September 14, 2020

AP FACT CHECK: Trump's torrent of falsehoods, Biden missteps

WASHINGTON — Playing defense on his handling of the coronavirus, President Donald Trump is letting the falsehoods fly. Over the weekend, he railed against cases […]
September 14, 2020

This Week: FedEx earns, Fed policy statement, housing starts

A look at some of the key business events and economic indicators upcoming this week: DELIVER THIS Wall Street expects that FedEx’s latest quarterly report […]
September 14, 2020

Mural project meant to give downtown Janesville a fresh look

JANESVILLE, Wis. — When Jessie Willyerd was a little girl riding in cars, she would imagine she was riding a horse. Horses stuck with her, […]
September 14, 2020

Source: Oracle wins TikTok over Microsoft in Trump-urged bid

The owner of TikTok has chosen Oracle over Microsoft as the American tech partner that could help keep the popular video-sharing app running in the […]
September 14, 2020

Blue-ribbon blues as fairs close down

Well before the sun rises and then again after school, Arrissa Swails feeds and waters her goats, fancy chickens and three dairy cows. There’s another […]
September 14, 2020

Nvidia to buy rival chipmaker Arm from Softbank for $40B

Computer graphics chip company Nvidia said it plans to buy Britain’s Arm Holdings for $40 billion, in a merger of two leading chipmakers. Santa Clara, […]
September 14, 2020

TikTok picks Oracle over Microsoft in Trump-forced sales bid

The owner of TikTok has chosen Oracle over Microsoft as its preferred suitor to buy the popular video-sharing app, according to a source familiar with […]
September 13, 2020

Perfume brand says cutting Black actor from ad was misstep

NEW YORK — British perfume brand Jo Malone has apologized to Black actor John Boyega of “Star Wars” fame after cutting him out of the […]
September 13, 2020

As the pandemic drags on, companies paying for work-from-home perks beyond the basics

CHICAGO – When Ben Meeder bought a new ride from a bicycle shop earlier this summer, his employer footed the bill. The purchase was part […]
September 13, 2020

COVID stresses downtown Minneapolis commercial property owners

Jim Durda, general manager of City Center in Minneapolis, several weeks ago opened a $3 million-remodeled entrance on Seventh Street and the Nicollet Mall. The […]