August 21, 2020

Sen. Paul suggests cutting days for rural postal deliveries

U.S. Sen. Rand Paul on Friday suggested cutting the number of days rural America receives postal deliveries to help shore up the financially ailing U.S. […]
August 21, 2020

Seattle mayor to veto City Council's cuts to police, budget

SEATTLE — Seattle Mayor Jenny Durkan said Friday she will veto City Council-approved proposals that would include reducing the police department by as many as […]
August 21, 2020

More than 1,200 complaints filed to Minnesota attorney general about eviction moratorium

As of Friday, the Minnesota Attorney General’s Office has received 1,235 complaints from tenants since the state’s eviction moratorium went into effect in late March. […]
August 21, 2020

Online exchange blocked in Venezuela ahead of health bonuses

MIAMI — A currency exchange website appeared Friday to have been blocked in Venezuela as the online platform prepared to launch a U.S.-backed plan to […]
August 21, 2020

FBI investigating COVID-19 data breach in South Dakota

RAPID CITY, S.D. — The FBI is investigating a data breach that may have compromised the identity of people with the COVID-19 virus in South […]
August 21, 2020

Developer plans 12-story apartment building in Mill District

Last month Nick Walton bought what he thinks is the last available redevelopment parcel in the Minneapolis Mill District, a stretch of former bluff land […]
August 21, 2020

Bolstered by federal aid, Mayo Clinic saw operating income of $153 million in Q2

Even after the pandemic forced a statewide shutdown of elective medicine, the Mayo Clinic managed to make money between April and June and is now […]
August 21, 2020

Tax collector faces sex trafficking count with new charges

SANFORD, Fla. — A Florida tax collector already facing charges of stalking a political opponent and making fake driver’s licenses for himself was charged Friday […]
August 21, 2020

3 large corrals approved for western US wild horse roundups

RENO, Nev. — The federal Bureau of Land Management has approved construction of three new corrals to hold more than 8,000 wild horses captured on […]
August 21, 2020

Diverging effects of the pandemic visible in the numbers at Target, Walmart

Walmart last week reported a strong second quarter of growth. But it sure looked unimpressive next to Target’s booming performance, with record sales growth and […]