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AP Source: Twins, Pelfrey Agree For 2 Years, $11M

A person with direct knowledge of the deal tells The Associated Press that the Minnesota Twins have agreed with right-hander Mike Pelfrey on an $11 million, two-year contract.

12/16/2013

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Minn. Cities, Counties To Catch Sales Tax Break

Minnesota city and county governments have a good reason to wait until after the holidays to do any major shopping: Starting Jan. 1, much of the stuff they buy will be tax-free.

12/15/2013

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Deal Reached On $97M Target Center Renovation Plan

More open spaces, premium seating and even a new restaurant looking out over Target Field are just some of the planned improvements for the aging Target Center.

10/28/2013

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Musicians Reject The Latest Offer From Orch. Management

It appears the end to the ongoing dispute between the Minnesota Orchestra musicians and its management is not over yet. Thursday, the musicians rejected the latest offer from the orchestra management.

09/05/2013

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Talking Points: Wilfs’ Fraud Issues & The Vikings Stadium

The Metropolitan Sport Facilities Authority was supposed to vote later this week on some of the final agreements for the Vikings stadium deal. But those votes have been postponed after Gov. Mark Dayton called for a review of the nearly $1 billion stadium plan.

08/18/2013

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Pekovic, Timberwolves Agree On New 5-Year Deal

The Minnesota Timberwolves have agreed to terms on a five-year deal with restricted free agent center Nikola Pekovic. Wolves president of basketball operations Flip Saunders tweets that the deal is done. Saunders and Pekovic’s agent, Jeff Schwartz, spent more than a month negotiating the deal, which was completed on Wednesday.

08/14/2013

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Budinger, Wolves Agree On $16M Deal

The Minnesota Timberwolves have agreed to terms on a three-year, $16 million deal with free agent swingman Chase Budinger.

07/02/2013

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Wild, Rangers Pull Off Pre-Draft Deal

The Rangers have acquired defenseman Justin Falk from the Minnesota Wild on Sunday for the rights to forward Benn Ferriero and a sixth-round pick in next year’s draft.

06/30/2013

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Kirilenko Opts Out Of Final Year Of Wolves Deal

Andrei Kirilenko has decided to opt out of the final year of his contract with the Minnesota Timberwolves and will become a free agent. Kirilenko informed the Timberwolves of his decision on Saturday, the deadline that was written into the two-year deal he signed last summer.

06/29/2013

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Dayton, Minn. DFL Leaders Reach Budget Deal

Gov. Mark Dayton and the Legislature’s top Democrats announced an agreement Sunday to raise taxes on Minnesota’s wealthier residents and cigarette sales and to spend the extra money on public schools and colleges, as well as on other areas.

05/12/2013

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Talking Points: Deadline To A Budget Deal, Tax Bill

The scheduled end of the legislative session is just two weeks from Monday and the state legislature is far from a deal on the critical issue of a budget and tax bill.

05/05/2013

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Vikings Sign Free Agent Greg Jennings

Greg Jennings is a Minnesota Viking. The free agent wide receiver, formerly of NFC North rival Green Bay, will be wearing purple in fall 2013.

03/15/2013

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Wild Sign Goalie Josh Harding To 3-Year Deal

The Minnesota Wild have re-signed goalie Josh Harding to a three-year contract.

06/19/2012

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Canterbury-Mystic Lake Deal Approved; Not Everyone Happy

The historic deal between Minnesota’s largest Indian casino and the largest horse racing track is taking a lot of heat.

06/13/2012

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Talking Points: Stadium Deal Not Done Yet

If you think the Vikings Stadium is a done deal, think again.

05/13/2012

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WR Randy Moss Agrees To Deal With 49ers

Randy Moss is getting another chance in the NFL.

03/13/2012

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Dayton Backs Bigger Charity Share In Stadium Deal

Gov. Mark Dayton is proposing that Minnesota charities that operate pull-tab gambling get a bigger chunk of tax receipts from an expansion of those games at the expense of using the money to help build a Minnesota Vikings stadium.

03/09/2012

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Vikings VP Says They’re ‘Near The End’ Of Stadium Deal

Gov. Mark Dayton is very clear about where he stands on a new Minnesota Vikings stadium proposal unveiled a few days ago — he’s against it.

02/26/2012

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Twins Closing In On Deal With Willingham

It appears the Minnesota Twins are running out of time waiting for free agent Michael Cuddyer to make a decision and may be closing in on a deal with outfielder Josh Willingham, who hit 29 home runs with Oakland last year.

12/13/2011

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Agent: Ryan Doumit Gets 1-Year Deal With Twins

The Minnesota Twins and versatile catcher Ryan Doumit agreed Friday a one-year, $3 million contract.

11/18/2011

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The Good Life For Less: That’s A Lotta Meatballs!

Here’s a quick dinner idea for you either today or any another Monday in October.

10/03/2011

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Cargill To Acquire Provimi In $2.16 Billion Deal

Agribusiness conglomerate Cargill is buying animal nutrition company Provimi for $2.16 billion to strengthen and expand existing operations.

08/15/2011

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Tobacco Bonds In MN Budget Come At Hefty Price

The budget deal that ended Minnesota’s government shutdown comes with a hefty price: It relies heavily on borrowing $640 million against money from the state’s 1998 tobacco settlement, but might cost that same amount in interest — plus a substantial annual revenue loss for years to come.

07/24/2011

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NFL Owners Vote In Favor Of Deal To End Lockout

NFL owners overwhelmingly approved a tentative agreement Thursday that would end the lockout, provided that players re-establish their union and sign off on the proposal. But the players didn’t vote, leaving the country’s most popular sport in limbo for at least another day.

07/21/2011

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The Good Life For Less: 5 Tips To Save On Travel (Tip 4)

If summer travel budgeting drives you crazy then a gas finding app or website may help! We continue our trip down money-saving lane with Mary Song, founder of discount travel site Yuupon.com.

07/14/2011

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