Missouri Minute: Pfizer consolidation plans; Feds investigate KC-area company for terrorist ties

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

Pfizer to consolidate offices at new $200 million Chesterfield campus

Pfizer plans to consolidate two locations in the St. Louis area into a $200 million Chesterfield facility, company officials said Tuesday. Read more

Feds investigate KC-area public company for terrorist ties

The U.S. Department of Justice is investigating Merriam, Kan.-based Seaboard Corp. to determine whether it did business with companies blacklisted for supporting terrorists, according to a media report. Read more

U.S. Steel settles pollution lawsuits at 3 plants including Granite City

United States Steel Corp. has agreed to reduce pollution at three plants in the Midwest, including one in the St. Louis area, and pay a $2.2 million civil penalty to resolve a Clean Air Act lawsuit by the federal government and three states, the U.S. Justice Department said on Tuesday. Read more

Chamber awards Kansas Citian of the Year to Hallmark’s Donald J. Hall Jr.

The Kansas City area’s highest honor for civic leadership in 2016 went to Donald J. Hall Jr., CEO of Hallmark Cards Inc. Read more

Thanksgiving dinner price tag down a bit in Missouri this year

A slight bit of relief is being touted for grocery shoppers preparing to cook Thanksgiving Day meals. According to the Missouri Farm Bureau, the overall cost of the meal is down slightly this year to $50.46 for a gathering of 10 people, which averages out to about $5.05 a person. Read more

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