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Target Layoffs Raise Questions Over Tax Subsidies

This week, Target laid off 1,700 people who work at its headquarters in Minneapolis and Brooklyn Park.
Both communities have given the company millions of dollars in tax subsidies.

03/12/2015

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Hennepin County Sheriff: Stay Off Thin Ice

With temperatures much warmer than normal this week it may seem like common sense, but the Hennepin County Sheriff’s Office is urging people around the Twin Cities to stay off thin ice.

03/12/2015

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Investigators Rule Minneapolis Lumberyard Fire Arson, Seek Suspects

Investigators are asking for help finding the people who intentionally started a fire over the weekend. They now believe a three-alarm fire at a northeast Minneapolis lumber yard is arson.

03/11/2015

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Local Tap Talk: LynLake Brewery

After what seems like forever, the Lyndale Theater’s empty, barren space is leased and is now home to a new brewery. LynLake Brewery opened to the thirsty, hip masses in Uptown on Oct. 10, 2014 just in time to the last bit of warm sunshine on its rooftop.

03/11/2015

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Woman Gets 30 Months For Buying Guns For Convicted Felon

A 33-year-old former Minneapolis school cook was sentenced Tuesday to more than two years in federal prison on Wednesday for acting as the straw purchaser of two handguns for a convicted felon last year in Robbinsdale.

03/11/2015

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Celebrate Responsibly And Ride Free On Paddy’s Day

Metro Transit is hooking up responsible St. Patrick’s Day revelers with free rides in Minneapolis and St. Paul. You can ride free on both Saturday, March 14 and Tuesday, March 17 on buses, light rail or Northstar trains from 1 p.m. to 1 a.m.

03/11/2015

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A Short History Of Target

Target’s massive workforce reduction is the latest milestone in a company that has long and colorful history in Minnesota. The Dayton Company, which had popular department stores throughout the Twin Cities, decided to launch something new in 1961 — a discount chain.

03/10/2015

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Esko, DeLaSalle, Lakeville North Out To Defend State Titles

Esko, DeLaSalle and Lakeville North have returned to the boys state basketball tournament to defend titles. The tournament begins Wednesday at Target Center and Williams Arena, the 19th year of the four-class format.

03/10/2015

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Gophers Walker, Hollins Earn All-Big Ten Honors

University of Minnesota seniors Andre Hollins and Maurice Walker were recognized by the Big Ten Conference on Monday, which handed out its end-of-season awards to the league’s top players.

03/10/2015

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Cheap Tech Helping Homeowners Respond Faster To Crime

In the last two weeks, two homeowners have used the power of technology to catch burglars in action inside their homes.

Homeowners in south Minneapolis and Roseville used a combination of gadgets and small cameras to capture high-quality video of the thieves.

03/09/2015

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Dayton Says Target CEO Affirms Commitment To Minnesota

Gov. Mark Dayton says he’s received assurances from Target Corp.’s chief executive that the company will keep a robust corporate presence in Minnesota.

03/09/2015

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Minneapolis Plugged In To ‘TechHire’ Program

President Barack Obama announced Monday that Minneapolis is among the first of 20 regions about to get a major infusion of money and training for tech jobs.

03/09/2015

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Talking Points: Target’s Job Cuts & New Digital Focus

Last week, the news broke that Target Corp. plans to lay off several thousand employees at its Minneapolis and Brooklyn Park corporate headquarters.

03/08/2015

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Warehouse Destroyed In Mpls. Lumberyard Fire

Investigators are looking into the cause of a fire at a Minneapolis lumber yard. The three-alarm blaze destroyed a building at Shaw Stewart Lumber on Johnson Street Northeast.

03/08/2015

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WCCO Women Strike A Pose For Heart Health

New York fashion week is wrapping up, and now it’s our turn. The Minnesota Red Dress Collection is an annual fashion show that pairs locally-designed red dresses with celebrity models to raise awareness of heart disease in women.

03/07/2015

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Minneapolis Marks 2nd Homicide Of 2015

Minneapolis has recorded their second homicide of 2015 early Saturday morning. Officers responded to Lowry Avenue and 4th Street Northeast for a shooting call just after 12:30 a.m.

03/07/2015

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Five Reasons To Visit Minnesota For Spring Break

Spring break doesn’t have to be sun and sand. Minnesota offers one of the more unique getaways for those free days.

03/07/2015

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Twin Cities Auto Show Vrooms Into Minneapolis

Luxury and technology are two big themes at the 42nd Annual Twin Cities Auto Show. The event opens to the public Saturday morning at the Minneapolis Convention Center. Rachel Slavik shows us how workers are setting up about $15 million worth of vehicles and displays.

03/06/2015

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Suspect Caught On Camera Burglarizing S. Mpls. Home

A burglar breaks into a south Minneapolis home — and the whole thing is caught on camera. Homeowner Joe Craddock recorded it using a smartphone app. “I’m thinking, ‘Someone’s in my house. Who is this?'” Craddock said.

03/06/2015

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Jimmy Carter Flies Into MSP, Greets Passengers On Plane

Former President Jimmy Carter will be in the Twin Cities this afternoon to moderate a discussion on human rights and democracy as part of a Nobel Peace Prize forum. He’ll start his visit by speaking to a group of students at Augsburg College.

03/06/2015

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Report: Black Minnesotans Missing Out On Economic Recovery

African Americans are not experiencing the same economic recovery compared to others in the country, according to a new report from the Economic Policy Institute and the Center for Popular Democracy. Some organizations say Minnesota is experiencing a crisis level of inequality with wages and jobs.

03/05/2015

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Wiggins Named Western Conference Player Of The Month For February

With 23 games left in the regular season, the NBA’s Rookie of the Year award is there for Andrew Wiggins to take. For the fourth straight month, the Timberwolves forward was named the Rookie of the Month in the Western Conference for February.

03/04/2015

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Target CEO’s Walmart Past May Shape Post-Layoff Management

Target stock closed down slightly a day after the company announced several thousand employees at its Minneapolis headquarters would be losing their jobs. It’s part of a restructuring plan that the CEO is promising will change how you shop at their stores.

03/04/2015

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Gophers’ Brandt Wins Women’s WCHA Player Of The Year

Hannah Brandt and Rachel Ramsey claimed the top honors as the University of Minnesota women’s hockey team took eight awards from the WCHA, the league announced Wednesday.

03/04/2015

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Former President Jimmy Carter Coming To Minneapolis Friday

Former U.S President Jimmy Carter is coming to Minneapolis on Friday as part of the 27th-annual Nobel Peace Prize Forum. The event is Friday through Sunday at the Radisson Blu Hotel in downtown Minneapolis.

03/04/2015

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