October 16, 2020

US budget deficit hits all-time high of $3.1 trillion

WASHINGTON — The federal budget deficit hit an all-time high of $3.1 trillion in the 2020 budget year, more than double the previous record, as […]
October 16, 2020

Phone of casino exec in trade secrets flap to be examined

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. — A forensic expert must examine the personal phone of an Atlantic City casino executive accused of taking valuable data on the […]
October 16, 2020

Duluth dollmaker whips up modern heirloom goodies for all ages

The Duluth artist hand-crafts these goodies and many more using new and vintage upcycled fabrics, trim and lace for her business Sparrow and Berry. During […]
October 16, 2020

FedEx, UPS prepare for challenges of a holiday season during a pandemic

FedEx Corp. and United Parcel Service Inc. are girding for their biggest test yet in the e-commerce era, with “Christmas Creep” pushing the holiday-shopping season […]
October 16, 2020

Former 3M med-tech business to get new $15M headquarters in Woodbury

The Kindeva Drug Delivery business 3M sold earlier this year is building its own headquarters in Woodbury. Construction of the 136,000-square-foot building, expected to cost […]
October 16, 2020

Watchdog org: Trump '16 campaign, PAC illegally coordinated

New documents from a former Cambridge Analytica insider reveal what an election watchdog group claims was illegal coordination between Donald Trump’s 2016 presidential campaign and […]
October 16, 2020

EPA letting some hazardous coal ash ponds stay open longer

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — The Trump administration will let some leaking or otherwise dangerous coal ash storage ponds stay in operation for years more and some […]
October 16, 2020

Feds unveil plan to get coronavirus shots to nursing homes

WASHINGTON — Federal health officials on Friday unveiled a plan to get approved coronavirus vaccines to nursing home residents free of cost, with the aid […]
October 16, 2020

GOP, Dems hope Supreme Court fight bolsters Senate prospects

WASHINGTON — For Republicans, the nomination fight over Amy Coney Barrett is a chance to seal conservative control of the Supreme Court for decades. For […]
October 16, 2020

Some businesses opening, expanding despite pandemic hurdles

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — First there was taco night, then barbecue sandwiches, followed by meats by the pound — all splashy marketing events to generate […]