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Here are today’s top business headlines from across Missouri:
In the angriest presidential debate in recent history, Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton stood on a stage Sunday at Washington University in St. Louis and presented two vastly different plans for America’s future while savaging one another’s pasts.
Afterward, Missouri campaign surrogates for both candidates tried to put their best face forward about the debate. Read more
Gearing up for another fight with Republican majorities in the Missouri Legislature, the state’s AFL-CIO unveiled a list of lawmakers it is endorsing in the Nov. 8 election, which includes 13 Republicans in the House and two Republicans in the Senate. Read more
In once-thriving Rockaway Beach, an anonymous billionaire is pushing to bring a riverboat casino to the community, in an effort to create decent-paying jobs and boost tourism. Read more
The CEO of Germany’s Bayer AG is promising it won’t use its planned acquisition of Monsanto Co. to force genetically modified crops on skeptical Europeans. Read more
After lengthy fly-in sessions in St. Louis and Kansas City to meet prospective candidates and narrow the list, the head of the University of Missouri Board of Curators will say only that the search for a new system president “is going well.” Read more
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