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Emerson Process Management Opens New Headquarters in Shakopee

Emerson Process Management has opened its new $70 million headquarters in Shakopee.
    
The company makes wireless monitoring systems for oil refineries and other industrial uses. Its business has received a boost from increased oil production.
    

Another Year, Another Small Social Security Bump

This Friday, Jan. 11, 2013 file photo, shows the Social Security Administration's main campus is seen in Woodlawn, Md. - Photo: AP/Patrick Semansky, File

For the third straight year, millions of Social Security recipients, disabled veterans and federal retirees can expect historically small increases in their benefits come January.
    

Hennepin Co. Attorney: Mpls. Business Defrauded State Out of $100K

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The Hennepin County Attorney on Wednesday is expected to announce charges against a Minneapolis restaurant owner who allegedly defrauded the state out of nearly $100,000 in sales taxes.

Attorney Mike Freeman says the company underreported the company’s revenue by roughly $1 million, resulting in the unpaid taxes.

Twin Cities Green Line Projects Receive Grants

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A national nonprofit foundation is awarding $530,000 in grants to 16 projects in an effort to revitalize the Twin Cities' Green Line light-rail corridor.
    

Hennepin Technical College Hosts Career Fair

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More than 100 employers from multiple sectors will be looking for prospective employees Thursday.

Hennepin Technical College is hosting a career fair at the Eden Prairie campus.

Mpls. Startups Compete for $100K During 'Rise of the Rest' Tour

Startup companies from Minneapolis will show off their businesses Tuesday in hopes of winning a $100,000 investment from the co-founder of AOL.

6 Minn. Breweries Medal at Great American Beer Festival

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Minnesota is home to a booming craft beer scene with more than 50 breweries across the state. This weekend, six different local breweries received some recognition; they all medaled at the 2014 Great American Beer Festival.

The 28th annual festival is presented by the Brewers Association and is the largest commercial beer competition in the world, according to organizers.