November 18, 2020

Minnesota to close bars, restaurants, gyms for 4 weeks

MINNEAPOLIS — Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz plans to announce new COVID-19 restrictions on Wednesday that will shut down indoor dining at bars and restaurants, close […]
November 18, 2020

Target shares hit new high after results show shoppers are pouring into its stores

Target said its sales are still surging this fall and its latest profit topped analysts’ expectations, news that sent its shares to a new high […]
November 18, 2020

BBC names ex-judge to lead probe into 1995 Diana interview

LONDON — The BBC’s board of directors has approved the appointment of a retired senior judge to lead an independent investigation into the circumstances around […]
November 18, 2020

Forget sad Thanksgiving: early Christmas fever takes over

NEW YORK — Lindsey Catarino is the talk of her neighborhood. She put up her Christmas tree, lights and all, in mid-September. By Oct. 1, […]
November 18, 2020

Home construction up 4.9% in October

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — The number of newly issued permits to build fresh housing remained steady in October. Housing starts rose 4.9%, and are up 14% […]
November 18, 2020

Medical marijuana dispensary opens in Hermantown

As an underserved area, the Duluth market was a logical location for Vireo Health’s next dispensary, said Dr. Kyle Kingsley, the company’s founder and CEO. […]
November 18, 2020

Sales surge at Lowe's as the homebound take on more projects

Lowe’s sales surged in the third quarter more people took on projects at home during the epidemic. Shares, however, slumped before the opening bell Wednesday […]
November 18, 2020

Pfizer: COVID-19 shot 95% effective, seeking clearance soon

Pfizer says that more interim results from its ongoing coronavirus vaccine study suggest the shots are 95% effective and that the vaccine protects older people […]
November 18, 2020

The case for shopping on Black Friday in 2020

Like most things in 2020, Black Friday won’t be the same this year. But at least in the case of holiday shopping, change might not […]
November 18, 2020

Target sales remain strong as retailer prepares for holidays

Target continued to see strong sales in the fall, though growth slowed slightly from the record heights of summer. Target’s comparable sales jumped 20.7% during […]