News of the day seems to be this notion that Europe has emerged from its economic crisis. Lost in all the revelry is the collateral damage -- lack of confidence, high unemployment, stagnant incomes, damage to middle class, wounds to financial system ... the list is long.
We are definitely in the dog days of winter, but the Twins are about to put tickets on sale for spring training...
Minnesota AG Lori Swanson is suing another debt collector. More later.
In Las Vegas at the moment
It may seem surprising but UnitedHealth Group, the nation's largest health insurer and Minnesota's largest company by revenue, has a big presence at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas this week. The company has announced several consumer health data products at the event and is presiding at a panel discussion that's going on right now on how people are using gadgets to learn more about their health.