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Mills Fleet Farm reverses ban on Salvation Army red kettles


Mills Fleet Farm Tuesday reversed an “unfortunate decision” it had made to ban the Salvation Army’s red kettles from its store entrances this holiday season.The decision means the familiar holiday bell ringing will greet Mills customers.

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Mike O'Rourke
Mike O'Rourke began his career at the Brainerd Dispatch in 1978 as a general assignment reporter. He was named city editor in 1981 and associate editor in 1999. He covers politics and writes features and editorials.
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