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Casino owner Affinity Gaming sold to New York equity firm

Published Aug. 24 2016
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Officials say Affinity Gaming, the Las Vegas-based owner of 11 casinos in Nevada, Colorado, Missouri and Iowa, has been sold...

Flooding in South puts a damper on US rice harvest

Published Aug. 23 2016
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Heavy rain that brought record flooding to Louisiana recently has put a damper on the nation's harvest of rice, a...

Modest but steady gains for US indexes

Published Aug. 23 2016
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Stocks posted modest gains on Tuesday, bringing indexes nearly back to the record levels they reached last week.

Lawmakers demand information on EpiPen price increase

Published Aug. 23 2016
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Members of Congress are demanding more information on why the price for lifesaving EpiPens has skyrocketed.

McDonald's recalls millions of Happy Meals fitness bands

Published Aug. 23 2016
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McDonald's is recalling millions of fitness bands given away in Happy Meals because they might cause skin irritation or burns...

Magazine ranks state economy 32nd in US

Published Aug. 23 2016
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Missouri's economy ranks 32nd among the states, Governing Magazine reported Monday.

Stocks lower on quiet day

Published Aug. 23 2016
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Stocks closed slightly lower in quiet trading Monday after drifting most of the day between gains and losses. Energy companies...

Global travel spending still growing but pace slower

Published Aug. 23 2016
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Global travel spending is still growing, although at a slower pace, despite weakening economies and fears over terrorism.

Hyundai and Mitsubishi recalling certain car models

Published Aug. 22 2016
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The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration says Hyundai and Mitsubishi are recalling certain car models because of problems the companies...

BizBeat: Mi Pueblo Bakery expands to second location

Published Aug. 21 2016
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Manuel Laragoza opened Manuel's Taqueria at 2403 Missouri Blvd. last week.

Jefferson City food service inspections for July 2016

Published Aug. 21 2016
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Jefferson City's Food Code requires food-service establishments be inspected at least once every six months.

BBB offers back-to-school shopping tips

Published Aug. 21 2016
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Many schools have started already, and chances are you have done much of your back-to-school shopping. Better Business Bureau has...

Hiring was healthy in past year in many US swing states

Published Aug. 20 2016
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Hiring has been strong in the past year in many presidential campaign swing states, a possible hurdle for GOP candidate...

US stocks take small losses as energy companies slide

Published Aug. 20 2016
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U.S. stocks took small losses Friday to end a quiet week of trading.

US stocks edge higher as energy prices rise

Published Aug. 19 2016
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U.S. stocks again ticked higher Thursday as the continuing rebound in oil prices gave energy companies a lift. The gains...

Cisco laying off 5,500 amid tech upheaval

Published Aug. 19 2016
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Cisco Systems is laying off 5,500 employees as the internet gear maker scrambles to adapt to a technology upheaval that...

Twitter: We suspended 360K accounts over 'violent extremism'

Published Aug. 18 2016
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Twitter said Thursday it has suspended 360,000 accounts since mid-2015 for violating its policies banning the promotion of terrorism and...

Gawker.com dies next week, killed by an unhappy subject

Published Aug. 18 2016
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Gawker.com, the brash New York website that broke new ground with its gossipy, no-holds-barred coverage of media, culture and politics,...

US stocks get modest lift from Federal Reserve comments

Published Aug. 17 2016
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U.S. stocks closed barely higher Wednesday as big gains for utilities balanced out losses for retailers like Lowe's, Target and...

AT&T hikes prices for some plans, but raises data caps

Published Aug. 17 2016
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AT&T is joining Verizon in raising the prices of some of its data plans.

US stocks slip from records as investors sell safe picks

Published Aug. 16 2016
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U.S. stocks slid Tuesday as investors continued to sell phone company and utility shares.

Ford says it will have a fully autonomous car by 2021

Published Aug. 16 2016
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Ford Motor Co. intends to have a fully driverless vehicle — no steering wheel, no pedals — on the road...

JC car charging station planned

Published Aug. 16 2016
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Ameren Missouri is seeking approval from the Missouri Public Service Commission to build six public charging stations for electric...