Business Top Stories

Mizzou buying second radio station to expand news and music programming

University of Missouri purchasing KWWC 90.5 FM from Stephens College in Columbia.

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Wal-Mart's Japan unit will close 30 underperforming stores

Wal-Mart has nearly 400 retail stores and other locations in Japan.

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Wal-Mart tests matching prices with online rivals

Wal-Mart is trying to rev up sluggish sales in the U.S.  before the holidays.

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Many stores will remain closed on Thanksgiving Day

A look at the stores that will not open on Thanksgiving Day

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Ford recalls 205,000 SUVs for fuel tank leaks

The recall affects Ford Edge and Lincoln MKX vehicles from the 2007 and 2008 model years.

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St. Louis millionaire to host election night fundraiser for Roy Blunt

Blunt isn't up for re-election until 2016. But financier Rex Sinquefield and his wife are hosting the event at their home.  Tickets go as high as $10,400 a couple.

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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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