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McFadden Defends Role In Irish Firm’s Merger

Years before Burger King sized up a Canadian headquarters in a hunt for lower taxes, Republican U.S. Senate candidate Mike McFadden’s investment firm was involved in a merger that moved an American pharmaceutical company to Ireland and significantly dropped its tax rate. McFadden’s Minnesota-based firm made more than $11 million, according to public filings.

08/30/2014

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Podcast Page: The WCCO Morning News With Dave Lee 5-19-14

Sid Hartman Day was quite the celebration! Listen back to highlights by CLICKING THE LINK above.

05/19/2014

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News Click: Comcast Merger

04/01/2014

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U Of M Task Force Opposes Merger Of 2 Colleges

A task force has unanimously recommended against a merger of the University of Minnesota’s College of Biological Sciences with its College of Food, Agriculture and Natural Resource Sciences.

02/05/2014

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Good Question: Why Aren’t Airfare Rates Fixed?

The sub-zero temperatures have some people looking to get out of town for a bit. And there’s a good chance the airfare they pay now could vary by hundreds of dollars in just a month from now. Travel expert Terry Trippler, of ThePlaneRules.com, says there are several variables that cause airfare to go “up and down,” and make a fixed rate nearly impossible. “Number one … airports pay different landing fees at different airports,” Trippler said. “Different landing and take-off fees.”

12/09/2013

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Sanford Health Withdraws From Fairview Partnership Discussions

South Dakota-based Sanford Health pulled the plug on its merger discussions with Minneapolis-based Fairview Health Services on Wednesday, citing the hostile reception the proposal has faced in Minnesota.

04/10/2013

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American Airlines, U.S. Airways To Announce Merger

Two of the country’s biggest air carriers are tying the knot on Valentine’s Day. CBS has learned American Airlines and U.S. Airways will announce they are merging later this morning.

02/14/2013

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Sanford, MN Medical Group Talk Merger

Dakotas-based Sanford Health and Broadway Medical Center in Minnesota are talking about a possible merger.

09/30/2011

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AT&T Official Says Merger Would Help Rural Areas

An AT&T official says the company’s proposed merger with T-Mobile USA would improve technology in rural areas of the upper Midwest, but some residents and lawmakers remain skeptical.

05/09/2011

AT&T Buys T-Mobile

Good Question: Are Mergers Ever Good For Consumers?

AT&T wants to buy T-Mobile for $39 billion. Clearly, AT&T thinks the deal is good for its business. But what about consumers? Is having fewer choices ever good for consumers?

03/21/2011

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