With lower gas prices, gas stations are seeing larger profits.
The online taxi company refuses to disable the app for Columbia, and city officials say they will continue to punish individual drivers.
Teen retailers, such as Abercrombie & Fitch, are facing ho-hum results at a time when overall U.S. retail sales are up 5.1 percent over the past 12 months.
The lawsuits filed in San Francisco Superior Court concern the company's driver background checks and other allegations.
The company is also planning to open its stores earlier and redesign the stores' layouts to match the St. Louis store, expected to open in early 2015.
REDI held its first Economic Trends Conference on Friday morning, with talks about higher education trends and city trends dominating the conversation.
Mike Brooks oversaw the arrival of IBM to Columbia and important job growth when the national economy was weak.
Drivers for Uber and similar companies would need permits to operate under a proposed ordinance that will be introduced to the Columbia City Council.
Anheuser-Busch's U.S. shares rose 59 cents to $109.98 on Wednesday.
The city is looking to create a level playing field.
The company agreed to offer free rides for the next weekwhile it works out an agreement with the city on how it will be regulated.
Buy a tiger and help a Missouri charity was the theme of Tigers on the Prowl auction.
Former councilman says experience from City Council, Job Point and volunteer work will help him bring a new perspective to the Central Missouri Development Council.
"Destiny" makes much-anticipated release, keeping up several Columbia residents who attended the midnight Tuesday release. It's an online, first-person shooter game.
The store is scheduled to open at noon on Wednesday next to Dillard's. The Columbia Mall location will be H&M's fifth store in Missouri.
Backers say the tax break is needed to bring research firms, clinical trial facilities and similar biotech operations to the site. But critics question whether it would extend tax incentives too far.
Low cost of living and connections potential make the city attractive to startup companies.
The San Francisco-based company is considering expansion to Columbia. However, Uber is not currently regulated as a typical taxi service, so questions about insurance, background checks for drivers and other requirements have been raised in recent months.
Five mid-Missouri businesses might need to find alternatives to finance their business overseas if Congress fails to reauthorize the Export-Import Bank of the United States.
Pizza lovers will soon get a taste of Pizza Tree’s rectangular and specialty pies again as it opens doors this fall at 909 Cherry St. in downtown Columbia.