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Sprint settles shareholder suit for $131 million

The lawsuit, filed six years ago, involved accusations that Overland Park-based Sprint defrauded investors concerning its $36 billion merger with Nextel Communications Inc. A spokesman for Sprint was not immediately available for comment Tuesday.

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Reaction to Tidal, Jay Z’s new streaming music service, is mixed

Jay Z, the rap star and entertainment mogul, unveiled his plans for Tidal, a subscription streaming service he recently bought for $56 million. Facing competition from Spotify, Google and other companies that will soon include Apple, Tidal will be fashioned as a home for high-fidelity audio and exclusive content.

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Interactive report on Kansas City's downtown development boom

Downtown Kansas City’s rejuvenation is now rolling into a new era, with the start of the $100 million streetcar line on Main Street and 70 projects in areas that include Crown Center, the Crossroads Arts District, the Downtown Loop and River Market. We map the changes in an interactive report.

Building activity climbs in KC area

Dodge Data & Analytics reported Thursday that $464.3 million in nonresidential and residential building contracts were issued last month in the 15-county area. That’s up from $111.3 million in Feburary 2014.

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Guest column: Five investment myths

There are many items to consider when determining your retirement goals and objectives. From timelines to investment amounts to portfolio construction, there is no silver bullet—however, there are plenty of myths..

Four startups gain project backing from Digital Sandbox KC

Project funding is aimed at helping early stage businesses build a prototype, create software, test products or complete other projects expected to significantly advance the company’s development. My Super Dispatch founder Bek Abdullayev said the money will shave eight months off his effort to expand his market to larger trucking companies.

Guest column: Five investment myths

There are many items to consider when determining your retirement goals and objectives. From timelines to investment amounts to portfolio construction, there is no silver bullet—however, there are plenty of myths..

Four startups gain project backing from Digital Sandbox KC

Project funding is aimed at helping early stage businesses build a prototype, create software, test products or complete other projects expected to significantly advance the company’s development. My Super Dispatch founder Bek Abdullayev said the money will shave eight months off his effort to expand his market to larger trucking companies.

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Waddell & Reed Financial tops the rankings

The Overland Park mutual fund manager has outpaced rivals in attracting investors’ dollars by its strong performance and variety of offerings. And the Ivy Funds, which Waddell manages alongside its Waddell & Reed Funds, had a big hand in this year’s showing.

Waddell & Reed Financial tops the rankings

The Overland Park mutual fund manager has outpaced rivals in attracting investors’ dollars by its strong performance and variety of offerings. And the Ivy Funds, which Waddell manages alongside its Waddell & Reed Funds, had a big hand in this year’s showing.

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