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Cheerios’ Super Bowl Ad Ranks Among Viewers’ Top 10

General Mills’ Super Bowl commercial was ranked among audiences ten favorite ads from Sunday evening. The ad for Cheerios brought back the fictional interracial family who first appeared in a commercial last year.

02/03/2014

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Cheerios Brings Back Interracial Family For Super Bowl Ad

Cheerios is bringing back an interracial family to star in its Super Bowl ad. They were featured in an ad last year that made headlines after it sparked ugly comments online. But the negative remarks were followed by an outpouring of support for the fictional family.

01/29/2014

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Minn. Leaders Talk Civil Rights Battles On MLK Day

Monday was Martin Luther King Jr. Day, and tributes for the late civil rights leader were held across the country.

01/20/2014

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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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