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Flight attendants reach tentative deal with AA

A flight attendants’ union says it has a tentative contract covering crews at American Airlines and US Airways.

Missouri income growth among tops in 2013

A new report ranks Missouri among the national leaders in the growth of household income, even though it remains below the national average.

Stock gains lift US household wealth to a record

Strong stock market gains and higher home prices boosted Americans’ net worth in the April-June quarter to a record high, a trend that could encourage more spending.

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Home Depot breach affected 56M debit, credit cards

Home Depot said that 56 million debit and credit cards are estimated to have been breached in a data theft between April and September at its stores in the U.S. and Canada. That makes it the second-largest breach for a retailer on record.

Good news on economy pushes stocks to record highs

More encouraging economic news and friendly signals from the Federal Reserve cheered investors on Thursday, as the stock market climbed to another record high.

Sierra Club backs power line across Missouri

The Missouri Chapter of the Sierra Club has endorsed the construction of a proposed high-voltage wind energy transmission line that would stretch across a section of the state, saying it would reduce the state’s reliance on coal.

More farmers markets taking food stamps

Farmers markets are a new target for promoting healthy eating in low-income communities. While fewer than 1 percent of federal food stamp dollars go to farmers markets, the numbers are rising.

Fed signals plan to keep key rate at record low

The Federal Reserve signaled Wednesday that it plans to keep a key interest rate at a record low because a broad range of U.S. economic measures remain subpar.

Dow closes at record

The stock market rose Wednesday after the Federal Reserve told investors to expect low interest rates for a while yet, pushing the Dow Jones industrial average to a record high.

US homebuilder confidence soars in September

U.S. homebuilders' confidence in the market for new, single-family homes surged this month to the highest level in nearly nine years.

Port of Kansas City to reopen for barge traffic

The port of Kansas City's barge-shipping terminal will reopen after being closed since 2007.

Postal Service offering temporary jobs

The U.S. Postal Service said Tuesday it is taking applications for postal support employees, or PSEs, who are part of the agency’s Supplemental Workforce.

GM to add 750 workers at Mo. plant

Early demand is so high for General Motors’ new small pickup trucks that the company is hiring more workers to build them even before one is sold to the public.

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US CEOs less optimistic about hiring, spending

Optimism among chief executives at the largest U.S. companies fell in the July-September quarter after reaching a two-year high in the previous quarter.

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Speculation swirls over Fed language on rate hike

When the Federal Reserve issues a policy statement after it meets this week, the financial world will be on high alert for two words: "Considerable time."

UPS expects to hire up to 95,000 seasonal workers

UPS plans to hire up to 95,000 workers to help deliver packages during the busy holiday season — an increase from last year, when the company was caught unprepared for a boom in online shopping.

Stocks end higher as investors await news from Fed

The stock market rose Tuesday as investors waited to find out when the Federal Reserve might raise interest rates.

BizBeat: Long-standing JC business gears up for move

Johnson Barber & Beauty Shop, 609 E. Elm St., will be moving in the coming months to a Marshall Street address.

BizBeat: Downtown building gets a re-do

The building at 204 E. High St. in Jefferson City is seeing changes in hopes of restoring the space and allowing for future occupancy.

BizBeat: N2 Serenity moves for ‘place to grow’

N2 Serenity Therapeutic Massage/Spa has found a new Jefferson City home at 1128 Jefferson St.

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