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David Brauer authors Braublog and is MinnPost’s local media reporter. He has covered media and politics as a writer and editor since 1983 for City Pages, the Southwest/Downtown Journal, KFAN and KSTP-AM, Mpls.St.Paul, Minnesota Monthly, Law & Politics, the Business Journal, KARE11 and national outlets.

Petters buys suburban lifestyle mags, then kills several

The Petters Group — best known for owning Sun Country Airlines, Polaroid and Petters Warehouse Direct —has purchased Metropolitan Media Group (MMG), publishers of 14 suburban lifestyle magazines as well as Sun Country’s inflight magazine and Minneso