Business Top Stories


Walmart names new CEO for US operations

Company promotes head of Asian efforts after resignation

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O'Reilly Automotive reports record revenues and earnings

Second quarter figures show 8 percent increase in sales over same period last year


Business border war: 2 more companies plan move to Missouri from Kansas

The moves come as officials in Missouri and Kansas have been seeking a 'truce' of sorts.   Each state has used tax incentives to lure businesses away from the other.

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Study says raising beef creates more pollution than pork, poultry or dairy

The cattle industry says the study done by the National Academy of Sciences is a "gross oversimplification."

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Problem slot machines temporarily close STL casino

Malfunctioning slot machines at Lumiere Place Casino wouldn't pay out winnings.

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Guaranty Bank issues encouraging 2nd quarter report

Bank paying first dividend in six years

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New federal guidelines could help many pregnant workers

New rules prohibit employers from forcing pregnant workers to take leave and acknowledges that employers may have to provide light duty for pregnant workers.

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Missouri farmers have trouble with Roundup-resistant weeds

Some 'super-weeds' have grown resistant to 'spray-it-and-forget-it' glyphosate.

2 areas are now under advisories, watches or severe weather warnings.