Morning Minutes: KC passes Uber regulations, developer McKee faces lawsuit

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Here are this morning’s top business headlines from across Missouri:

KC approves regulations Uber says will drive it away

The Kansas City Council has approved regulations that ride-sharing company Uber Technologies Inc. says will force it to stop operating in the city.

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Cordish announces $105 million downtown KC apartment

The downtown Kansas City apartment market showed another sizable sign of its resurgence Thursday with the announcement that Cordish Companies plans to build a second luxury apartment tower near the Power & Light District.

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Developer McKee faces suit over loans on north St. Louis project

Paul McKee, the developer seeking to transform a large swath of north St. Louis with his NorthSide Regeneration project, has been hit with a lawsuit for delinquent loans tied to hundreds of properties.

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KC chamber CEO Heeter to retire at year’s end

Jim Heeter, who has served as president and CEO of the Greater Kansas City Chamber of Commerce since 2010, will retire Dec. 31, the chamber announced Thursday.

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Andy’s Frozen Custard signs agreement for 20 new stores

The deal, which calls for new stores in Florida, Oklahoma, Tennessee and Texas, is the largest multi-unit franchise agreement in Andy’s 29-year history.

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