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Christmas Miracle: Gas Could Drop to $2 at Some Minn. Stations

This Christmas, Santa might as well drive. According to GasBuddy.com, at least 24 states already have gas going for $2 or less per gallon. Analysts say some parts of Minnesota could soon see prices that low too. According to GasBuddy.com Senior Petroleum Analyst Patick DeHann, gas prices typically drop a little around this time of year but not this much...



  • Photo: Wikimedia Commons St. Cloud Toys "R" Us to Close in January

    St. Cloud’s biggest toy store is closing at the end of January. Toys “R” Us confirms the store on Park Avenue South has been sold. The store has been open since October 1992 and employs 26 associates...

  • In this May 1, 2013 file photo, Ben McClure examines a wheat stalk in a Reno County, Kan., wheat field. US Agriculture Has Big Appetite for Cuba Trade

    U.S. agriculture has a big appetite for freer trade with Cuba. From wheat to rice to beans, the industry stands to be a big beneficiary of President Barack Obama's plan to ease economic and travel restrictions imposed against the communist-ruled island...

  • A movie billboard is displayed behind a Sony Pictures Entertainment Studio entrance in Culver City, Calif., Thursday, Dec. 18. FBI Blames North Korea for Sony Hack

    President Barack Obama said Friday that Sony Pictures Entertainment "made a mistake" in shelving a satirical film about a plot to assassinate North Korea's leader, and he vowed the United States will respond "in a place and manner and time that we choose" to a hack attack the FBI blamed on the secretive Communist regime...

  • Cars enter and depart from Sony Pictures Entertainment studio lot in Culver City, Calif., Thursday, Dec. 18, 2014. Companies' Data Security in Question after Sony Hack

    Companies across the globe are on high alert to tighten up network security to avoid being the next company brought to its knees by hackers like those that executed the dramatic cyberattack against Sony Pictures Entertainment...

  • Business Lobby Targets Auto-Hikes to Minimum Wage

    Minnesota's leading business group wants state lawmakers to scrap the new minimum wage law that allows for inflationary increases after the hourly rate reaches $9.50 in 2016. Officials with the state Chamber of Commerce said Thursday it was a priority to get rid of a wage-escalator provision...









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