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11-22-17 BUSINESS BY CARLSON-"Turkey Of The Year!"

It’s the day before Thanksgiving when friends and family will gather around tables in ‘CCO land to serve up some succulent turkey and give thanks for the many blessings the year has brought them. 1,451 more words

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11-1-17 BUSINESS BY CARLSON

Belated Happy Halloween to ‘CCO listeners. I was handing out candy to young trick-or-treaters arriving at our Golden Valley door stoop as late as 9:30pm. That said, we still have a trove of mini-Snickers and Three Musketeers bars to snack on in November. 740 more words

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10-25-17 BUSINESS BY CARLSON

Well, this weekend, autumn in Minnesota becomes early winter with the arrival of some rain mixed with snow. So let’s savor the next couple of days. 570 more words

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10-11-17 BUSINESS BY CARLSON-Return From VIENNA

It’s great to be back in Minnesota after a week visiting the Vienna University School of Business & Economics (VU) in Austria. VU invited me to give a research seminar for faculty and graduate students there. 1,523 more words

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BUSINESS BY CARLSON 9-27-17

This week, business news can be summarized in a series of numbers: 11, 15, 19, 78, 140, and 280. Here’s what those numbers mean…

11 and 15. 921 more words

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9-6-17 BUSINESS BY CARLSON

Congratulate yourself, Minnesota. 1.997 (not 2) million people attended the 2017 Minnesota State Fair, a record beating last year’s record. Here’s where you can learn more about the how and why that record got set: … 1,047 more words

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8-23-17 BUSINESS BY CARLSON

It’s D minus 1 in Minnesota. Yes, we are only one day from when the the Minnesota State Fairgrounds emerge from the mists like Brigadoon and come to life: police officers and sheriff’s deputies from every county and city of the state will be strolling through the hippodrome or by the Ranger station; the smell of mini-donuts, cheese curds, and all things fried and on a stick will be wafting through the Midway; anyone running for elected office will make an appearance, shake hands, and meet any citizen of any stripe as if the terms “Internet” and “media consultant” had never been invented; and WCCO Radio will have set up at Carnes Avenue between Nelson and Underwood Streets to start spinning its home-spun wisdom for any and all to hear and see. 1,063 more words

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