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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…

St. Luke’s Hospital receives $5 million endowment

(CHESTERFIELD, Mo., AP) — St. Luke’s Hospital, an independent hospital based in Chesterfield, has received the largest endowment gift in its history. The hospital announced Wednesday the gift from Enterprise…

Council starts work to determine Kemper’s future

(KANSAS CITY, Mo., AP) — American Royal leaders say they raised more than $10 million toward the organization’s goal of building a new structure to replace Kemper Arena in Kansas…

Fundraising advances for Hyatt skywalk memorial

(KANSAS CITY, Mo., AP) — The foundation trying to build a memorial to remember the 1981 collapse of the Hyatt Regency Hotel skywalk in Kansas City has raised 70 percent…

Swiss Lindt buys US candy maker Russell Stover

(GENEVA, AP) — Swiss chocolate maker Lindt & Spruengli says it is buying U.S. manufacturer Russell Stover Candies, Inc., for an undisclosed sum. Lindt CEO Ernst Tanner said Monday that…

California man sentenced to 15 years for espionage

By PAUL ELIAS (OAKLAND, Calif., AP) — A federal judge has sentenced a California chemical engineer to 15 years in prison and fined him $28.3 million for a rare economic-espionage…

Lifetouch to end yearbook publishing; 75 jobs lost

(KANSAS CITY, Mo., AP) — Lifetouch Inc. says it plans to end its yearbook publishing operation in Kansas City, effective Dec. 1. Company spokesman Kelvin Miller says the plant shutdown…

Warrensburg Chamber president to resign

(WARRENSBURG, Mo.) – The president of the Warrensburg Chamber of Commerce announced Tuesday that she will resign Aug. 15. Tammy Long has served as Chamber president for 18 years. Dan Houx, chair of…

Ameren to close Meramec coal plant by 2022

(ST. LOUIS, AP) — Missouri’s largest utility says it will close a coal-fired power plant in south St. Louis County within the next several years. Ameren Missouri has told state…