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Amazon dumped New York, but cities still wooing the company

Published Feb. 16 2019

By the Associated PressAmazon’s breakup with New York was still fresh when other cities started sending their own valentines to...

Amazon’s stormy week will blow over, but debris will stay

Published Feb. 16 2019

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — It’s been a complicated few weeks for Amazon, what with its abrupt pullout from a massive...

Ameren launches 5-year 'upgrade' program

Published Feb. 16 2019

Ameren Missouri is launching what it calls "the largest infrastructure investment plan" in the company's more than 100-year history.

Short-term rental on Hastings Road advanced by P&Z

Published Feb. 16 2019

Despite several residents speaking in opposition, the Jefferson City Planning and Zoning Commission recommended approval of operating a short-term rental...

Ameren announces $6.3 billion grid improvement project

Published Feb. 15 2019

Missouri's largest utility company plans to spend $6.3 billion on grid improvements over the next five years.

Amazon dumps NYC headquarters and its promised 25,000 jobs

Published Feb. 15 2019

NEW YORK (AP) — Amazon abruptly dropped plans Thursday for a big new headquarters in New York that would have...

Lt. Gov. Kehoe explains small business successes

Published Feb. 14 2019

Lt. Gov. Mike Kehoe talked about how small businesses can be successful, at Wednesday morning's meeting of the Mid-Missouri Business...

Optimism over US-China trade talks boosts stocks again

Published Feb. 14 2019

Stocks finished broadly higher Wednesday as investors remained optimistic the U.S. and China will make more progress in resolving their...

Is it love? Maybe not, as romance scams proliferate

Published Feb. 14 2019

The FTC announced this week that romance-related scams have surged recently and generated more losses than any other consumer fraud...

National debt hits new milestone, topping $22 trillion

Published Feb. 13 2019

WASHINGTON (AP) — The national debt has passed a new milestone, topping $22 trillion for the first time.

Pentagon outlines its first artificial intelligence strategy

Published Feb. 13 2019

The U.S. military wants to expand its use of artificial intelligence in warfare, but said it will take care to...

Yabba dabba adieu: 'Flintstones' theme park has been sold

Published Feb. 13 2019

WILLIAMS, Ariz. (AP) — A theme park near the Grand Canyon designed around the "Flintstones" cartoon will now be strictly...

BizBeat: Starbucks to open Jefferson City cafe on Valentine's Day

Published Feb. 12 2019

Jefferson City's new Starbucks cafe is set to open this Thursday — Valentine's Day — on one of the busiest...

US stock indexes end mixed ahead of US-China trade talks

Published Feb. 12 2019

Wall Street capped a day of mostly listless trading with a mixed finish Monday as gains in industrial companies, banks...

Toys R Us plans second act by holiday season

Published Feb. 12 2019

NEW YORK (AP) — Toys R Us fans in the U.S. should see the iconic brand re-emerge in some form...

Instagram changes rules on self-harm postings after suicide

Published Feb. 11 2019

LONDON (AP) — Instagram has agreed to ban graphic images of self-harm after objections were raised in Britain following the...

What to do in a workplace bullying situation

Published Feb. 11 2019

When people hear the word “bullying” they often think of a schoolyard or playground where children sometimes struggle to intimidate...

Roark Aluminum built upon 65 years of customer service

Published Feb. 11 2019

“One-on-one” service is the key to Roark Aluminum’s success for more than 65 years, co-managers Doug Rackers and Chip Isenberg...

Executive Q&A: Randy Allen goes from designing buildings to business opportunities

Published Feb. 11 2019

Architects construct visions by seeing things where others do not.Fresh out of Kansas State University in 1976, architect Randy Allen...

Experts hope minimum wage increase will make a living wage more attainable

Published Feb. 11 2019

Anthony Thomas walked into the room he shares with five other people at The Salvation Army Shelter of Hope in...

Economic development topics dominate proposed legislation at Capitol

Published Feb. 11 2019

Missouri Gov. Mike Parson on Jan. 17 laid out his plans to stimulate economic development in the state.

El Puente is a bridge to area’s 3,000 Hispanics

Published Feb. 11 2019

Located in a converted residence at 1102 E. McCarty St., El Puente Hispanic Ministry provides outreach to and connects about...

Guidelines vague for #jcmo business community governing medical marijuana use

Published Feb. 11 2019

As the state begins its jog toward implementing rules governing medical marijuana, much of the business community remains in a...