Here are today’s top business headlines from across Missouri:
Google Inc. is telling prospective customers that it may not finish connecting all of Kansas City with one-gigabit internet service until next summer rather than by the end of this year.
The three-year default rate for Missourians who were supposed to begin repaying their student loans in 2011 dropped to 12.6 percent from 13.1 percent the year before, according to a recent report by the U.S. Department of Education.
CenterPoint Properties has broken ground on a truck terminal that will add 63 new jobs at CenterPoint-KCS Intermodal Center in south Kansas City, the former Richards-Gebaur Air Force Base. Neovia Logistics, based in Irving, Texas, will operate the 55,950-square-foot facility.
Monsanto Co. has given $4.7 million to defeat a Colorado measure to label foods containing genetically modified organisms in the state, according to the Colorado Secretary of State’s office. The money has gone to a statewide collection of business and producer groups trying to defeat a ballot measure in November.
A federal judge in California has blocked a lawsuit challenging a California state law affecting egg production, ruling that Missouri and five other states didn’t have the legal standing to sue because they failed to show that the California law does genuine harm to its citizenry instead of just possible future damage to some egg producers.
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