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Here are today’s top business headlines from across Missouri:
Many Missouri shoppers set their alarms to wake them before the sun was up so they could head to stores early Friday morning to hunt for deep Black Friday discounts at retailers. For some shoppers, early Friday morning wasn’t early enough, as bargain hunters took advantage of stores that opened on Thanksgiving. Read more
Peabody Energy moved closer to exiting bankruptcy as rising coal prices helped defuse a dispute between some of the company’s creditors. Read more
Former Missouri Republican officials and candidates are helping GOP Gov.-elect Eric Greitens’ transition to power. Read more
During his presidential campaign, President-elect Donald Trump called the Affordable Care Act a “total disaster” that he would move to repeal on the first day of his presidency. Now, the some 20 million people who were once uninsured and now have coverage under the act are feeling fear and frustration in the run-up to Inauguration Day. Read more
Can Google, the company that built itself into a half-trillion-dollar colossus by hitting web surfers with the right ad at the right time, ditch the half (at least) of TV spots that go to waste? Read more
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