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Target Grapples With Security Breach Fallout

The Target Corp. hasn't said publicly where the loss of nearly 500 jobs will fall. The giant retailer, based in Minneapolis, says it's terminating 475 employees worldwide.

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Study: Minnesota Reporting System Cuts Hospital Errors

Minnesota health officials say the rate of preventable errors in hospitals and surgery centers continued to decline last year. It fell 18 percent, thanks mostly to improved performance in preventing bed sores. Surgical errors such as wrong-site operations or foreign objects left in patients also declined.

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Minnesota Agency, Power Companies Attack Solar Plan

State energy officials are joining with power companies to try to derail a proposed $250 million solar energy project in Minnesota. Edina-based Geronimo Energy plans to build about 20 large solar power arrays to meet future electricity needs of Xcel Energy customers.

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UPDATE: Wind Chill Warning Through Thursday Morning

The National Weather Service has issued a Wind Chill Warning for our area through noon tomorrow (Thursday).

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Target to Lay Off 475 Employees Systemwide

Target Corp. says it is laying off 475 employees across the company's operations.

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Outside Review Finds Deep Flaws in MNsure Website

The troubled website for Minnesota's health insurance exchange can't be completely fixed in time for the March 31 deadline by which all Americans are supposed to have coverage under the new federal law.

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2nd Meeting On PolyMet Mine Set For Aurora

A second public meeting on the proposed PolyMet copper-nickel mine is scheduled in the Iron Range city of Aurora.

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Minority Leader Heads Off No Confidence Vote

The Minnesota House minority leader has headed off a "no confidence" vote by Republican leaders in his district after he explained details of his arrest in Montana. Republicans in Kurt Daudt's District 31 weren't happy he failed to talk to them about the arrest last September.

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Minnesota Top Court Dismisses Vikings Stadium Suit

Minnesota's Supreme Court has dismissed a lawsuit challenging the funding plan for a new Vikings football stadium. The decision Tuesday clears a late obstacle that threatened to hold up construction and delay a planned 2016 opening.

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DNR Announces Plan to Boost Mille Lacs Walleye Population

The Department of Natural Resources is announcing a plan to boost the walleye population in Mille Lacs Lake.

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