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Superstore chain Fred Meyer to stop selling guns, ammunition

Published Mar. 18 2018

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Superstore company Fred Meyer will stop selling guns and ammunition.The Portland, Oregon,-based chain in a statement...

US probes 4 deaths in Hyundai-Kia cars when air bags failed

Published Mar. 18 2018

DETROIT (AP) — Air bags in some Hyundai and Kia cars failed to inflate in crashes and four people are...

Watch out for travel scams during spring break

Published Mar. 18 2018

With spring break on the way, students of all ages will soon be on the move. While many parents and...

BizBeat: New consignment shop opens in Holts Summit

Published Mar. 18 2018

A new consignment shop opened recently at the site of a former fashion store in Holts Summit.

BizBeat: IT firm expanding

Published Mar. 18 2018

IT services firm Wipro recently expanded its office at 601 Monroe St. in Jefferson City.

BizBeat: Antique store relocating

Published Mar. 18 2018

Mad as a Hatter Uniques moved in mid-February to 114 E. High St. from its previous location at 310 Jefferson...

US stocks inch higher as banks and industrial companies rise

Published Mar. 17 2018

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks edged higher Friday as gains from energy companies, industrial firms and smaller companies helped...

Appeals court nixes some FCC rules on robocalls

Published Mar. 17 2018

MENLO PARK, Calif. (AP) — A federal appeals court rolled back rules intended to deter irritating telemarketing robocalls, saying they...

End of an era: Toys R Us is going the way of stickball

Published Mar. 17 2018

NEW YORK (AP) — For decades, children ran down the sprawling aisles of Toys R Us in awe of the...

Ford pledges to revamp aging product line, add SUVs by 2020

Published Mar. 16 2018

DEARBORN, Mich. (AP) — Ford, with a sagging U.S. market share and one of the oldest vehicle lineups in the...

Radio giant iHeartMedia files bankruptcy plan to reduce debt

Published Mar. 16 2018

NEW YORK (AP) — IHeartMedia, one of the world’s largest radio companies, is seeking bankruptcy protection as part of an...

Toys R Us said to be planning to liquidate US operations

Published Mar. 15 2018

NEW YORK (AP) — Toys R Us' management has told its employees that it will sell or close all of...

Outdoors stores quietly continue to sell assault weapons

Published Mar. 14 2018

DUNDEE, Mich. (AP) — Some big retailers have curbed sales of assault weapons after last month's school shooting in Florida.

Stocks sink as technology rally fades; Qualcomm drops

Published Mar. 14 2018

NEW YORK (AP) — A seven-day surge in technology stocks ended Tuesday after President Donald Trump blocked Singapore-based chipmaker Broadcom's...

Women in Agriculture Conference held in California

Published Mar. 14 2018

"Bloom Where You Are Planted" was the theme of the 14th annual Mid-Mo Women in Agriculture Conference, which drew a...

Extension hosts spring cattle seminars

Published Mar. 14 2018

University of Missouri Extension is planning two ReproGene conferences. This event is designed to help beef producers better understand and...

Ag Department kills animal welfare rule for organic meat

Published Mar. 13 2018

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The Trump administration is withdrawing a federal rule that would have required organic meat and...

Senate bill would diminish mortgage disclosures

Published Mar. 13 2018

WASHINGTON (AP) — Buried within new Senate legislation to roll back restraints on banks is a provision that would exempt...

Tech gains but industrials slide, leaving indexes mixed

Published Mar. 13 2018

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks were split Monday as technology companies continued to climb, but Boeing and other industrial...

BizBeat: Socket retail office closing

Published Mar. 12 2018

Columbia-based telecom provider Socket will close its Jefferson City retail space March 23.

Facebook set to stream 25 MLB games in an exclusive deal

Published Mar. 11 2018

NEW YORK (AP) — Facebook is getting deeper into the professional sports streaming game, partnering with Major League Baseball to...

Scammers are focusing on different types of demographics

Published Mar. 11 2018

Young people may think it’s only older, more trusting people that fall victim to scams. However, scammers also go after...

BizBeat: Carrie's Hallmark Shop to undergo renovations

Published Mar. 11 2018

For the second time in three years, Carrie's Hallmark Shop is undergoing renovations.Located at 117 E.