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New Minn. business filings up nearly 13 percent from last year

New business filings in Minnesota are on track for an all-time record this year. In the first eight months of the year, Secretary of State Mark Ritchie reports there were 42,935 new business filings -- that's 4,772 more than the same period last year.
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New business filings in Minnesota are on track for an all-time record this year, Echo Press reports. In the first eight months of the year, Secretary of State Mark Ritchie reports there were 42,935 new business filings -- that's 4,772 more than the same period last year.

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