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MasterCard's settlement with Target fails to get bank support

...percent threshold."At this stage, we will continue to work to resolve the matter," the company said in a statement.Minneapolis-based Target confirmed that it had been notified by MasterCard of the development and declined further comment.Lawyers...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-05-22/mastercards-settlement-tar
Target profit rises as product revamp pays off

...efforts to turn around its business are paying off.The results handily beat Wall Street expectations on all fronts, and the Minneapolis-based retailer boosted the bottom end of its annual profit outlook.That's in contrast with rival Wal-Mart, which...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-05-20/target-profit-rises-produc
Timberwolves land No. 1 in NBA Draft

...were in the pole position, 1992 and 2011.Several hundred fans gathered to watch on the big screen at Target Center in Minneapolis and erupted when the Lakers card came out of the envelope for No. 2, meaning Minnesota had finally earned the top pick...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nba/2015-05-19/timberwolves-land-no-1-nba-dr
Electronics change atmosphere in baseball clubhouses

MINNEAPOLIS - Relaxing with a cup of coffee in the Minnesota Twins' clubhouse one day last year at spring training, Eddie Guardado looked...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-05-05/electronics-change-atmos
NFL reinstates Adrian Peterson

MINNEAPOLIS - Adrian Peterson has been cleared to return to the NFL. Now all that remains to be settled is where he will play next season...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2015-04-16/nfl-reinstates-adrian-peterso
Rants & Raves

...General. Your help is greatly appreciated. RANT FOR ALL Americans. I just read that over 100,000 Somalians are now in Minneapolis. Many of them have left to fight for ISIS and many hundreds more want to go. What on earth are they doing here in the first...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-04-17/rants-raves
UnitedHealth hikes forecast, shares edge to new heights

...forecasting $6.21 per share for the year, according to FactSet.UnitedHealth also raised its revenue forecast as the Minneapolis company's first quarter backed up an optimistic vibe that company executives exuded in January, when they said the insurer...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-04-16/unitedhealth-hikes-forecas
Pelicans top Spurs, clinch playoff spot

...open the postseason on the road against the No. 5 seed, either San Antonio or Memphis. THUNDER 138, TIMBERWOLVES 113In Minneapolis, Russell Westbrook scored 37 points in Oklahoma City's victory over the Timberwolves that was rendered moot by New Orleans...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nba/2015-04-15/pelicans-top-spurs-clinch-pla
Target lays off 1,700, won't fill another 1,400 vacancies

MINNEAPOLIS - Target Corp. said Tuesday that it...primarily on headquarters locations in Minneapolis. The layoffs would amount to about 12...But the concentration of layoffs in Minneapolis has spurred concern about the effect...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-03-10/target-lays-1700-wont-fill
Solar gardens gaining ground across US

MINNEAPOLIS - A new concept in renewable energy is catching fire across the country...powering up this summer is at Bethel Evangelical Lutheran Church in Minneapolis, where roof panels will serve both the church and other subscribers...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-03-08/solar-gardens-gaining-ground-across