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Bank loans used to collect unpaid medical bills

A health system with hospitals in Missouri, Illinois, Oklahoma and Wisconsin has started working with a bank to offer interest-free loans to patients with unpaid medical bills.

Breaks sought for biotech office park

Backers of a proposed biotech office park in south Kansas City are preparing to seek tax breaks for the 350-acre project.

KC-area manfacturers see shortage of skilled workers

A nationwide manufacturing boom has created openings for plenty of well-paying jobs, but company leaders in the Kansas City area say there aren’t enough skilled workers available to fill them all.

NC offered $100M for Toyota HQ, twice Texas bid

North Carolina business recruiters offered Toyota more than $100 million in incentives for the world’s largest carmaker to move its North American headquarters to Charlotte rather than a Dallas suburb, but still lost out to a Texas offer half that size.

Obama: 'Revving' economy calls for higher wages

President Barack Obama renewed his push for Congress to raise the minimum wage Monday in a buoyant accounting of the economy’s “revving” performance, delivered on behalf of Democrats opening their fall campaigns for the midterm congressional elections.

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Moratorium on new communication towers in Lake Ozark

City officials scramble to rewrite ordinance

Just a day before a new state law was to take effect, Lake Ozark officials enacted a moratorium on the construction of new communications towers within the town.

Atlantic City casino hotel starts shutdown Monday after just 2 years

The most spectacular and costly failure in Atlantic City's 36-year history of casino gambling begins to play out Monday when the $2.4 billion Revel Casino Hotel empties its hotel.

BizBeat: Family reopens shop with a vintage twist

J Street Vintage, Gritty & Pretty opened its doors at 615 Jefferson St. on Saturday morning.

BizBeat: Painting classes go mobile with Gypsy Studio

Gypsy Studio, a mobile art studio, will host a grand opening on Sept. 16 at Madison’s Cafe in downtown Jefferson City.

Jefferson City food service inspections for July 2014

Jefferson City inspected 61 food services during the month of July.

Tax forms could pose challenge for HealthCare.gov

If you got health coverage through President Barack Obama's law this year, you'll need a new form from your insurance exchange before you can file your tax return next spring.

Atlantic City losing 2 casinos, 5K jobs in 3 days

A time few could imagine during the not-too-distant glory days of casino gambling has arrived in Atlantic City, where two casinos will close this weekend and a third will shut down in two weeks.

US consumer sentiment improves a bit in August

U.S. consumer sentiment ticked up in August, driven by greater optimism about jobs, rising incomes and increasing wealth. Yet the increase largely occurred among higher-income groups.

Orbitz ends dispute with American and US Airways

Orbitz says it reached an agreement that will allow it to continue selling American Airlines and US Airways tickets on its sites.

Kraft recalls some American Singles cheese

Kraft voluntarily recalled 7,691 cases of its American Singles cheese product Friday because an ingredient was stored improperly by a supplier.

Ukraine conflict weighs on markets; Retailers fall

U.S. financial markets ended slightly lower Thursday, marking their first loss in a week of record highs.

Apple to unveil next products at Sept. 9 event

Apple’s latest product launch will be in a setting that holds a special place in its history, signaling how big this event is for the company.

US economy forecast to grow by 1.5 percent in 2014

The Congressional Budget Office on Wednesday forecast that the U.S. economy will grow by just 1.5 percent in 2014, undermined by a poor performance during the first three months of the year.

Stocks drift higher; S&P 500 holds on to 2,000

Even in a daylong sideways drift, the Standard & Poor’s 500 index managed to eke out its third record close in three days.

American, US Airways will stop listing on Orbitz

American Airlines and US Airways are pulling flight listings from Orbitz after they were unable to reach agreement on a long-term contract.

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