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“After chilly holiday, a red-hot January for Target,” Star Tribune, Feb. 2, 2012. “Sales growth was double Wall Street’s expectations. But questions remain about the effect of deep discounts.”
“Your Turn: Faithful should share their views,” St. Cloud Times, Feb. 4, 2012. “On Sept. 19, the pro-same-sex marriage group OutFront Minnesota had an organizing event for a reported 550 people of faith, where they began to coalesce various religious people and groups in support of same-sex marriage.”
“Pockets of recovery in housing outstate,” Star Tribune, Feb. 3, 2012. “Last year, housing prices in parts of Minnesota saw double-digit declines. Others bucked the trend.”
“3M execs are cutting costs, but flying high,” Star Tribune, Feb. 4, 2012. “The company says far-flung operations make it necessary to replace its jet fleet.”
“Finally getting a handle on things,” Farmington Independent, Feb. 4, 2012. “I’ve decided that whoever came up with the idea of putting handles on bags was a genius.”
“Minnesota firms pivot in face of Thai floods,” Star Tribune, Feb. 4, 2012. “Production of the world’s disk drives was dramatically disrupted — and local companies have had to adjust.”
“Ellison announces effort to defeat a photo ID requirement for voters,” Star Tribune, Feb. 6, 2012. “U.S. Rep. Keith Ellison, joined by representatives of students, seniors and other affected groups, called on Minnesota Democrats to unify in opposition to a photo ID requirement for voting.”
“Gay Marriage Draws Big Crowd at UMD,” WDIO, Feb. 6, 2012. “Hundreds packed into a UMD lecture hall on Monday night, discussing both sides of an upcoming ballot amendment for Minnesota. It’s over whether gay marriage should be banned in the state.”
“Best Buy board member: Ethical culture improves profits,” Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal, Feb. 7, 2012. “Every day (it seems) I write at least one story about a business crook.”
“Calif. gay marriage ruling’s effect in Minn. is mainly as a symbol,” Star Tribune, Feb. 7. 2012. “The federal appeals court ruling that a voter-approved ban on same-sex marriage in California is unconstitutional is likely to have more symbolic than practical effect in Minnesota, scholars and activists say.”