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  1. GOP moves to block local sick leave, wage hikesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 6, 2017 | Finance and Commerce

    The effort comes amid mandatory sick leave requirements that are set to take effect this summer in St. Paul and Minneapolis. Both cities are also home to long-brewing efforts to raise wages to as much as $15 hourly.

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  2. Citizen panel to judge St. Paul's next bankerRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 3, 2017 | Finance and Commerce

    Banks competing this year for a contract for the city of St. Paul's business will not only be judged on their fees and services, but also on how they treat minorities and the community overall. The St. Paul City Council on Wednesday unanimously voted to establish a citizen-led Responsible Banking Committee.

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  3. CSM will expand event space at historic DepotRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 2, 2017 | Finance and Commerce

    CSM Corp. will close a popular ice rink at its Depot hotel and event center complex in downtown Minneapolis to expand its banquet space. CSM Corp. will close the Depot ice rink next month as it prepares to permanently convert it into a special events and banquet space.

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  4. Court orders review of Target security breach settlementRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 2, 2017 | Finance and Commerce

    A Minnesota federal judge must hold hearings to determine whether a proposed settlement for about 100 million Target customers who were victims of a 2013 security breach treats all customers fairly, a federal appeals court says. The 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals said in an opinion filed Wednesday that Judge Paul Magnuson must review the class certification he approved in November 2015.

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  5. Light rail spurs nearly $6.8B in development, council saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 1, 2017 | Finance and Commerce

    Oak Hill II is one of several projects finished in 2016 that the Met Council counted in a recent tally of development along metro area light rail transit lines. The medical office building at 3340 Republic Ave. in St. Louis Park is within a half-mile of the Louisiana Avenue Station on the future Southwest line.

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  6. ACEC honors engineering projectsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 31, 2017 | Finance and Commerce

    Local engineering companies accepted awards Friday for their achievements on projects ranging from the Ordway Center for the Performing Arts expansion in St. Paul to a fountain and ice skating loop in Maple Grove. The 2017 Engineering Excellence Awards recognize "engineering achievements that exhibit the highest degree of merit and ingenuity," according to the American Council of Engineering Companies of Minnesota.

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  7. Light rail spurs nearly $6.8B in development, council saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 31, 2017 | Finance and Commerce

    New construction and property redevelopment along Metro Transit's existing and future light rail transit corridors has topped $6.78 billion, according to a new tally from the Metropolitan Council. The investments were tracked along the Blue Line from downtown Minneapolis to Bloomington and the Green line from downtown Minneapolis to downtown St. Paul, as well as the planned Southwest line to Eden Prairie and Blue Line extension to Brooklyn Park.

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  8. Hennepin County aims to sell Century PlazaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 31, 2017 | Finance and Commerce

    What does the future hold for a soon-to-be vacant 85-year-old office building on the edge of downtown Minneapolis? Hennepin County, the owner, isn't quite sure. If current market conditions are any indicator, the county-owned Century Plaza would likely be repurposed into something other than office space.

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  9. U.S. home prices rise amid tight supplyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 31, 2017 | Finance and Commerce

    U.S. home prices marched steadily higher in November, pushed up by healthy demand for homes and a shrinking supply of available properties. The Standard & Poor's CoreLogic Case-Shiller 20-city home index, released Tuesday, rose 5.3 percent, slightly faster than October's gain of 5.1 percent.

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  10. MN Chamber appeals sick-time rulingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 30, 2017 | Finance and Commerce

    Plaintiffs suing to overturn Minneapolis' mandatory sick and safe time ordinance are appealing a Hennepin County District Court judge's ruling that largely allows the rule to remain in place pending trial. The group, led by the Minnesota Chamber of Commerce, sought a temporary injunction against the ordinance until the court rules on its lawfulness, according to a Minnesota Chamber news release.

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  11. PNC opens commercial lending office in MinneapolisRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 30, 2017 | Finance and Commerce

    Pittsburgh-based PNC Bank has amassed a good business in construction and real estate lending in the Twin Cities in recent years, enough to justify opening its first commercial lending office in the state. PNC last week opened an office in the AT&T Tower at 901 Marquette Ave. S. in downtown Minneapolis and hired its first regional vice president for the Minnesota market.

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  12. U.S. pending home sales increased in DecemberRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 30, 2017 | Finance and Commerce

    More Americans signed contracts to buy homes in December. The increase possibly reflects more people scrambling to purchase homes as mortgage rates have been rising and increasing the costs of ownership.

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  13. It's official: United team chosen for terminal redevelopmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 27, 2017 | Finance and Commerce

    A development team led by Bloomington-based United Properties has been officially named as the master developer of 48 acres owned by the city of Minneapolis at the Upper Harbor Terminal in North Minneapolis. The selection was approved by the Minneapolis City Council on Jan. 13 and by the Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board on Jan. 25. Minneapolis Mayor Betsy Hodges has concurred with both actions, according to a Friday news release from the city.

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  14. South Minneapolis Indian center seeks makeoverRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 27, 2017 | Finance and Commerce

    Hosting everything from youth sports to a rally for a major presidential candidate, the Minneapolis American Indian Center is a thriving hub of community activity in south Minneapolis. Even so, the years have taken a toll on the 1970s-era, 40,000-square-foot building at 1530 E. Franklin Ave., and the center is making plans for a serious overhaul to address the deficiencies.

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  15. Legal Matters: Potential defense to construction defect claimsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2017 | Finance and Commerce

    Editor's note: Guest columnist Nick Dolejsi is an attorney in the Minneapolis office of Zelle LLP. He represents clients in construction and real estate disputes and other litigation.

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  16. U.S. Bank CEO touts 'resurgence' in optimismRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 25, 2017 | Finance and Commerce

    Retiring U.S. Bancorp CEO Richard Davis says optimism in the economy has grown since President Donald Trump's election in November, something he believes may line up Minnesota and the nation for success. Success will not be guaranteed by the new administration, but by the willingness of financial institutions, companies and citizens to quickly adjust to changing conditions, Davis told the Economic Club of Minnesota on Wednesday.

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  17. BMO sees share gains in U.S. dealmakingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 25, 2017 | Finance and Commerce

    Bank of Montreal expects to capture a bigger share of U.S. dealmaking in 2017 by winning more mandates for advising on takeovers and managing stock sales, building off its most successful year in U.S. capital markets. "In a challenging year in '16 we managed to take market share," Peter Myers, 57, head of U.S. investment and corporate banking, said in a phone interview from New York.

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  18. Textron pays $247M for Arctic CatRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 25, 2017 | Finance and Commerce

    Textron said Wednesday that it will pay $18.50 per Arctic Cat share, a 41 percent premium to its Tuesday closing price. The transaction also includes debt, though no exact figure was provided.

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  19. Existing U.S. home supplies at 17-year lowRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 24, 2017 | Finance and Commerce

    Americans retreated from purchasing homes in December, as the number of properties listed for sale sank to its lowest level since 1999. The National Association of Realtors said Tuesday that sales of existing homes fell 2.8 percent last month to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 5.49 million.

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  20. Minneapolis, St. Paul mayors defend Greater MSPRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 24, 2017 | Finance and Commerce

    The mayors of Minneapolis and St. Paul said Tuesday that funding Greater MSP so that it can continue to promote the region is important to both cities' future growth. The economic development group has come under scrutiny by the city councils in both cities.

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