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Women's clothing chain Dressbarn to close all its 650 stores

Published May. 21 2019

Dressbarn, the women's clothing chain that's been around for nearly 60 years, is closing all 650 of its stores.

Seeing a twisting road ahead, Ford cuts 7K white-collar jobs

Published May. 21 2019

DETROIT (AP) — Ford revealed details of its long-awaited restructuring plan Monday as it prepared for a future of electric...

China's pig disease outbreak pushes up global pork prices

Published May. 21 2019

BEIJING (AP) — Hong Kong retiree Lee Wai-man loves pork fresh from the market but eats a lot less now...

FCC chairman backs T-Mobile-Sprint deal in key endorsement

Published May. 21 2019

NEW YORK (AP) — A key federal regulator said he backs T-Mobile’s $26.5 billion takeover of rival wireless carrier Sprint,...

Mounting tensions with Iran, China leave oil prices in flux

Published May. 19 2019

NEW YORK (AP) — A rare mix of geopolitical tensions in the Middle East and China is tugging oil prices...

Sikhs say Nordstrom apologized for turban, waiting for Gucci

Published May. 19 2019

PHOENIX (AP) — Nordstrom has apologized to Sikhs for selling a turban they found offensive, but a representative with the...

BBB Tips: Be leery of genetic DNA testing

Published May. 19 2019

Given the popularity of genealogy websites that promise to trace your ancestry with a DNA testing swab, it can be...

BizBeat: Escape room finds home in Capital Mall

Published May. 19 2019

The newest enterprise at Capital Mall is equal parts zombie thriller, mythical monster movie and legal whodunit.

Trump lifts tariffs on Mexico, Canada, delays auto tariffs

Published May. 18 2019

WASHINGTON (AP) — Bogged down in a sprawling trade dispute with U.S. rival China, President Donald Trump took steps Friday...

US, European officials bring charges in global malware case

Published May. 17 2019

WASHINGTON (AP) — Ten people, including five Russian fugitives, have been charged in connection with malicious software attacks that infected...

Crumbling downtown Jefferson City building owners debate responsibility for shared wall

Published May. 17 2019

The owners of two crumbling buildings in downtown Jefferson City asked Cole County Presiding Judge Pat Joyce during a Thursday...

Missouri unemployment dips to 3.3% in April

Published May. 17 2019

Missouri added 11,800 jobs in April, bringing the state's unemployment rate down to 3.3 percent, the Missouri Department of Economic...

Cole County buys Adams Street building

Published May. 17 2019

The Cole County Commission hopes buying the building and parking lot at 209 Adams St. will create more space for...

US stocks extend gains after recovering from early slide

Published May. 16 2019

Stocks reversed an early slide on Wall Street and finished broadly higher Wednesday, giving the market its second straight gain...

American Express buys restaurant reservation service Resy

Published May. 16 2019

NEW YORK (AP) — American Express is buying the online reservation startup Resy, the companies announced Wednesday, the latest move...

Capital Mall looks to bonds to attract tenants

Published May. 16 2019

The Jefferson City Industrial Development Authority has approved a proposal for underwriting bonds to afford the local company redeveloping Capital...

Escalating trade war causing anxiety in America’s heartland

Published May. 15 2019

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — When President Donald Trump began talking about tariffs in 2017, Upper Midwest soybean farmer Jamie Beyer...

Gov. Parson urges 'workforce' bill vote

Published May. 14 2019

Gov. Mike Parson said Tuesday morning he's confident the Missouri Legislature will pass his "workforce development" plan before the legislative...

Objections raised over proposed Mamtek settlement

Published May. 14 2019

COLUMBIA (AP) — A proposed settlement over a failed effort to bring an artificial sweetener plant to Missouri might be...

New business incubator could bring economic development possibilities to area

Published May. 14 2019

Midwest University's new business incubator in Jefferson City is a different way to bring economic development possibilities to the area,...

Escalating US-China trade war sends stocks plunging

Published May. 14 2019

The Dow Jones Industrial Average plunged more than 600 points Monday as investors sought shelter from an escalating trade war...

Amazon offers to help employees start delivery business

Published May. 14 2019

NEW YORK (AP) — Amazon, which is racing to deliver packages faster, is turning to its own employees with a...

Missouri Bar honors News Tribune reporter

Published May. 13 2019

Jefferson City News Tribune reporter Bob Watson was recognized for his many contributions to legal journalism in Missouri by the...