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Climate change: Obama orders steeper cuts from power plants http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/article29786995.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sun, 02 Aug 2015 18:04:06 CDT By JOSH LEDERMAN ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/article29786995.html Charles Koch assails banking industry for embracing ‘corporate welfare’ http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/article29784070.html#storylink=rss Billionaire welcomes donors who support his political network

Financial bailouts left big banks controlled by regulators, he says

Theme of the policy-heavy weekend: “Unleashing Our Free Society”

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Verizon strike possible as contract deadline looms http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/article29772160.html#storylink=rss Contract covering 39,000 workers represented by 2 unions expires Saturday

Union: 86 percent of workers covered by the contract voted to strike in a recent poll

Verizon expects its effect on customers in 9 states to be ‘minimal’

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Head of failed Japan-based bitcoin exchange Mt. Gox arrested http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/article29730943.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 01 Aug 2015 05:28:12 CDT By YURI KAGEYAMA ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/article29730943.html Updated: Interactive report on Kansas City's downtown development boom http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/article3989409.html#storylink=rss Stay current on downtown's rejuvenation with our interactive report. What's new? Changes at the Savoy, the Power & Light apartment building project, Cornerstone Apartments and The Nerdery coming to the The old Western Union building at 100 E. Seventh St.

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Pacific trade ministers fail to reach deal in Hawaii talks http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/article29686480.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 01 Aug 2015 00:09:06 CDT By AUDREY McAVOY ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/article29686480.html Kansas City’s gas prices are lower than last year, but not as low as elsewhere http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/article29703130.html#storylink=rss Kansas City’s gas prices are about 68 cents cheaper per gallon this year than last. But drivers still pay more in Kansas City than they do in many other parts of Kansas and Missouri.

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Business is popping at the new KC Soda Co. in the Legends http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/cityscape/article29711788.html#storylink=rss KC Soda Co. sells a wide variety of craft sodas from around the world in its new Legends Outlets shop. Meanwhile, The Classic Cookie, a Waldo mainstay for nearly three decades, will either expand at its current spot or move.

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SoftBank to Sprint: We’re backing you http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/article29680360.html#storylink=rss Nikesh Arora, the No. 2 executive at Sprint’s owner, Tokyo-based SoftBank Corp., said the Japanese conglomerate remains committed to Sprint’s turnaround. His remarks at a technology conference in Hong Kong were reported by The Wall Street Journal.

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TriWest Healthcare Alliance will add 500 jobs in Kansas City by Sept. 8 http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/article29643367.html#storylink=rss TriWest Healthcare Alliance has chosen a site near Kansas City International Airport for a major business expansion. The company’s growth is accelerating partly because of new rules that allow military veterans more access to health care providers outside the Veterans Affairs system.

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From rents to haircuts, Americans start to feel price hikes http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/article29732938.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 01 Aug 2015 16:54:06 CDT By CHRISTOPHER S. RUGABER ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/article29732938.html YRC stock jumps 26 percent on good earnings, the most since 2013 http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/article29713618.html#storylink=rss YRC Worldwide’s stock surged the most in a day since 2013 on Friday, rising 26 percent and closing at $19.30 a share after quarterly earnings exceeded analysts’ profit estimates.

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Take Five will take an unplanned break http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/ent-columns-blogs/back-to-rockville/article29651848.html#storylink=rss The Kansas City jazz community is losing one of its favorite venues, at least for a while. The proprietors of Take Five Coffee + Bar in Overland Park announced Friday that their establishment will close on Aug. 15.

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Are you excited about a coming raise? Don’t be http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/workplace/article29716393.html#storylink=rss The Employment Cost Index rose at its slowest pace since records began in 1982, just 0.2 percent. In the past year, the index is up only an anemic 2 percent. Just three months ago, it was up 2.6 percent in the previous 12 months.

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Four years in, consumer protection agency has plenty to do http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/article29636902.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 31 Jul 2015 10:04:15 CDT By KEN SWEET ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/article29636902.html Stocks end lower as oil giants’ earnings and shares slump http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/article29706157.html#storylink=rss Stocks closed modestly lower Friday as oil titans Exxon Mobil and Chevron led a slump in energy stocks. But the three major indexes ended the week higher by roughly 1 percent.

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