Here are this morning’s top business headlines from across Missouri:
Between the throngs of World Cup watchers it drew last summer and the hordes of Royals fans it attracted in October, Kansas City’s Power & Light District enjoyed the sort of year in 2014 that backers of the downtown entertainment district envisioned when it opened in 2007.
Six months removed from the fatal shooting of Michael Brown by Ferguson Police Officer Darren Wilson, the St. Louis suburb is still peppered with signs of the unrest that followed Brown’s death.
With 1,200 job cuts to be made at Fort Leonard Wood through September, a U.S. Army assessment now estimates the central Missouri military base could lose up to 5,400 more jobs by 2020.
Developers have cleared land and laid water lines to prepare a swath of Inglewood, Calif., for construction of $2.2 billion of retail space, offices and residential property. A $1.7 billion football stadium, funded by St. Louis Rams owner Stan Kroenke, will follow that, according to city officials.
The St. Louis Symphony won the Grammy Award for Best Orchestral Performance for its recording of composer John Adams’ City Noir. It’s the seventh Grammy award for the St. Louis Symphony, which is now in its 135th season.