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Early Look At Black Friday Doorbuster Deals

Weeks before the halls are decked, the deals are already coming out — and Black Friday isn’t for another two weeks.

11/09/2012

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Police: Speed A Factor In Forest Lake Crash That Killed 2

Two people were killed in a crash in Forest Lake that authorities say was partially due to high speeds.

11/07/2012

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Police Investigate After Violent Threat Made At Wal-Mart

A Fergus Falls Wal-Mart was evacuated Saturday after someone made a threat to hurt employees and customers of the store.

11/04/2012

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Woman Is Sentenced In Minn. Wal-Mart Kidnapping

A Worthington woman accused of making a bomb threat, taking a Wal-Mart cashier hostage and forcing her into the parking lot has been sentenced to about six months in jail.

10/18/2012

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Good Question: How Can Online Retailers Ship Same Day?

The one thing you can’t get when you shop online is instant gratification. Now the gratification is getting closer to instant.

10/09/2012

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Are Dollar Stores Really A Better Deal?

Dollar stores aren’t just for bargain hunters anymore. The down economy is a big reason the discount chains are the fastest-growing retailers in the country right now.

10/04/2012

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Nearing Holidays Bring Early Gift: Employment

The holiday season will do more than bring presents to good boys and girls this year.

09/21/2012

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Target, Wal-Mart To Pay State For Rx Overcharges

Two big-box retail companies will pay Massachusetts towns and cities $232,000 for allegedly overcharging public agencies for prescription drugs through the worker’s compensation insurance system.

07/03/2012

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Makeup Prices Vary Widely From Store To Store

When it comes to makeup, most women are loyal to certain products, but they may not realize the price for the same item can vary widely from store to store. WCCO went shopping at five popular stores for the same five makeup products and found price differences as great as 50 percent.

05/08/2012

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Best Buy Trimming Stores And Corporate Staff, Hoping To Cut Prices

Outside Best Buy’s corporate headquarters store in Richfield, you can already see the signs of change: a banner hanging on the wall tells customers to expect something new in the months ahead.

03/29/2012

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Authorities: Woman Stole Identities To Get Pain Killers

A 29-year-old Rutledge woman has been arrested for allegedly using the identities of several people to fill fraudulent prescriptions.

02/10/2012

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1 Killed, 1 Injured In Wis. Wal-Mart Shooting

Police say a 20-year-old Milwaukee man died, a 21-year-old Sheboyban man was injured and a suspect remains at large in an overnight shooting at a Walmart store in Sheboygan.

01/08/2012

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Charges: Man Groped 11-Year-Old Girl At Wal-Mart

A 29-year-old man is charged with criminal sexual conduct for allegedly groping an 11-year-old girl at a Wal-Mart in Fridley.

01/03/2012

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North Branch Girl, 5, Suffers Bat Bite At Wal-Mart

A 5-year-old North Branch girl is recovering after an unusual run-in with a bat at a retail store.

08/31/2011

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Target’s Honeymoon Could Be Over

Until recently, Minneapolis-based discounter Target largely had avoided the labor disputes and public relations challenges that have plagued Wal-Mart, the world’s largest retailer. But now Target could face the same union opposition as its much bigger rival.

07/14/2011

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