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Friday, September 18, 2020

WALTHAM, Mass. (AP) -- Raytheon Technologies Corp. plans to eliminate more than 15,000 jobs this year at its corporate offices, jet engine-maker Pratt & Whitney and aviation and military equipment manufacturer Collins Aerospace amid the downturn in the airline industry, Chief Executive O…

BROOKINGS -- SDSU Extension has opened the Every Acre Counts program to include all counties in South Dakota with a primary emphasis on the eastern side of the state.

Thursday, September 17, 2020
Wednesday, September 16, 2020

NEW YORK (AP) -- A number of JPMorgan Chase traders have been sent home after employees tested positive for COVID-19, less than a week into the bank's push to start bringing its workers physically back into the office.

Tuesday, September 15, 2020
Monday, September 14, 2020

Oracle said Monday that the Chinese owner of TikTok has picked the U.S. company to be its "trusted technology provider," beating out rival Microsoft in a deal that could help keep the popular video-sharing app running in the U.S.

Friday, September 11, 2020

SIOUX FALLS (AP) -- Federal regulators said Thursday they have cited Smithfield Foods for failing to protect employees from exposure to the coronavirus at the company's Sioux Falls plant, an early hot spot for virus infections that hobbled American meatpacking plants.

Thursday, September 10, 2020

NEW YORK (AP) -- Century 21 Stores -- a destination for bargain hunters looking for fat deals on designer dresses and shoes, cosmetics and housewares for nearly 60 years -- has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy and is winding down its business, shutting all 13 stores across New York, New Jerse…

Wednesday, September 09, 2020

NEW YORK (AP) -- Mall owners Simon Property Group and Brookfield Property Partners are close to a deal to buy department store chain J.C. Penney out of bankruptcy and keep the chain running.

Thursday, September 03, 2020
Wednesday, September 02, 2020

NEW YORK (AP) -- A Zoom call has become an integral part of daily life during the coronavirus pandemic. On Tuesday, Wall Street acknowledged as much by boosting the videoconferencing company's market value above that of more established companies such as Citigroup, Boeing and Starbucks.

Tuesday, September 01, 2020

TOKYO (AP) -- Billionaire investor Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway said Monday it has taken stakes of just over 5% in five major Japanese trading houses in what it says is a long-term investment.

Monday, August 31, 2020
Friday, August 28, 2020

BEIJING (AP) -- China blocked imports from an Australian beef producer on Friday after reporting a banned drug was found in its meat, and Australian officials said they were working to resolve the problem.

Thursday, August 27, 2020

At-home workouts and outdoor athletic activities are shaping up to be good business for Dick's Sporting Goods. The retailer's second-quarter results easily beat Wall Street's expectations as consumers continue to focus on health and wellness while stuck at home amid the coronavirus pandemic.

Wednesday, August 26, 2020

WOODWARD, Iowa (AP) -- Usually this time of year, someone could get lost in the tightly packed sea of corn that surrounds farmer Rod Pierce's house in central Iowa.

Monday, August 24, 2020
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BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) -- Apple co-founder Steve Jobs, who died in 2011, was a tough act to follow. But Tim Cook seems to be doing so well at it that his eventual successor may also have big shoes to fill.

Friday, August 21, 2020

BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) -- Apple has become the first U.S. company to boast a market value of $2 trillion as technology continues to reshape a world where smartphones are like appendages and digital services are like instruments orchestrating people's lives.

Thursday, August 20, 2020

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) -- The world's biggest shipping company, Denmark's A.P. Moller-Maersk, said Wednesday that its business dropped only slightly during the second quarter as the COVID-19 pandemic hurt global demand but the outlook for trade is highly uncertain.

Wednesday, August 19, 2020
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Friday, August 14, 2020

TOKYO (AP) -- Japanese technology giant SoftBank Group Corp.'s said Tuesday that its profit rose 12% in April-June from a year earlier as its investments added to its coffers, including sales of its shares in U.S. carrier T-Mobile.

Thursday, August 13, 2020

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) -- National discount department store chain Stein Mart filed for bankruptcy on Wednesday after 112 years in business, and announced that it will close most, if not all, of its 280 stores.

Wednesday, August 12, 2020

NEW YORK (AP) -- One of the country's largest egg producers illegally inflated prices when the pandemic hit New York, taking in $4 million as it charged up to four times more per carton, state Attorney General Letitia James charged in a lawsuit Tuesday.

Tuesday, August 11, 2020

CANTON, Mass. (AP) -- As if 2020 wasn't weird enough, Dunkin' is getting into the cereal game.

Monday, August 10, 2020

McDonald's says it's suing Stephen Easterbrook, the CEO it ousted last year over an inappropriate relationship with an employee, alleging Monday that he covered up relationships with three other employees and destroyed evidence.

Friday, August 07, 2020

A federal judge in Iowa has dismissed a lawsuit California Rep. Devin Nunes filed against a major media organization that alleged he was defamed in a magazine story about his family's Iowa dairy farm.

Thursday, August 06, 2020

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) -- Four executives from two Mississippi poultry processing plants have been indicted on federal charges tied to one of the largest workplace immigration raids in the U.S. in the past decade.

Wednesday, August 05, 2020
Tuesday, August 04, 2020

TOKYO (AP) -- Japanese electronics and entertainment company Sony Corp. said Tuesday that its April-June profit jumped 53% as its video game and other online businesses thrived with people staying home due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Monday, August 03, 2020

NEW YORK (AP) -- Lord & Taylor, America's oldest retailer, is seeking bankruptcy protection, as is the owner of Men's Wearhouse and Jos. A. Bank, lengthening the list of major retail chains that have faltered in the pandemic.

Friday, July 31, 2020

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) -- One influential pork company has received most of the money from an Iowa program designed to support farmers who euthanized their hogs after the coronavirus devastated their industry, newly released data shows.

Thursday, July 30, 2020
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Tuesday, July 28, 2020

WEST DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) -- The union representing workers at chicken processing plants in six states sued the U.S. Department of Agriculture on Tuesday, saying its policy of allowing companies to slaughter birds more quickly endangers workers and makes it more difficult to protect against…

Monday, July 27, 2020
Thursday, July 23, 2020

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) -- A study released Wednesday by the U.S. Agriculture Department into the disparity between cattle prices paid to ranchers and the higher prices earned by meat processors offers more details about the factors that have led to the situation.

Wednesday, July 22, 2020
Tuesday, July 21, 2020

NEW YORK (AP) -- Walmart Inc. said that it will be closing its namesake stores and Sam's Clubs on Thanksgiving Day this year, saying that it wants to have its employees spend time with their families during the coronavirus.

Monday, July 20, 2020

WAUWATOSA, Wis. (AP) -- Briggs & Stratton Corp., billed as the world's largest manufacturer of small gas engines, has filed for bankruptcy protection citing challenges due to the coronavirus pandemic, the company announced Monday.

Friday, July 17, 2020

FREEPORT, Maine (AP) -- L.L. Bean is expanding from its original model of direct-to-customer catalog sales and in-stores sales with an agreement to sell products in Nordstrom, Staples and sporting goods chain SCHEELS.

Thursday, July 16, 2020
Wednesday, July 15, 2020

TOKYO (AP) -- Nissan unveiled an electric crossover vehicle Wednesday, the Japanese automaker's first major all-new model since getting embroiled in the scandal surrounding its former chairman, Carlos Ghosn.

Tuesday, July 14, 2020
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Thursday, July 09, 2020

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- Former employees of an East Tennessee slaughterhouse raided by federal immigration agents in 2018 will get $610,000 in back pay and damages, according to a consent order filed in federal court.

Wednesday, July 08, 2020

PIERRE -- The South Dakota Beef Industry Council (SDBIC) unveiled the new Junior Beef Ambassador program for the summer, giving area youth the opportunity to share their beef story. The program is an opportunity for youth ages 5 to 18 to help them share their beef story.