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General Mills 2Q Results Fall Short Of Wall Street

General Mills’ fiscal second-quarter net income rose 2 percent, helped by lower expenses. But the Minneapolis company’s performance fell short of Wall Street’s expectations. Its stock declined more than 2 percent in Wednesday premarket trading.

12/18/2013

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Como Neighborhood Sues General Mills Over TCE

A Minneapolis neighborhood is taking on General Mills in two class-action lawsuits. Residents in the Como neighborhood of Minneapolis say chemicals dumped years ago at an old General Mills research facility near their homes lowers property values and puts their health at risk.

12/06/2013

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Man Behind We Day Has Big Expectations For Minn. Kids

Spend some time with Free the Children founder Craig Kielburger, and you can feel the 30-year-old Canadian activist’s passion.

10/07/2013

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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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