Missouri Minute: Trump seeks 5th straight Republican win in Missouri; AMC plans two theater brands

Here are today’s top business headlines from across Missouri:

Trump seeks to give Republicans 5th straight win in Missouri

Missouri’s presidential vote used to be a solid predictor of the nation’s sentiments, but not lately. Read more

States to join federal probes of Dow-DuPont, Bayer-Monsanto mergers

U.S. state attorneys general have joined a federal antitrust probe of the planned merger between DuPont and Dow Chemical Co., according to three people familiar with the matter, heightening risks to a deal that could help reshape the global farm industry. A separate group of state attorneys general are expected to join a probe of Bayer AG’s $66 billion plan to buy Monsanto Co., one of the sources said. Read more

AMC plans two brands for theaters after Carmike deal

AMC Entertainment plans to run two brands for its expanded chain of movie theaters following the purchase of U.S. rival Carmike Cinemas, AMC’s chief executive said Monday. Read more

Sprint’s Pinsight Media+ to bring funding, other resources to Digital Sandbox KC

Sprint’s Pinsight Media+ has teamed up with Digital Sandbox KC to help startups with project funding and app development resources. Read more

Columbia approves policy resolution for minority- and woman-owned businesses

The Columbia City Council on Monday unanimously approved a policy resolution authorizing a program to boost businesses owned by minorities and women. Members of the council expressed their hopes to make the resolution more inclusive with future amendments. Read more

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