August 30, 2020

Lessons learned from sports, such as not quitting, can help in business, too

I recently attended a virtual panel presentation in Minneapolis about women in sports that highlighted the important benefits of participation. One of the panelists cited […]
August 30, 2020

Windows 10 is five years old, but not going away

Q: Windows 10 is now five years old. How much longer will Microsoft provide critical updates for it? And what comes next? A Windows operating […]
August 30, 2020

Minneapolis looks to its own backyard to lure visitors to local businesses, restaurants

Pounded by the pandemic and recent riots, the city of Minneapolis has launched a first-ever ad campaign designed to encourage its own citizens to support […]
August 30, 2020

Detroit native buying homes in childhood neighborhood — and bringing them back to life

DETROIT – Several abandoned homes. A large street flood. Trash covering the ground. Overgrown grass and weeds. An almost completely deserted neighborhood. This is what […]
August 30, 2020

Key air monitors offline after Laura hits Louisiana gas hub

Hazardous emissions from a chlorine plant fire, abruptly shuttered oil and gas refineries and still-to-be assessed plant damage are seeping into the air after Hurricane […]
August 30, 2020

Wildfires again threaten business in California wine country

HEALDSBURG, Calif. — With an early harvest already underway, a wildfire a few miles west of John Bucher’s ranch added new urgency to getting his […]
August 30, 2020

Coronavirus worries force election officials to get creative

COLUMBUS, Ohio — The coronavirus has upended everyday life in ways big and small. What happens when those disruptions overlap with voting? Thousands of state […]
August 30, 2020

Insider Q&A: Quidel CEO talks rapid testing for coronavirus

WASHINGTON — Speed and accuracy are key features when screening for coronavirus. Quidel Corp. is one of a handful of U.S. companies authorized to sell […]
August 30, 2020

Postal chief DeJoy has long leveraged connections, dollars

WASHINGTON — During its search for a new postmaster general, the U.S. Postal Service Board of Governors was presented with 53 candidates screened by an […]
August 30, 2020

Voting groups scramble to reach college students in pandemic

RALEIGH, N.C. — Chase Gaines wishes he could get more young people in North Carolina to answer their front doors and take his GOP flyer. […]