The General Motors Corp. plant in Wentzville, Mo., will go from two shifts to one shift in early August. About 900 workers will be laid off.
Two new iPhones will be available on June 19. Apple hopes the newer models will sell even though they will be more expensive than the original model, which is dropping to $99.
Dealers terminated by Chrysler have been busy clearing their lots. Some are in court arguing that dropping them won't save the company much money.
With high premiums and the economic downturn pushing customers away, and with many of the nation's baby boomers preparing to switch over to Medicare, the U.S. health insurance industry is looking for new ways to stay profitable.
City Manager Bill Watkins' presentation on economic development stressed the need for coordination to avoid missing opportunities to attract new jobs.
The city offers rebate programs for those who wish to make their building more energy-efficient. Water and Light will add nearly $1 million toward general improvements and increased incentives on top of its $1.4 million already in use.
The increased possibility of being laid off has caused some workers to secure their jobs by taking on more duties and longer hours.
The classification of the area was changed from agricultural to light industrial in the hopes of attracting businesses to the region. While local business leaders, such as the Columbia Area Jobs Foundation, supported the measure, area residents expressed concern over the change for a variety of reasons.
Although President Barack Obama declares he has no interest in running GM, letting go of the reins may prove difficult.
House Republicans are set to oppose a $98.8 billion war-funding bill that includes money for eight cargo planes, a top priority of the Boeing Co.
Columbia customers and car dealers ponder the economic consequences of GM's recent file for bankruptcy, the fourth-largest in U.S. history.
Owners of Missouri small businesses with five or fewer employees are eligible for between $2,500 and $25,000.
General Motors declared bankruptcy Monday, but the company will not close plants in Kansas City, Kan., and Wentzville.
Last month, the sale and planting of the genetically engineered corn was banned after Agriculture Minister Isle Aigner cited a study that the corn poses an environmental danger.
After completing an initial draft of a development agreement, David Atkins' Richland Road development proposal is beginning the annexation process once again.
Proposed legislation requiring TDDs to be overseen by the state revenue department is likely to be passed, but its details are still under scrutiny.
After the global recession, U.S. farmers were left with too much milk and too many cows. Many are still paying more to maintain a herd than they are paid by processors for their raw milk.
The Columbia Planning and Zoning Commission on Thursday unanimously approved Sustainable Farmers & Communities Inc.'s development plans for an "eco-friendly" Farmers' Market Pavilion. The City Council is scheduled to vote on the plans June 15.
The Planning and Zoning Commission has approved a request by Millard Family Investments to add a 2,508-square-foot addition to the Warren Funeral Chapelbuilding .Millard Family Investments bought the building at the end of March.
The EU is cracking down on the language U.S. wineries may use on their labels, bottling up sales at a time when they had been growing.