September 22, 2020

Close call with storm renews debate over Houston barrier

GALVESTON, Texas — Houston, a Gulf Coast city that barely rises above sea level, has long worried about a worst-case weather scenario — a direct […]
September 22, 2020

Wisconsin state agencies cutting $300 million

MADISON, Wis. — Wisconsin state agencies are cutting $300 million, including $45 million at the University of Wisconsin System, under the most recent round of […]
September 22, 2020

New Ohio House speaker's sterling narrative has detractors

COLUMBUS, Ohio — There were some whispers among members of the Republican caucus that Bob Cupp should be the person to lead the Ohio House. […]
September 22, 2020

Minneapolis-based health insurance company raises another $500M, bringing total to $1.5B

Minneapolis-based Bright Health has raised $500 million in another round of venture capital fundraising that will help expand its geographic reach and add additional services, […]
September 22, 2020

Expert: Loads left cargo ship unstable when it overturned

SAVANNAH, Ga. — A U.S. Coast Guard analysis found that a cargo ship overturned after departing a Georgia seaport because of unstable loading that left […]
September 22, 2020

White House lawyer in running for seat on the Supreme Court

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump didn’t have to look very far for one of the contenders on his short list to replace the late Ruth […]
September 22, 2020

Minnetonka-based health insurance company raises another $500M, bringing total to $1.5B

Minneapolis-based Bright Health has raised $500 million in another round of venture capital fundraising that will help expand its geographic reach and add additional services, […]
September 22, 2020

Powell and Mnuchin voice optimism but back more economic aid

WASHINGTON — Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin expressed cautious optimism Tuesday that the U.S. economy is rebounding from the pandemic-induced […]
September 22, 2020

Grand Forks schools, UND partner with company developing a COVID-detection device

SafetySpect Inc., a California-based company, is developing the Contamination and Sanitation Inspection and Disinfection (CSI-D) device, which scans surfaces to find respiratory droplets and other […]
September 22, 2020

Milwaukee mayor's budget proposal cuts 120 police officers

MILWAUKEE — Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett would reduce the city’s police force by 120 positions in his proposed 2021 budget. Barrett is presenting the $1.5 […]