Morning Minutes: Bacon business coming to St. Joseph, Telehealth platform launches

Photos courtesy of (clockwise from top left) LiveHealth Online, Information St. Louis, and Chris Waits/Flickr
Photos courtesy of (clockwise from top left) LiveHealth Online, Information St. Louis, and Chris Waits/Flickr

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

Bacon business bringing new processing plant to St. Joseph

Daily’s Premium Meats plans to open a new meat processing plant in St. Joseph that the company says will involve an initial capital investment of $41.5 million and employ about 200 people.

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World Wide Technology planning $60 million new headquarters

World Wide Technology has signed a non-binding agreement to build a $60 million headquarters at Westport Plaza in Maryland Heights, marking another step in the company’s efforts to accommodate growth beyond what its current facilities can handle.

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Launch of new platform signals adoption of telemedicine in Missouri

Missouri’s largest health insurer has launched a new online patient-doctor interface, providing the latest sign of telemedicine taking root in the state.

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KC council committee OK’s regulations Uber says will force it out

A Kansas City Council committee on Thursday approved amended regulations that representatives from Uber Technologies Inc. say will force the ride-sharing service to shut down in the city.

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Populous now managing events at sports venues it builds

Populous has made its name by designing stadiums and arenas that house some of the world’s marquee sports teams and events. But recently, the Kansas City sports architecture firm has expanded its business to include managing some of the biggest events at those venues — including this weekend’s NCAA Final Four in Indianapolis.

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