July 15, 2020

McConnell: GOP virus proposal for schools, others out soon

WASHINGTON — Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Tuesday he’ll begin to roll out details of the new COVID-19 relief package to senators as soon […]
July 14, 2020

Mississippi Capitol outbreak: At least 41 with coronavirus

JACKSON, Miss. — At least 30 Mississippi legislators and 11 other people who work in the state Capitol are now known to have tested positive […]
July 14, 2020

Police can't access LAPD gang database records after scandal

LOS ANGELES — The California attorney general on Tuesday made it impossible for law enforcement agencies to access entries that Los Angeles police made in […]
July 14, 2020

White House-backed campaign pushes alternate career paths

WASHINGTON — Presidential adviser Ivanka Trump on Tuesday unveiled a White House-backed national ad campaign highlighting alternative ways to start a career, an initiative targeting […]
July 14, 2020

Best Buy latest retailer to require face masks because of coronavirus

If you want to shop for a television, home appliance or other tech gadget in person, you will need a face mask if you want […]
July 14, 2020

Fed' Brainard warns US economy may slow, urges more support

WASHINGTON — Federal Reserve Governor Lael Brainard warned Tuesday that the U.S. economy appears to be slowing after an initial burst of recovery and called […]
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 […]