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Inventor of Post-it Notes adhesive dies at age 80

May. 13, 2021 18:04 PM EDT

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The inventor of the adhesive used on one of 3M's best-known products, the Post-it Note, has died, according to the company and his published obituary. Spencer Silver was 80 and died May 8 at his home, the family's obituary said. ...

Fed keeps key rate near zero, sees inflation as 'transitory'

Apr. 28, 2021 16:53 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. economy is quickly strengthening, inflation is showing signs of picking up and the nation is making progress toward defeating the viral pandemic. But on Wednesday, Chair Jerome Powell made clear that the Federal Reserve isn't even close to...