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US stocks edge lower after 5 record highs

Big banks weighed on the stock market Wednesday, tugging major indexes back from record highs.

Hellmann’s owner sues over rival’s use of ‘Mayo’

You have to break some eggs to make an omelet and, according to a lawsuit from the maker of Hellmann’s, the same goes for mayonnaise.

Obama steps into divisive debate on net neutrality

Let’s say President Barack Obama gets his way and high-speed Internet service providers are governed by the same U.S. regulations imposed on telephone companies 80 years ago.

5 questions, answers on ‘net neutrality’

President Barack Obama on Monday waded into the debate over “net neutrality” by suggesting Internet service should be regulated more heavily to protect consumers.

Columbia urged to increase hotel tax

The city of Columbia could attract more visitors if it increased its hotel tax to pay for new athletic facilities, including an indoor fieldhouse, a field complex and an aquatic center, according to a consultants’ report.

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Tech Review: No cash, cards, just mobile pay for a week

Attempt at your own risk: For an entire week, I left all my cash and credit cards at home to see how well wallet-free mobile services work in the real world.

Tech Review: Pros, cons of mobile-payment systems

Wireless? Bar codes? What's the best way to pay with your phone?

Stocks eke out small gain to close at record

The stock market eked out another all-time high on Tuesday, but the gains were slight as investors awaited more news to give them an indication about the strength of the economy.

PSC hears evidence on proposed power line

Staff for state regulators joined rural landowners Monday in urging Missouri’s utility oversight panel to reject a proposed high-voltage power line that has been touted as a way to carry wind energy eastward from the plains of Kansas.

Missouri oil production up, but problems remain

Oil production in Missouri has more than doubled since 2008 but the state’s complex geology presents significant hurdles to expanding the business in the state.

US stocks climb to new highs

For stocks on Monday, the path of least resistance was up.

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One for All to offer day care for elderly, disabled

Open house set for Tuesday

One for All, the pair’s adult day care for the elderly and developmentally disabled, is set to open at 3620 W. Truman Blvd. this month.

BizBeat: Harbor Freight coming to Jefferson City

Harbor Freight Tools has building plans on file with the city’s Planning and Protective Services Department to locate at the existing building at 2009 Missouri Blvd., across from Furniture Factory Outlet.

BizBeat: Madison’s Cafe completes interior, exterior renovations

After a month of construction work, the scaffolding has been removed to reveal a new look for Madison’s Cafe, the downtown restaurant at 216 Madison St.

BizBeat: William Woods rebrands with new website

William Woods University has developed and launched a new website as part of the university’s rebranding campaign. The site is designed to better tell the university’s story and attract students who would be a good fit for WWU, according to a news release from the university.

Kansas City restaurant reopens after explosion

An upscale Kansas City restaurant leveled by a gas explosion that killed one worker and injured several others will reopen next week less than a block from its original location.

Showdown looms as California eyes pesticides

With organic food growers reporting double-digit growth in U.S. sales each year, producers are challenging a proposed California pest-management program they say enshrines a pesticide-heavy approach for decades to come, including compulsory spraying of organic crops at the state's discretion.

Cease, desist order filed against Fulton plant

An investment scam involving a never-built biodiesel plant in Fulton is the focus of a cease and desist order from Missouri Secretary of State Jason Kander.

Bringing mom and dad to work bridges generation gap

Seta Whitford-Stark was dumbfounded last year when she found out her daughter Amy quit her job at an employee-recruiting agency to work for LinkedIn, an Internet company that Seta had never heard of.

Cybersecurity firm IDs new Apple-targeting malware

Palo Alto Networks has discovered a new form of malware that may have affected hundreds of thousands of Apple mobile device users, largely in China.