August 31, 2020

McConnell rips McGrath, other Democrats at campaign forum

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell made an enthusiastic pitch Monday for Republican candidates on the ballot nationally, pointing to the pre-coronavirus economy […]
August 31, 2020

John Oliver: Name sewage plant for me, I'll give to charity

DANBURY, Conn. — Comedian John Oliver upped the stakes in a tongue-in-cheek spat with a Connecticut city, offering to donate $55,000 to charity if officials […]
August 31, 2020

Regis salons struggling; customers not returning to pre-COVID routines

Most salons under Regis Corp. have reopened, but customers have not returned to their normal routines. The already struggling Regis faced a spring where most […]
August 31, 2020

Minneapolis officials seek development proposals for Public Service Center block

The city of Minneapolis is seeking redevelopment proposals for a square city block in the heart of downtown known as the Public Service Center Block. […]
August 31, 2020

Stocks open weakly but are still headed for a monthly gain

Stocks are mostly lower on Wall Street Monday morning after the market gave back some of its recent gains from a five-week winning streak. The […]
August 31, 2020

Trump eyes aquaculture boom, but environmentalists dig in

PORTLAND, Maine — President Donald Trump wants to dramatically expand aquaculture production in the United States, but a coalition of environmentalists believes his plan would […]
August 31, 2020

Chinese govt complicates TikTok sale ordered by US govt

NEW YORK — The Chinese government is complicating the U.S.-government-ordered sale of U.S. TikTok assets. China on Friday introduced export restrictions on artificial intelligence technology, […]
August 31, 2020

A simple celebration in the barley field

But in the winter months, coronavirus seemed foreign and far away. I never thought of it. I plowed through each day after our son’s accident, […]
August 31, 2020

Liz Weston: Some remote workers may be in for tax surprise

If the pandemic caused you to relocate across state lines, even temporarily, the next surprise could be having to file an extra tax return and […]
August 31, 2020

Two campaigns fuel movement to get more Black farmers on land

According to the latest Census of Agriculture, 1.4% of the U.S.’s 3.4 million farmers identify as Black, either alone or in combination with another race. […]