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New highs for US stocks; Dow win streak longest since '87

Published Feb. 28 2017

Wall Street notched another set of milestones Monday as the Dow Jones industrial average closed at a record high for...

Takata pleads guilty in air bag scandal, agrees to pay $1B

Published Feb. 28 2017

Japanese auto parts maker Takata Corp. pleaded guilty to fraud Monday and agreed to pay a $1 billion penalty for...

Small Business optimism surging, surveys show

Published Feb. 26 2017

Small business owners' view of the economy is surging and giving them an incentive to hire.

Save or splurge? Making the most of your tax refund

Published Feb. 26 2017

Tax refund time is here. Last year the IRS issued 111 million refunds, with an average refund of $2,860. More...

BizBeat: Westlake's undergoing storewide renovation

Published Feb. 26 2017

Westlake ACE Hardware is known for its customer service, and that was a big consideration when planning the current remodeling...

BizBeat: KWOS changes FM frequency

Published Feb. 26 2017

KWOS switched its FM frequency from 101.1 to 104.5 MHz.

BizBeat: Payless leaving Capital Mall

Published Feb. 26 2017

Payless ShoeSource will close its Capital Mall location at the end of today, leaving the chain's 2014 Missouri Blvd., location...

BizBrief: UPS honors local man, others, for safe driving

Published Feb. 26 2017

Jefferson City's Jerry Jenkins is among 35 elite UPS drivers from Missouri who are being inducted into the Circle of...

BizBrief: Nominations sought for entrepreneurs

Published Feb. 26 2017

Nominations are open for its 31st annual EY Entrepreneur of the Year Awards, considered one of the most prestigious business...

Bank Star One sale to Central Bank approved

Published Feb. 26 2017

The sale of Bank Star One locations, including those in Fulton and New Bloomfield, has been approved by state and...

Taxi service opens in Fulton

Published Feb. 26 2017

Callawegians have a new way to get around. Last week, H&R Taxi tarted operating primarily in Fulton and Kingdom City,...

January 2017 home sales statistics

Published Feb. 26 2017

Here are January 2017 home sales statistics for the Mid-Missouri area and statewide.

Keep kids safe online

Published Feb. 26 2017

Keeping kids safe today goes far beyond looking both ways before you cross the street and keeping sharp objects out...

St. Louis airport could soon get booze-to-go policy

Published Feb. 26 2017

It could soon be legal for travelers to take booze from the bar to their gate at Lambert International Airport...

Home Show draws a crowd Friday

Published Feb. 25 2017

Officials with the HBA Home Show are hoping the large crowds they saw Friday will come out again today to...

US new-home sales rise in sign of housing market health

Published Feb. 25 2017

Americans bought more new homes in January after a steep fall-off the previous month, a sign the housing market is...

US stocks eke out last-minute gain as utilities rise

Published Feb. 25 2017

A late push helped U.S. stocks finish higher Friday after indexes spent most of the day lower.

J.C. Penney to shut 130-plus stores, offer early retirements

Published Feb. 24 2017

J.C. Penney is joining its department store rivals in pruning its store numbers in an era of online shopping.

Claims for US jobless benefits tick up, level still healthy

Published Feb. 24 2017

More Americans applied for unemployment benefits last week, but claims remained at a low level consistent with a healthy job...

Stocks end mixed as investors seek safety; industrials slide

Published Feb. 24 2017

Stocks wobbled Thursday as investors changed course and tempered their expectations for faster economic growth.

Tesla swings to loss in 4Q, says Model 3 on target

Published Feb. 23 2017

Unable to string together profitable quarters, electric car and solar cell maker Tesla Inc. reported a loss for the last...

Stocks slip from highs as energy companies sink; Dow gains

Published Feb. 23 2017

U.S. stocks slipped Wednesday after their recent record-setting run.

UPS tests drones for regular deliveries in rural areas

Published Feb. 22 2017

UPS said its latest flying test shows the potential for using drones to make deliveries in rural areas.