Jefferson City officials to explore new revenue sources
Jefferson City is projecting flat sales tax revenues in the next fiscal year, while the state and many other Missouri cities are seeing their numbers grow.
Jefferson City issues business licenses for March, April
If Ashley Garrard can find jewelry lovers and impulse buyers like her, her new business will do just fine. Garrard owns $1 Jewelry, 310 Jefferson St., which is open from 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Monday through Friday and from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday.
After nearly four months, Oscar’s Classic Diner is set to begin rebuilding the restaurant that was destroyed by fire in late January. Owners Kurt and Lisa Mankin are excited to continue the process of renovation.
Joan Fairfax, owner of High Street’s Chez Monet, is excited to begin a new chapter of business. Fairfax is transitioning into offering her bakery items from home.
Rumors are wrong, restaurant rep says
Despite rumors circulating, Missouri Boulevard’s Yen Ching is not closed. Nor is the Jefferson City restaurant closing. It's open for dining as usual.
Inquiries from boat shows, conferences are up, officials say
The official start of the summer season is just days away, and Lake of the Ozarks area officials are “cautiously optimistic” about the forecast for tourism this year.
From vacation homes to commercial properties, numbers gradually improving
The real estate market at the Lake of the Ozarks is following the national trends for housing and the economy and showing signs of gradual improvement, according to local real estate agents.
Engineering a financial bailout for Cyprus in March was such a chaotic process that top European officials say it is time to rethink how the region manages its crisis — and who should be involved.
If you're American and want to do business in Myanmar, there's a list of people and companies you have to steer clear of by law. But it leaves off a former minister's son U.S. officials suspected of brokering arms deals with North Korea, and high-rolling relatives of the man who led the repressive military government for 19 years.
Even before the first drops flow, Uganda's oil sector is beset by bribery allegations against officials, tax-related cases abroad that cost the government millions in legal fees, and the alleged interference of a president whose firm control of the sector worries transparency campaigners.
Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke says pessimists forecasting that the economy will not reap sizable benefits from the computer revolution are likely to be proven wrong.
Attention, bargain-hunters around the world: Japanese goods — from cars to televisions — are going on sale.
Only two of 13 small SUVs performed well in front-end crash tests done by an insurance industry group, with several popular models faring poorly in the evaluations.
Japanese goods are getting more affordable. For consumers worldwide — and for Japan's economy — it's welcome news.
Missouri lawmakers have passed legislation consolidating four of the state's business incentives. The newly created Missouri Works program would be modeled after the current Quality Jobs program, which would come to an end.
The Missouri House has made a final offer to senators on a plan authorizing new business incentives and trimming some existing tax credits.
Brewing giant Anheuser-Busch InBev says it no longer has plans to acquire Czech brewer Budejovicky Budvar, with whom it has been fighting a long legal battle over the use of the “Budweiser” brand.
J.C. Penney on Thursday reported that it widened its loss in the first quarter on a 16 percent drop in revenue. It marks the fifth-straight quarter that the company has posted large declines.
A Missouri-based lead mining company could be shielded from punitive damages in state lead contamination lawsuits under a bill sent to Gov. Jay Nixon.
Dell’s financial decay worsened during its latest quarter as the company slashed its personal computer prices in response to the growing popularity of smartphones and tablets.