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St. Paul approves eventual increase to $15 minimum wage
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Frozen out of China, American farmers refuse to sell their soybeans
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Minnesota deer kill down 9.5 percent from last year
Fate of famed L.A. mountain lions unclear after wildfire scorched their habitat
Fresh Water Fishing Hall of Fame inducts Matt Straw
Manvel, N.D., couple brings baby along for the hunt
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Luck of the draw: Allen pulls out the win in Manhattan Beach
Deficit balloons to $779 billion in Trump's second year
America's budget deficit ballooned to $779 billion in 2018, the federal government said on Monday, as higher spending and stagnating tax revenue...
October 15, 2018 - 4:09pm
October 12, 2018
China's trade surplus with the US hit record $34.1 billion in September amid trade war
BEIJING - China's trade surplus with the United States hit a new record last month, defying - for now, at least - President Donald Trump's predictions...
October 12, 2018 - 9:31am
October 6, 2018
Downward mobility: Where middle-class kids are worse off than their parents
A team of economists led by Raj Chetty of Harvard University has released a massive new data set on prosperity at the neighborhood level in the...
October 6, 2018 - 5:17am
October 5, 2018
Unemployment rate falls to 3.7 percent, lowest since 1969
WASHINGTON - The unemployment rate fell to 3.7 percent in September, its lowest level since 1969, the Labor Department reported Friday, Oct....
October 5, 2018 - 8:56am
October 1, 2018
Commentary: The bottom 90 percent are still poorer than they were in 2007
Forget designer handbags, diamond watches or even high-end sports cars. It turns out the ultimate luxury good of the past 10 years has been the...
October 1, 2018 - 1:30pm
September 13, 2018
Black, Hispanic Minnesotan incomes rebounded in 2017; significant gaps remain
ST. PAUL — New data from the U.S. Census Bureau contain good news for Minnesota workers, especially those in black and Hispanic households. Median earnings for black households rose for the third consecutive year in 2017, beginning to remedy one of the state's most troubling...
September 13, 2018 - 6:00am
September 11, 2018
Study takes dim view of TIF loans, a common finance tool in Minnesota
ST. PAUL — A new study published by the Lincoln Institute of Land Policy probes the pitfalls of "tax increment financing" districts — bank loans and other financial incentives that developers pay back with funds that would have otherwise gone toward property taxes. From...
September 11, 2018 - 8:56pm
September 7, 2018
US economy adds 201,000 jobs in August as strong hiring continues
WASHINGTON - The U.S. economy added jobs for the 95th straight month in August, a record-setting streak. The nation added a robust 201,000 jobs...
September 7, 2018 - 9:14am
September 3, 2018
Our Opinion: Celebrating Progress in the Brainerd area
Brainerd lakes area businesses have a lot to celebrate this Labor Day weekend. The economy is in a turnaround, new businesses are opening, unemployment is at historic low levels and jobs are there for those who seek them. It's a spectacular turnaround from the Great Recession of a...
September 3, 2018 - 5:30am
US economy adds 157,000 jobs in July, slightly below expectations
WASHINGTON - The U.S. hiring spree continued in July as the economy added 157,000 jobs and unemployment fell slightly to 3.9 percent, the Labor...
August 3, 2018 - 8:15am
August 2, 2018
Reader Opinion: Trump's lucky timing
The U.S. economy grew by more than 4 percent last quarter, which President Trump attributed to tax cuts and his other policies. Economists noted that one cause was a lot of pre-tariff buying, especially of soybeans and other exported U.S. farm products. In between taking bows, Trump...
August 2, 2018 - 12:45pm
July 27, 2018
Economy grows 4.1%, the fastest pace since 2014
WASHINGTON - The U.S. economy expanded at an annualized rate of 4.1 percent from April to June, a sharp jump from the first three months of 2018,...
July 27, 2018 - 7:27pm
July 14, 2018
Minnesota's prevailing-wage laws a 'win-win-win,' researcher says; critics call for changes
ST. PAUL—Are Minnesota's rules setting pay on state-funded public construction projects a boost for skilled labor or a barrier for workers...
July 14, 2018 - 9:19am
July 13, 2018
Murphy unveils single-payer health plan in gubernatorial run
Health care may seem like a natural stomping ground for a former registered nurse turned state legislator, but sometimes the genesis of one's...
July 13, 2018 - 7:00am
July 6, 2018
Minnesota a trade war battlefield
ST. PAUL — Minnesota is a battlefield in a war pitting the United States against trading partners. President Donald Trump on Friday, July 6, tacked 25 percent tariffs on $34 billion of goods China sells in the United States. Trump says the tariffs eventually may cover up to $550...
July 6, 2018 - 3:31pm