Gov. Jay Nixon spoke to a crowd during a Department of Conservation commission meeting at the Tiger Hotel in Columbia on July 8, 2014. Nixon announced the veto of two bills that would reclassify captive deer as livestock, which would transfer oversight of captive population to the state Department of Agriculture. | Austin Huguelet/Missouri Business Alert
Here are today’s top business headlines from across Missouri:
Gov. Jay Nixon has signed into law a bill designed to reclaim businesses that have left Missouri. Read more
Total Hockey, the Maryland Heights-based retailer that touted its growth in the past several years, has filed for bankruptcy protection in a move that may lead to a sale of the company. Read more
Creve Coeur-based Arch Coal says the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of Missouri has approved its disclosure statement, clearing the way for eligible stakeholders to vote on a restructuring plan. Read more
According to a study published by investment research firm CB Insights, just two Silicon Valley startup accelerators — Alchemist Accelerator and Y Combinator — are better options than St. Louis-based Capital Innovators for startups hoping to raise venture capital. Read more
Boulevard Brewing Co. has added staff and substantial square footage at its headquarters on Kansas City’s west side with the opening of its new visitor center and beer hall. Read more
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