July 14, 2020

With mask requirements already in place, some Duluth businesses say new ordinance won't change much

The Duluth City Council unanimously passed an emergency ordinance Monday night that requires the use of face masks or coverings for people ages 10 years […]
July 14, 2020

Burger King announces changes to cows' diets with cheeky new ad

Burger King is staging an intervention with its cows. The chain has rebalanced the diet of some of the cows by adding lemon grass in […]
July 14, 2020

Frontier Communications settles with Minnesota, agrees to $10M upgrade to broadband network

Frontier Communications will pay restitution of $750,000 and spend $10 million to upgrade its broadband network to settle an investigation by the Minnesota Attorney General’s […]
July 14, 2020

Surge in PPE sales helped save Winona-based Fastenal's second quarter

A second quarter surge in sales of personal protective equipment helped Winona-based Fastenal surpass earnings expectations. The company quickly responded to an increase in demand […]
July 14, 2020

'Growth has stalled': Surge in U.S. infections hits Delta with $5.7B loss

Delta Air Lines lost $5.7 billion during a brutal three-month stretch in which the coronavirus pandemic brought travel to a near standstill, and any hoped-for […]
July 14, 2020

Ponzi scheme convict wants prison release due to pandemic

JACKSON, Miss. — A Mississippi man sentenced to nearly 20 years only nine months ago for running a $100 million Ponzi scheme is hoping a […]
July 14, 2020

Borgata to reopen July 26, last of Atlantic City's 9 casinos

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. — The Borgata casino will reopen on July 26, the last of Atlantic City’s nine gambling resorts to resume operating amid the […]
July 14, 2020

Spiking cost of gasoline pushes June consumer prices up 0.6%

WASHINGTON — U.S. consumer prices increased 0.6% in June, after three months of declines, with a big jump in gasoline prices accounting for over half […]
July 14, 2020

Wells Fargo loses $2.4 billion in 2Q, first loss since 2008

SILVER SPRING, Md. — Wells Fargo lost $2.4 billion in the second quarter, the first quarterly loss for the bank since the real estate crash of […]
July 14, 2020

3M, MIT team up to develop quicker, cheaper COVID-19 test

A collaboration between 3M and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology could lead to a faster, cheaper way to detect COVID-19 — one with results measured […]