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Canada to phase out older crude-by-rail tank cars by November
Sen. Franken mocks Donald Trump in opening night DNC remarks
Sanders wows delegates on first night of DNC convention
Crowds gather at Jennie-O Turkey Store anniversary celebration
Records published July 26
Fighting injuries, Vikings OL Loadholt plans to retire
MLB notebook: Yankees send Chapman to Cubs
Vikings rookie Treadwell says he's finally healthy after 2014 injury
10 possibilities for Twins' GM job
Injury forces Loadholt to retire
Hundreds enjoy an evening of music at Robbins Island
'American Crime Story,' 'Thrones" score top Emmy noms
Smithsonian exhibit on display at Prairie Woods
Sharing Netflix or HBO Go passwords now a federal crime
'My Ocean': On the Ordway Prairie in west central Minnesota
Northland Outdoors TV goes in search of monster trout
Swanson — Winther
Schmidt -- Danielson
Lang -- Nieman
Frye -- Birkland
Live it: How a mentoring program helps Willmar-area girls find their way
Live it!: Local mentoring program has a lasting effect on the young lives it touches
June/July issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
Live it: Tips for DIY leatherworking in jewelry
Live it: Nothing screams spring like asparagus
R. Vernon Benson
Stanley A. Nelson
Linda Kay Larson
Fern A. Heglund
Commentary: The path ahead for Hillary Clinton
Commentary: For Trump to Lose, GOP must let Clinton win
Commentary: Trump: Seeking victory through fear
Cartoon by Ken Catalino
Commentary: Ted Cruz holds his nose
February 10, 2014
U.S. Treasury relaxes 2015 Obamacare penalty rules for businesses
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Obama administration on Monday relaxed final rules for businesses that must comply with the Affordable Care Act in 2015, sparing businesses with 99 employers or fewer the tax penalty until 2016. In final regulations to be published on Monday by the Treasury...
February 10, 2014 - 3:30pm
January 23, 2014
Treasury secretary sees faster growth helping government finances
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Obama administration is increasingly confident the U.S. economy is turning a corner and that this will help government finances, Treasury Secretary Jack Lew said on Thursday. "What we're seeing in all the economic indicators is that the trajectory of...
January 23, 2014 - 9:05am
November 7, 2013
Taxpayers close to breaking even on Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac bailout
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Government-run Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, America's biggest providers of housing finance, will send the U.S. Treasury $39.0 billion in December, leaving them within a hair of paying back their 2008 bailout.
November 7, 2013 - 12:43pm
October 2, 2013
Treasury reimburses man for his 'dog-eaten' currency
HELENA, Mont. (AP) — A Montana man who painstakingly gathered and reassembled parts of five $100 bills eaten by his golden retriever has been reimbursed by the U.S. Treasury for the "mutt-ilated'' currency. Wayne Klinkel of Helena received a $500 check on Monday, the Independent...
October 2, 2013 - 12:27pm
September 26, 2013
Congress turns attention to debt limit battle
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Congress, struggling to avert a government shutdown next week, was warned by the Obama administration on Wednesday that the Treasury was quickly running out of funds to pay government bills and could soon face a damaging debt default.
September 26, 2013 - 7:21am
August 29, 2013
U.S. Treasury grants wide tax recognition to same-sex couples
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - All legal same-sex marriages will be recognized for U.S. federal tax purposes, the Obama administration said on Thursday, allowing married gay couples to claim the same tax benefits as their heterosexual peers.
August 29, 2013 - 3:13pm
February 28, 2013
Lew set to start at Treasury as budget cuts loom
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Jacob Lew is scheduled to be sworn in Thursday as Treasury secretary and will have to hit the ground running. By MARTIN CRUTSINGER...
February 28, 2013 - 7:40am
February 13, 2013
Lew warns of dangers from automatic spending cuts
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Jacob Lew, President Barack Obama's nominee for Treasury secretary, is urging Congress to avoid steep automatic spending cuts that are set to take effect on March 1, saying they threaten the broader economy. The $85 billion in cuts would impose "self-inflicted wounds...
February 13, 2013 - 9:33am
January 9, 2013
Jack Lew expected to be next Treasury Secretary
WASHINGTON (AP) -- White House chief of staff Jack Lew is President Barack Obama's expected pick to lead the Treasury Department, with an announcement...
January 9, 2013 - 12:02pm