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Troops Homecoming Sweetened By Local Girl Scouts

More than six dozen military men and women are almost home Saturday night. The 461st of Fargo just completed a training exercise in the Dominican Republic. They came through the Armed Forces Service Center at Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport Saturday evening.

04/19/2014

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Minnesota Could Soon Be Dunkin’ Donuts Again

Dunkin’ Donuts is looking to expand in to Minnesota. The last franchise closed in the late 1990s, but now the shop wants to open about 50 restaurants across the state by the end of next summer. A majority of them would be in the Twin Cities, but other cities, including Duluth, will have locations. Derek Struss is one of the people excited about Dunkin’s return to Minnesota.

01/10/2014

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‘Investing In Our People’: Punch Pizza Raising Minimum Wage To $10

The owners of a Minnesota pizza franchise are making an unusual business move this holiday season — raising the pay for all their minimum wage workers to $10 an hour. The move at Punch Pizza comes as debate is sharpening over whether to raise Minnesota’s minimum wage statewide.

12/11/2013

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Punch Pizza Raises Minimum Wage To $10 Per Hour

The same week thousands of workers protested across the nation to raise the federal minimum wage, one Minnesota company decided to do something about it. John Puckett, co-owner of Punch Neapolitan Pizza, says all eight of their Twin Cities’ locations now have minimum wage set at $10 an hour. “My business partner and I decided to invest in our people because we are growing our company in the Twin Cities,” Puckett said. “We really believe to have the best quality product and service, it’s the right thing to do.” Minnesota’s minimum wage is $7.25. Puckett hopes the pay will keep good workers and attract valuable employees to their company.

12/06/2013

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Off Menu Items: See What You’re Missing Out On At Popular Restaurants

You may be missing out on some fabulous food simply because it’s nowhere to be found on the menu. We talked to several Twin Cities restaurants, coffee houses and fast food chains that all boast off-menu items.

11/26/2013

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Caribou To Close 80 Stores, Change 88 More To Peet’s

Caribou Coffee is apparently putting up the white flag in its competition with coffee giant, Starbucks. The company has announced that 160 Caribou stores across the country are either closing down or changing names.

04/08/2013

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Caribou Sold For $340M To German Holding Company

Caribou Coffee is being taken private by a German holding company in a deal valued at about $340 million.

12/17/2012

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Caribou Coffee Holder Offers To Sell 5.2M Shares

Caribou Coffee Co. said Monday that one of its major stockholders is offering to sell about 5.2 million shares.

08/15/2011

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Controversy Boiling Over Caribou Coffee’s Card Promotion

Fans of the Minneapolis-based company Caribou Coffee say they’re upset about the way the end of a popular promotion was handled.

08/04/2011

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The Good Life For Less: Win For Twins Is Win For Coffee Lovers

Love coffee? How about the Twins? Well Caribou Coffee is helping you celebrate both all season long if you text TWINS to 80565.

04/05/2011

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DeBlog: Hug A Newsman!

When you send me a Good Question, you’d better be ready for me to answer it.

04/04/2011

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Police Think 3 More Crimes Linked To Mpls. Robbers

Minneapolis Police think the people responsible for three business robberies on the city’s south side over the weekend may now be involved in as many as six robberies.

01/19/2011

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Police Say Man Robbed 3 Mpls. Businesses

Minneapolis Police are looking for a robber armed with a gun who stuck up three businesses in the 5th precinct on the city’s south side.

01/18/2011

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Caribou Coffee Prices Stock Offering

Caribou Coffee Co. said Thursday that it priced a public offering of 5 million shares at $9.75 each.

12/16/2010

Caribou Coffee

Caribou Coffee 3Q Income More Than Doubles

Caribou Coffee Co. said Friday its third-quarter profit more than doubled as a key revenue metric improved.

11/12/2010

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