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Fine Line Tire & Service holds Customer Appreciation Day

By GARRETT NEESE gneese@mininggazette.com HANCOCK — To thank the community for 39 years of steady patronage, Fine Line Tire & Service is giving back. The Hancock-based tire and automotive shop is holding Customer Appreciation Day from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Houghton County ...

Wall Street drifts after jobs report comes in warm

By STAN CHOE AP Business Writer NEW YORK — Wall Street drifted to a mixed finish Friday after data suggested the U.S. job market is still warm enough to keep the economy growing but maybe not so hot that it stokes inflation much higher. The S&P 500 lost 12.64 points, or 0.3%, to ...

Fresh topic

NEW YORK — Farmers markets gave people something they desperately sought during the pandemic: A place to shop outdoors, and at the same time support smaller, often local businesses. The markets are now building on that goodwill as the customers that became regulars and the vendors who set ...

Copper Shores 2023 recreation and facilities grant recipients

Press release Copper Shores Community Health Foundation has awarded four grants to Copper Country institutions in response to its Community Recreation and Facilities Request for Proposals (RFP) that was released in January of 2023. This RFP is specifically addressing Copper Shores’ long-term ...

Charge by mile, not tank?

By JULIE CARR SMYTH Associated Press COLUMBUS, Ohio — Evan Burroughs has spent eight years touting the virtues of an Oregon pilot program charging motorists by the distance their vehicle travels rather than the gas it guzzles, yet his own mother still hasn’t bought in. Margaret ...

Wall Street drifts as central banks crank interest rates higher

NEW YORK — Stocks drifted to a mixed finish on Wall Street Thursday as central banks around the world keep cranking interest rates higher in their fight against inflation. The S&P 500 rose 16.20, or 0.4%, to 4,381.89, even though the majority of stocks fell. A rebound for technology ...