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Hobby Lobby now anchors the Vancouver Mall building that used to house Sears. The retail building now has a new landlord.

Oregon investors buy former Sears store at Vancouver Mall

Hobby Lobby now anchors the Vancouver Mall building that used to house Sears. The retail building now has a new landlord.

May 12, 2022, 11:39am Business

The former Sears building at Vancouver Mall has been sold to an Oregon investment group. Read story

A sign telling consumers of limits on the purchase of baby formula hangs on the edge of an empty shelf for the product in a King Soopers grocery store, Wednesday, May 11, 2022, in southeast Denver. Parents across the country are struggling to find baby formula in stock in stores because of supply chain disruptions combined with a massive safety recall.

Parents swap, sell baby formula; Biden to talk to businesses

A sign telling consumers of limits on the purchase of baby formula hangs on the edge of an empty shelf for the product in a King Soopers grocery store, Wednesday, May 11, 2022, in southeast Denver. Parents across the country are struggling to find baby formula in stock in stores because of supply chain disruptions combined with a massive safety recall.

May 12, 2022, 10:14am Business

President Joe Biden plans to speak with baby formula manufacturers and retailers Thursday about the plight of families struggling to find formula due to supply chain disruptions and a safety recall. Read story

FILE -- A scallop fishermen heads out at dawn Saturday, Dec. 17, 2011, on opening day off Harpswell, Maine. America's commercial fishing industry fell 10% in catch volume and 15% in value during the first year of the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020, federal regulators said Thursday, May 12, 2022. Some of the largest value seafood species were once again New England staples, such as lobster, and sea scallops. (AP Photo/Robert F.

U.S. fishing haul fell 10% during first pandemic year

FILE -- A scallop fishermen heads out at dawn Saturday, Dec. 17, 2011, on opening day off Harpswell, Maine. America's commercial fishing industry fell 10% in catch volume and 15% in value during the first year of the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020, federal regulators said Thursday, May 12, 2022. Some of the largest value seafood species were once again New England staples, such as lobster, and sea scallops. (AP Photo/Robert F.

May 12, 2022, 10:08am Business

America's commercial fishing industry fell 10% in catch volume and 15% in value during the first year of the COVID-19 pandemic, federal regulators said Thursday. Read story

FILE - Interior Secretary Deb Haaland speaks during a Tribal Nations Summit during Native American Heritage Month, in the South Court Auditorium on the White House campus, on Nov. 15, 2021, in Washington.  The Biden administration says it is canceling three oil and gas lease sales scheduled in the Gulf of Mexico and off the coast of Alaska. That will remove millions of acres from possible drilling as U.S. gas prices reach record highs.

Biden cancels offshore oil lease sales in Gulf Coast, Alaska

FILE - Interior Secretary Deb Haaland speaks during a Tribal Nations Summit during Native American Heritage Month, in the South Court Auditorium on the White House campus, on Nov. 15, 2021, in Washington.  The Biden administration says it is canceling three oil and gas lease sales scheduled in the Gulf of Mexico and off the coast of Alaska. That will remove millions of acres from possible drilling as U.S. gas prices reach record highs.

May 12, 2022, 10:06am Business

The Biden administration says it is canceling three oil and gas lease sales scheduled in the Gulf of Mexico and off the coast of Alaska, removing millions of acres from possible drilling as U.S. gas prices reach record highs. Read story

Weyerhaeuser settles suit for $600K over water violations

May 12, 2022, 9:29am Business

Timber company Weyerhaeuser will pay $600,000 after reaching a settlement with conservation group Columbia Riverkeeper, despite denying allegations it had broken Washington state water quality laws. Read story

FILE - A logo of the German car manufacturer Mercedes Benz is pictured in Berlin, Germany, June 25, 2021. Mercedes-Benz is recalling more than 292,000 vehicles in the U.S. to fix a problem that could cause the brakes to fail or perform poorly. The recall covers certain ML, GL and R-Class vehicles from the 2006 through 2012 model years. Mercedes says in documents posted Thursday, May 12, 2022 by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration that moisture can get into a brake booster housing and cause corrosion.

Mercedes tells owners of 292K vehicles to stop driving them

FILE - A logo of the German car manufacturer Mercedes Benz is pictured in Berlin, Germany, June 25, 2021. Mercedes-Benz is recalling more than 292,000 vehicles in the U.S. to fix a problem that could cause the brakes to fail or perform poorly. The recall covers certain ML, GL and R-Class vehicles from the 2006 through 2012 model years. Mercedes says in documents posted Thursday, May 12, 2022 by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration that moisture can get into a brake booster housing and cause corrosion.

May 12, 2022, 9:27am Business

Mercedes-Benz is telling the owners of more than 292,000 vehicles in the U.S. to stop driving them due to a problem that could cause the brakes to fail. Read story

NerdWallet: 4 ways to protect your small business from cyberattacks

May 12, 2022, 7:32am Business

Since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, small businesses have quickly adopted remote working and transitioned to new technologies, such as contactless payments and online ordering. Unfortunately, these adjustments have come with increased risks. According to a 2022 report from Barracuda, a cloud and networks security company, small businesses with… Read story

Commentary: ‘Meme’ and tech stocks are crashing, so how are experienced investors hanging on?

May 12, 2022, 7:31am Business

It’s a perfect storm for the stock market this year: geopolitical turmoil, high inflation, and higher interest rates in 2022. Read story