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Good Question: Minnesota & Fortune 500 Companies

It’s a source of pride for many Minnesotans – the number of Fortune 500 companies that call Minnesota home. “We live in an amazing state, so I thought a big percentage were here,” said Diane Anderson, of Minneapolis.

09/25/2013

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General Mills Announces Recall Of Certain Pillsbury Cinnamon Rolls

General Mills announced Tuesday a voluntary recall of a limited quantity of refrigerated Pillsbury Cinnamon Rolls with Icing.

09/10/2013

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Adrian Peterson Wants You To Eat Your Wheaties

Adrian Peterson has reached another milestone of his decorated career: the cover of the Wheaties box.
The Vikings star was all smiles after practice on Tuesday when asked about his latest endorsement deal. He called it “probably one of my greatest accomplishments.”

08/13/2013

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General Mills Donates Wedding Cakes To Same-Sex Couples

Same-sex couples are just a few days away from being able to be legally wed in Minnesota, and one area business is offering some of those couples wedding cakes free of charge. Minnesota-based General Mills will be donating cakes for some couples.

07/30/2013

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General Mills 4Q Profit Rises, Forecast Misses

Food maker General Mills said Wednesday that its fiscal fourth-quarter net income climbed 13 percent, helped by contributions from new businesses and strong sales overseas. But its fiscal 2014 adjusted earnings forecast came in slightly below analysts’ estimates, and General Mills Inc. shares dipped slightly before the market open.

06/26/2013

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General Mills 3Q Tops Street, Cautions On 4Q

General Mills’ fiscal third-quarter net income rose 2 percent, as the food company continued to benefit from acquisitions.

03/20/2013

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General Mills Offers Its Own Version Of ‘Meals On Wheels’

General Mills announced the launch of a new meal delivery service in the Twin Cities Monday. It’s called Betty Crocker Kitchens – a partnership with Coburn Delivers.

03/11/2013

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Good Question: Does The Rising Market Mean A Rising Economy?

It’s been more than five years since we’ve seen the Dow at such high levels, but most of us don’t feel like celebrating.

03/07/2013

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Tips For Getting The Best From Generic Brands

It seems like we’re all in the grocery store this time of year. And most of us buy a few store brands.

11/21/2012

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General Mills Profit Climbs On Yoplait Overseas

General Mills Inc. is benefiting from its acquisition of Yoplait International, even as it struggles to expand its yogurt business at home.

09/19/2012

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General Mills Sites Under Fire For Data Collecting Practices

General Mills is under investigation for the way it markets to children online.

08/22/2012

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Thomson Reuters Opposes Marriage Amendment

Thomson Reuters, a company that employs many Minnesotans, said Friday that it opposes the proposed constitutional amendment that would limit the freedom for same-sex couples to marry in the state of Minnesota.

07/13/2012

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General Mills 4Q Net Income Up On Strength Abroad

General Mills Inc.’s fiscal fourth-quarter net income edged up 2 percent, lifted by strength abroad and increased prices.

06/27/2012

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General Mills Raises Dividend By 8 Percent To 33 Cents

Food maker General Mills says its board has approved an 8 percent increase to its dividend.

06/26/2012

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Marriage Amendment Supporters To Rally At General Mills

People supporting the amendment to ban same sex marriage in Minnesota will be protesting the rest of the week at General Mills headquarters in Golden Valley.

06/26/2012

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Expert Weighs In On General Mills’ Marriage Amendment Stand

This past week, General Mills took a stand against a proposed state constitutional amendment to ban same sex marriage.

06/17/2012

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General Mills Opposes MN Amendment To Ban Gay Marriage

General Mills has announced its opposition to a proposed constitutional amendment that would ban gay marriage in Minnesota.

06/14/2012

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General Mills, Medtronic Announce Job Cuts

Hundreds of job cuts were announced today at General Mills. The food conglomerate, based in Golden Valley, is eliminating 850 jobs worldwide and about half of them in the Twin Cities.

05/22/2012

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Behind The Hype: Costs And Benefits Of Greek Yogurt

Greek yogurt is a product that’s taking a huge scoop out of the yogurt industry.

04/26/2012

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Business Pros To Help Young Summer Job Seekers All Week

More than 400 top local businesspeople are helping young job seekers hone their interview techniques this week at the Minneapolis Convention Center.

04/23/2012

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General Mills 3Q Net Income Dips, Revenue Rises

General Mills Inc.’s fiscal third-quarter profit edged lower due to rising costs, but its revenue improved on strength abroad.

03/21/2012

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PBS Business Reporter Says Gas Prices Stress Economy

PBS Nightly business reporter Tom Hudson says that gas prices could short-circuit the nation’s economic growth.

02/21/2012

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General Mills Cuts Fiscal 2012 Adj. Profit Outlook

General Mills Inc. is lowering is fiscal 2012 adjusted earnings forecast, saying it experienced softer volumes in the U.S. during December and January.

02/17/2012

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Experts Link Food Dyes To Behavioral Problems In Kids

As busy parents, we don’t always make the healthiest choices for ourselves but when it’s meal time, we try to make the best choices for our kids.

02/02/2012

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3 Minn. Companies Among 100 Best Places To Work

Three Minnesota companies have been called among the 100 best places to work, according to Fortune Magazine.

01/19/2012

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