November 12, 2020

Wyoming to help petroleum industry with coronavirus funding

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Wyoming will use federal coronavirus relief funding to help petroleum companies move ahead with oil and gas drilling projects interrupted by the […]
November 12, 2020

Coronavirus deaths surpass 10,000 in hard-hit Massachusetts

BOSTON — Once a coronavirus hot spot, Massachusetts was seen as a model for infection control this summer as coronavirus cases and deaths dwindled. Now, […]
November 12, 2020

Minnesota grants key permits for Line 3 crude oil pipeline

MINNEAPOLIS — Minnesota regulators granted a stack of important permits and approvals Thursday for Enbridge Energy’s planned Line 3 pipeline replacement across northern Minnesota, setting […]
November 12, 2020

Exploding Takata air bag inflator kills man in Arizona crash

DETROIT — U.S. investigators have determined that shrapnel from an exploding Takata air bag killed a BMW driver during a crash in Arizona. The September […]
November 12, 2020

Disney posts 4Q loss as parks business, costs drag results

Walt Disney Co. reported fiscal fourth-quarter loss on Thursday thanks largely to changes related to the COVID-19 pandemic. Its earnings were dragged by costs from […]
November 12, 2020

Dollar General coming to Nicollet Mall in 2021 with urban format

Dollar General has leased much of the long-vacant first floor of a historic building on Nicollet Mall at Fifth Street with plans to open a […]
November 12, 2020

Rosedale offering augmented reality ride instead of in-person Santa because of COVID-19

Rosedale Center will not offer an in-person Santa this year. Instead, it is installing an augmented reality ride that lets kids help the Jolly St. […]
November 12, 2020

Major Republican donors test positive for COVID-19

MILWAUKEE — Republican megadonors Liz and Dick Uihlein have tested positive for COVID-19, a newspaper reported Thursday. The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reported that it obtained […]
November 12, 2020

US piles up record October budget deficit of $284.1 billion

WASHINGTON — The U.S. is starting the 2021 budget year the way the old year ended, with soaring deficits. The Treasury Department reported Thursday that […]
November 12, 2020

Feds announce COVID-19 vaccine agreement with drug stores

WASHINGTON — Federal health officials have reached an agreement with pharmacies across the U.S. to distribute free coronavirus vaccines after they are approved and become […]