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Technology shines on an otherwise sluggish day for US stocks

Published Jul. 23 2019

NEW YORK (AP) — Tech stocks were the standouts in an otherwise sluggish day of trading Monday, as investors gear...

Bayer sells Dr. Scholl’s business to Boston firm

Published Jul. 23 2019

BERLIN (AP) — German pharmaceutical and chemical company Bayer AG said U.S. investment firm Yellow Wood Partners will buy its...

LL Bean poised to open 1st store in Canada

Published Jul. 23 2019

FREEPORT, Maine (AP) — L.L. Bean is poised to open its first store in Canada.The Maine-based retailer announced Thursday the...

Missouri to receive $2.3 million as part of Equifax data breach settlement

Published Jul. 22 2019

Equifax will pay up to $700 million to settle with federal authorities and multiple states over a 2017 data breach...

3 LU administrators have been certified for fundraising skills

Published Jul. 22 2019

Three Lincoln University administrators have been certified for their fundraising skills:• Marcus Chanay, vice president for Student Affairs and Enrollment...

News Tribune’s Bob Watson named W.E. Hussman Employee of the Year

Published Jul. 22 2019

Reporter Bob Watson, a 30-year employee of the Jefferson City News Tribune and 45-year veteran of journalism in Mid-Missouri, was...

2020 Dems grapple with how to pay for ‘Medicare for All’

Published Jul. 21 2019

WASHINGTON (AP) — Democratic presidential candidates trying to appeal to progressive voters with a call for “Medicare for All” are...

BBB Tips: Military among vulnerable for scams

Published Jul. 21 2019

Scams can affect any consumer, but military personnel and their families are statistically more likely to fall victim to costly...

BizBeat: Socket expanding fiber network in Jefferson City

Published Jul. 21 2019

Socket is expanding its fiber network through Jefferson City by adding around 10 miles of fiber.

Jefferson City restaurant inspections from June 2019

Published Jul. 21 2019

Jefferson City's food code requires food-service establishments to be inspected at least once every six months.

Fast-growing web of doorbell cams raises privacy fears

Published Jul. 20 2019

The woodsy community of Wolcott, Connecticut, doesn’t see a lot of crime. But when the police chief heard about an...

Instagram expands hiding 'likes' to make you happier

Published Jul. 20 2019

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Instagram is expanding a test to hide how many "likes" people's posts receive as it tries...

State unemployment remains steady at 3.3%

Published Jul. 20 2019

Missouri has seen a slight growth in employment for June 2019, but the state's unemployment rate remains steady with last...

Boeing to take a $4.9 billion charge over grounded jet

Published Jul. 19 2019

DALLAS (AP) — Boeing said it will take a $4.9 billion charge to cover possible compensation to airlines whose Max...

House OKs $15 minimum wage, setting marker for 2020 campaign

Published Jul. 19 2019

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Democrats approved legislation Thursday to raise the federal minimum wage for the first time in a...

Netflix subscriber drop hints at streaming-service fatigue

Published Jul. 19 2019

NEW YORK (AP) — How much is too much for streaming video?A dramatic slowdown in worldwide growth at Netflix —...

Myths, risks in app that gives you peek into older self

Published Jul. 18 2019

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Is a peek into the future worth your privacy in the present? That concern was pushed...

Grant to help grow apprenticeship program in state

Published Jul. 18 2019

The Missouri Registered Apprenticeship program recently received a $1.3 million grant.The money comes from the U.

No injuries in fire at Diamond Dog Food

Published Jul. 18 2019

No injuries were reported following a Wednesday evening fire at Diamond Dog Food in Meta.According to Osage County Sheriff Mike...

Business Recovery Center now open in Jefferson City

Published Jul. 18 2019

The U.S. Small Business Administration and the Missouri Small Business Development Center partnered to open the SBA Business Recovery Center...

Parson, Dixon say whole state benefits from Bayer jobs announcement

Published Jul. 17 2019

St. Louis County Executive Sam Page said Tuesday the announcement that Bayer was moving 500 jobs to Chesterfield and Creve...

Facebook’s currency plan gets hostile reception in Congress

Published Jul. 17 2019

WASHINGTON (AP) — Under criticism from senators, a Facebook executive on Tuesday defended the social network’s ambitious plan to create...

Bayer moving 500 jobs from North Carolina to St. Louis

Published Jul. 16 2019

German pharmaceutical giant Bayer AG is closing its crop science division headquarters in North Carolina and moving 500 jobs to...