Hm. Target’s sales fell in November, catching company by surprise – StarTribune

400 union members at Sappi vote to authorize a strike – News Tribune

Norwest Equity sells Iowa seed company to BASF for $1.02b – StarTribune

Milwaukee metro lost jobs in October – Journal Sentinel

White Bear Lake citizens group sues DNR over falling lake level – Finance & Commerce

Turns out Sandy didn’t halt shipping to/from Duluth – News Tribune

Civil rights group criticizes mysterious raid on Cedar Rapids company – Des Moines Register

Something is wrong with my iPad. I still hate my life – McSweeney’s
Your fridge is “just the tip of the iceberg, so to speak” – Cabinet

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