Boy Scout lawsuit settled; climate change's impact detailed in report; who will lead Target?
Tuesday, May 6, 2014
Target may go against history and look outside company for next CEO As Target searches for a new leader, a key question will be whether the company looks for someone who fits its corporate culture or brings in a different kind of executive, one who embodies change.
Analyst: Target bungled Canada expansion The next CEO of Target will face a number of challenges and one of the biggest is turning things around in Canada.
Former Minnesota Boy Scout's abuse lawsuit settled Peter Stibal was sentenced to more than 21 years in prison in 2011 for abusing four boys while leading a Boy Scout troop in Burnsville.
Senate plan would fund $1.2 billion in public projects The list includes improvements to the Minnesota Security Hospital in St. Peter and a section of the Lewis and Clark water pipeline project in southwestern Minnesota. The final $126 million needed for the state Capitol renovation is part of the separate cash measure.
Vatican tells U.N. committee that abuse claims have dropped Archbishop Silvano Tomasi said there had been a "stabilization and even decline of cases of pedophilia."
Partial building collapse in Minneapolis; evacuations but no injuries Police said a wall fell from the building's third floor. The building and part of the block south were evacuated.
Why campuses need to do more to stop sexual assault One in five women will be assaulted during her college years, and campuses need to do more to address that, Jessica Valenti said.
Report: Climate change bringing more severe weather to Minn. Increased heat, extreme rainfall, prolonged drought and their repercussions could put significant stress on existing infrastructure and ecosystems in Minnesota, the report says.
Metro Transit heading into final month of Green Line testing Train testing is picking up as Metro Transit prepares to start Green Line light-rail service between downtown Minneapolis and St. Paul June 14.
St. Cloud-to-Chicago flights start today The St. Cloud Times reports it took nearly two years for the local airport to attract a Chicago-route carrier, even though it has a $1 million pot of federal and local money every quarter to give to an airline to stop in St. Cloud.
Office Depot plans to close at least 400 US stores The office supply retailer had 1,900 stores in the U.S. at the end of the first quarter, so the plans call for closing about 21 percent of them.
Nigerian girl describes kidnapping; 276 still missing The plight of nearly 300 kidnapped girls -- and the failure of the Nigerian military to find them -- has drawn international attention to an escalating Islamic extremist insurrection that has killed more than 1,500 so far this year.
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