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Here Are Some Of The Fair’s Most Unique Competitions

The Minnesota State Fair is all about showcasing the biggest and best from around Minnesota. And if you can think of a category to be judged, there’s likely a blue ribbon for it at the Great Minnesota Get-Together.

08/23/2014

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Austin’s Spam Museum Is On The Move

A popular Minnesota tourism attraction is moving, but not very far. Hormel Foods announced that week that it’s building a new Spam Museum in downtown Austin, Minn.

05/14/2014

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Good Question ‘Reply All’: Junk Email, Hypic Jerk & Frank V’s Height

Jim from Maple Grove wanted to know: Why do we use the word “spam” to describe our junk emails? Heather Brown answers that and other questions.

02/07/2014

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Spam, Skippy Give Boost To Hormel’s 4Q Results

Hormel Foods said Tuesday that its fiscal fourth-quarter net income rose 19 percent, benefiting from strong export sales of its Spam canned ham and Skippy peanut butter. Its performance beat analysts’ expectations.

11/26/2013

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Good Question: Does Clicking Unsubscribe On Junk Emails Work?

Check your spam folder, you probably got dozens of unwanted messages just today. Across the world, 40 billion spam emails are sent every day.

03/14/2013

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Lunch Meat Maker Hormel Orders Up Skippy Sandwich

Hormel Foods apparently has a hankering for a peanut butter and bacon sandwich. The company primarily known for Spam and other cured, smoked and deli meats said Thursday that it’s buying Skippy, the country’s No. 2 peanut butter brand, in its biggest-ever acquisition.

01/03/2013

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Spam Sales Strong, Hormel 4Q Profit Rises

Continued strong sales of Spam and Jennie-O products helped Hormel Foods as its net income climbed 13 percent in its fourth fiscal quarter. The Austin, Minn., company also increased its annual dividend by 13 percent to 68 cents per share.

11/20/2012

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Hormel Foods 4Q Profit Falls, Revenue Rises

Hormel Foods Corp.’s fiscal fourth-quarter profit fell 3 percent as sales at its grocery products segment declined.

11/22/2011

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If You Missed It: WCCO 4 News At Noon From The Fair

It’s day two of the Minnesota State Fair, and WCCO-TV’s Angela Davis brought us a couple of fun and interesting segments from WCCO 4 News at Noon.

08/26/2011

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Hormel Sues Company Over ‘Spam-Like’ Can

Hormel Foods is suing a company based in the Netherlands that makes meat with a package design similar to Spam.

04/01/2011

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Hormel 1Q Net Rises 34 Percent, Raises Forecast

Hormel Foods Corp. says stronger sales drove its first-quarter net income up 34 percent, and it raised its full-year outlook.

02/22/2011

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Alleged ‘King Of Spam’ Pleads Not Guilty In Wis.

A 23-year-old Russian man accused of masterminding a vast worldwide spamming network pleaded not guilty Friday in federal court in Wisconsin to violating a U.S. anti-spam law.

12/03/2010

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Hormel Hands Out $16.3M In Profit-Sharing Checks

Hormel Foods Corp. has distributed a record $16.3 million in profit-sharing to its plant employees, including workers at its Austin plant.

11/24/2010

John Williams show

John takes more calls from listeners on the nurse’s strike and speaks with Susie Jones who is reporting live from Abbott Northwestern Hospital.  Nurses strike day of The author of The Perfect Storm has another […]

06/10/2010

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