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How To Save Money On A Trip To Europe

With a little bit of planning, a trip to Europe can be surprisingly affordable.

09/10/2014

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Roundy’s To Sell 18 Rainbow Stores In Minnesota

Roundy’s has negotiated a deal to sell 18 Rainbow Foods stores in Minnesota. Supervalu, which owns Cub Foods, has been working with other grocery chains to buy these stores. The deal also includes 13 Rainbow pharmacies and three Rainbow liquor stores in the state.

05/07/2014

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Beef Prices Are The Highest They’ve Been In 27 Years

People are getting sticker shock when shopping for beef at the local grocery story. Beef prices are the highest they’ve been in 27 years. The experts say it’s all because of supply and demand.

04/15/2014

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2 Rainbow Foods Close Due To Economy, Heavy Competition

A grocery store war in the Twin Cities is claiming two more casualties. The Rainbow Foods in Columbia Heights closed Wednesday and the Rainbow store in Brooklyn Park will close on Feb. 16.

01/08/2014

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Good Question: What’s With The Styrofoam Egg Cartons?

If you shop enough, you’ll pick up on changes at the grocery store, and some of you may have noticed a change in the way you buy eggs. More and more eggs are being sold in Styrofoam cartons.

10/15/2013

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Police Warn Of Destructive ‘Gallon Smashing’ Trend

A new trend in viral videos has St. Paul police concerned — it’s called Gallon Smashing.

03/14/2013

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Best Places To Buy A Turkey In Minnesota

Start thinking about your Thanksgiving menu before the holiday arrives.

11/07/2012

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Which Local Grocers Have Cheapest, Best Produce?

If you feel you are spending more at the grocery store, you are — a lot more. The federal government’s consumer price index shows area grocery store prices have jumped 40 percent in the last four years.

11/01/2012

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What Impact Will Lund’s, Whole Foods Have On Downtown Mpls.?

Downtown Minneapolis is a busy place — 35,000 people live here and 165,000 people work downtown but until now there has been no full-service grocery store.

06/13/2012

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Supervalu Loss Widens, Shares Skid

Grocery store operator Supervalu Inc. said Wednesday that its fiscal third-quarter net loss widened due to costs related to a turnaround plan, continued high food prices and a cautious consumer.

01/11/2012

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More Grocers Pull Sparboe Eggs From Shelves

A number of grocery stores have pulled eggs from Sbarboe Farms off their shelves, in the wake of video showing purported animal cruelty.

11/21/2011

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Same Glass Of Milk, Very Different Prices

Got milk? You’re probably paying a lot more for it than last year. WCCO tracked the price for more than a month and discovered you could be paying twice as much depending on where you shop and what brand you buy.

10/27/2011

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Twin Cities Shoppers Like The ‘Do-It-Yourself’ Option

Do-it-yourself is pretty popular for a lot of shoppers, but a growing number of supermarket chains are doing away with it by shutting down self-serve checkout lanes.

09/26/2011

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