Martin Moylan Feature Archive

The New York Times won four Pulitzer Prizes on Monday, including the award for investigative reporting for stories that detailed how Wal-Mart used bribery to expand in Mexico. The Star Tribune of Minneapolis won two awards. (04/15/2013)
Target plans to rename some shoes it sells because it used a word not pleasant for Spanish speakers. (04/12/2013)
Minnetonka-based UnitedHealthcare is working with three of the nation's largest health care providers to determine the effectiveness of medical devices. (04/11/2013)
What comes out of your printer? These days you can print a wrench, a working clock, or a killer design for a custom motorcycle. Objects designed on a computer can be sent to machines known as 3-D printers that will build them layer by tiny layer. An Eden Prairie-based company helping usher in the 3-D printing world. (04/11/2013)
U.S. Justice Department concerns about Ecolab's $2.2 billion deal for a Texas firm in the oil and gas industry have been resolved, the company says. (04/08/2013)
Low-fare Spirit Airlines has added daily nonstop service between the Twin Cites and Dallas-Fort Worth. (04/08/2013)
Twin Cities air travelers could experience long flight delays toward the end of April. The problem is the $85 billion in automatic federal spending cuts known as the sequester. (04/05/2013)
Some of Best Buy's most loyal customers will be getting increased benefits from the retailer. (04/05/2013)
Shares of Best Buy jumped 13 percent Thursday after Samsung, the big consumer electronics manufacturer, said it will open mini-stores in more than 1,400 of the retailer's locations. (04/04/2013)
A partnership that put Best Buy Geek Squad agents in some Target stores is ending. (04/02/2013)
The federal Office of the Comptroller of the Currency says the 91 community banks and thrifts it oversees in Minnesota are in good financial health. (03/21/2013)
General Mills' third-quarter net income rose 2 percent to nearly $400 million, as the food company continued to benefit from acquisitions in Canada and Brazil. (03/20/2013)
Minnesota exports have posted increases for nine straight quarters. The state's export of agricultural, mining and manufactured products reached $5.1 billion in the final three months of last year compared to the same period of 2011. (03/19/2013)
The Minnesota Department of Revenue still isn't sure flaws in Intuit's TurboTax tax preparation software have been fixed. (03/15/2013)
The 40th annual Twin Cities Auto Show is underway at the Minneapolis Convention Center. Crowds of people come to admire the pristine new vehicles, many with dreams of owning one. But this year more visitors are likely to put their money where their dreams are. New car and truck sales have been on the upswing. (03/14/2013)