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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…

Western Missouri Medical Center plans to open Advanced Wound Center

(WARRENSBURG, Mo.) – Western Missouri Medical Center’s new Advanced Wound Center will begin accepting appointments on Monday, according to a news release. The hospital has partnered with Accelecare Wound Centers…

Ameren Missouri seeks increase in monthly fees

(JEFFERSON CITY, Mo., AP) — Ameren Missouri is seeking approval to add about $1.50 to customers’ monthly electric bills. The Missouri Public Service Commission says Ameren wants to adjust the…

Kroger closing US Highway 82 grocery

(GREENVILLE, Miss., AP) — Supermarket chain Kroger is shutting down its store on U.S. Highway 82 in Greenville, idling 70 workers. The Cincinnati-based chain’s Delta Division, which includes all or…

Plans for national soccer training center unveiled

(KANSAS CITY, Kan., AP) — The group that owns Sporting Kansas City on Wednesday announced plans for a $75 million soccer complex that backers hope will help Kansas City become…

Springfield votes to allow urban beekeeping

(SPRINGFIELD, Mo., AP) — More Springfield residents will be able to become beekeepers inside city limits. The City Council voted Monday to approve changes in city ordinances to allow urban…

Springfield utility getting energy from solar farm

(SPRINGFIELD, Mo., AP) — City Utilities in Springfield has begun receiving some power from a solar farm in Greene County. The utility’s spokesman, Joel Alexander, says the solar farm northeast…

Several more states to offer duck stamps online

(NEW ORLEANS, AP) — Louisiana and four other states will soon be selling federal duck stamps online, joining eight other states that already do. “Anyone, regardless of what state you…