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Here are today’s top business headlines from across Missouri:
Shareholders overwhelmingly approved the $12.2 billion sale of Topeka, Kan.-based electric company Westar Energy to Kansas City, Mo.-based Great Plains Energy, the two firms announced Monday. Read more
The U.S. Department of Agriculture says this year’s corn crop in Missouri is on track to be the second-highest yield on record. Read more
Ameren Missouri filed a $1 billion infrastructure plan with the Missouri Public Service Commission on Monday, proposing a way to replace aging infrastructure. Read more
Nicole Galloway, Missouri’s state auditor since 2015, says she will seek re-election in 2018. Read more
The White House announced Monday that it’s investing more than $80 million in smart city initiatives, and Kansas City is among the leading players. Read more
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