Minnesota's small liquor stores have long fought to limit how and when booze is sold. But those merchants are facing increasingly intense competition from retail heavyweights such as Total Wine and Target.
The deal, which requires regulatory approval, comes as the cost of cocoa -- a key ingredient in chocolate -- has been rising.
No jobs have been eliminated yet, but Thomson Reuters will likely be outsourcing its internal tech services, affecting 1,000 jobs worldwide.
The consumer electronics company's adjusted profit topped Wall Street's view, but revenue fell short.
At Medtronic's annual shareholder meeting, the shareholders expressed concern that the deal -- which would merge the company with Ireland-based Covidien, will expose them to hefty capital gains taxes. The $42.9 billion deal would let Medtronic move its legal headquarters for tax purposes from the Twin Cities to Dublin.
Target has slashed its annual profit outlook as the retailer continues to reel from a massive data breach, a disappointing expansion in Canada and sluggish sales in the U.S.
Consumers are being warned to stop using items that were sold through Best Buy's stores and websites after the products had been subject to safety recalls and could shock users.
The maker of Post-it notes, industrial coatings and ceramics posted net income of $1.3 billion, compared with $1.2 billion in the same quarter a year ago.
Some big box retailers are wondering what a littler box can do for sales.
"Going to college has long been a way for people to try to make a better life for themselves. The schools exploited this dream for some students, who are now saddled with debt," said Attorney General Swanson, in a statement.
CEO Stephen Hemsley said the company is planning to increase its participation in state health insurance exchanges it has avoided so far.
Radon -- an odorless, colorless gas produced by the decay of uranium and radium found in soil -- is the leading cause of lung cancer in non-smokers.
Twin Cities home sales were down in June compared to a year ago, but selling prices rose, the Minneapolis Area Association of Realtors said Monday.
Pain management accounts for a relatively small part of St. Jude's $5.5 billion in annual sales. But the potential market for chronic pain management is huge.
This will be the second quarter the company has operated under the new insurance requirements laid out by the Affordable Care Act.