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DETROIT LAKES - A new law requiring American flags sold in Minnesota to have been made in the U.S.A. has not hurt sales, and may have helped, according to some Detroit Lakes retailers.

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"We've probably sold more of them, now that people are hearing about it," said Dan Purkat, store manager at L&M Fleet. "We only had one imported flag, anyway -- a little hand-held flag. People have always been willing to pay a little more to get the U.S. product."

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