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Even with the economy starting to improve, it's difficult for a new business to attain startup financing. That's where organizations like WomenVenture help connect female entrepreneurs with the cash, counseling and exposure they need to get a budding company blossoming. The St. Paul-based organization has an impressive list of partners, from Minnesota's multi-national banks and food companies to the state's Department of Employment and Economic Development. Every year around this time WomenVenture holds a Holiday Showcase for its small businesses to show off their products. Food, clothes, photography, toys and…
Low-wage workers took to the streets Black Friday, demanding better wages and working conditions to provide for their families. People came from all over Minnesota to join the workers as they protested outside of a Target and Walmart store. This also marked the third time this year that retail cleaners went on strike. Workers are hoping that their voices will be heard.