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Morning Minutes: Sprint to make spending cuts, Smog limits mean more work



Photos courtesy of (clockwise from top left) Wikimedia Commons, Nicole Lunger/Missouri Business Alert, and Erika Peepo/Missouri Business Alert
Photos courtesy of (clockwise from top left) Wikimedia Commons, Nicole Lunger/Missouri Business Alert, and Erika Peepo/Missouri Business Alert

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

Sprint to slash $2.5 billion in spending, likely to cut jobs

Sprint Corp. is targeting $2.5 billion in spending cuts, or a 7 percent reduction in the company’s operating budget, which the wireless provider acknowledged will likely mean layoffs. Read more

New smog limits mean more work for St. Louis

The St. Louis area could have years of additional work ahead of it to comply with new federal smog standards released Thursday, and other parts of the state also may have to take action to reduce emissions. Read more

MU graduate students push toward unionization

The Forum on Graduate Rights’ organizing committee, now called the Coalition of Graduate Workers, announced its unionization plan and timeline Wednesday. Read more

Scottrade Center needs major renovation, Blues say

Regardless of whether a new $1 billion NFL stadium gets built along St. Louis’ north Mississippi riverfront, funding for sports facilities will continue to be a hot topic for the foreseeable future. Read more


UMKC fundraising campaign clears $250 million goal

The University of Missouri-Kansas City’s “Campaign for UMKC” has raised more than $250 million and aims to raise more in the near future. Read more

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