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Trib-Review CEO Ralph Martin resigns to lead Civitas Media

(PITTSBURGH, AP) — Ralph Martin, the chief executive of the company that publishes the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, has resigned to become CEO of Civitas Media. Martin told the Tribune-Review his expertise…

City participates in sales tax holiday

(WARRENSBURG, Mo.) – The city will participate in the annual Show-Me Green Sales Tax Holiday this spring. The sales tax holiday exempts state sales tax from sales of new appliances…

Switzerland stuns markets by giving up on currency peg

(LONDON, AP) — Rarely has one statement prompted such a dramatic move in currency markets. The Swiss franc achieved a turbo-charged lift Thursday after the Swiss National Bank, or SNB,…

Ameren Missouri raises energy efficiency charges

(JEFFERSON CITY, Mo., AP) — Some Ameren Missouri energy customers soon will pay a few dollars more a month for an energy efficiency incentive. The Missouri Public Service Commission on…

Congress moves toward easing bank, Wall Street rules

(WASHINGTON, AP) — More than six years after the financial crisis struck, the House is moving toward softening a post-crisis law that brought the strictest rules for banks and Wall…

Ohio State championship means free furniture for hundreds

(CINCINNATI, AP) — Ohio State’s national football championship means a big win totaling nearly $1.5 million for hundreds of furniture buyers in Ohio and Kentucky. Morris Furniture Co. Inc. in…

Crayola sorry after hackers make its Facebook page off-color

(EASTON, Pa., AP) — Crayola is apologizing after hackers filled its Facebook page with off-color content. The Forks Township, Pennsylvania-based crayon and marker manufacturer regained control of the page late…

Nebraska high court tosses suit over Keystone pipeline route

(LINCOLN, Neb., AP) — Nebraska’s highest court has tossed a lawsuit challenging a proposed route for the Keystone XL oil pipeline, saying the landowners who sued didn’t have legal standing…

House rejects bid to ease bank regulations

(WASHINGTON, AP) — The House Tuesday rejected legislation altering a key provision of the 2010 Dodd-Frank overhaul of financial services regulations that would give U.S. banks another two years —…

Missouri State Fair receives awards for its agriculture showcase

(SEDALIA, Mo.) – The Missouri State Fair was recently recognized as a premier agricultural showcase by the International Association of Fairs and Expositions, according to a news release. During the recent…