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Here are today’s top business headlines from across Missouri:
The administration of President Barack Obama has approved $7 billion in long-stalled sales of Boeing Co. fighter jets to Kuwait and Qatar, a decision that could preserve thousands of jobs in the St. Louis area. Read more
The chief executive of Overland Park, Kan.-based Ferrellgas Partners L.P. is out, and founder James Ferrell stepped into the role Wednesday on an interim basis as problems at the company’s crude oil delivery business triggered a large fourth-quarter loss. Read more
Some Express Scripts employees will soon vote on whether they want to be represented by District 837 of the International Association of Machinists. Read more
The Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation on Wednesday launched a new three-tiered scholarship and college-savings program, KC Scholars. Read more
People in St. Louis are getting jobs, buying more cars and houses and borrowing to do it, the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis says in its latest, fairly upbeat read on the region’s economy. Read more
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