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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.

Prime Therapeutics, Walgreens to form pharmacy alliance

Prime Therapeutics deal would integrate pharmacy, Blue plan.

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

Syngenta purchase by ChemChina moves forward

Some worry that Chinese deal will affect security, food supply

Iowa at center of debate over 'shadow insurance' deals

For cash-strapped life insurance companies, the deal sounds almost too good to be true: A state law allows them to create complex financial instruments to transfer liabilities to new subsidiaries, instantly wiping huge debts off their balance sheets.

Offshore wind sails forward, but a different story on land

Even as Rhode Island makes history as the first U.S. state with an offshore wind farm, its people are not so fond of wind turbines sprouting up on land near where they live.


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.


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.


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