The Missouri Department of Revenue is making debit cards, which are cheaper than distributing paper checks, an option for tax refunds.
The FAA action came on the same day that Japan's two biggest airlines — which fly almost half of the world's 50 787s — voluntarily grounded them pending full safety checks.
The settlements could compensate Americans whose homes were seized because of abuses such as "robo-signing," when banks automatically signed off on foreclosures without properly reviewing documents.
Business owners say preservationist John Ott is a visionary landlord unafraid to get his hands dirty.
A new restaurant called Cafe Poland is opening this week at 807 Locust St., serving up pierogies, sandwiches and borscht.
The Columbia Regional Airport's runways must be lengthened and improved for service and safety reasons, said Gregory Cecil, chairman of the Airport Advisory Board.
Political budget compromise before New Year's deadline appears unlikely.
Despite the huge discounts and other incentives that stores offered leading up to Christmas, U.S. holiday sales so far this year have been the weakest since 2008.
Critics complain that airlines won't provide fee information in a way that makes it handy for consumers trying to find the best deal.
Even if Congress and the White House can't reach a deal on the "fiscal cliff," the higher taxes and lower government spending that would follow would kick in only gradually. A recession is not guaranteed.
Over the past 10 years, the number of wineries in Missouri and the country has shot up as more Americans decide to embrace a life in wine. An MU researcher is looking into what they need to do to succeed.
Friends and colleagues helped Don Laird celebrate his contributions to the Chamber of Commerce at a reception in his honor.
Owners can take their dogs to the cage-free facility before they head to work and pick them up afterward.
The Regional Economic Development Inc. Board of Directors voted Wednesday to ask the Columbia City Council to rescind an ordinance that established the Enhanced Enterprise Zone Advisory Board.
The Federal Funds Information for States anticipates that if lawmakers in Washington do not compromise on averting the "fiscal cliff," Missouri could lose $125 million in federal funding, and the state's defense spending cuts could total over $1 billion.
The new Isle Casino Cape Girardeau brought $5.4 million in its first full month of operation.
According to comments aired Thursday from Apple CEO Tim Cook, Apple will move production of one of its existing lines of Mac computers to the United States next year.
Dustin and Austin Stanton, only 16 and 20, became successful entrepreneurs after starting an egg business with six baby chicks they received from an uncle. They now supply their eggs to various places including Hy-Vee stores and MU's dining facilities.
Columbia residents who supported Small Business Saturday enjoyed shopping downtown for local businesses' unique products that chain stores don't carry.
Big-box stores opened for Black Friday as early as 8 p.m. Thanksgiving night, and Columbia shoppers lined up for deals and to begin their holiday shopping.