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Side gig, financial appeal

Published Jul. 24 2017

At 12:48 a.m. on a stormy Friday, Gerry Mack sets out mining for gold.“Ping, ping, ping,” his smartphone dings, each...

Theater begins fundraising for new projector

Published Jul. 23 2017

Exposed in a park, the darkness of night will be looming when the main event begins.Ellis-Porter Riverside Park Amphitheatre is...

Subway looking to update stores' not-so-fresh look

Published Jul. 23 2017

NEW YORK (AP) — Subway wants to freshen up the look of its stores as it tries to stem a...

BizBeat: Villa Marie introduces expanded memory care center

Published Jul. 23 2017

Villa Marie StoneBridge Senior Living at 1030 Edmonds St. completed a 38-bed addition to its skilled nursing care facility last...

BizBeat: UPS Store packs up for move

Published Jul. 23 2017

Jefferson City's UPS store will move from its current location at 1709 Missouri Blvd. to a new one at 2208...

BizBeat: Jim Butler buys Beck Motors

Published Jul. 23 2017

St. Louis-based auto dealer Jim Butler Auto Group recently bought Beck Motors in Freeburg and will move that dealership's assets...

MRED seeks to initiate a business startup program

Published Jul. 23 2017

The Board of Directors of the Moniteau County Regional Economic Development Council (MRED) gave a go-ahead to a new business...

What drug-dealing 'darknet' sites have in common with eBay

Published Jul. 23 2017

NEW YORK (AP) — AlphaBay, the now-shuttered online marketplace that authorities said traded in illegal drugs, firearms and counterfeit goods,...

Chances to win prizes might be scams

Published Jul. 23 2017

Who doesn't want to win something? But before you drop a quick entry or follow instructions to claim a sweepstakes,...

Ford says it will fight latest Takata recall

Published Jul. 22 2017

DETROIT (AP) — Ford is fighting the latest expansion of the Takata air bag inflator recall.Earlier this month, Takata filed...

Lyft forms own autonomous vehicle unit, will open network

Published Jul. 22 2017

DETROIT (AP) — Lyft said Friday it is setting up its own unit to develop autonomous vehicle technology, but its...

Stocks waver as earnings, central banks dominate

Published Jul. 21 2017

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stock indexes essentially hit the snooze bar Thursday as investors were relieved the European Central...

Exxon fined $2M for Tillerson-era breach of Russia sanctions

Published Jul. 21 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) — Exxon Mobil Corp. showed "reckless disregard" for U.S. sanctions on Russia while Secretary of State Rex Tillerson...

World's plastic waste could bury Manhattan 2 miles deep

Published Jul. 21 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) — Industry has made more than 9.1 billion tons of plastic since 1950 and there's enough left over...

PETA accuses Fulton meat processor

Published Jul. 21 2017

Animal rights group PETA has made a complaint about a Fulton business.In a news release emailed Thursday, PETA spokesperson David...

Prominent digital drug marketplaces shut down

Published Jul. 21 2017

PARIS (AP) — Two of the world's most notorious darknet marketplaces have been knocked out in a one-two punch that...

Amazon isn't technically dominant, but it pervades our lives

Published Jul. 21 2017

NEW YORK (AP) — Amazon is already a huge part of many people's lives. And its $13.7 billion deal for...

Task force seeks new funding, workers for startups

Published Jul. 20 2017

State leaders want to make Missouri the best Midwestern state for startup activity, but to do so, the state has...

US-China trade rifts resurface

Published Jul. 20 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) — Cake and conversation, it seems, can go only so far to mend longstanding economic rifts between the...

Technology, health care lift stocks to record highs

Published Jul. 20 2017

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks continued to climb Wednesday, led by technology, health care and energy companies.

Weed killer turns neighbor against neighbor in farm country

Published Jul. 20 2017

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — A longtime Arkansas soybean farmer, Mike Wallace thought of his neighbors as a community and...

Miller County receives special agriculture designation

Published Jul. 20 2017

Missouri Farmers Care, an ag-advocacy group that represents about 40 members including the Missouri Soybean Association, Missouri Pork Association and...

Mama's leaves customers in stitches

Published Jul. 20 2017

Tucked into a tiny shop near the Fulton Public Library, Barbara Turner snips, stitches and rises to every challenge.