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Twitter tweaks timeline in pursuit of more users

Twitter is tweaking the way that tweets appear in its users’ timelines in its latest attempt to broaden the appeal of its messaging service.

Key things to know about Twitter timeline changes

Twitter’s tweaking its timeline to emphasize certain tweets from people you follow, but don’t expect dramatic changes from the chronological feed you’re used to.

Target sponsors 4-minute video during Grammys

Target has its bullseye on the “Hollaback Girl” singer.

Wyoming, Arch Coal reach bankruptcy bonding deal

Wyoming regulators have reached a deal with Arch Coal to accept up to $75 million in place of the company's $486 million in bonding obligations in the state while the company goes through Chapter 11 bankruptcy.

Early rally in stocks is mostly gone by the closing bell

The Federal Reserve’s latest signals on interest rates gave U.S. stocks a lift for much of Wednesday, but the rally didn’t last.

Yellen: Economic weakness could slow rate hikes

Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen cautioned Wednesday that global weakness and falling financial markets could depress the U.S. economy’s growth and slow the pace of Fed interest rate hikes.

Energy agency: Gasoline will average under $2 in 2016

For the first time since 2004, U.S. drivers are expected to pay an average of less than $2 a gallon for gasoline, the government said Tuesday.

Red Lobster enjoys sales surge after mention in Beyonce song

Red Lobster says it’s feeling the “Beyonce Bounce.”

Noranda Aluminum files for bankruptcy

One of North America's biggest makers of aluminum foil is seeking bankruptcy protection to restructure, citing falling aluminum prices and other market challenges that also will force it to idle production at a Missouri smelter.

US stocks end slightly lower

U.S. stocks extended their three-day losing streak Tuesday, closing slightly lower after spending most of the day wavering between gains and losses.

Stocks fall sharply as banks, tech sector take beating

Wall Street rode another wave of selling Monday that sent U.S. stocks sharply lower, before a late-afternoon pullback stemmed some of the losses.

Yellen will testify amid predictions of slower hikes

Things looked so clear back in mid-December. The Federal Reserve raised its benchmark interest rate from record lows, and it signaled the likelihood of four more hikes in 2016.

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BizBeat: ValetLuxe offers luxury limo experience

If you’re looking to arrive in style, ValetLuxe is on its way — already here, actually.

BizBeat: Roofing business cleans up after Mother Nature

Mitch Wideman is putting his 15 years of experience in roofing to use in his own Mid-Missouri business.

BizBeat: Jamey’s Club under new ownership

Jamey’s Club, at 900 W. McCarty St. in Jefferson City, is under new ownership as of Dec. 1, 2015.

Building permits issued in January 2016

In Jefferson City

Jefferson City issued 37 building permits during January 2016, as follows.

Hy-Vee becomes more environmentally responsible

Jefferson City store also opens Quick Care clinic

Hy-Vee Inc. announced in a recent news release that 100 percent of its fresh and private label frozen seafood now comes from responsible sources.

Be cautious about college scholarship search services

By now, many high school seniors have finished their college applications and are waiting for results. It’s time to start thinking about how a family or individual is going to pay for it.

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey says timeline will stay in real time

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey said Saturday the social media website's stream of tweets will stay live and in real time, disputing a media report that a change was in the works.

Bridgestone-Firestone recalls more than 36,000 truck tires

Bridgestone-Firestone North America is recalling more than 36,000 heavy truck tires in the U.S. and Canada because the tread can separate from the body and cause the tires to fail.