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Why Trump’s trade wars are pressuring both economy and Fed

Published Jun. 8 2019

WASHINGTON (AP) — A sharp pullback in U.S. hiring for May intensified fears that the economy has weakened and that...

Barnes & Noble, with sales falling, is sold to hedge fund

Published Jun. 8 2019

Barnes & Noble is being acquired by a hedge fund for $476 million and will be taken private.The national chain...

US stocks climb on hope of US-Mexico trade deal

Published Jun. 7 2019

U.S. stocks finished higher Thursday as optimism that the U.S. and Mexico can work out a deal before costly tariffs...

Google’s challenge to game consoles to kick off in November

Published Jun. 7 2019

NEW YORK (AP) — Google will kick off its Stadia streaming service to challenge the video game industry in November...

Judge rules 200 E. High St. owner can demolish crumbling building

Published Jun. 6 2019

Nearly one year since the wall of a downtown Jefferson City building partially collapsed, Cole County Presiding Judge Pat Joyce...

Sephora closes US stores for 1-hour diversity training

Published Jun. 6 2019

NEW YORK (AP) — Sephora closed all of its U.S. stores for an hour Wednesday to host “inclusion workshops” for...

Production resumes at world’s biggest Nutella plant

Published Jun. 6 2019

PARIS (AP) — Workers at the world’s biggest Nutella factory have removed picket lines and are back at work after...

Entrepreneurs encourage locals to think outside box

Published Jun. 6 2019

As Jefferson City tries to rebuild following the May 22 tornado and current flooding, local entrepreneurs encourage local leaders and...

Dow jumps over 500 points amid hopes of Fed rate cut

Published Jun. 5 2019

The Dow Jones Industrial Average jumped more than 500 points Tuesday as investors welcomed signs the Federal Reserve may cut...

US stock indexes end mixed; Nasdaq slumps on big tech slide

Published Jun. 4 2019

Major U.S. stock indexes ended mostly lower Monday amid signs that the Trump administration is laying the groundwork to ratchet...

Apple previews new software as it diversifies beyond iPhones

Published Jun. 4 2019

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Apple executives previewed a large set of privacy and speed-focused changes to the company’s phone...

BBB Tips: Counterfeit goods plague online shopping

Published Jun. 2 2019

Research shows eight in 10 Americans shop online, and the dominance of online retail means nearly anything can be bought...

Jefferson City May 2019 building permits

Published Jun. 2 2019

Jefferson City issued 44 building permits during May 2019.

Soggy fields leave Midwestern farmers with few good answers

Published Jun. 2 2019

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Between the country's trade dispute with China and the seemingly endless storms that have drenched...

BizBeat: The Blue Skillet lives on in Skillett's Catering

Published Jun. 2 2019

Phillippia Rome's soul-food restaurant might have closed, but she hasn't lost her soul for home cooking — and neither has...

Google's activities under scrutiny by US, Europe regulators

Published Jun. 2 2019

WASHINGTON (AP) — Google, the tech giant known universally for its search engine, also has fingers in a number of...

Mid-Mo cleanup, restoration businesses busy in storm's aftermath

Published Jun. 2 2019

When the dust settled from last week's tornado, many Mid-Missourians went to work.That's because other things settled, too — trees...

IRS proposes update to Form W-4 to increase accuracy

Published Jun. 1 2019

The IRS has proposed an update to the Form W-4 that it said will increase its accuracy, reduce its complexity...

US holds CBD hearing as fans, sellers await legal clarity

Published Jun. 1 2019

SILVER SPRING, Md. (AP) — CBD products have surged in popularity despite confusion around their legal status.