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Morning Minutes: Tough math in 2016 governor race, Delegation seeks to expand trade in Canada



Photos courtesy of (clockwise from top left) Globe Trotter Alpha/Youtube, Creative Commons, and the New York Times
Photos courtesy of (clockwise from top left) Globe Trotter Alpha/Youtube, Creative Commons, and the New York Times

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

Crowded GOP field poses fundraising challenge in 2016 governor race

With about a year remaining until the August 2016 primary election, the seven declared or presumed candidates for the Republican nomination for Missouri governor find themselves facing a daunting funding scenario. Read more

Nixon, delegation seek to expand trade with Canada trip

Gov. Jay Nixon and a delegation of state officials planned to travel to the Canadian province of Alberta this week to pursue additional trade opportunities for Missouri businesses in Canada, which is already the state’s largest export partner. Read more

McCaskill’s clash with labor on Pacific trade deal offers evidence of shifting dynamic

Sen. Claire McCaskill’s support for a new U.S. trade agreement with Japan and 10 other countries along the Pacific Rim is, to some analysts, part of a larger body of evidence of a growing rift between the Democratic party and organized labor. Read more

Charity care slides at St. Louis area hospitals, report finds

After seven years of increases, the level of charity care provided by area hospitals dipped slightly in 2013, according to a new report by the St. Louis Area Business Health Coalition. Read more

Imo’s Pizza moving HQ, distribution to downtown St. Louis

Imo’s Pizza, famous for square slices of pizza topped with Provel cheese, will bring a big investment to downtown St. Louis in the form of a new corporate headquarters and distribution center. Read more

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