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Dirty linen: sheets scandal roils cotton industry

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Pricey sheets purportedly made of Egyptian cotton sold in US stores have been found to be woven with lower-quality cotton blends.

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HUDDLED inside Target Corp's headquarters in downtown Minneapolis, a team of investigators spent the summer trying to answer what should have been a simple question: What were hundreds of thousands of the retailer's sheets actually made of?

What they discovered has...

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