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NEW YORK (AP) — Better news on jobs and consumer spending are pushing stocks higher in early trading.
The Dow Jones industrial average was up 112 points, or 0.8 percent, at 15,022 after the first few minutes of trading Thursday.
The Standard & Poor’s 500 index was up 10 points, or 0.7 percent, at 1,614. All 10 industry groups in the index rose.
The yield on the 10-year Treasury note fell to 2.48 percent, declining for the second day in a row.
The number of Americans seeking unemployment benefits fell 9,000 to 346,000 last week. Consumers spent more in May as their income increased at the fastest pace in three months.
Conagra rose 3.7 percent to $1.21 after the company that makes Chef Boyardee reported earnings that beat analysts’ estimates.
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The holiday spirit is being felt in southern Minnesota.
The different weather conditions has the Minnesota DNR urging people to not let their guard down when hitting the ice.
When the temps start dropping, going outside to start your car a few minutes before you have to leave becomes a winter routine.
A local housing trust fund is receiving some grant money that will go into a new project to provide housing for people with disabilities.
The unemployment rate for the country dropped again and experts say it's reflecting locally as well.
The Kensett man faced vehicular homicide charges.
We're expecting frigid conditions throughout the rest of the week but one group in Floyd County is helping to bring energy efficient heating to families in need.
People were strapping on their fun Christmas gear and getting ready to run or walk to celebrate the 18th annual Festival of Trees.