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National Business

Read on for top stories in national and world business news.

Updated 4 days, 19 hours ago

Farmer sues VW over climate change; German court has doubts

A court in Germany cast has doubt on claims by a German farmer that automaker Volkswagen is partly responsible f...

Updated 4 days, 19 hours ago
Mining companies back away from Brazil's Indigenous areas

Some of the world's biggest mining companies have withdrawn requests to research and extract minerals on Indigenous land in Brazil's Amazon rainforest, and r...

Updated 4 days, 19 hours ago
Rally yanks Wall Street from maw of bear market

Wall Street rumbled to the edge of a bear market Friday after another drop for stocks briefly sent the S&P 500 more than 20% below its peak set early this year.

Updated 6 days, 9 hours ago
Rally yanks Wall Street from maw of bear market

Wall Street rumbled to the edge of a bear market Friday after another drop for stocks briefly sent the S&P 500 more than 20% below its peak set early this year.

Updated 1 week, 4 days ago
Musk puts Twitter buy on hold, casting doubt on $44B deal

Tesla billionaire Elon Musk tweeted early Friday that he wanted to pinpoint the number of spam and fake accounts on the social media platform. He has been vocal about his desire to clean up Twitter’s problem with...

Updated 1 week, 4 days ago
Biden administration to release $45B for nationwide internet

The Biden administration is taking the first steps to release $45 billion to ensure that every U.S. resident has access to high-speed internet by roughly 2028, inviting governors and other leaders on Friday to st...

Updated 1 week, 4 days ago
Tax cut for proposed for California pot industry

LOS ANGELES (AP) — California’s governor on Friday proposed a tax cut for the state’s struggling legal marijuana industry, but businesses said it falls far short of what’s needed to revive a foundering pot economy.

Updated 1 week, 5 days ago
McDonald's to sell its Russian business, try to keep workers

McDonald's says it's started the process of selling its Russian business, which includes 850 restaurants that employ 62,000 people. The fast food giant point...

Updated 1 week, 5 days ago
Idaho announces $119 million settlement over opioid crisis

Idaho officials on Friday announced a $119 million settlement with drugmaker Johnson & Johnson and three major distributors over their role in the opioid addiction crisis.

Updated 2 years, 1 month ago
Outdoor apparel firm makes masks and gowns

Andy Techmanski is always on the hunt for new ways to use business to help others. That’s why the Whitefish businessman recently transformed his new outdoor ...

Updated 2 years, 5 months ago
Firehouse Subs opens new location in North Kalispell

Firehouse Subs opened Saturday in North Kalispell next to Coldstone Creamery. It’s the second Montana location for the national sub chain known for its hot s...

Updated 2 years, 5 months ago
Popular summer market open year-round

The team behind The Market Beautiful is putting down roots in downtown Kalispell.

Updated 2 years, 5 months ago
Firehouse Subs opens new location in North Kalispell

Firehouse Subs opened Saturday in North Kalispell next to Coldstone Creamery. It's the second Montana location for the national sub chain known for its hot s...

Updated 2 years, 5 months ago
Popular summer market open year-round

The team behind The Market Beautiful is putting down roots in downtown Kalispell.

Updated 4 years, 2 months ago
Landmark Kalispell bike shop Wheaton's celebrates centennial

It may seem like bicycles haven’t changed all that much through the years, but the employees at Wheaton’s will tell you that isn’t true at all.