Small retailers welcome back customers
Business

Small retailers welcome back customers

Decals were spread on the floor of Domestics, Etc., 119 N. Sixth, as a reminder to customers to maintain social distance while shopping.

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Mole-ridding endeavors
Good Growing

Mole-ridding endeavors

Now that we are spending more time outside, you might be noticing more and more mounds or ridges of soil popping up in your lawn. There are a few different animals that like to make these mounds, but oftentimes the main culprit is the mole.

Satellites, field cameras and farmers team up to track corn productivity in real time
Farm and Field

Satellites, field cameras and farmers team up to track corn productivity in real time

University of Illinois scientists, with help from members of the Illinois Corn Growers Association, have developed a new, scalable method for estimating crop productivity in real time.

Probe blames safety lapses for deadly India gas leak
National Business News

Probe blames safety lapses for deadly India gas leak

A committee appointed by India’s top environmental court has blamed “gross human failure” and lack of basic safety norms for a gas leak in a South Korean-owned chemical factory that killed 12 people and sickened hundreds

The Latest: US sends Brazil malaria drug for COVID-19
National Business News

The Latest: US sends Brazil malaria drug for COVID-19

The U.S. has sent to Brazil more than 2 million doses of a malaria drug touted by President Donald Trump as potentially protecting against and treating the coronavirus, even though scientific evidence has not backed up those uses

Protests force Target, CVS and Walmart to close some stores
National Business News

Protests force Target, CVS and Walmart to close some stores

Target, CVS, Apple and Walmart have all temporarily closed certain locations due to protests over the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis last week

Infected workers, parts shortages slow auto factory restarts
National Business News

Infected workers, parts shortages slow auto factory restarts

Parts shortages and infected workers are slowing the U.S. auto industry's ability to restart factories

Parents hoping to get back to work face a child care crisis
National Business News

Parents hoping to get back to work face a child care crisis

The coronavirus pandemic has created a staggering child care crisis that threatens to undermine the tentative reopening of the U.S. economy, forcing many parents to choose between work and looking after their kids

Online divisions: Twitter, Facebook diverge on Trump's words
National Business News

Online divisions: Twitter, Facebook diverge on Trump's words

President Donald Trump posted identical messages on Twitter and Facebook this week

Asia Today: India reports over 8,000 new virus cases
National Business News

Asia Today: India reports over 8,000 new virus cases

India has reported more than 8,000 new cases of the coronavirus in a single day, another record high that topped the deadliest week in the country