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Cole County building permits issued in July 2016

Published Aug. 14 2016
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Cole County issued 15 building permits during July 2016, as follows.

College students, fighting identity theft

Published Aug. 14 2016
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For college freshmen leaving home for the first time, August can be a frenzied time of shopping for dorm room...

Heavy rains could dampen pumpkin crop

Published Aug. 13 2016
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Despite heavy rain during the first days of August, pumpkin growers are still hoping for a good crop.

Tepid retail sales lower expectations for US economic growth

Published Aug. 12 2016
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A sluggish month of retail spending has tempered expectations for the U.S. economy's growth in the coming months.

Feds predict record corn, soybean yield; lower prices likely

Published Aug. 12 2016
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Farm field surveys reflecting excellent spring planting conditions and favorable summer weather have prompted the U.S. Department of Agriculture to...

Toyota recalls older models with recurring suspension issues

Published Aug. 12 2016
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Toyota Motor Corp. is recalling 337,000 vehicles for a third time.

Smiley faces at small company making popular emoji apps

Published Aug. 12 2016
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Mobile apps that allow users to create their own emojis or share the stylized images of NBA star Stephen Curry...

Applications for US unemployment aid slip to a low 266,000

Published Aug. 11 2016
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Slightly fewer people sought U.S. unemployment benefits last week, a sign layoffs are low and employers are probably adding new...

Arianna Huffington signs off at the Huffington Post

Published Aug. 11 2016
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The Huffington Post is going to be without a Huffington.

US employers advertised more jobs, boosted hiring in June

Published Aug. 10 2016
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U.S. employers advertised more openings and hired more people in June, adding to evidence the job market has rebounded from...

US stocks close modestly lower

Published Aug. 10 2016
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A sharp sell-off in energy companies pulled U.S. stock indexes modestly lower Wednesday, wiping out small gains from the day...

AT&T to pay nearly $7.8M in 'cramming' cases

Published Aug. 10 2016
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AT&T has agreed to pay nearly $7.8 million to settle government allegations of unauthorized third-party charges for directory assistance services...

Some Delta systems haven't recovered fully from outage

Published Aug. 9 2016
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Delta Air Lines says some computer systems are still working slowly more than a day after an outage crippled the...

Three Rivers annual meeting touts safety record, 2015 recap

Published Aug. 9 2016
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Three Rivers Electric Cooperative members were treated to dinner, entertainment and bucket truck rides last week at the cooperative's 77th...

US stocks eke out small gains; Nasdaq sets record close

Published Aug. 9 2016
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U.S. stocks recovered from a late-afternoon slide to eke out small gains Tuesday, nudging the Nasdaq composite to its second...

Cole County becomes Certified Work Ready Community

Published Aug. 9 2016
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After two years of efforts, Cole County leaders have finally earned the Certified Work Ready Community status, something they say...

Delta recovering after global outage delays, cancels flights

Published Aug. 9 2016
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At least half of all Delta Air Lines flights Monday were delayed or canceled after a power outage knocked out...

US stock indexes close slightly lower; oil rises

Published Aug. 9 2016
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A mostly listless day of trading left U.S. stock indexes little changed Monday, hovering just below the record highs they...

Wal-Mart buying online retailer Jet.com

Published Aug. 9 2016
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Wal-Mart is buying fast-growing online retailer Jet.com for $3 billion in cash plus $300 million in stock, scooping up a...

Executive Q&A: Andersons talk about roasting success through free-trade coffee

Published Aug. 8 2016
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Since opening Three Story Coffee on Dunklin Street four years ago, Tony and Sarah Anderson have seen their business grow...

BizBeat: New west-side preschool plans early 2017 opening

Published Aug. 7 2016
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A new preschool is under construction on Jefferson City's west side, with plans to open early next year.

BBB issues warning about Olympics scams

Published Aug. 7 2016
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After this week's Olympic opening ceremonies, we can expect to hear daily reports of new record attempts, medals and offers...

Building permits issued in July 2016

Published Aug. 7 2016
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Jefferson City issued 58 building permits during July 2016.