Morning Minutes: Noranda files for bankruptcy, Ameren fights carbon limits

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

Noranda Aluminum files for bankruptcy

Noranda Aluminum Holding Corp., a producer of primary aluminum and rolled aluminum coils, filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection on Monday and said it will evaluate its various business operations. Read more

Ameren fighting carbon limits but preparing to cut emissions

With more than 75 percent of its power generated by coal power plants, Ameren Missouri has expressed serious concerns about the federal government’s plan to reduce carbon dioxide emissions across the U.S. Read more

Missouri presidential primaries part of decisive month

Presidential campaign activity is beginning to stir on the ground in Missouri as candidates gear up for the first winner-take-all primaries in Missouri, Illinois, North Carolina, Florida and Ohio on March 15. Read more

St. Louis-founded startup Galera Therapeutics raises $42 million

Galera Therapeutics, a cancer drug startup has raised $42 million from a group of investors led by San Francisco-based Novo Ventures. Read more

Budweiser gets $3.2 million in free ad time from Peyton Manning

Immediately after the Denver Broncos’ Super Bowl 50 victory, quarterback Peyton Manning gave Budweiser $3.2 million in free advertising when he told a CBS sideline reporter that his postgame plan was to “drink a lot of Budweiser.” Read more

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