September 9, 2020

U.S. job posting rise to 6.6 million in July

WASHINGTON — U.S. employers advertised more jobs but hired fewer workers in July, sending mixed signals about the job market in the wake of the […]
September 9, 2020

Small town Preston, Minn., battles to overcome the economic impact of COVID-19

“The hard part is just the constant not knowing what’s going to happen next week,” said Besik, who for the last year has co-owned Trout […]
September 9, 2020

GOP targets Democratic-run California in election gamble

LOS ANGELES — Republican candidates eager for a turnaround in heavily Democratic California are spotlighting what they see as a dire threat to families and […]
September 9, 2020

Walmart testing drones for deliveries in North Carolina city

NEW YORK — Walmart launched a pilot program Wednesday using drones to deliver groceries and household essentials in a North Carolina city. The retail giant […]
September 9, 2020

Richmond bans guns on public property during protests

RICHMOND, Va. — Virginia’s capital city has adopted a law banning guns on public property during protests and other events. The Richmond City Council voted […]
September 9, 2020

LVMH drops $14.5B deal for Tiffany, citing US tariffs threat

NEW YORK — Luxury goods giant LVMH is ending its takeover deal of luxury jewelry retailer Tiffany & Co., saying the French government had requested […]
September 9, 2020

What slowdown? Amazon seeks to hire 33,000 people

NEW YORK — Amazon is on a hiring spree. In the latest sign of how it’s prospering while others are faltering during the pandemic, Amazon […]
September 9, 2020

Another showdown set this week over Georgia voting machines

ATLANTA — Voting integrity activists will try this week to convince a federal judge that Georgia should scrap its brand new touchscreen voting machines in […]
September 9, 2020

4 home insurance pitfalls to avoid during hurricane season

For homeowners in coastal states, the 2020 hurricane season could mean financial disaster. Named storms are rolling in at a record pace, with as many […]
September 9, 2020

Board Appointments

The Duluth Chapter of the Minnesota Society of Certified Public Accountants announces its officers for 2020 – 2021: Chair, Naomi Vagts of Kolquist, Seitz & […]