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Proposed wind farm near wildlife refuge will move

(MOUND CITY, Mo., AP) — A company that had planned to build the largest wind farm in Missouri near several wildlife areas has decided to look elsewhere because modifications needed…

Port of Kansas City to reopen for barge traffic

(KANSAS CITY, Mo., AP) — The port of Kansas City’s barge-shipping terminal will reopen after being closed since 2007. The Port Authority of Kansas City said Tuesday it is partnering…

Red tide off northwest Florida could hit economy

By JASON DEAREN (CLEARWATER, Fla., AP) — It’s like Florida’s version of The Blob. Slow moving glops of toxic algae in the northeast Gulf of Mexico are killing sea turtles,…

APPLE LIVE: Larger iPhones and smartwatch unveiled

By MICHAEL LIEDTKE and ANICK JESDANUN (CUPERTINO, Calif., AP) — For the first time in years, Apple’s iPhones aren’t the star of the show. Apple unveiled a smartwatch on Tuesday, a…

Centene to bring new claims center to Ferguson

(FERGUSON, Mo., AP) — Centene Corp. plans to build a claims processing center in Ferguson, the site of protests in the three weeks since the fatal police shooting of 18-year-old…

UCM aviation, GoJet sign new partnership

(WARRENSBURG, Mo.)- The University of Central Missouri and GoJet Airlines signed a memorandum of understanding Wednesday on a professional pilot program. Under the terms of the agreement between GoJet and…

NE Missouri plant begins expansion

(MEXICO, Mo., AP) — A northeast Missouri manufacturing plant that makes components for motor vehicles has begun a $17 million expansion. The Mexico Ledger reports (http://bit.ly/1BWgXyc) the 68,000-square-foot addition at…

St. Joseph company plans expansion, 20 new jobs

(ST. JOSEPH, Mo., AP) — A St. Joseph company that supplies ingredients to pet food companies is planning a new plant. Protein LLC is investing $11.6 million in the project…

Quake in California’s wine country injures dozens

By ELLEN KNICKMEYER and SUDHIN THANAWALA (NAPA, Calif., AP) — A powerful earthquake that struck the heart of California’s wine country caught many people sound asleep, sending dressers, mirrors and pictures…

$90 million pet food factory opens in Joplin

(JOPLIN, Mo., AP) — A cat and dog food manufacturer has opened its first factory, a $90 million facility in Joplin. Heartland Pet Foods Manufacturing opened the 415,000-square-foot plant Wednesday…