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Kansas City Council approves subsidies for Cerner

(KANSAS CITY, Mo., AP) — The Kansas City Council has approved city subsidies and rezoning necessary for Cerner Corp.’s 10-year, $4.45 billion expansion plan. The incentives and zoning passed Thursday…

American Royal wants Kemper Arena torn down

(KANSAS CITY, Mo., AP) — American Royal officials told a Kansas City Council committee that it still wants Kemper Arena torn down, rather than renovated, even if a competing proposal…

$7 M project paves way for Port of East St. Louis

(EAST ST. LOUIS, Ill., AP) — State and local officials have broken ground on a $7 million project to build a road, rail lines and utilities to serve the future…

Silver Dollar City announces big expansion

(BRANSON, Mo., AP) — Silver Dollar City in Branson is planning an $8 million expansion that will include six new rides. Officials with the theme park announced Wednesday the four-acre…

Report: Record Missouri corn crop possible

(COLUMBIA, Mo., AP) — The U.S. Department of Agriculture says Missouri farmers are on track to harvest record crops of corn and soybeans. In an updated forecast Tuesday, the agency…

Study: Keystone carbon pollution more than figured

By SETH BORENSTEIN (WASHINGTON, AP) — The much-debated Keystone XL pipeline could produce four times more global warming pollution than the State Department calculated earlier this year, a new study…

Ethical questions emerge over who gets Ebola drug

By BY CIARAN GILES and MARIA CHENG (MADRID, AP) — In a development that raises a host of ethical issues, Spain announced it had obtained a scarce U.S.-made experimental Ebola drug…

Warrensburg Collision recognized for its growth

Warrensburg Collision was recently listed in Ingram’s Magazine’s annual Corporate Report 100 competition, which ranks the 100 fastest-growing businesses based in the greater Kansas City area. Warrensburg Collision has doubled…

Cerner to buy Siemens Health Services for $1.3B

By ALEX VEIGA (ASSOCIATED PRESS) — Cerner Corp. is buying the health information technology business unit of German industrial conglomerate Siemens AG for $1.3 billion in cash. The two companies…

Historic deal for Corps dam pollution

By NIGEL DUARA (PORTLAND, Ore., AP) — For the first time in its history, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will have to disclose the amount of pollutants its dams…