September 18, 2020

NYC tries $50 fines to get scofflaws to don masks on subway

NEW YORK — The young man slouched against the inside of the subway doors as the No. 3 train headed south along Broadway. Across the […]
September 18, 2020

Massive damage of rare plants probed at Nevada mine site

RENO, Nev. — State and federal authorities are investigating the mysterious loss of a significant swath of a rare desert wildflower that’s being considered for […]
September 18, 2020

NOT REAL NEWS: A look at what didn't happen this week

A roundup of some of the most popular but completely untrue stories and visuals of the week. None of these are legit, even though they […]
September 18, 2020

USDA plans additional $14B for farmers reeling from virus

DES MOINES, Iowa — The federal government said Friday that it will give farmers an additional $14 billion to compensate them for the difficulties they […]
September 18, 2020

Postal service to stop misleading mailers in Colorado

DENVER — The U.S. Postal Service on Friday agreed to destroy any mailers with misleading information about Colorado mail voting that it had not already […]
September 18, 2020

AP Exclusive: Census layoffs ordered despite judge's ruling

ORLANDO, Fla. — Two weeks after a federal judge prohibited the U.S. Census Bureau from winding down the 2020 census, a manager in Illinois instructed […]
September 18, 2020

Mistake: Thousands told to return unemployment overpayment

BATON ROUGE, La. — A programming mistake caused thousands of out-of-work Louisiana residents to get notices saying they’d been overpaid thousands of dollars in unemployment […]
September 18, 2020

Cloquet Carlton County Airport gets $1.2 million grant to expand pilot training facilities

The Cloquet Carlton County Airport is expanding its pilot training facilities, creating what area boosters call an aeronautics workforce training center, with a $1.2 million […]
September 18, 2020

Mpls. Fed's Kashkari explains why he hasn't turned into a hawk on rates

Neel Kashkari, chief of the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis, said Friday he supported the central bank’s dovish interest-rate statement earlier this week but voted […]
September 18, 2020

CEO Paywatch: Retiring Hugh Sawyer from Regis made $890K last fiscal year

Hugh Sawyer Regis Corp. Chairman, president, CEO Total compensation: $889,861 for the year ended June 30 Salary: $861,821 Other compensation: $28,040 Total 2020 shareholder return: […]