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Target’s Merchandising Exec Stepping Down From Post

Target says that its chief merchandising and supply chain officer, Kathryn Tesija, is exiting her post. The retailer said in a regulatory filing on Thursday that Tesija, who also serves as executive vice president, will move temporarily to a strategic adviser role on July 6. The company She plans to leave the company in April 2016.

06/25/2015

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Vikings Stadium Board Treasurer Duane Benson Resigns

Treasurer of the Viking stadium board, Duane Benson, has resigned, according to the Minnesota Sports Facilities Authority. Benson announced his resignation at the end of a regularly scheduled meeting Friday.

06/19/2015

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Archbishop Nienstedt Resigns Following Cover-Up Charges

Twin Cities Archbishop John Nienstedt is stepping down. In a statement, posted to the Archdiocese’s website, Nienstedt said he has submitted his resignation in order to give the Archdiocese a “new beginning amidst the many challenges we face.”

06/15/2015

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Winkler’s Resignation From Legislature Effective July 1

Minnesota’s Legislature will be down a member starting in July. Democratic Rep. Ryan Winkler has submitted his formal resignation that is effective on July 1. The fifth-term lawmaker previously said he would step down as his family relocates to Europe for his wife’s career move.

06/15/2015

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Fmr. US Attorney For Minn. Resigns As ATF’s Director

The first Senate-confirmed director for the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives is leaving the post after less than two years, the agency announced Friday.

03/20/2015

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St. Louis County Medical Examiner Resigns From Position

The St. Louis County medical examiner has resigned shortly after stirring up controversy over his decision to perform autopsies on Native Americans killed in car accidents. A letter sent to county commissioners on Tuesday said Thomas Uncini is no longer interested in the position he’s held since 1998. The county board decided to temporarily extend his contract through June 30, so the county can find a replacement.

03/11/2015

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St. Paul Academy Hockey Coach Resigns Days Before Playoffs

A popular Twin Cities high school hockey coach has resigned just days before his team heads to the playoffs. Coach Bill Owens submitted his resignation to St. Paul Academy on Thursday. He was the head coach of the boys varsity hockey team.

02/14/2015

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Bernadeia Johnson Resigns As MPS Superintendent

Embattled Minneapolis Schools Superintendent Bernadeia Johnson has abruptly resigned. The Minneapolis School Board accepted Johnson’s resignation at its meeting Tuesday. Johnson, who did not attend the meeting, plans to stay in her position through the end of January.

12/16/2014

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Cambridge Principal Resigns After Stalking Charges

A Minnesota principal accused of stalking an ex-girlfriend has resigned from Cambridge Primary School.

11/21/2014

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Harycki Resigns As Stillwater Mayor

The mayor of Stillwater stepped down Friday afternoon. Former mayor Ken Harycki posted on his Facebook page that he did not intend to run for a third term as mayor back in May.

11/08/2014

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St. Victoria Church Pastor Speaks Out On Music Director’s Resignation

Some parishioners spent their mass in tears at St. Victoria Catholic Church Sunday. It was the first official Sunday without the church’s music director of 18 years, Jamie Moore. Moore says he chose to resign after marrying his longtime partner, because Archbishop John Nienstedt asked him to.

09/28/2014

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Gay Music Director Asked To Resign Speaks Out

A church music director in Victoria who lost his job after marrying his long-time partner, is speaking out. “I had held out hope that this would not have to become an issue,” Jamie Manzi-Moore said.

09/24/2014

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Priest Accused Of Sex Abuse Resigns From St. Thomas

A priest and full-time faculty member of the University of St. Thomas has announced he will resign from his position in the school’s department of Catholic studies. The university announced Father Michael Keating’s resignation Thursday morning.

09/18/2014

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Former Church Official Suggested Archbishop Should Resign

Newly released records show the man who was second in charge to Archbishop John Nienstedt had urged him to step down during the investigation of sexual abuse in the church.

05/28/2014

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Catholics Gather At Cathedral To Protest Archbishop Nienstedt

Dozens of members of the Catholic Church are calling for a change in local leadership. Nearly 100 people gathered outside the St. Paul Cathedral on Saturday, calling for Archbishop John Nienstedt’s resignation. They’re angry about past accusations of sexual abuse by clergy members that became public within the last few weeks. Eric Fought of the Catholic Coalition for Church Reform says he’s looking for renewed faith in church leadership.“It’s up to us as the laity to step forward and say ‘enough is enough,’” Fought said.

11/09/2013

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Conductor Osmo Vanska Resigns From Minnesota Orchestra

Minnesota Orchestra conductor Osmo Vanska resigned Tuesday amid a labor impasse that has dragged on for more than a year as management pushed for deep cuts to musicians’ salaries.

10/01/2013

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Fmr. Totino Grace Prez: ‘Relief’ Not To Hide Same-Sex Relationship

The former president of Totino-Grace, who resigned after acknowledging he was in a same-sex relationship, is speaking out. In his first TV interview, Bill Hudson says it’s an “enormous relief” not having to hide his relationship with his partner of 18 years.

09/05/2013

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Admin. Who Quit Totino-Grace Over Gay Relationship Gets New Job

The man who resigned as president of Totino-Grace High School after informing the school that he was in a committed same-sex relationship has found a new job. William Hudson was appointed to serve as Mounds Park Academy’s director of institutional advancement.

09/04/2013

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Totino-Grace Alumni React To President’s Resignation

Totino-Grace High School President Bill Hudson resigned from that position Tuesday after telling the board he’s gay. At least one former student is responding with a petition, and some alumni are upset and taking action.

07/03/2013

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Protesters Want Cook County Attorney To Step Down

After a county attorney’s admission he got too close to a teenager, a small Minnesota town’s cries for him to step down are only getting louder.

02/14/2013

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Amy Koch Breaks Her Silence After Affair, Resignation

Former Republican Senate Majority Leader Amy Koch is breaking her silence about her resignation.

01/28/2013

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Minn. Lawmakers Formally Submit Resignations

Two state representatives have formally submitted their resignations, allowing Gov. Mark Dayton to set special elections to fill their seats.

01/07/2013

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DFL Rep. Morrow Resigning House Seat For New Job

A Democratic state representative reelected last month to his St. Peter-area seat is resigning for a new job.

12/19/2012

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Jesse Jackson Jr. Submits Letter Of Resignation

Rep. Jesse Jackson, Jr., a once rising political star who has been on a mysterious medical leave for months for treatment of bipolar disorder, has resigned from Congress, a spokesman for House Speaker John Boehner said Wednesday.

11/21/2012

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Edina Athletic Director Resigns Amid Investigation

Officials said Tuesday that Edina High School Athletic Director John Soma has resigned after being placed on administrative leave since late August following allegations made against him, according to school district officials.

09/11/2012

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