Carlson Companies May Sell Radisson, Country InnsA Minnesota hospitality giant is reportedly considering selling its well-known hotels, like the Radisson. The Wall Street Journal says Carlson Companies is "exploring strategic alternatives."
Report: Target To Add 1,000 New IT EmployeesAfter a year filled with layoffs, Target says it's now planning to hire 1,000 new employees.
Report: Target To Focus On Healthier Food OptionsTarget is making a major shift. It's looking to get away from packaged products and focus more on healthier grocery options, according to the Wall Street Journal.
Report: Target Analyst Raised Security Concerns Months Before BreachTarget's computer security staff raised concerns about its payment-card system at least two months before the massive data breach.
Fake Target Discount Emails Link To Fraudulent SitesTarget is apologizing to customers for its widespread data breach by offering a discount to everyone this weekend. But on Saturday, some of the emails customers received may have been part of a phishing scam. According to the Wall Street Journal, fake emails were sent out Saturday that looked close to the real ones. But instead of linking people to credit bureau websites, the sites were fraudulent.
Secret Service Investigating Target Data Breach The Secret Service says it is investigating a credit- and debit-card data theft at Target stores. Secret Service spokesman Brian Leary confirms the agency is investigating, but declined to provide further details.
Senate OKs Higher Ed Bill To Tackle Tuition Rates The Senate passed its higher education budget on Wednesday, a $2.8 billion package that aims to hold down tuition and make public universities and colleges more accountable to the state.
U of Minn. Hires Firm To Study Admin. CostsThe University of Minnesota has hired an outside consulting firm to analyze the university's administrative costs and report to state lawmakers.
'U Of M' President Defends Spending, Calls WSJ Report MisleadingUniversity of Minnesota President Eric Kaler addressed state lawmakers Tuesday and defended the University against charges made by a national newspaper.
An Atheist Easter Message From Ricky GervaisA few months ago, we talked about Ricky Gervais' column detailing why he's an atheist. He's back with another funny, interesting missive, this time inspired by the upcoming Easter holiday. Take a look.
Peter Landers Of The Wall St Journal Reporting From JapanChad spoke with Wall Street Journal Peter Landers from Japan on the latest with their nuclear reactor crisis. We've got links to some of his stories.
Local Parents Weigh In On 'The Tiger Mother'No playdates. No sleepovers. Straight "A's" required. Those are some of the parenting rules put forward in a new controversial book called, "The Battle Hymn of The Tiger Mother."
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