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christophertdumond
April 25, 2019 - 6:52 am
ST PAUL, Minn. (AP) — 3M plans to cut 2,000 globally as part of a restructuring due to a slower-than-expected 2019. The maker of Post-it notes, industrial coatings and ceramics said Thursday that the move is expected to save about $225 million to $250 million a year. The St. Paul Minnesota-based...
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FILE - In this April 10, 2019 file photo, a sign is shown during a news conference to reintroduce "Medicare for All" legislation, on Capitol Hill in Washington. The financial condition of the government’s bedrock retirement programs for middle- and working-class Americans remain shaky, with Medicare pointed toward insolvency by 2026. That’s the word from the latest report by the government’s overseers of Medicare and Social Security, which paints a sobering picture of the programs, though it’s relatively unchanged from last year’s update. Social Security would become insolvent in 2035, one year later than previously estimated. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
April 22, 2019 - 12:42 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The financial condition of the government's bedrock retirement programs for middle- and working-class Americans remains shaky, with Medicare pointed toward insolvency by 2026, according to a report Monday by the government's overseers of Medicare and Social Security. It paints a...
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Best Buy CEO Hubert Joly
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April 15, 2019 - 7:41 am
Best Buy has named Corie Barry its new chief executive officer, the first woman to hold that post for the Richfield-based electronics retailer. Current CEO and board chairman Hubert Joly will become executive chairman of the board after stepping down June 11. The announcement came Monday. Barry has...
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April 04, 2019 - 9:29 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The number of people seeking U.S. unemployment benefits fell to its lowest level since late 1969, a sign that employers are holding onto their workers despite signs of a slowing economy. The Labor Department says weekly applications for jobless aid fell 10,000 to a seasonally...
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Darin Kamnetz
Sloane Martin
March 08, 2019 - 2:58 pm
The coming snowstorm is a hassle for those waiting on spring, but for some businesses, it's hurting the bottom line. Cat Polivoda is owner of Cake Plus-Size Resale clothing shop in Minneapolis. She says not many people are out shopping during a snowstorm. "Last Friday was horrible. And then now...
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