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Here are today’s top business headlines from across Missouri:
After 117 years in the West Bottoms district of Kansas City, Mo., the American Royal Association will move to new facilities in a $160 million complex to be developed across the state line in Wyandotte County. Read more
Google Fiber, launched in the Kansas City market with great fanfare to bring ultra-fast internet to home users, is hitting the brakes. Read more
Prominent business groups in Missouri have spoken out recently on both sides of the ballot measure known as Amendment 3, which would increase cigarette taxes to fund childhood health and education. Read more
Express Scripts Holding Co., the nation’s biggest pharmacy benefit manager, has received subpoenas requesting information about its relationship with pharmaceutical companies, charitable foundations and specialty pharmacies, the company said in a regulatory filing on Tuesday. Read more
Techstars, the Boulder, Colo.-based company that ran the Sprint Accelerator for three years, is open to another corporate-sponsored program in Kansas City in addition to the venture it announced last week. Read more
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