Hawthorn Bancshares of Jefferson City announced today that its Board of Directors approved a quarterly cash dividend of $0.05 per common share, payable July 1, 2013 to common shareholders of record on June 15, 2013.
Pizza Hut’s wings took top honors for “tastiest wings” at the 17th Annual United Cerebral Palsy Wing Ding.
Missouri businesses and individuals could eventually reap around $700 million annually in tax savings under legislation passed Wednesday by the state Senate that is intended to keep up with Kansas in an ongoing battle for businesses.
The Republican-led House on Wednesday approved a measure that would give private sector workers the option of trading overtime pay for extra time off weeks or months later.
Convicted ex-Enron Corp. CEO Jeffrey Skilling’s more than 24-year prison sentence for his role in the once mighty energy giant’s collapse could be reduced by as many as 10 years if a federal judge approves an agreement reached Wednesday between prosecutors and defense attorneys.
Judges on a federal appeals court panel spoke excitedly Wednesday about Google Inc.’s plan to create the world’s largest digital library, signaling that the court has a favorable opinion about the value of the project.
Wyoming’s senior U.S. senator said he plans to unveil legislation Thursday that would allow states to collect royalties directly from companies that produce minerals from federal lands.
Coca-Cola says it will make lower-calorie options and clear calorie labeling more widely available around the world, intensifying a push against critics who say its drinks pack on the pounds.
Delta Air Lines will start paying a quarterly dividend and buy back some of its shares — investor-friendly moves common in other industries but rare for airlines.
JPMorgan says federal energy regulators are investigating some of its bidding practices in power markets.
Wendy’s is trying to reinvent itself as a purveyor of relatively higher-quality fast food. The problem is that its competitors are aggressively promoting cheap eats and stealing away price-conscious customers.
McDonald’s says a key sales figure slipped again in April, with the world’s biggest hamburger chain citing fears over a new strain of avian flu for weakness in China.
Wanted rights for new movie and products to go with it
Disney has dropped an effort to trademark “Dia de los Muertos,” the name of the traditional “Day of the Dead” holiday celebrated by millions in Mexico and the U.S.
News Corp. beat Wall Street’s forecast for the January-March quarter, helped by growing revenue from pay TV networks including Fox News Channel and FX, and the hit 20th Century Fox movie “Life of Pi.”
The new chairman of the Securities and Exchange Commission says she will review the agency’s policy of letting companies and individuals settle charges without admitting or denying wrongdoing.
Federal regulators on Tuesday warned several companies that the quick, easy background checks they are providing online might violate the Fair Credit Reporting Act.
Traditional retailers and cash-strapped states face a tough sell in the House as they lobby Congress to limit tax-free shopping on the Internet.
U.S. auto safety regulators are monitoring about 100,000 Ford and Mercury minivans that were not covered by a recall issued earlier this year for rust problems.
Microsoft is retooling the latest version of its Windows operating system to address complaints and confusion that have been blamed for deepening a slump in personal computer sales.
Scientists say a disease destroying entire crops of cassava has spread out of East Africa into the heart of the continent and is attacking plants as far south as Angola and now threatens to move west into Nigeria, the world’s biggest producer of the potato-like root that helps feed 500 million Africans.