The Missouri Department of Insurance is working with business owners in Ferguson to file claims following the unrest related to the Michael Brown shooting. Representatives from the department will be in Ferguson today to visit businesses and answer insurance questions, according to a news release.
The Federal Housing Finance Agency’s purchase-only index, seasonally adjusted, shows that home prices in the St. Louis metropolitan area have risen for seven straight quarters, continuing a slow but steady recovery that began in 2011. In Missouri overall, housing prices dropped slightly in the second quarter but are up 2.7 percent in the past year.
More than half of worldwide animal health, diagnostics and pet food sales come from companies that have a strategic location in the Kansas City Animal Health Corridor, according to a survey by Axxiom Consulting LLC. Since the corridor’s inception in 2006, 31 animal health companies have located within the area and have pledged to create 1,368 new jobs.
Missouri and eight other states have signed on to a movement that would wrest regulation of most health care insurance systems from the federal government. Those state legislatures want to be part of a proposed interstate Health Care Compact.
Other than a few finishing touches before the University of Missouri’s first football game Saturday against South Dakota State, Memorial Stadium’s east side expansion is complete. The $45 million project, which began in April 2013, is the latest step in attracting fans, officials said during an unveiling ceremony.
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