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Jackie Crosby is a general assignment business reporter who also writes about workplace issues and aging. She has also covered health care, city government and sports. 

A native of Jacksonville, Fla., she has somehow figured out how to survive the Minnesota winters.


COVID-19 surge in young adults a challenge for contact tracers

More than 924 COVID-19 cases this summer have been tied to two dozen bars and restaurants. The median age in those cases is between 23 and 24.


Laid-off Minnesotans face a financial cliff with end of extra $600 payments

About one-sixth of the state's workforce are among the Americans whose immediate future is tied up in the battle about how to rescue the U.S. economy.


Minnesota institute at 'epicenter' of training on racial restorative justice

Requests for training from Minnesota Peacebuilding Leadership Institute have skyrocketed since the death of George Floyd.


Getting your hair cut or heading to the gym? Get ready to sign a waiver

Lawyers don't advise relying on waiver forms, but they're popping up amid the pandemic, asking customers not to sue if they get sick.


Pandemic setback to St. Paul program that has been helper to black men on the margins

Otis Zanders’ work wasn’t easy to begin with. As chief executive of Ujamaa Place, he oversees a sweeping social-service program in St. Paul…


Will this be the moment businesses get serious about racial bias in hiring?

George Floyd's death and its aftermath has become a moment of workplace reckoning.


Out of work? Looking for a better job? The state will pay for online classes

Residents must enroll by Sept. 30 for online classes paid for by the state.


Furloughed workers don't have much recourse if they fear returning to work

But job protections do exist for those with health conditions or who report workplace hazards.


Minnesota fitness centers add marketing muscle in effort to reopen

Industry contends it can work within health guidelines to contain spread of coronavirus.


Twin Cities businesses reel from nights of violence while on guard for more

Hundreds of buildings have been damaged by rioters, looters.