Yesterday, the Minneapolis Community Development & Regulatory Services Committee unanimously approved a new ordinance that will regulate so-called "transportation network companies" like Lyft and UberX, along with changes to the city's taxi ordinance.The vote means the package of new regulations ... More >>
Today, Comcast, the largest cable and high-speed internet service provider in Minnesota and the U.S., announced that it plans to buy Time Warner Cable, the nation's second-largest cable provider, for just over $45 billion.RELATED: Al Franken rips into FCC approval of Comcast-NBC mergerBut that news ... More >>
Homemade food is all the rage these days, with everything from basement breweries to kimchi-making in the kitchen. However, sometimes the goods don't turn out as well as expected. Yesterday, the Minnesota Department of Health revealed that more than two dozen people in Minneapolis have gotten sick f ... More >>
Thank goodness it's National Hot Dog Day, because the mere thought of a hamburger is churning our stomachs.Minnesota-headquartered Cargill, Inc., which processes beef under Cargill Beef in Wichita, Kansas, announced yesterday a recall of nearly 30,000 pounds of ground beef from a Pennsylvania plant ... More >>
Minnesota-based food company Michael Foods is recalling over a million hard-cooked eggs in brine that may be contaminated with listeria, according to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.The eggs, which were sold to manufacturers and food distributors, do not have any reports of illness connected t ... More >>
Peanut butter, salsa and several cheese products are the subject of a widespread recall over listeria concerns.
When is a baby stroller a weapon? When it cuts off your kid's fingertip.
Toxic toys warrant a hefty fine for Target.
A Plainview, Minn. dairy cooperative has voluntarily recalled some of its products in light of a salmonella scare.
Aw, nuts. Another viable protein source is suspected of being laced with feces.
Norm, we told you long ago it'd be better to Exit With Honor.
Lunds/Byerly's and Kemp's recall peanut butter products.
If you eat any products containing peanuts, stay updated on the growing list of recalled items that could make you sick.
The Avenger: Pete Barry goes after those "who live off the misery of others"
A law-and-order Christian conservative most people have never heard of tries to wrest the AG's office away from the DFL
No surprise there. Here is the text of the note that David Schneiderman of Village Voice Media sent to CP publisher Mark Bartel around noon today: I am pleased to inform you that the Department [of] Justice has approved our merger with New Times. We expect to close in about a month or so. The work ... More >>
John Wildermuth of the San Francisco Chronicle reported yesterday on the efforts of a California consumer group to encourage citizens of that state to boycott Target stores because of their donations to Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger. Cory Black of California Consumers United states that while Target is ... More >>
Leaks and corroded wires threaten the U of M's most treasured archives
If for-profit career counselors don't promise anything specific, clients who fail to find the job of their dreams have little recourse
Usually known as a consumer advocate, Sen. Paul Wellstone is backing a bill that would lower standards and ease safety measures on manufacturers of drugs and medical devices.