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Skilled trades on the rise as college enrollment sags. ‘Ticket to the middle class’

June 17, 2024, 6:00am Business

Both of Dan Tague’s parents earned bachelor’s degrees. So did his older sister and brother. Read story

Tech designed to prevent runway collisions tested in Washington

June 16, 2024, 6:03am Business

On Friday morning, the pilot of a Boeing 757 airliner approached Yakima Airport in Central Washington and lined up to land. On the threshold of the runway below, a Falcon… Read story

Stock market today: Wall Street rises to more records as big tech stocks keep climbing

June 17, 2024, 1:48pm Business

U.S. stocks rose to records Monday as gains for technology companies keep pushing the market higher. Read story

Music publishers urge states to investigate Spotify

June 17, 2024, 1:35pm Business

A trade group representing songwriters and music publishers filed a complaint against Spotify with the Federal Trade Commission last week, alleging the music streaming platform’s decision to bundle subscriptions is deceiving consumers. Read story

Supreme Court refuses to take up challenge to Florida’s online sports betting compact

June 17, 2024, 9:52am Business

The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday refused to take up a challenge to an agreement that gave the Seminole Tribe exclusive rights to handle online sports betting in Florida, dealing a blow to the deal’s opponents. Read story

FILE - A sign outside the Internal Revenue Service building is seen, May 4, 2021, in Washington. The government is making permanent its new free electronic tax return filing system and expanding to taxpayers in all 50 states.

The IRS wants to end another major tax loophole for the wealthy and raise $50 billion in the process

FILE - A sign outside the Internal Revenue Service building is seen, May 4, 2021, in Washington. The government is making permanent its new free electronic tax return filing system and expanding to taxpayers in all 50 states.

June 17, 2024, 9:51am Business

The IRS plans to end a major tax loophole for wealthy taxpayers that could raise more than $50 billion in revenue over the next decade, the U.S. Treasury Department says. Read story

First-floor cubicle space in the Millwright office building by Ryan Cos. in Minneapolis&rsquo; Downtown East area in 2017. The &ldquo;hoteling&rdquo; concept would scrap permanent desks at offices in favor of flexible, shared spaces.

Bye-bye cubicles and corner offices: Reserving a desk for the day is new work trend

First-floor cubicle space in the Millwright office building by Ryan Cos. in Minneapolis&rsquo; Downtown East area in 2017. The &ldquo;hoteling&rdquo; concept would scrap permanent desks at offices in favor of flexible, shared spaces.

June 17, 2024, 5:49am Business

Six weeks ago, the public relations firm Bellmont Partners reopened its renovated Edina, Minnesota, office with a catch: Not every employee would have a permanent desk. Read story

Toyota shareholders demand vote against chairman Toyoda as automaker embroiled in testing scandal

June 16, 2024, 2:55pm Business

Toyota’s chairman Akio Toyoda will be facing some disgruntled shareholders this week, as two major proxy groups demand a vote against keeping the grandson of the founder on its board. Read story

A court exhibit from a lawsuit filed by Iowa Attorney General Brenna Bird is seen on a laptop computer, Wednesday, May 8, 2024, in Urbandale, Iowa. The flyers descended upon Iowa mailboxes promising &quot;Life Without Pain!&quot; -- thanks to injections or IVs filled with stem cells that could be administered in a patient&#039;s own home for thousands of dollars. But experts call these treatments quackery, and last fall, Bird sued a Minnesota man who hosts a Christian entrepreneurship podcast and his Florida business partner, alleging they misled and deceived consumers, many of them elderly.

Some hawking stem cells say they can treat almost anything. They can’t

A court exhibit from a lawsuit filed by Iowa Attorney General Brenna Bird is seen on a laptop computer, Wednesday, May 8, 2024, in Urbandale, Iowa. The flyers descended upon Iowa mailboxes promising &quot;Life Without Pain!&quot; -- thanks to injections or IVs filled with stem cells that could be administered in a patient&#039;s own home for thousands of dollars. But experts call these treatments quackery, and last fall, Bird sued a Minnesota man who hosts a Christian entrepreneurship podcast and his Florida business partner, alleging they misled and deceived consumers, many of them elderly.

June 16, 2024, 12:55pm Business

The mailings promised “Life Without Pain!” via stem cell injections or IVs administered in a patient’s own home. The allure was obvious: more than 20% of U.S. adults endure chronic pain. Read story

Customers check in with an app or credit card at the first Amazon Fresh in Washington, and the only one with both cashierless technology mixed with cashiers, on opening day, Thursday, June 17, 2021 in Bellevue, Washington. These shoppers won&rsquo;t have to go to a cashier.

Amazon is tinkering with grocery business. Some are unsure it’s working

Customers check in with an app or credit card at the first Amazon Fresh in Washington, and the only one with both cashierless technology mixed with cashiers, on opening day, Thursday, June 17, 2021 in Bellevue, Washington. These shoppers won&rsquo;t have to go to a cashier.

June 16, 2024, 6:02am Business

When Amazon introduced its cashierless checkout system — aptly called Just Walk Out — the tech was seen as the latest prong in Amazon’s mission to transform brick-and-mortar stores and become a dominant competitor in the grocery industry. Read story