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House members leave after voting at the Capitol in Washington, Jan. 22, 2018. The House gave final approval to a measure that would fund the federal government for another three weeks, ending a three-day old shutdown. (Gabriella Demczuk/Copyright 2018 The New York Times)
How the government shutdown ended up being a $31 billion gift to the health care industry
3 hours 50 min ago
A solar array manufactured by Heliene, Inc. goes up at an industrial site near Sault Ste. Marie, Ont. The company has expanded to Mountain Iron and is now the only solar manufacturer in Minnesota. Photo courtesy Heliene Inc.
Iron Range solar plant wants state loan for expansion
6 hours 6 min ago
January 22, 2018
Tom Clarke, who is leading efforts to restart the former Essar Steel Minnesota project as Mesabi Metallics, talks about the project in what will be the plant’s pelletizing building near Nashwauk earlier this month. Steve Kuchera / skuchera@duluthnews.com
Clarke ready to move Mesabi Metallics forward
22 hours 12 min ago
Copyright 2018 New York Times illustration
Facebook admits social media sometimes harms democracy
January 22, 2018 - 1:31pm
The Archer-Daniels-Midland Co. (ADM) milling facility in St. Louis, on Oct. 25, 2017.  Bloomberg photo by Luke Sharrett.
ADM-Bunge deal would create Cargill-sized agribusiness giant
January 22, 2018 - 10:41am
Sarah Wyant, president and founder of Agri-Pulse Communications Inc.
Commentary: Who wins, who loses in new tax package?
January 22, 2018 - 6:40am
Commentary: It's time to stand up for research and extension
January 22, 2018 - 6:30am
The dashboard of the software-updated Tesla Model S P90D shows the icons enabling Tesla's autopilot, featuring limited hands-free steering. Car-hacking is a threat that could become serious in the future, when driverless vehicles begin talking to one another. Chris Walker / Chicago Tribune
Car hacking a threat as autos gain tech
January 22, 2018 - 5:30am
The Memo: What to know in business this week for Jan. 22
January 22, 2018 - 5:30am
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Biz Buzz for Jan. 22, 2018
January 22, 2018 - 5:00am
Companies, lawmakers support Microsoft in court case
January 22, 2018 - 12:00am
January 21, 2018
Joy and Jim Fischer, proprietors of the the Firelight Inn on Oregon Creek, relax on one of the couches by the fireplace in a commons area at the Duluth bed and breakfast. Bob King / rking@duluthnews.com
As bed & breakfast numbers have declined in Duluth and Minnesota, running the inns remains a labor of love
January 21, 2018 - 8:00pm
Bankruptcies for Jan. 5-12, 2018
January 21, 2018 - 4:47pm
Jenny Schlecht
Shining our light on a problem to help our communities
January 21, 2018 - 9:23am
January 20, 2018
The next generation of women in agriculture await. Shown are the Pinke daughters awaiting a pick up from their grandpa. Katie Pinke / Forum News Service
Why events specifically targeted to women in agriculture need to continue
January 20, 2018 - 7:30am
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