Slow growth likely in 9 Midwest, Plains states
The temporary resolution of the budget stalemate in Washington, D.C., has made business leaders more optimistic in nine Midwest and Plains states, but only modest economic growth is expected in the near future.
Amazon.com sees delivery drones as future
Amazon.com is working on a way to get packages to customers in 30 minutes or less — by drone.
Stocks mixed in morning trading
Stocks were mixed in early trading as investors weighed encouraging news about the economy against weaker holiday shopping sales.
Gas pipeline ruptures, explodes in Missouri
A 30-inch natural gas pipeline has ruptured in a rural area in western Missouri causing an explosion and fire that could be seen for several miles. No injuries were reported, authorities said Friday.
Stocks rise early with arrival of Black Friday
Stocks rose in a shortened trading day Friday following the Thanksgiving holiday.
Techies vs. NSA: Encryption arms race escalates
Encrypted email, secure instant messaging and other privacy services are booming in the wake of the National Security Agency’s recently revealed surveillance programs.
Shoppers get out in Joplin for Black Friday sales
By 8 a.m. Friday, several Joplin retailers were experiencing a brief lull in business.
New call center business occupies former Precious Moments building
Carthage area residents who drive by the Precious Moments Complex here may wonder about cars filling the parking lot that served the former Fountain of Angles attraction.
Stocks climb after HP advances on earnings
Technology companies lifted the stock market Wednesday, keeping major indexes at record levels.
Battle for holiday shoppers heats up
This holiday season, it’s Amazon vs. everyone else.
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