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Minnesota employment tops 2.8 million for first time in state history


Despite one of the coldest Januaries in recent memory, Minnesota employers continued to add jobs during the month.

The Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED) released figures this morning that showed the state gained 600 jobs in January — the sixth consecutive month of job growth in Minnesota. Total employment in the state is now more than 2.8 million for the first time in history.

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