MINNESOTA NEWS ROUNDUP: Target stores crippled by checkout problems
MINNEAPOLIS -- A technical glitch at Target cash registers nationwide turned into a trending topic on Twitter and left the Minneapolis-based retailer apologizing and offering discounts. Customers were waiting in long lines due to delays caused by problems processing Target Cards. In some stores, managers and cashiers gave customers a five-percent discount, while others offered free drinks at Starbucks. The company issued a statement just after 11 p.m.