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  • Although there is little movement on Capitol Hill to make Trump's infrastructure vow a reality, governors have sent the White House a list of 428 projects they say are ready to go with some extra federal spending. Democratic California Governor Jerry Brown has asked for $120 billion, saying that since the state made up 12 percent of the U.S. economy it deserves 12...

  • You've found the perfect new home for your family, but your current house hasn't sold yet. You can't afford to carry two mortgages, or maybe you were counting on money from your sale to help with the down payment and closing costs. You'll strengthen your chances of getting a seller to take a chance on you if you can show that your home is priced properly and has a solid...

  • MINNEAPOLIS _ Tennant Co. on Thursday reported fourth-quarter net income of $15.4 million. The average estimate of three analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 76 cents per share. Three analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $213.1 million.

  • BLOOMINGTON, Minn. _ Toro Co. on Thursday reported fiscal first-quarter profit of $45 million. The average estimate of three analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 37 cents per share. Three analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $503.1 million.

  • ST PAUL, Minn. _ Patterson Cos. on Thursday reported fiscal third-quarter profit of $24.5 million. Patterson Cos. expects full-year earnings in the range of $2.27 to $2.33 per share. Patterson Cos. shares have risen roughly 9 percent since the beginning of the year, while the Standard& Poor's 500 index has risen 5.5 percent.

  • AUSTIN, Minn. _ Hormel Foods Corp. on Thursday reported fiscal first-quarter earnings of $235.1 million. The average estimate of six analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 46 cents per share. Four analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $2.29 billion.

  • Caterpillar Inc, United Technologies Corp, Dana Inc, 3 M Co and General Electric Co, are offshoring work to Mexico, China, India and other countries, according to a Reuters review of U.S. Labor Department records. Executives from the five companies are among a group of business leaders due to meet with Trump on Thursday to discuss how to help the president deliver on...

  • Caterpillar Inc., United Technologies Corp., Dana Inc., 3 M Co., Timken Co. and General Electric Co., are offshoring work to Mexico, China, India and other countries, according to a Reuters review of U.S. Labor Department records. The six firms are part of the Manufacturing Jobs Initiative, a White House advisory council created to help Trump deliver on his promise to...

  • Caterpillar Inc., United Technologies Corp., Dana Inc., 3 M Co., Timken Co. and General Electric Co., are offshoring work to Mexico, China, India and other countries, according to a Reuters review of U.S. Labor Department records. The six firms are part of the Manufacturing Jobs Initiative, a White House advisory council created to help Trump deliver on his promise to...

  • BISMARCK, N.D.— The Latest on plans to close a protest encampment near the Dakota Access pipeline construction site in North Dakota:. Authorities in North Dakota say Dakota Access pipeline protesters set about 20 fires on the day their longstanding camp was scheduled for closure. A 7- year-old boy and a 17- year-old girl were taken by ambulance to a Bismarck...

  • CANNON BALL, N.D.— Most of the Dakota Access pipeline opponents abandoned their protest camp Wednesday ahead of a government deadline to get off the federal land, and authorities moved to arrest some who defied the order in a final show of dissent. Authorities later said about 20 fires were set and two people— a 7- year-old boy and a 17- year-old girl— were taken to a...

  • PLYMOUTH, Minn. _ Entellus Medical Inc. on Tuesday reported a loss of $7.3 million in its fourth quarter. The Plymouth, Minnesota- based company said it had a loss of 39 cents per share. The average estimate of four analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for a loss of 35 cents per share.

  • American announced early Tuesday that it began selling the new fares for flights starting March 1 on 10 different routes from its hub airports in Dallas, Miami, Philadelphia and Charlotte, North Carolina. United followed suit later in the day, posting reduced fares on some flights from Minneapolis to seven of its hub cities including New York, Chicago and Los...

  • DALLAS— American Airlines has begun selling cheaper "basic economy" fares as it battles discount airlines for the most budget-conscious travelers. American announced Tuesday that it began selling the new fares for flights starting March 1 on 10 different routes from its hub airports in Dallas, Miami, Philadelphia and Charlotte, North Carolina.

  • ST PAUL, Minn. _ Ecolab Inc. on Tuesday reported fourth-quarter profit of $366.3 million. The average estimate of eight analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of $1.28 per share. For the current quarter ending in April, Ecolab expects its per-share earnings to range from 77 cents to 83 cents.

  • BOISE, United States- Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco President John Williams speaks on "Getting to Know the Fed" before Boise State University students- 2030 GMT. GOLDEN VALLEY, United States- Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis President Neel Kashkari participates in conversation on the economy and the role of the Federal Reserve before the Financial...

  • BOISE, United States- Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco President John Williams speaks on "Getting to Know the Fed" before Boise State University students- 2030 GMT. GOLDEN VALLEY, United States- Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis President Neel Kashkari participates in conversation on the economy and the role of the Federal Reserve before the Financial...

  • STOCKHOLM- Swedish Central Bank Deputy Governor Cecilia Skingsley will talk on electronic payment forms of the future at a lunch meeting arranged by the Royal Swedish Academy of Engineering Sciences- 1100 GMT. BOISE, United States- Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco President John Williams speaks on "Getting to Know the Fed" before Boise State University...

  • STOCKHOLM- Swedish Central Bank Deputy Governor Cecilia Skingsley will talk on electronic payment forms of the future at a lunch meeting arranged by the Royal Swedish Academy of Engineering Sciences- 1100 GMT. BOISE, United States- Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco President John Williams speaks on "Getting to Know the Fed" before Boise State University...

  • STOCKHOLM- Swedish Central Bank Deputy Governor Cecilia Skingsley will talk on electronic payment forms of the future at a lunch meeting arranged by the Royal Swedish Academy of Engineering Sciences- 1100 GMT. BOISE, United States- Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco President John Williams speaks on "Getting to Know the Fed" before Boise State University...