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2 Weeks After Storm, Felled Trees Still Litter Metro

Two weeks ago, the metro was moments from a historic storm, as more Minnesotans ended up losing power than ever before. And then there were the downed trees – and some home owners are still trying to figure out how to remove trees in their own yard, a process that often costs thousands of dollars.

07/05/2013

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Deer Tick Drug’s Price Tag Skyrockets 18-Fold

If you’re just returning from a trip to the cabin, you know summer tick season is in full swing. With that comes the threat of infection, and according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Minnesota is one of the leading states for tick infection.

05/28/2013

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Nearly 700 State Workers Earn More Than $100K

There was a lot of debate at the Capitol this year about pay raises for Minnesota lawmakers. But a WCCO investigation found soaring salaries are actually going to state employees who work as staff members.

05/22/2013

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MN Gas Prices Still The Nation’s Most Expensive

Another day, another infamous No. 1 ranking as Minnesota still has the highest gas prices in the nation, according to GasBuddy.com.

05/18/2013

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Interim Xcel Rate Hike Showing Up In Electricity Bills

It takes a lot of poles, plants and power lines to satisfy Minnesota’s demand for electricity. Xcel Energy has been meeting that challenge for decades.

02/11/2013

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Comparing Thanksgiving Meal Prices As Costs Rise

When every penny counts for many families, the cost of Thanksgiving doesn’t leave many people “thankful.”

11/13/2012

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Good Question: What Do Vendors Pay To Be At The State Fair?

Everywhere you look at the Minnesota State Fair there’s another vendor, a booth, a stand. According to the fair, there are 1,200 to 1,300 licenses for businesses to operate for 12 days.

08/29/2012

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Penny For Your Thoughts: Stamp Prices Go Up 1 Cent

First-class stamp prices jumped up a penny on Monday.

01/23/2012

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Jeweler: Expect Significant Price Increases For Diamonds

Intense sparkle may not be the only thing that deserves a double take when it comes to diamonds.

01/05/2012

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Gas Prices Rise As U.S. Prints Money

gallon of gas in the Twin Cities is running $3.49 a gallon.

02/26/2011

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Pricey Produce: Costs Double, Triple Because Of Weather

When you walk down the grocery aisle, you’ll find lots of pricey produce.

01/04/2011

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