August 21, 2020

Duluth entrepreneur shoots for gender equity with aftershaves, beard oils and balms

It’s called the “pink tax” and some estimates say that women end up spending about $1,300 more per year. So — what’s a girl to […]
August 21, 2020

LaGuardia Airport rail link gets initial approval from FAA

NEW YORK — A $2 billion plan to build an elevated train link connecting New York City with LaGuardia Airport through an intermediate stop is […]
August 21, 2020

Navy Secretary visits New England sub building sites

NORTH KINGSTOWN, R.I. — U.S. Navy Secretary Kenneth Braithwaite and members of Congress visited submarine construction operations in Rhode Island and Connecticut on Friday. Braithwaite, […]
August 21, 2020

Weinstein seeks to pursue arbitration over firing

DOVER, Del. — Disgraced Hollywood film mogul and convicted rapist Harvey Weinstein is asking a bankruptcy judge in Delaware to allow him to pursue arbitration […]
August 21, 2020

Some help emerges for farmers that supply local markets in the Twin Cities

This is a tough year for small farmers around the Twin Cities area. Many are part of the community-supported agriculture movement, which accounts for around […]
August 21, 2020

EU agrees to cut taxes on US lobsters in modest trade pact

WASHINGTON — The United States and the European Union announced a modest agreement Friday to cut tariffs on less than $300 million worth of annual […]
August 21, 2020

With official systems swamped, union gets into contact tracing

The United Food and Commercial Workers International Union is stepping in where it says the government has failed, running its own coronavirus contact-tracing program for […]
August 21, 2020

Minnesota officials to decide next week on program for extra $300 in unemployment benefits

Minnesota state officials are still evaluating a new federal program that would give out-of-work Minnesotans an extra $300 in weekly unemployment benefits, but they have […]
August 21, 2020

El Salvador hires, then fires, lobbyist booming under Trump

MIAMI — El Salvador’s government signed a $450,000 contract to hire a well-connected Washington lobbyist — only to immediately back away from the deal — […]
August 21, 2020

Judge rebuffs Trump again on tax records; appeals under way

NEW YORK — A federal judge turned down President Donald Trump’s newest move Friday to keep New York City prosecutors from getting his tax records, […]