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Love, and a little Valentine's Day spending, conquer all


WILLMAR -- Customers at Angels and Ivy in downtown New London might buy a smaller bouquet, or settle for a single rose instead of a dozen.

But even in hard times, people still spend on romantic tokens for Valentine's Day.

"They may be changing their options a little bit. You do have people that want to go with the more economical choice. But they aren't getting rid of it entirely," said Deb Ringler, the store's owner.

Love, it seems, can conquer all.

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Anne Polta

Anne Polta covers health care, business/economic development and general assignment. Her HealthBeat blog can be found at Follow her on Twitter at @AnnePolta.

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