December 21, 2020

UK holds crisis talks as France closes border on virus fears

LONDON — British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is to chair a meeting of the government’s emergency committee later Monday after France closed its borders to […]
December 21, 2020

Fined restaurant owners say they’re considering legal action

Jeff McCulloch, owner of Mission Tavern in Mission Township, said he is seeking to join legal forces with other bars and restaurants after the Minnesota […]
December 21, 2020

Lakeside brewpub may prompt Duluth to revise ordinance

A Duluth ordinance requires any business that sells alcoholic beverages to be located no closer than 400 feet away from both churches and schools. The […]
December 20, 2020

Panel: People over 75, essential workers next for vaccines

NEW YORK — A federal advisory panel recommended Sunday that people 75 and older and essential workers like firefighters, teachers and grocery store workers should […]
December 20, 2020

Business Forum: If Facebook broke up, would anyone notice?

What would happen if Facebook disappeared tomorrow? Would people suddenly be unable to communicate online? Would the economy screech to a halt? Would anyone be […]
December 20, 2020

Trying to stop the invasion of the web trackers

Q: I try to keep my Windows 10 PC free of unwanted software by running PC security (Malwarebytes) and cleaning (CCleaner) programs on my Windows […]
December 20, 2020

For some, a pandemic is just the right time to launch a business

A counterintuitive silver lining to the pandemic is developing: While droves of small businesses across the United States have been crushed by COVID-19 and its […]
December 20, 2020

Entrepreneurs can learn a lot from business plan competitions

Q: How do I evaluate participating in entrepreneurship competitions? A: Business-plan competitions are an excellent, low-cost and low-risk way to jump-start your efforts. Participating in […]
December 20, 2020

'Wonder Woman 1984' grabs $38.5 million overseas

The superhero sequel “Wonder Woman 1984” has earned an estimated $38.5 million in ticket sales from international theaters, Warner Bros. said Sunday. The film starring […]
December 20, 2020

People over 75, essential workers next in line for vaccine

NEW YORK — An expert committee put people 75 and older and essential workers like firefighters, teachers and grocery store workers next in line for […]