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Stocks end slightly below latest record highs as tech slips

By Damian J. Troise and Alex Veiga Associated Press U.S. stock indexes gave up some of their recent gains Monday, pulling the S&P...

Biden tells execs U.S. needs to invest, lead in computer chips

WASHINGTON – President Joe Biden used a virtual meeting with corporate leaders about a global shortage of semiconductors to push Monday for his $2.3...

Drivers wanted: Record demand at Uber as vaccinations rise

Uber is offering sign-up bonuses and other incentives for drivers as it faces record demand for rides and meal delivery. The San Francisco ride-hailing...

Microsoft buying speech recognition firm Nuance in $16B deal

Microsoft, on an accelerated growth push, is buying speech recognition company Nuance in a deal worth about $16 billion. Microsoft will pay $56 per...

The Dirt: Construction underway for two restaurants, nightclub at Northern Quest Resort & Casino

Northern Quest Resort & Casino has broken ground on two new restaurants and a nightclub on the north side of the property. The resort...

Pandemic migration made rent less affordable across the U.S.

Bloomberg News They fled Seattle for Tacoma, San Francisco for Sacramento and New York City for Kingston. As people relocated during the pandemic, median...

Questions swirl over subsidies for chip industry

By John M. Donnelly CQ-Roll Call When a massive container ship called the Ever Given got stuck sideways in the Suez Canal for...

Susan Tompor: Big money awaits many who forgot to file 2017 tax returns

About 1.3 million taxpayers across the country might want to think about filing their 2017 federal income tax returns by May 17. The Internal...

Spokane investment expert predicts 2-3% national economic growth in 2021

For industries nationwide, recovery from the coronavirus pandemic is a “tale of two economies,” said Steve Scranton, chief investment officer and economist for Washington...

France's Champagne Bollinger purchases Oregon's Ponzi Vineyards

For more than 50 years, Ponzi Vineyards has helped bring Willamette Valley Pinor Noir into the international spotlight. SHERWOOD, Ore. — They're pioneers...

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