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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.


Target HQ employees won't go back downtown until June 2021

Target is downtown Minneapolis' largest employer, with more than 8,500 corporate employees. The company is working on a long-term model that will combine telecommuting with remote work, executives said.


NovuHealth and Revel Health merge to create formidable wellness platform for insurers

The combined company will work with some of the largest health insurance firms.


Twin Cities downtowns on hold as big employers monitor coronavirus

A vast ecosystem of businesses and people who support office workers remains disrupted. For the people who come into their offices, the experience is strange on many levels.


Minnesota prods firms to share jobs rather than lay off workers

Businesses and employees alike support the program, and it's one of the few economic stimulus tools about which Republicans and Democrats can agree. But so far, this deal-sweetener hasn't drawn more takers in Minnesota or elsewhere. The take-up rate nationally now hovers around 1%.


Carlo Castillejos, a builder of social bridges, dies at 44

Raised in Fridley after his parents moved from their native Philippines, Castillejos had a winning smile that could disarm anyone.


Minneapolis nonprofit helps folks who are starting over figure out 'next step'

UpWorks minister works with people fresh out of addiction treatment, prison or other residential care programs.


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.