November 18, 2020

Apple to cut app store fees as legal scrutiny intensifies

SAN RAMON, Calif. — Apple will cut its app store commissions in half for most developers beginning next year amid an intensifying debate about whether […]
November 18, 2020

The Latest: Pfizer says it's communicating with Biden's team

WASHINGTON — The Latest on President-elect Joe Biden (all times local): 12:10 p.m. Vaccine maker Pfizer says it’s already in regular communication with President-elect Joe […]
November 18, 2020

Feds charge onetime Wadena insurance agent with stealing $524K from clients

A onetime Minnesota insurance agent has been charged with concocting a long-running fraud scheme that netted him more than $500,000. John D. Paulson, 56, of […]
November 18, 2020

Spacewalking astronauts prep for 2021 arrival of Russian lab

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — The International Space Station’s two Russian astronauts ventured out on a spacewalk Wednesday to prepare for next year’s arrival of a […]
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. […]