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Minneapolis boutique Cake Plus-Sized Retail is one of the rare Twin Cities spots that still require masks. Customer Leora Feinstein, right, said that's partly why she loves shopping there.

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A bakery. A bookstore. A bike shop. More than two years after the state dropped its mandate, these Twin Cities spaces ask patrons and employees to mask up.
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