Here are this morning’s top business headlines from across Missouri:
In announcing a new federal effort to train workers for high-tech jobs, President Barack Obama highlighted the work of LaunchCode, the St. Louis-based nonprofit created to train people for jobs in the tech sector.
State officials say Missouri would take in $300 million over 30 years if the proposed football stadium along the riverfront in downtown St. Louis is built.
Sprint and Techstars on Monday announced the 10 startups chosen to participate in the second class of the Sprint Mobile Health Accelerator. The startups have relocated to Kansas City for the three-month program, according to a Sprint news release. They will receive up to $120,000 in funding, plus mentorship, workspace and other resources.
A federal jury on Monday awarded $491 million in damages in a 2009 civil lawsuit stemming from the collapse of a Clayton-based company that sold prepaid funerals.
The University of Kansas Hospital broke ground Monday on a $280 million, seven-story building that will add 92 beds to its campus in Kansas City, Kan. The new facility will house two of the hospital’s fastest-growing areas: neurosciences and surgical oncology, including ear, nose and throat programs.
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