Missouri Minute: Regulators want more time with Bass Pro-Cabela’s deal; Maschhoff sells chicken business

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

Regulators want more time to review Bass Pro-Cabela’s deal

Regulators want more time to review Bass Pro’s proposed $4.5 billion acquisition of rival outdoor goods retailer Cabela’s. Read more

Proposed KC convention hotel nears deadline for showing progress

The developers of a proposed downtown Kansas City convention hotel have until Dec. 20 to show City Hall that they’re making enough progress toward getting started on the 800-room project. Read more

Maschhoff Family Foods selling chicken business for $350 million

Pork producer Maschhoff Family Foods LLC, one of St. Louis’ largest private companies, has agreed to sell its Minnesota-based chicken business to chicken producer Pilgrim’s Pride Corp. for $350 million in cash. Read more

Missouri Supreme Court judge Richard Teitelman dies at 69

Judge Richard Teitelman, a leading liberal voice in the Missouri legal community, died Tuesday at age 69. Teitelman was Missouri’s first legally blind Supreme Court judge, and he was the first Jewish judge to serve on the state’s high court. Read more

Workers call for higher wages during day of rallies, protests

As part of a national day of protests for a $15 minimum wage, rallies were held in more than 300 cities around the country and included airport workers, Uber drivers, child care and elder care workers, adjunct professors, and others demanding higher wages for the jobs they do. Read more

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