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Amid MU budget crunch, Chinese demand for US education offers boost

December 01, 2017

When Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens led a trade mission to China and South Korea in September, he did so with a variety of stated goals, including the cultivation of educational relationships in the two countries...

Trump unveils tax principles designed to drive ‘big, beautiful comeback’

August 31, 2017

In a speech Wednesday in Springfield, which he called “the birthplace of a great American icon, the legendary Route 66,” President Donald Trump unveiled his vision for tax reform that he said will drive the American economy to a prosperous future...

Harvey drives gas price surge for holiday weekend travelers

September 02, 2017

Travelers hitting the road in Missouri for Labor Day weekend will have to pay more at the pump due to a spike in retail gas prices caused by Hurricane Harvey. As of Friday, gas prices in the state had increased about 12 percent in four days.

 

However, one Missouri economist said the higher prices may not cause obvious changes on people’s holiday travel plans...

IT entrepreneur Frank Islam talks ‘American dream,’ risk, diversity at Mizzou event

September 23, 2017

Frank Islam came to the United States from India at the age of 15 in pursuit of a dream.

Years later, in 1994, Islam bought a small IT services company, QSS Group, with a $45,000 bank loan that he mortgaged his house to secure...

KC, St. Louis rank among top 5 US cities for jobs, new report says

September 23, 2017

Missouri has two of the country’s five best cities for jobs in 2017, according to a new ranking from Glassdoor, a website that tracks data on jobs and companies.

 

Kansas City ranked third in the report, and St. Louis was fifth...

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