Black Wall Street promotes student-owned businesses

By BETHANY SHERROW News Editor (WARRENSBURG, Mo., digitalBURG) — Entrepreneurs filled the Elliott Student Union Atrium on Wednesday, Aug. 31, to create their own Black Wall Street. Briana Blocker, senior digital media production major, planned the event in conjunction with the Africana Studies Leadership Council as part of the weeklong…

SEC: Former Monsanto exec to get $22.5M as whistleblower

By JIM SUHR Associated Press (KANSAS CITY, Mo., AP) — A former Monsanto Co. financial executive who tipped off regulators about the agribusiness giant’s accounting practices involving rebates for its Roundup weed-killer will get nearly $22.5 million as a whistleblower, federal securities regulators announced Tuesday. The Securities and Exchange…

Kansas City’s Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art studying expansion

(KANSAS CITY, Mo., AP) — Officials with the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art in Kansas City are planning a lengthy push to persuade donors, members and the public that the cultural institution needs to expand. The museum currently can exhibit only about 6 percent of 39,000 pieces in its…

Garmin announces major expansion at Olathe headquarters

(OLATHE, Kan., AP) — Garmin International says it is planning a $200 million expansion at its headquarters in…

Brewer AB Inbev to cut thousands of jobs in takeover deal

(BRUSSELS, AP) — The world’s largest brewer, AB Inbev, expects to cut about 3 percent of its total…

Ameren plans electric car charging stations in Missouri

By JIM SALTER Associated Press (ST. LOUIS, AP) — Ameren Missouri is seeking approval from the Missouri Public…

Sweetie Pie’s owner sues son alleging trademark infringement

(ST. LOUIS, AP) — The owner of Sweetie Pie’s restaurants in the St. Louis area is suing her…

Route 66 becoming green with charging stations, solar panels

By RUSSELL CONTRERAS Associated Press (ALBUQUERQUE, N.M., AP) — Route 66, a highway made famous for attracting gas-guzzling Chevrolet Bel…

Exceptions to rule: Big cities where homes remain affordable

By JIM SALTER (ST. LOUIS, AP) — Until recently, Christina Brouk was living with her parents. Now, still…

MOHELA adding 365 jobs in suburban St. Louis

(CHESTERFIELD, Mo., AP) — The Missouri Higher Education Loan Authority is adding 365 jobs through the end of…

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