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Outgoing Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen

One potential problem with the Fed’s vote to raise interest rates: The Fed might not know how the economy works

The Fed bases its decision on one theory of the relationship between unemployment and inflation. But that theory may be wrong.

What apartment bubble? It's actually getting harder to find rental units in the Twin Cities

The metro area’s vacancy rate dropped from an already low 2.8 percent at the beginning of the year to 2.4 percent during the second quarter, according to Marquette Advisors.

New York Mills

How one small town is trying to solve Greater Minnesota's day care crisis

“Several people here have had to quit because their home-based day care closed,” said Lynda Everson, HR director for Brunswick Boat Group. “It’s a constant frustration in our employee base.” 

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