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  • Biden adds Obama administration veterans to top staff November 24, 2020
    WASHINGTON (AP) — President-elect Joe Biden is adding four Obama-Biden administration veterans to his top ranks as he continues to build out his White House team. Cathy Russell, who was Jill Biden’s chief of staff during the Obama administration, will serve as director of the White House Office of Presidential Personnel. Louisa Terrell, who was […]
  • Carl Bernstein says 21 GOP senators contemptuous of Trump November 24, 2020
    NEW YORK (AP) — Veteran Watergate sleuth Carl Bernstein took to Twitter to specifically “out” 21 Republican senators who he says have privately expressed contempt for President Donald Trump. It was an unusual form of reporting for Bernstein, who with former partner Bob Woodward broke stories that led to the resignation of former President Richard […]
  • Approval for transition gives Biden team access to resources November 24, 2020
    WASHINGTON (AP) — The head of the federal General Services Administration has acknowledged that President-elect Joe Biden is the apparent winner of this month’s presidential election. That allows the incoming president to coordinate with federal agencies on plans for taking over on Jan. 20. The process — known as “ascertainment” — was delayed more than […]
  • US judge voids permits for Columbia River methanol plant November 24, 2020
    SEATTLE (AP) — A judge on Monday voided permits needed for a massive methanol plant on the Columbia River in southwestern Washington, agreeing with conservation groups that the project needs a more thorough environmental review. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers had granted the permits for the construction of an export facility that is part […]
  • Athlete of the Week – J.T. Rein, Lanesboro Burros Football November 24, 2020
    This week's Athlete of the Week led his football team to it's first section title since 2010. He rushed for nearly 1000 yards, and scored 12 touchdowns in 8 games. The post Athlete of the Week – J.T. Rein, Lanesboro Burros Football appeared first on KTTC.
  • Asian shares mostly rise on virus vaccine, Yellen hopes November 24, 2020
    TOKYO (AP) — Asian shares are mostly higher, encouraged by news on the development of coronavirus vaccines and more assurance for a transition of power in the U.S. to President-elect Joe Biden. Benchmarks in Japan, Australia and South Korea rose in Tuesday morning trading, while shares were lower in China. Reports, including by The Associated […]
  • Biden’s transition gets green light as Trump at last relents November 24, 2020
    WASHINGTON (AP) — The federal government has recognized President-elect Joe Biden as the “apparent winner” of the Nov. 3 election. That formally starts the transition of power after President Donald Trump has spent weeks testing the boundaries of American democracy. The move came after Trump suffered yet more legal and procedural defeats in his seemingly […]
  • Emphasis on Small Business Saturday November 24, 2020
    Rochester small businesses are hoping for a big turnout on Small Business Saturday. The post Emphasis on Small Business Saturday appeared first on KTTC.
  • Loeffler to return to campaign after negative COVID-19 test November 24, 2020
    ATLANTA (AP) — U.S. Sen. Kelly Loeffler says she will return to public campaigning after she got a second straight negative coronavirus test. The Georgia Republican is facing a Jan. 5 runoff in one of the state’s twin U.S. Senate races. Loeffler took a rapid COVID-19 test on Friday evening that came back positive, a […]
  • Netflix to expand production hub in New Mexico November 24, 2020
    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Netflix is pledging an additional $1 billion investment in its production hub in New Mexico. The company joined government officials Monday in announcing its plans. About 300 acres would be added to the existing campus on the southern edge of Albuquerque, making it what officials say will be one of the […]
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