Missouri Minute: McKee plans housing near NGA, Judge approves $50M dairy farmer settlement

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

McKee plans 500-unit housing project near NGA site

With the nearly $2 billion National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency project on its way in St. Louis, developer Paul McKee announced on Tuesday his plan to move forward with a 500-unit residential housing plan. Read more

Judge approves $50M settlement to Northeast dairy farmers

A federal judge on Tuesday approved a $50 million settlement to be paid by a national dairy marketing cooperative to thousands of Northeast dairy farmers. Read more

Epiq defuses takeover battle in settlement with New Orleans investors

Epiq Systems Inc. announced Tuesday that it reached a settlement agreement with New Orleans-based investor group St. Denis J. Villere & Co. LLC, putting an end to a legal battle over the composition of the company’s board of directors. Read more

University of Missouri summer enrollment at an all-time high

Summer session opened this week at the University of Missouri, and enrollment has increased more than 2% to an all-time high of 13,697 students. Read more

Sprint parent SoftBank continues to tackle debt, sell assets

After upping its share-selling plans of Alibaba to $10 billion, Sprint Corp. parent SoftBank Group Corp. has announced its plans to offload its shares of GungHo Online Entertainment Inc. to improve its balance sheet. Read more

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