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Nurse turnover down at area hospitals

Published Aug. 28 2016

A national shortage of qualified nurses has plagued hospitals for years, and Missouri isn't immune, according to the Missouri Hospital...

BizBeat: Boxing club makes its way to Capital City

Published Aug. 28 2016

Feel free to imagine your preferred "Fight Club" reference here. But if it involves the obligatory first rule — don't...

BizBeat: New discount, brand-name department store coming to mall

Published Aug. 28 2016

Capital Mall is adding to its selection of stores offering brand-name merchandise at off-brand prices, with Factory Connection set to...

BizBeat: Mi Pueblo Bakery expands to second location

Published Aug. 21 2016

Manuel Laragoza opened Manuel's Taqueria at 2403 Missouri Blvd. last week.

The 'two-edged sword' of Jefferson City's underemployment

Published Aug. 14 2016

"Underemployment" applies to individuals who possess skills and/or training levels that exceed the responsibilities of their current job, as well...

BizBeat: New Midtown eatery to serve Greek pizza and more

Published Aug. 14 2016

Greek cuisine is a family affair in Jefferson City. So it should come as no surprise the olive tree has...

BizBeat: New west-side preschool plans early 2017 opening

Published Aug. 7 2016

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

'Cautious optimism' giving way to solid confidence in local construction industry

Published Aug. 4 2016

While the term "cautious optimism" has been tagged to the construction industry too many times to count in the years...

BizBeat: New Thai restaurant now open downtown

Published Jul. 31 2016

The newest resident of Madison Street's 200 block is open for business, serving authentic Thai food six days a week.

BizBeat: Taco shop folds as Capital Mall food court reconfigures

Published Jul. 31 2016

Taco Depot closed its window in Jefferson City's Capital Mall food court for the last time Saturday.

BizBeat: Ashland McDonald's reopens after rebuild

Published Jul. 31 2016

The McDonald's restaurant located at 602 E. Broadway St. in Ashland reopened Thursday after being completely rebuilt this summer.

New overtime regulations to change how businesses compensate employees

Published Jul. 25 2016

Overhauled overtime regulations from the U.S. Department of Labor will dramatically change the way some businesses and their employees account...

BizBeat: Capital City Players under new management

Published Jul. 24 2016

After 25 years of entertaining Jefferson City audiences, Capital City Players is under new direction — by an already familiar...

BizBeat: Aspen Dental set for Missouri Boulevard practice

Published Jul. 24 2016

With Panera Bread moved into its new restaurant down the road, Aspen Dental is set to take its place at...

BizBeat: Towne Grill patio updates pending

Published Jul. 24 2016

Towne Grill is looking to renovate its existing patio as a way to offer more seating in bad weather.

BizBeat: Hastings to close all stores

Published Jul. 21 2016

Hastings Entertainment Inc. announced on Thursday that all Hastings stores will close permanently following the company's sale.

Jefferson City ranks high among small cities for new businesses

Published Jul. 21 2016

Just last month, Jefferson City welcomed two new antique stores and a new pizza restaurant to its business community.

Traffic concerns delay Mission Drive development

Published Jul. 17 2016

A planned commercial development is still in the works for the area in Jefferson City northwest of Mission Drive where...

BizBeat: Longtime photographer opens Holts Summit studio

Published Jul. 17 2016

After 27 years in photography, Elizabeth Nilges finally has her own studio.

Bizbeat: New 'treatery' cools down Holts Summit

Published Jul. 17 2016

A cool new Holts Summit hangout opened July 1 and is serving up sweet treats for the community and its...