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Wealth building 101: Squirrel something away

One of the most important things a good business person can do in the early stages of his or her career is to squirrel something away. Whether one’s source of income initially comes from employment or profits from a business venture, some money should be stashed away to be applied to future opportunities.

Chinese officials are casting about for scapegoats to blame for the country's mishandling of a recent stock bubble that dented the country's economy. (Associated Press)

China’s leaders on the spot after economic stumbles

- The Washington Times

Chinese officials say they know exactly who is to blame for a wild week that rocked global stock markets, battered the currencies of emerging markets around the globe, sent commodity prices lower and may have shaved a percentage point or two off of global GDP growth next year: anybody but China.

Republican presidential candidate businessman Donald Trump speaks in Derry, N.H., in this Aug. 19, 2015, file photo. (AP Photo/Mary Schwalm, File)

Donald Trump: ‘I’m the king of the tax code’

- The Washington Times

Businessman Donald Trump says he’s going to come out with a tax plan in the coming weeks that people at hedge funds will not like but that “pretty much everybody else” will love, declaring Friday that he’s “the king of the tax code.”

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Established in 1897, hardware store falls on tough times

- Associated Press

For nearly 110 years, Farmville Hardware and General Co. endured as part of the foundation of the downtown's business community. That bit of history has faded away with the store having been scheduled to be shuttered for good.

Minnesota news in brief at 7:58 p.m. CDT

Associated Press

General Mills has set an ambitious goal of reducing its greenhouse gas emissions 28 percent by 2025 - not just within its own operations but from farm to fork to landfill.

Hurricane Ignacio weakens as it moves closer to Hawaii

- Associated Press

Greg Colden, a farmer on Hawaii's Big Island, said he is most worried about the damage that more rain and sustained winds could do to the area as Hurricane Ignacio passes by this week.

News from around Wisconsin at 5:58 p.m. CDT

Associated Press

All Milwaukee police officers on the street would be wearing body cameras by the end of 2016 under a proposal announced Sunday by Mayor Tom Barrett.

State takes new approach to regulate pot farms water use

Associated Press

Fish and Wildlife officers have recently joined local narcotics teams in inspecting pot farms that are allegedly draining a half million gallons of water a day from Northern California's Eel River as part of a unique state effort to identify growers willing to work with authorities to monitor water use and environmental effects from marijuana cultivation.

Analysis: Detailed state agency budgets available online

- Associated Press

For political junkies who can't get enough of the legislative budgeting process or for average folks just curious about how much money is being requested by Mississippi government agencies, the website is just the ticket.

Analysis: Holes and worries emerge in Louisiana's budget

- Associated Press

As lawmakers patched their way through this year's budget, many of them talked as if they had drawn up a six-month plan, fully expecting Louisiana's next governor to come in with a broader blueprint for fixing the state's financial mess.

Vail Resorts, Breckenridge agree on ski lift ticket tax plan

Associated Press

Vail Resorts and the town of Breckenridge have reached an agreement on a November ballot measure that will ask the town's voters to approve long-term funding for parking projects through a tax on winter-only lift tickets.

Stink bugs, other pests appearing in large numbers of crops

Associated Press

Farmers should expect to see an unusually thick wave of insect and pest populations in crops across the state, which outdoors experts blame on widespread flooding in the spring and early summer and late-season planting.