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Saturday, February 24, 2018

Endorse This: Blue State, Red State — Blue Toys, Pink Toys?

Watch this news clip on a decision by a private corporation in the free market — or as the Fox hosts call it, “the tyranny of the minority.”

August 11, 2015
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Target Says It Will Remove Gender-Based Labeling In Toy Aisles

Gender specifics will remain online, however, because of search terms.

August 10, 2015

First Target, Now Albertsons SuperValu Are Hacked

New York (AFP) — The U.S. retail chain Albertsons, which has 1,060 department stores in the United States, and its former owner SuperValu say their computer systems have been raided by hackers seeking credit card data. Both companies acknowledged the intrusion in statements released overnight Thursday. They said it was not yet clear if credit […]

August 15, 2014

Target Asks Customers Not To Bring Guns To Its Stores

By Kavita Kumar, Star Tribune (Minneapolis) MINNEAPOLIS — Target Corp. on Wednesday took a stand against customers who bring firearms into its stores. “This is a complicated issue, but it boils down to a simple belief: Bringing firearms to Target creates an environment that is at odds with the family-friendly shopping and work experience we […]

July 2, 2014

Russians Target State Dept. Spokeswoman For Media Assault

By Lesley Clark, McClatchy Washington Bureau WASHINGTON — Among the Russian bloggers and social media activists who are loyal to the Kremlin, there’s a favorite target when it comes to pillorying the United States. President Barack Obama and his chief diplomat, Secretary of State John Kerry, come in for a few licks. But for the unbridled […]

June 25, 2014

Target Says Glitch At Registers Was Not Hacker-Related

By Kavita Kumar, Star Tribune Target Corp. confirmed Sunday night that a “glitch” in its system had caused delays at registers at some of its U.S. stores, but added that it is not in any way related to a data security issue or a hacking attack. Customers around the country took to social media Sunday […]

June 16, 2014

House GOP Holds IRS’ Lerner In Contempt, Seeks DOJ Special Prosecutor

By Michael A. Memoli, Tribune Washington Bureau WASHINGTON—The House voted Wednesday to hold former IRS official Lois Lerner in contempt of Congress for her refusal to testify about the agency’s targeting of conservative groups. The 231-187 vote attracted just six of the most politically vulnerable Democrats. It was quickly followed by a 250-168 vote calling on […]

May 8, 2014

Target CEO Steinhafel Is Out; Interim Leaders Tapped

By Janet Moore and Paul Walsh, Star Tribune (Minneapolis) MINNEAPOLIS — Now that Target Corp. Chief Executive Gregg Steinhafel has stepped down, several analysts say the Minneapolis-based retail giant may look outside its own executive suite for a new leader. “Longer-term, this provides the company with an opportunity to bring a fresh set of eyes […]

May 5, 2014
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To Prevent Data Theft, Businesses Race To Adopt New Technology

By Lindsay Wise, McClatchy Washington Bureau WASHINGTON — Recent high-profile data breaches at Target and Neiman Marcus have accelerated plans by banks and retailers to implement technologies they say will prevent hackers from stealing consumers’ account information. Malware installed in Neiman Marcus payment terminals exposed 1.1 million debit and credit cards from July to October last […]

April 16, 2014