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Twin Cities home prices up 10 percent
Twin Cities home prices climbed 10 percent over the year ending in September, according to the widely followed S&P/Case-Shiller index.
Minnesota jobless rate lowest since 2008
Minnesota's jobless rate fell to 4.8 percent in October. That is the first time the state's unemployment rate has been under 5 percent since February of 2008, close to the onset of the Great Recession.
Best Buy holiday profit warning drives down stock price
Best Buy vows it will be competitive on prices during the holiday season but says that could hurt profits.
To honor "traditional" marriage, I tried to sell my wife on Craigslist. by Brett Ortler
September 07, 2012 05:30 PM UTC recommended: 9 comments: 21
In honor of traditional marriage, I am putting my wife up for sale . Let me explain: in the upcoming election, Minnesota voters will be deciding whether to prohibit same-sex couples from marrying. . . . more
Brett's Letters: A Letter about the Minnesota State Government Shutdown (and beer!) by Brett Ortler
July 13, 2011 11:02 PM UTC recommended: 5 comments: 4
Dear Mr. Daudt and Mr. Nienow, Hi, I’m a constituent for both of you, and I’m writing because I’m already pretty darn tired of this whole government shutdown thing. I mean, at . . . more
Sep 08, 2012 9:02AM UTC
Tracy Fabre commented on a post
"Very entertaining, Mr. O." more
Sep 08, 2012 4:52AM UTC
jeanne clarke commented on a post
"Thank you for voting "no"! I am not gay but one of my half sisters is. Also know several others. Henry VIII only got portly after injuring his leg badly. Infection set in. He couldn't do all the activity . . ." more
Sep 08, 2012 3:32AM UTC
Brett Ortler commented on a post
"Thanks, all! I appreciate your comments and glad you enjoyed the post!" more
Sep 08, 2012 2:59AM UTC
Betty S. commented on a post
"God loves and forgives. He also tolerates ignorance until judgement day. When he created Adam he saw that Adam needed a help mate. When He used one of Adams ribs he fused man and woman together. Had He . . ." more
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