A judge has given Interstate Bakeries, the Kansas City-based makers of Hostess Twinkies, an additional four months to work out a new plan to get out of bankruptcy.
Voters will get a chance to decide whether investor-owned utilities must boost their use of renewable energy sources.
The paper was in talks with the Columbia Daily Tribune to turn the Missourian into a five-day-a-week product. But then the owner of the Jefferson City News-Tribune said it wanted to bid on the project. Now others will get a chance to bid, too.
The permit was set to expire on Saturday anyway and the owner had apparently lost interest in the project, but the 16-page ruling could have far broader implications for CAFOs in Missouri, the director of the Department of Natural Resources said.
The mayor of the city, which has been plagued by bad smells from its plants, said the state needs to develop stricter rules for investigating and enforcing odor problems.
The nation's fourth-largest traditional telephone company said it was making those cuts and more to cope with the loss of business as more people drop landline phones for wireless and Internet phone services.
A second attempt will be made to find a developer for the $500 million weapons plant after the first round of proposals were considered too expensive. It's considered a second chance to keep the plant and its 2,1oo jobs in Kansas City.
RiseUp, based in Kansas City, says it will halt publishing for two months so it can prepare to nearly double its circulation to 7 million.
Missouri's social services agency was supposed to produce a list of employers who had a significant number of employees on Medicaid, but the agency said it couldn't name names.
The job cuts are part of corporate owner Gannett's plan to eliminate 1,000 jobs nationwide.
Hundreds of farmers had sought to consolidate their lawsuits against Bayer CropScience over the accidental release of experimental genetically engineered rice into the food supply.
Workers are angered by Chrysler's plan to close a minivan plant in Fenton on Oct. 31 and to remove a shift from a separate Fenton truck plant in September.
Missouri's Kip Cullers shows how extra seed, daily watering and a lot of chicken manure can make a big difference in yields.
At stake is a $35 billion deal and thousands of jobs.
All the personal information was password-protected and encrypted, the company said, but it would not say how many people are affected or when the theft occured.
Wachovia Corp. lost a staggering $8.9 billion in the second quarter of this year, leading the nation’s fourth-largest bank to cut its dividend and slash 6,350 jobs in response to mortgage-related losses.
The payments to the government will also settle claims that the Springfield-based health care system billed Medicare for costs not allowed under federal laws. CoxHealth is not admitting any wrongdoing in the settlement.
A group seeking to build a memorial nearly 30 years after two walkways collapsed at the Hyatt Regency Crown Center is receiving support from the hotel.
The June unemployment rate fell to 5.7 percent, down from a three-year high of 6 percent a month earlier. Missouri also lost 1,900 jobs.
The St. Louis Business Journal says preliminary work for the $650 million development is expected to begin later this summer. Construction will not be completed by next year’s All-Star game in St. Louis.