Who do you think got the biggest boost?
Seven Republican presidential contenders will try to use Thursday’s debate in the leadoff caucus state of Iowa to cast themselves as the strongest alternative to one rival: front-runner Mitt Romney.
Four teams are vying for the top spot in the Frozen Four — Notre Dame, University of Minnesota-Duluth, North Dakota and Michigan. There’s another winner that’s not on that list — St. Paul’s economy.
Minnesotans apparently know how to tap their plastic. The average household carries about $8,500 in credit card debt and that’s important because credit scores determine who gets loans and who gets the best rates.