August 26, 2020

Reinert named acting director of Duluth Entertainment Convention Center

At a Wednesday morning meeting of the DECC’s board of directors, Reinert was placed in the leadership role. Reinert will step down from his post […]
August 26, 2020

Homeless essential workers face greater risk of COVID-19

At the beginning of the pandemic, Tiffany Cordaway’s biggest struggle was finding a place to shower. She worked two jobs in northern California, disinfecting medical […]
August 26, 2020

Powell edges toward loosening the Fed's stance on inflation

WASHINGTON — For decades, the Federal Reserve made clear its readiness to raise interest rates at the earliest signs of creeping inflation. That was then. […]
August 26, 2020

Decades later, Sharpton still insists: No justice, no peace

NEW YORK — The Rev. Al Sharpton sat quietly in his office in late July, watching the final funeral service for Rep. John Lewis on […]
August 26, 2020

McDonald's internal investigation extends beyond ousted CEO

An internal investigation by McDonald’s of potential misconduct has extended beyond its former CEO who was forced out late last year. McDonald’s board of directors […]
August 26, 2020

Orders for big-ticket US manufactured goods jumped 11.2%

WASHINGTON — Orders to U.S. factories for big-ticket manufactured goods jumped 11.2% in July, the third consecutive monthly gain. The Commerce Department reported Wednesday that […]
August 26, 2020

No sweat: Dick's crushes 2Q as consumers focus on fitness

At home workouts and outdoor athletic activities are shaping up to be good business for Dick’s Sporting Goods. The retailer’s second-quarter results easily beat Wall […]
August 26, 2020

Dating corona-style leads to love connections, even marriage

NEW YORK — If there’s one thing the pandemic hasn’t canceled, it’s the search for love. Throughout the health emergency, daters have taken to apps, […]
August 26, 2020

Distance learning can fit into your back-to-school budget

For many students, “going back to school” this fall could be just a figure of speech. As the pandemic persists, the decision about whether to […]
August 26, 2020

Face masks amid the art: New York City's museums to reopen

NEW YORK — When the iconic T. Rex at the American Museum of Natural History again welcomes visitors, it will gaze down at humans acting […]