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More than 5M tax returns expected today at deadline

Millions of taxpayers face a midnight deadline today to file their tax returns, while millions of others will ask for more time — a six-month extension. There was a three-day delay beyond the traditional April 15 deadline because Friday was a legal holiday in the District of Columbia.

BizBeat: Health-concious dining option coming to Jefferson City

A new, health-conscious dining option is set to open in Jefferson City later this year, and you can get it on the run.

BizBeat: Pizza Ranch targets Jefferson City for new restaurant

National chain Pizza Ranch has set its sights on opening a new location in Jefferson City.

BizBeat: Target pharmacy to become CVS

Target announced in December that its pharmacies in 1,672 U.S. stores would be rebranded as CVS Pharmacy as part of a new partnership with CVS Health, and that change is in progress at the Jefferson City Target.

Take advantage of Show-Me Green tax holidays

Show-Me Green sales tax holidays in April are a great time to replace aging appliances with more energy-efficient models.

Centene Corp. center adds 250 jobs in Ferguson

Ferguson's economy, still struggling after the unrest that followed the 2014 police shooting of Michael Brown, celebrated a jolt of good news on Friday: new jobs.

GM to recall more than 1 million pickups to fix seat belt problem

General Motors is recalling more than a million Chevrolet Silverado and GMC Sierra pickup trucks worldwide because the seat belts may not hold the driver in a crash.

Employers add jobs in 37 states last month

Employers added more jobs in three-quarters of U.S. states in March, led by big gains in Maryland, Ohio and New Jersey.

US stocks slide at the close of an up week

U.S. stocks fell slightly as a dip in oil prices dragged energy companies lower, but for the week ,stocks ended sharply higher.

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Carl Vogel dies after cancer fight

Services pending for Jefferson City businessman and former lawmaker. Jefferson City businessman Carl Vogel lost his battle with pancreatic cancer Thursday night, 5½ weeks after his 61st birthday.

Peabody, largest US coal miner, seeks bankruptcy protection

Peabody Energy, the nation's largest coal miner, filed for bankruptcy protection Wednesday as a crosscurrent of environmental, technological and economic changes wreak havoc across the industry.

Wal-Mart expands free curbside grocery pickup service

The online grocery wars are getting fiercer. Wal-Mart said Wednesday it's expanding its service that allows customers to order groceries online and then pick them up in the parking lot of their local store.

Nixon meets with Richard about trade options

Gov. Jay Nixon and Senate President Pro Tem Ron Richard met for about 20 minutes Tuesday afternoon, in Richard’s third floor Capitol office.

Garden-care giant to drop chemicals linked to bee declines

Garden-care giant Ortho said Tuesday that it will stop using a class of chemicals widely believed to harm bees as concerns rise about the health of the insects that pollinate a big portion of plants people eat.

HTC’s new phone focuses on camera

HTC is promising a better camera — along with refinements in audio and design — as it unveils its latest flagship phone, the HTC 10.

US budget deficit up sharply to $108 billion

The federal government’s budget deficit rose sharply in March, pushing the deficit for the first six months of this budget year above the same period a year ago.

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Businesses sharing Trump name get swept up in circus

It’s not easy being Trump these days. Just ask the people at Trump Tobacco in California, Trump Travel in New York, Trump Memorials in Nebraska and Trump Chiropractic & Acupuncture in Kansas.

US stocks rise broadly

Stocks posted solid gains Tuesday, led by energy companies after news reports said Saudi Arabia and Russia were working toward an agreement to cut oil production. Investors also worked through the initial batch of earnings from the first quarter of the year.

Missouri businesses join against religious-objection measure

Some Missouri business leaders are forming a coalition against a proposal that would protect some businesses that object to same-sex marriage on religious grounds.

Nixon bans box

State job applications won’t ask about criminal pasts

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Missouri is removing questions about a job candidate’s criminal history from initial applications for work within state government, even as a legislative effort to also “ban the box” in the private sector stalls.