Brian Cornell

Target hires PepsiCo executive Brian Cornell as new CEO

Brian Cornell of PepsiCo will step in to replace Gregg Steinhafel. It is the first time the company has hired an outsider for the position.
SWAT teams pack up

Chaotic scene, then massive manhunt follows officer's slaying

An hours-long manhunt, followed by a gun battle, ended last night with the capture of 39-year-old Brian Fitch, Sr.

Photos: Target Field gets ready for Paul McCartney

Getting Target Field ready for Paul McCartney's Saturday concert has been a multi-day process--building a giant stage in the outfield is just one of many steps being taken to welcome thousands of music fans to the home field of the Minnesota Twins.
Wisconsin protest

Wis. Supreme Court upholds 2011 union law

The Wisconsin Supreme Court has upheld the 2011 law that effectively ended collective bargaining for most public workers, sparked massive protests and led to Republican Gov. Scott Walker's recall election.

Enlisting smartphones in the campaign for campus safety

These apps for the most part target sexual assault and rape, amid growing national concern about the prevalence of incidents and criticism of the ways colleges and universities are handling them.

DNR shuts down SE Minn. sand mine, requires new permit

Houston County gave the Erickson Mine permission to start mining silica sand, but a 2013 law requires a DNR permit for mines if they are located near trout streams within an area known as the Paleozoic Plateau.

California company recalls food on botulism fears

VR Green Farms has recalled pesto, as well as its pickled farm mix, Old World tomato sauce, sun-dried tomatoes in olive oil, Tuscan grilling sauce and pasta sauce.
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