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Cover Band Classics Prompt Costly Copyright Claims Against Minn. Bars

5 EYEWITNESS NEWS unearthed 16 copyright infringement lawsuits filed against Minnesota bars in recent years, and several of them led to the bars being forced to pay tens of thousands of dollars to one large music company....



  • Mississippi Chooses Minnesota Company for Standardized Tests

    Minnesota-based Questar Assessment will provide most of the standardized tests for Mississippi beginning next year. The state Board of Education voted Thursday to award a one-year contract worth $12.3 million to Questar...

  • KSTP File Photo US Home Construction Off to Weak March Start

    U.S. homebuilders opened the spring buying season in March at a slower pace than last year. The Commerce Department says builders began construction at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 926,000 homes last month, a 2.5 percent decline from the pace in March 2014...

  • Long-Time Angie's List CEO Oesterle Plans to Step Down

    Long-time Angie's List CEO William S. Oesterle will step down to pursue other interests, including becoming more civically involved in the consumer review site's home state of Indiana, the company announced Wednesday...

  • Stock of Online Marketplace Etsy Surges in Trading Debut

    The place where you can buy handmade dresses and crocheted dog costumes has a new hot seller: its own stock. Shares of arts and crafts retailer Etsy surged in opening trading on the Nasdaq Thursday. After pricing at $16 late Wednesday the stock opened at nearly double that, and hit a high of $35.73 in morning trading...

  • Minnesota Unemployment Rate Stays at 3.7 Percent but Jobs Up

    Minnesota's unemployment rate is stuck at 3.7 percent for the eighth straight month. The Department of Employment and Economic Development reported Thursday that the March rate matches one on the books since August, which is considerably below the national average...






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