in final Ryder Cup course preparations

Staff from The Toro Co. and its distribution arm MTI Distributing are among Hazeltine volunteers this week making final course preparations for the Ryder Cup.