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Fishing gear company plans new HQ in Springfield

Lew's Fishing Tackle sells rods and reels to Wal-Mart, Academy Sports, Cabella's and Dick's Sporting Goods.

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Walmart will hire 95 for new Neighborhood Market in Springfield

A temporary hiring center has opened at 3014-D Sunshine St.

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MoDOT allows heavier highway loads from farms

The weight waver aims to help farmers affected by rain bring crops in faster.


From Walmart

Wal-Mart lowers revenue outlook for year

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. says a tougher sales environment will hurt its revenue this fiscal year.

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Bose agrees to dismiss lawsuit against Beats over patent dispute

Bose alleged in federal court that Beats was infringing on several Bose patents regarding noise-cancelling headphones.

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GM halts deliveries of new Colorado, Canyon pickups because of airbag problems

GM says some of the driver-side airbags were wired incorrectly during manufacturing.

Michael Bloomberg

Former NYC Mayor Michael Bloomberg awarded honorary knighthood in UK

Previous recipients of honorary knighthoods include director Steven Spielberg, Microsoft founder Bill Gates and actress-activist Angelina Jolie.

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$627 million in projects approved for oil spill recovery on the Gulf

But environmentalists are fuming that $85.5 million will go to an Alabama beachfront hotel they say will hurt rather than help the Gulf.

There are currently no severe weather alerts.