Morning Minutes: 2016 governor race expands, St. Louis teams with SBA

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

As 2016 GOP gubernatorial field grows, Koster stands alone

The 2016 race for Missouri governor is beginning to look a lot like the 2016 presidential campaign, with a number of Republican candidates in the mix and just one Democrat declared so far.

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St. Louis, SBA team up to help immigrant entreprenurs

St. Louis Mayor Francis Slay and U.S. Small Business Administration Administrator Maria Contreras-Sweet have agreed to a partnership aimed at boosting businesses in the St. Louis area founded by immigrant entrepreneurs.

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KC firm seeks receiver for St. Louis developer McKee’s properties

A company owed millions by Paul McKee’s firm has asked a judge to appoint a receiver to take over the St. Louis real estate developer’s business.

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UMSL chancellor makes appeal for scholarship program 

University of Missouri-St. Louis Chancellor Thomas George called on Friday for supporters of the university to back an ambitious college scholarship program known as the Missouri Promise.

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High beef prices show lingering effects of 2012 drought

Beef prices have spiked across the board, with sirloin steak up close to 20 percent from a year ago and ground beef running a couple dollars more per pound than it did last spring.

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