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Former ND governors' mansion getting new roof

Oct. 19, 2019 1:06 AM EDT

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — North Dakota's former governors' mansion is raising the roof. Work is underway throughout October, weather permitting, to replace and waterproof the roof of the stick-style Victorian house at 320 E. Ave. B in Bismarck. The Society for the Preservation of the Former Governors' Mansion...

16-year-old youngest inductee into SD Country Music Hall

Oct. 14, 2019 1:06 AM EDT

LEAD, S.D. (AP) — Sixteen-year-old Delaney Johnston, of Lead, said she felt an "overwhelming sense of joy" sweep over her when she stepped on stage last month to become the youngest-ever inductee into the South Dakota Country Music Hall of Fame. And what she's demonstrated so far in her short life and...

Science project revives old mine's tramway tunnel

Oct. 12, 2019 1:06 AM EDT

LEAD, S.D. (AP) — For the past 17 years, shovels, safety goggles, tramway cars and other remains of the defunct Homestake gold mine lingered in a closed-off tunnel under the city of Lead, growing brownish-orange and crusty with rust. Now the tunnel is alive with activity again, thanks to preparations for...

Markets Right Now: US stocks jump on trade progress

Oct. 11, 2019 4:15 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local): 4 p.m. Stocks are closing sharply higher Friday as the U.S. and China reached a partial deal on trade and said they would continue negotiating. President Donald Trump agreed to suspend an increase in tariffs on $250 billion...

Asian stocks follow Wall Street higher on trade optimism

Oct. 10, 2019 11:58 PM EDT

BEIJING (AP) — Asian stock markets followed Wall Street higher Friday on optimism about U.S.-Chinese talks on ending a tariff war. Benchmarks in Tokyo, Hong Kong and Seoul advanced, while Shanghai edged lower following a week of gains. Traders were encouraged by President Donald Trump's plan to meet...

Markets Right Now: Stocks climb on hopes for trade progress

Oct. 10, 2019 4:09 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local): 4 p.m. Stocks are closing broadly higher on Wall Street as traders turn hopeful that meetings in Washington will yield progress on the long-running U.S.-China trade dispute. Markets were encouraged Thursday after President...

European markets down, Asia gains ahead of US-China talks

Oct. 8, 2019 8:15 AM EDT

TOKYO (AP) — Shares fell in Europe on Tuesday as Brexit negotiations faltered and as tensions between the U.S. and China rose ahead of trade talks between the world's two largest economies. Market sentiment was dented after the British government said that the chances of a Brexit deal with the European...

Wise beyond his years, Grizzlies' Crowder embraces lead role

Oct. 5, 2019 10:05 AM EDT

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Relative to the rest of society, the professional sports world always has had peculiar notions about what it is to be old. It's why the New England Patriots' Tom Brady, he of 42 years and six Super Bowl rings, is viewed as a patriarchal quarterback of biblical proportions. So, imagine...

World markets subdued as investors eye trade, Brexit

Oct. 1, 2019 7:06 AM EDT

BANGKOK (AP) — World markets were mixed on Tuesday after a global agency cut its forecasts for trade and as investors monitor developments in Britain's exit from the European Union. After Asia largely closed higher, the FTSE 100 in Britain was down 0.3% at 7,385. The CAC 40 in Paris was 0.2% lower at 5,668...

Stocks climb as markets cap turbulent quarter with calm end

Sep. 30, 2019 5:40 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks climbed on Monday and gave one last nudge to ensure the S&P 500 emerged from yet another tumultuous quarter with a modest gain. As has been the case throughout the quarter, movements in President Donald Trump's trade war with China helped drive the market on Monday....