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Minnesota News: Minneapolis, JAMAAL MARQUIE MAYS Guilty Pleas Entered In Inver Grove Heights Cell Phone Store Robbery

Minneapolis, Minnesota – United States Attorney Erica H. MacDonald today announced the guilty plea of JAMAAL MARQUIE MAYS, 33, for the armed robbery of an Inver Grove Heights business. MAYS and his co-defendant, JAQUON KESHAWN MOMAN, 26, were charged in a superseding indictment on February 7, 2018. MAYS entered his guilty plea today before Chief … Continue reading Minnesota News: Minneapolis, JAMAAL MARQUIE MAYS Guilty Pleas Entered In Inver Grove Heights Cell Phone Store Robbery

How to choose a college major with loan debt in mind

Dan Brandt still has $32,000 in student loan debt, after earning his bachelor’s degree in marketing, but he’s not worried about paying it back. That’s because Brandt chose a major and a career with that debt in mind. “Money is a big deal for a 17-year-old kid that has nothing,” says Brandt, who graduated from … Continue reading How to choose a college major with loan debt in mind

MINNEAPOLIS | Prince’s estate sues alleged European piracy network

MINNEAPOLIS— Prince’s estate is suing what it says it a European piracy network that is selling his music around the world, including his final concert. The lawsuit filed in federal court in Minnesota last week alleges that defendants in France, Belgium and the Netherlands are selling unreleased studio recordings and bootlegged recordings of his live … Continue reading MINNEAPOLIS | Prince’s estate sues alleged European piracy network

MINNEAPOLIS | Report: Chinese billionaire Liu accused of felony rape

MINNEAPOLIS — A Minneapolis police report says the arrest of Chinese billionaire Liu Qiangdong, founder of the Beijing-based e-commerce site JD.com, was over a felony rape accusation. The report doesn’t provide details of the alleged incident. No charges have been filed against the billionaire, also known as Richard Liu. Jail records show he was arrested … Continue reading MINNEAPOLIS | Report: Chinese billionaire Liu accused of felony rape

NEW YORK | Markets Right Now: Tech stocks pull US indexes lower

NEW YORK — The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local): 9:35 a.m. U.S. stocks are opening lower as technology companies take losses. Facebook lost 2.8 percent Monday morning and Microsoft lost 1.7 percent. JD.com fell 6.3 percent after the CEO of the Chinese e-commerce company was arrested in Minneapolis on suspicion of … Continue reading NEW YORK | Markets Right Now: Tech stocks pull US indexes lower

Minneapolis looks to build out of its housing crisis

MINNEAPOLIS, MN — Almost anywhere you look in Minneapolis these days, new construction is pushing the city skyward, inexorably changing neighborhoods that, just a few years ago, were smaller, quieter and roomier.  Uptown.  Northeast.  Dinkytown.  All are building up. The building boom is needed to accommodate steady growth in population in the area: The Twin … Continue reading Minneapolis looks to build out of its housing crisis

MINNEAPOLIS | Chinese billionaire Liu of JD.com arrested in Minneapolis

MINNEAPOLIS  — A Chinese billionaire has been arrested in Minneapolis on suspicion of criminal sexual conduct. Liu Qiangdong, also known as Richard Liu, is the founder of the Beijing-based e-commerce site JD.com, the main rival to Alibaba Group. Hennepin County Jail records show he was arrested late Friday night and released Saturday afternoon pending possible … Continue reading MINNEAPOLIS | Chinese billionaire Liu of JD.com arrested in Minneapolis

MINNEAPOLIS | Veterans affairs secretary vows not to privatize agency

MINNEAPOLIS — The new secretary of veterans affairs pledged to the American Legion on Wednesday that he won’t privatize his agency’s health care services even as it increases options for veterans to seek care in the private sector. Robert Wilkie, who was sworn in last month, also pledged better customer service as a result of … Continue reading MINNEAPOLIS | Veterans affairs secretary vows not to privatize agency