September 24, 2020

Post office defends accusations that cuts threaten election

PHILADELPHIA — Lawyers for the U.S. Postal Service were in court Thursday to defend accusations that service cuts are slowing down the mail and threatening […]
September 24, 2020

Pistol-packing GOP House hopeful channels Trump in Colorado

PUEBLO WEST, Colo. — It was a Donald Trump rally, in miniature. About 200 people, many waving flags and some with open-carry sidearms tucked into […]
September 24, 2020

H.B. Fuller CEO sees economic disruption into next year

H.B. Fuller CEO Jim Owens — while discussing better than expected third quarter results — said he expects recessionary forces to continue into next year. […]
September 24, 2020

IPOs head for banner year on stock market's strength

Companies that cater to the “new normal” of working and shopping from home are rushing to go public. 2020 could turn out to be the […]
September 24, 2020

Trump niece files suit saying family cheated her of millions

NEW YORK — Donald Trump’s niece followed up her best-selling, tell-all book with a lawsuit Thursday alleging that the president and two of his siblings […]
September 24, 2020

Missouri crowds amid pandemic prompt real-life 'Footloose'

ST. CHARLES, Mo. — With bars and nightclubs limiting capacity and closing early in the St. Louis area due to the coronavirus pandemic, neighboring establishments […]
September 24, 2020

Target will hire 7,400 seasonal workers in Twin Cities for the holidays

Target will have twice as many workers dedicated to contactless services for Drive Up and Order Pickup for the holiday season, as retailers prepare for […]
September 24, 2020

Sales of new homes surge 4.8% in August

NEW YORK — The market for newly constructed homes in the U.S. continued its upward climb in August, despite the ongoing pandemic and lingering worries […]
September 24, 2020

Records: Mail delivery lags behind targets as election nears

The slice of Michigan that covers Detroit, its suburbs and towns dependent on the auto industry is coveted political terrain in one of this year’s […]
September 24, 2020

Mortgage rates tick up to 2.9%, remain at historic lows

SILVER SPRING, Md. — U.S. average rates on long-term mortgages rose slightly this week but remain at historically low levels. Mortgage buyer Freddie Mac reported […]