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Michaels Stores Confirms Breach of 2.6M Cards

Michaels Stores Inc. said Thursday that about 2.6 million cards, or about 7 percent of all debit and credit cards used at its namesake stores, may have been affected in a security breach. The nation's largest arts and crafts chain said its subsidiary Aaron Brothers was also attacked, with about 400,000 cards potentially affected...



  • In this Thursday, Jan. 10, 2013 file photo, the logo for General Motors decorates the entrance to a former UPS facility. GM to Ask Bankruptcy Court for Lawsuit Protection

    General Motors revealed in court filings late Tuesday that it will soon ask a federal bankruptcy judge to shield the company from legal claims for conduct that occurred before its 2009 bankruptcy. The automaker's strategy is in a motion filed in a Corpus Christi, Texas, federal court case, and in other cases across the nation that involve the defective ignition switches that have led GM to recall 2.6 million small cars...

  • Obama, Biden to Announce $600M for Job Grants

    Striving to show action on jobs, President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden are hitting the road to trumpet $600 million in new competitive grants to spur creation of targeted training and apprenticeship programs that could help people land well-paying jobs...

  • Average Prices for Minn. Homes on the Rise

    The average price of homes in Minnesota continues to climb. In March, prices were up 5.3 percent compared to March prices a year ago. The median home price was $168,500. The Minnesota Association of Realtors stressed the economic impact that a vibrant real estate market has on a community...

  • BBB Warns of Pet Breeding, Selling Website Scams

    There has been an increase in fake pet breeder and seller websites in the Twin Cities area and the scammers have been taking a bite out of people's finances. On at least three separate occasions, consumers thought they were dealing with real businesses, but were swindled out of hundreds of dollars instead...

  • Shutterfly Hosts Job Fair to Staff New Shakopee Facility

    Job hunters have a chance to work for Shutterfly Inc. Starting Tuesday, the internet image publishing company is hosting a two-day hiring event to staff its new manufacturing facility in Shakopee. The job fair will focus on manufacturing, printing and warehousing roles...









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