An American Indian band in northeastern Minnesota is joining a government effort to return lands on reservations to tribal ownership. The U.S. Interior Department says the Fond du Lac Band of Minnesota Chippewa is among 21 Indian communities in 12 states that will join the land buyback program by 2017. That brings the number of locations in the program to 42.
Medical device maker St. Jude Medical Inc. said Tuesday its board authorized a share repurchase of up to $300 million and declared a fourth-quarter dividend of 21 cents.