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Thanksgiving Trumps Black Friday for Deals

Photo: Mall of America - Photo: Wikimedia Commons

Thanksgiving could be the best day to shop all year.
An analysis of sales data and store circulars by two research firms contradicts conventional wisdom that Black Friday is when shoppers can get the most and biggest sales of the year.

Another Year, Another Small Social Security Bump

This Friday, Jan. 11, 2013 file photo, shows the Social Security Administration's main campus is seen in Woodlawn, Md. - Photo: AP/Patrick Semansky, File

For the third straight year, millions of Social Security recipients, disabled veterans and federal retirees can expect historically small increases in their benefits come January.

Jimmy John's is Latest Victim of Data Breach, 12 Minn. Stores Impacted

Jimmy John's is the latest company to acknowledge a data breach affecting customers' credit and debit cards.

Forest Lake Residents Express Concern over City-Funded YMCA

The idea of a community center has been tossed around the city of Forest Lake for more than a decade. Now, the goal is within the city's grasp, and all it will take is a vote from city council.

Hy-Vee Announces New Oakdale Store

The city of Oakdale is going to be the next home to a new Hy-Vee store.

Outreach Helps Minnesota State Park Visits Grow

Despite a record wettest June that kept Minnesotans hunkered down at home, state figures show that more people than ever are getting outdoors to take advantage of Minnesota's state parks.

New Cabela's in Woodbury Intensifies Outdoor Retail Competition

As Minnesotans, we love to fish, hunt, hike and paddle. We love our boats, our lakes and rivers. We love the woods, the pastures, and the fields.

Now, the competition for your outdoor dollar has never been more intense.