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Environmentalists Leave Massive Post-It Note For 3M

A very visible protest hung over the Mississippi River Monday in Minneapolis. The conservation group ForestEthics hung a giant 40-foot post-it note from the Washington Avenue Bridge. The group is protesting what it calls 3M’s link to the destruction of endangered forests worldwide.


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3M Boosts Dividend, Adds To Share Buyback Pool

3M Co., which makes Scotch tape, building supplies and other items, is increasing its dividend 8 percent and will add more money to a fund for share repurchases.


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3M Boosts 1Q Dividend, Authorizes $7B Buyback Plan

3M Co. boosted its first-quarter dividend by 5 percent and announced plans to repurchase up to $7 billion worth of its common shares.