Here are this morning’s top business headlines from across Missouri:
A grand jury in St. Louis County decided not to press charges against Ferguson Police Officer Darren Wilson in the Aug. 9 death of Michael Brown, an unarmed, black 18 year old Wilson fatally shot following an altercation between the two.
Missouri needs more time to reach carbon dioxide reduction targets called for in proposed federal rules, Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon said in a letter to the Environmental Protection Agency.
Rep. Holly Rehder, R-Sikeston, plans to pre-file a bill that would put Missouri on par with the rest of the country in its monitoring of who buys opiate pain relievers and other potentially addictive prescription drugs.
Terry Dunn, the new chairman of the Greater Kansas City Chamber of Commerce, will put a big emphasis on entrepreneurship in the next year, and he’ll be joined by a host of other local leaders in spending time and money touting the Kansas City area as a good place to start and build a business.
A group of small, independent businesses in the St. Louis area is urging shoppers to spend time and money away from the big box retailers when they do their holiday shopping.
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