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Here are today’s top business headlines from across Missouri:
United Airlines flight schedules posted to its website Saturday night showed two new flights out of Columbia Regional Airport. Read more
Missouri Republicans basked in their recent success and began looking forward to 2018 on Saturday as part of their annual Lincoln Days gathering. With Republicans sweeping statewide races in November and sealing their dominance in the House and Senate, party chairman Todd Graves acknowledged interest is beginning to stir for the two statewide offices up for grabs in 2018: the U.S. Senate race and the auditor’s race. Read more
Overwhelmingly, lawmakers in the Missouri House believe that farmers who misuse herbicides on crops and orchards should have to pay up. Read more
About 300 Kansas City area civic leaders are expected to gather Tuesday to hear a progress report on year two of KC Rising, a collaborative effort to improve the region’s growth rate and competitiveness with peer cities. In brief, there are no big changes from year one in the data that describes the metro area’s output of goods and services, its median household income, and its number of “quality jobs” that pay above the U.S. median. Read more
In some communities around St. Louis, as well as in select states around the country, creative financing mechanisms based on property value are now making eco-conscious home upgrades accessible to those for whom traditional upfront payments of cash or credit aren’t an option. Read more
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