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Mulberrys Garment Care launches app for delivery service in Minneapolis

If Uber can transport Dan Miller when he travels, and Instacart delivers his groceries, why not a mobile app to pick up dry cleaning in…

Medtronic selects Karen Parkhill as new chief financial officer

Just a year after executing the biggest med-tech acquisition ever, Medtronic PLC is hiring a new chief financial officer with a deep background in banking.…

When is a building too tall? The Heritage Preservation Commission takes up the issue

Just Listed

The HPC ultimately decided that a 40-story tower was too tall for a historic neighborhood

Personal cybersecurity tips from retired CIA and FBI vets

Inside Track

Retired CIA and FBI agents warn no security is convenient and offer tips to help prevent identity theft.

CEO Pay Watch: Best Buy's Hubert Joly made $23.3 million in last fiscal year

Hubert Joly, Best Buy Co. Inc., chairman and CEO Total compensation: $23,256,551 for the year ended Jan. 29, 2016 Salary: $1,175,000 Nonequity incentive pay: $3,814,050…


Planters, other SunOpta sunflower kernel products recalled

Crookston plant is shut down temporarily until the problem is resolved.


Mosaic Company's first-quarter net earnings, sales slide

Crop nutrients company expects profits to pick up in the second half of 2016.


Capella spends up to $20 million for Utah firm that teaches software coding

It's the second recent deal aimed at beefing up job-training offerings.


Minneapolis tech company, Player's Health, takes top prize at Google competition

Player's Health, which helps parents and coaches track young athletes, is seeking its first big funding.


Klobuchar, Baldwin push to lower student debt

Plan would be paid for by closing loopholes, raising taxes on highest earners.


Aeropostale, one-time mall king, closing 154 stores, 4 in Minn.

Aeropostale, once the vibrant epicenter of the U.S. mall scene, is seeking Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection and closing 20 percent of its stores in North America.


US gov't says North Carolina LGBT law violates civil rights

due to religious beliefs — decline to employ or serve certain people. Critics say the laws are aimed at the LGBT community and are discriminatory. Recent laws denounced as discriminatory in North Carolina and Mississippi has prompted a growing backlash from opponents. The US Justice Department said Wednesday that North Carolina's law limiting protections for LGBT people violates federal civil rights laws. North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory says the Obama administration's warning means the issue is no longer confined to North Carolina and could affect other states. Here's a look at legislation around the country:


Tribune Publishing board unanimously rejects offer from Gannett

– Tribune Publishing's board voted unanimously to reject Gannett's $815 million unsolicited offer to buy the newspaper company.In a letter sent to Gannett…


Cowboys will re-create ring of honor at new headquarters

The new headquarters of the Dallas Cowboys will have a re-creation of the team's ring of honor that will include cleat prints of Roger Staubach and Drew Pearson 50 yards apart — the length of their famous touchdown play in a 1975 playoff game.


The Latest: California raises legal age to buy tobacco to 21

The Latest on a California bill to raise the minimum age to purchase tobacco (all times local):


Minneapolis unveils details of proposed citywide sick-leave ordinance

The council will discuss the proposed citywide ordinance Thursday.


Investor files class action lawsuit in Jay Peak fraud case

A foreign investor has filed a class action lawsuit against two developers accused of misusing $200 million in investors' funds for developments in northern Vermont.


Robot stitches tissue by itself, a step to more automated OR

Getting stitched up by Dr. Robot may one day be reality: Scientists have created a robotic system that did just that in living animals without a real doctor pulling the strings.


Thor Construction proposes $30 million project in north Minneapolis

Minority-owned firm says tentative venture would include new headquarters.