Morning Minutes: Aldermen approve stadium financing, U.S. Steel reaches deal with union

Photos courtesy of (clockwise from top left) HOK Sports, Digital Sandbox KC, and U.S. Steel
Photos courtesy of (clockwise from top left) HOK Sports, Digital Sandbox KC, and U.S. Steel

Here are today’s top business headlines from across Missouri:

St. Louis approves financing package for new football stadium

The St. Louis Board of Aldermen on Friday approved the city’s public financing package for a $1.11 billion Mississippi riverfront stadium. Read more

U.S. Steel reaches tentative deal with United Steelworkers union

U.S. Steel and the United Steelworkers union have reached a tentative agreement on a contract affecting about 18,000 union workers at facilities across the country, including the Granite City Works in the St. Louis area. Read more

FCC approves Altice acquisition of Suddenlink

The Federal Communications Commission said on Friday it approved the $9.1 billion sale of regional cable company Suddenlink Communications to European telecoms group Altice NV. Read more

Digital Sandbox KC adds six new startups

Six new startups, ranging from mobile apps to hospitality consulting to education, will join the Digital Sandbox KC ranks. Read more

Last-minute deals lure holiday shoppers in home stretch

As the holiday shopping season hits crunch time, retailers have expanded hours and staffed up for what they hope will be a profitable finish. Read more

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