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Yellen faces Congress

Published Feb. 14 2017

he frenetic first three weeks of Donald Trump's presidency have left political leaders divided and dizzy with uncertainty over what...

Global stocks continue to rise, US indexes hit records again

Published Feb. 14 2017

Stocks around the world continued their march higher on Monday, and U.S. indexes again hit new highs.

Canada's Trudeau talks Trade with Trump

Published Feb. 14 2017

A political odd couple, President Donald Trump and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau resolutely played up their similarities at their...

Judge denies request to halt Dakota Access pipeline work

Published Feb. 14 2017

A federal judge on Monday rejected a request by two American Indian tribes for an emergency order halting construction of...

Awareness gap: Transition to workforce not as smooth as you might think

Published Feb. 13 2017

There's an awareness gap locally between students and prospective employers, according to local workforce assessment experts.

Jefferson City business licenses issued in January 2017

Published Feb. 12 2017

Jefferson City issued 36 business licenses during January 2017.

BizBeat: Goodwill hopes for late spring relocation

Published Feb. 12 2017

Goodwill plans to open its new thrift store under construction in Jefferson City in late May to early June.

Pig disease on upswing in America

Published Feb. 12 2017

Pork producers need to know what to do if a vesicular disease strikes their operation.

Watch out for aggressive timeshare resellers

Published Feb. 12 2017

Timeshare properties originated in the United Kingdom shortly after World War II. Traditionally, four families would purchase vacation cottages and...

Ford bets $1B on startup founded by Waymo, Uber vets

Published Feb. 11 2017

Ford Motor is spending $1 billion to take over a budding robotics startup to acquire more expertise needed to reach...

US stock indexes extend climb into record heights

Published Feb. 11 2017

Wall Street capped a week of milestones Friday with a rally that pushed the major stock indexes to all-time highs...

California-based AutoAlert moving headquarters to Missouri

Published Feb. 10 2017

A California-based automotive data analysis company is moving its headquarters to Kansas City, Missouri.

Advocates push for drug monitoring program

Published Feb. 10 2017

As discussions about the need for a prescription drug-monitoring program (PDMP) continue, advocates are urging the Legislature to pass a...

Truman Hotel plan clears first hurdle

Published Feb. 10 2017

The Puri family's latest proposal for two new hotels and a conference center along Jefferson Street won unanimous approval from...

Top Missouri senator seeks overhaul of consumer law

Published Feb. 10 2017

Missouri's Republican Senate leader is proposing a sweeping overhaul of a state consumer-protection law that's being used in a class-action...

Fulton woman supplies tempting sweet treats

Published Feb. 10 2017

Using steady, almost Zen-like hand movements, Diane Branch of Sweet Temptations built a tray of turtles from the ground up.

Springfield manufacturer to lay off 140 workers

Published Feb. 10 2017

A Springfield manufacturer plans to lay off 140 people later this year.

Postal Service says it lost $200 million over holiday season

Published Feb. 10 2017

The U.S. Postal Service said Thursday it lost $200 million during the year-end holiday season, despite a strong quarter of...

Strong company earnings drive US stock indexes to new highs

Published Feb. 10 2017

Strong company earnings put investors in a buying mood Thursday, lifting the major U.S. stock indexes to record highs.

Celebrity megaphone fails to lure ordinary users to Twitter

Published Feb. 9 2017

Many people have heard of Twitter. Not enough of them are signing up to use it.

As L.L. Bean cuts costs, liberal returns policy could change

Published Feb. 9 2017

L.L. Bean is moving to cut costs by freezing pensions and offering voluntary early retirements, and company officials said they...

Union dues withdrawal bill moves through Missouri House

Published Feb. 9 2017

The Missouri House has passed a bill requiring union members to provide written consent for union dues to be automatically...

Farmers getting 2 parcels from city

Published Feb. 9 2017

The F&F Development Corp. unit of the Farmer Companies has requested and is receiving an easement from Jefferson City on...