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US retail sales rise 0.4% in June in sign of consumer health
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US retail sales rise 0.4% in June in sign of consumer health

WASHINGTON - U. S. retail sales rose at a solid pace last month, providing crucial support to the economy at a time when other drivers of growth...

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Liz Weston: 3 steps to keep 'solo agers' happier and safer
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Liz Weston: 3 steps to keep 'solo agers' happier and safer

Retirement coach Sara Zeff Geber visited several Northern California assisted living facilities to interview "solo agers" - people, either single...

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Senator: Biggest US land agency moving to Colorado
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Senator: Biggest US land agency moving to Colorado

DENVER - Colorado Republican Sen. Cory Gardner says the Trump administration is moving the headquarters of the federal government's largest land...

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The Latest: Lawmakers say big US land agency moving West
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The Latest: Lawmakers say big US land agency moving West

DENVER - The Latest on Bureau of Land Management headquarters moving from Washington to Colorado (all times local): Utah Republican Congressman Rob...

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In Minneapolis, closure of Thor Cos. leaves one big hole in the ground
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In Minneapolis, closure of Thor Cos. leaves one big hole in the ground

On a busy corner just south of downtown Minneapolis, a construction zone has sat idle for months. Not far from a soggy hole in the ground lies a...

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All that online grocery shopping is causing a cold storage shortage
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All that online grocery shopping is causing a cold storage shortage

VERNON, Calif. _ Deep in a Vernon warehouse, barrels of frozen mango purée from Mexico are stacked four stories high. Hams for Christmas are flash...

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Records show former US Rep. Scott Taylor late on taxes again
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Records show former US Rep. Scott Taylor late on taxes again

NORFOLK, Va. - Records show former Republican U. S. Rep. Scott Taylor has accumulated overdue property tax bills in Virginia for at least the...

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Brooklyn Park marketing firm files antitrust suit against Murdoch's News Corp.
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Brooklyn Park marketing firm files antitrust suit against Murdoch's News Corp.

Brooklyn Park-based Insignia Systems is again claiming unfair play by News Corp.'s division that places in-store signage and other pieces of...

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Affordable housing group seeks to join Ramsey County's lawsuit against Arden Hills
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Affordable housing group seeks to join Ramsey County's lawsuit against Arden Hills

An affordable housing advocacy group wants to join Ramsey County's legal battle with Arden Hills over the redevelopment of a sprawling chunk of...

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Principal architect of African American Museum dies
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Principal architect of African American Museum dies

RALEIGH, N. C. - The architect who designed buildings ranging from local libraries to the National Museum of African American History and Culture...

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Project for Pride in Living opens expanded career center in south Minneapolis
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Project for Pride in Living opens expanded career center in south Minneapolis

CEO Paul Williams of Project for Pride in Living (PPL) is pleased with the nonprofit's new career center in the refurbished, long-vacant Franklin...

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2 Minneapolis projects featuring hotels to go before Planning Commission
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2 Minneapolis projects featuring hotels to go before Planning Commission

A pair of mixed-use developments, each with a hotel, housing and space for restaurants and offices, are on track to be built on opposite sides of...

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1st racially integrated Las Vegas casino redevelopment eyed
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1st racially integrated Las Vegas casino redevelopment eyed

LAS VEGAS - The site of the first racially integrated casino in Las Vegas is part of a redevelopment plan aimed at revitalizing the city's west...

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Askov Finlayson to reopen with new focus: selling its own brand of winter outerwear
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Askov Finlayson to reopen with new focus: selling its own brand of winter outerwear

To enjoy Minnesota's cold climate in the winter, you need more than a North hat. You also need a great parka. At least that's what Askov Finlayson...

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Kraus-Anderson just can't get enough of downtown Minneapolis
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Kraus-Anderson just can't get enough of downtown Minneapolis

Kraus-Anderson's legacy in downtown Minneapolis is already cemented. More than 100 years ago an earlier incarnation of the company built the...

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More than 45,000 people signed up for a chance at rental subsidies
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More than 45,000 people signed up for a chance at rental subsidies

More than 45,000 people signed up for a chance to wait for federal rental assistance last month - another metric showing the outsized need for...

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Minneapolis leaders announce plan for new East African market in Cedar-Riverside neighborhood
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Minneapolis leaders announce plan for new East African market in Cedar-Riverside neighborhood

More than two years after vowing to build a new mall for East African businesses in Minneapolis, City Council Member Abdi Warsame announced a...

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Ever-profitable, Edina-based Evereve bucks the retail odds by betting on moms and career women
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Ever-profitable, Edina-based Evereve bucks the retail odds by betting on moms and career women

Evereve may not have the name recognition of J. Crew, Limited or Ann Taylor, but in an age when its competitors are struggling, the Edina-based...

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Big projects could put pressure on Minneapolis office market
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Big projects could put pressure on Minneapolis office market

Office vacancies across the Twin Cities metro are hovering at healthy levels, thanks to a recent lull in office construction. But a burst of new...

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Thor Cos. out as partner in Minneapolis riverfront development
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Thor Cos. out as partner in Minneapolis riverfront development

After shutting down its construction operation amid lawsuits and financial woes, Thor Cos. will no longer be a part of the redevelopment team for...

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Andersen windows looks to expand again in Cottage Grove with $35M project
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Andersen windows looks to expand again in Cottage Grove with $35M project

Andersen Corp.'s window and door replacement business is planning yet another expansion in Cottage Grove - this time a $35 million warehouse/office...

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A retail rainbow: Vendors mark LGBTQ Pride on sales racks
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A retail rainbow: Vendors mark LGBTQ Pride on sales racks

NEW YORK - Major retailers have diversified their inventory for Pride month, selling apparel and other goods that celebrate LGBTQ culture to mark...

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How Best Buy tries to deal with a glut of cardboard boxes
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How Best Buy tries to deal with a glut of cardboard boxes

E-commerce may be revolutionizing the way we shop, but it's also creating mountain loads of cardboard boxes. Some retailers, including Richfield...

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The economy soars, but many see little benefit
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The economy soars, but many see little benefit

The Great Recession officially ended 10 years ago this month, and the jobs market started gaining momentum in 2010. Since then, the total numbers...

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APNewsBreak: California launches anti-illegal pot campaign
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APNewsBreak: California launches anti-illegal pot campaign

LOS ANGELES - Marijuana shoppers are going to be getting a message from California regulators: Go legal. Aiming to slow illegal pot sales that are...

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Minneapolis landlords ramp up campaign against tenant screening ordinances
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Minneapolis landlords ramp up campaign against tenant screening ordinances

The signs popping up with the slogan "Safe and Affordable Neighborhoods Minneapolis" come in bright shades of pink, orange, yellow and blue. The...

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Apartment project again pushed for stretch of W. Broadway
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Apartment project again pushed for stretch of W. Broadway

When Tim Baylor stares across the street from the McDonald's he owns in north Minneapolis, he says he sees a row of potential. Across the busy...

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Once scorned, short-term rentals now courted by Twin Cities landlords
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Once scorned, short-term rentals now courted by Twin Cities landlords

For years, apartment owners struggled to keep renters from offering a spare room to tourists and business travelers. Now, many are putting out the...

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Pohlad Companies will move most of its businesses to RBC Gateway
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Pohlad Companies will move most of its businesses to RBC Gateway

Pohlad Companies will move seven of its businesses and about 340 of its employees into the RBC Gateway, the new tower being built in downtown...

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Seven new projects, including 20-story apartment building, reach Mpls. planners this week
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Seven new projects, including 20-story apartment building, reach Mpls. planners this week

The Minneapolis Planning Commission this week will consider seven projects with more than 1,000 apartments, a monthly record this year. Among them:...

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