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Judge orders Dakota Access pipeline shut down pending review

July 6, 2020, 11:53am Business

FARGO, N.D. — A judge on Monday ordered the Dakota Access pipeline shut down for additional environmental review more than three years after it began pumping oil — handing a victory to the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe and delivering a blow to President Donald Trump’s efforts to weaken public health and environmental protections it views as obstacles to businesses. Read story

Treasury names 650K small businesses receiving government loans

July 6, 2020, 10:34am Business

WASHINGTON — The Treasury Department on Monday released the names of more than 650,000 small businesses that received funds from a government program intended to support the economy as states shut down in April to contain the viral outbreak. Read story

Jonathan Sackler, co-owner of Purdue Pharma, dies

July 6, 2020, 10:31am Business

STAMFORD, Conn. — Jonathan Sackler, one of the owners of OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma, has died, the company confirmed. Read story

Should JC Penney be split up or sold? Everything is still on the table as bankruptcy enters critical phase

July 6, 2020, 6:02am Business

Forty-five days into its Chapter 11 reorganization, J.C. Penney’s bankruptcy can still go in a few different directions. Read story

Inside Amazon’s Kent fulfillment center, a proving ground for the company’s coronavirus response

July 6, 2020, 6:02am Business

The four-year-old Amazon fulfillment center in Kent, Wash., has played an outsized role in the company’s response to the coronavirus pandemic. Read story

The Week Ahead: Follow the mouse

July 6, 2020, 6:02am Business

There were several milestones in March that grabbed the attention of Americans to the fast developing threat from the novel coronavirus: local schools closing, California’s statewide stay-at-home order, and Disney closing the gates of its theme parks. Read story

Amazon plans to open more grocery stores across U.S., including ones in Seattle and Redmond

July 5, 2020, 6:08am Business

Amazon is preparing to open its second automated-checkout grocery store on the Eastside and is hiring managers for a third store in the nation’s capitol. Read story

Employers brace for a ‘PTO bomb’ as vacation-starved employees make time off requests

July 5, 2020, 6:05am Business

CHICAGO — Usually, by mid-year, employees have burned some paid time off on spring break trips or summer getaways. Read story

People in Business

July 5, 2020, 6:03am Business

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Job seekers get more options — and competition — as working from home becomes permanent. ‘If we decide we need people to come in, we can fly them in’

July 5, 2020, 6:02am Business

With three young children, Eric Sauerhoff was not looking to move across the Midwest during the pandemic. Read story