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Surly Brewery Opens Minneapolis Location Friday

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A long-awaited local Destination Brewery is opening its doors Friday.

Mall of America Urges Demonstrators to Take Protest Elsewhere

Desiree Griffiths, 31, of Miami, holds up a sign saying "Black Lives Matter", with the names of Michael Brown and Eric Garner, two black men recently killed by police, during a protest Friday, Dec. 5, 2014, in Miami. - Photo: AP/Lynne Sladky

Mall of America officials are urging organizers of a police brutality protest to take their demonstration elsewhere.

Recruiters Look to Fill Hundreds of Jobs at Minn. Career Fair

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Job hunters can meet one-on-one with companies looking to hire during a career fair Monday.

Recruiters will be at a job fair hosted by the “National Career Fairs” organization on Monday, and companies will be looking for employees to fill hundreds of local positions.

Organizers say attendees should “dress to impress” and have a resume ready.

Thanksgiving Trumps Black Friday for Deals

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Thanksgiving could be the best day to shop all year.
An analysis of sales data and store circulars by two research firms contradicts conventional wisdom that Black Friday is when shoppers can get the most and biggest sales of the year.

Mpls. Proposal would Allow Businesses to Stay Open Late Sometimes

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The city of Minneapolis is considering a proposal that would allow businesses to stay open past their legal hours for special events.

The proposal would allow businesses like bars and restaurants to stay open late up to 35 days a year.

Hennepin County Job Fair Hires for 'Holidays and Beyond'

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Those looking for holiday work can check out local job opportunities at the Hennepin County Job Fair on Tuesday.

More than 20 employers are hiring entry and mid-level seasonal positions for the holidays. Employers expected to be in attendance include UPS, Toys R Us, Macy’s, Target, FedEx and others.

After Year-Long Delay, Total Wine Opens in Bloomington

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It’s a long-awaited day for Total Wine & More. The massive wine store will finally open its fourth Minnesota location in Bloomington on Friday.

The store’s liquor license had been stalled for nearly a year after the Minnesota Licensed Beverage Association raised concerns.