<![CDATA[Business News | KansasCity.com &]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/ en-us Tue, 22 Dec 2015 18:22:06 CST http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss McClatchy Interactive's Escenic Tue, 22 Dec 2015 18:22:06 CST Business 60 interactive-ops@herald-leader.com Public invited to vote on KC’s top development project this year http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/development/article75212192.html#storylink=rss Economic Development Corp. sponsors Cornerstone Awards

Ten development projects are 2016 finalists

Finalists judged on lifetime achievement, innovation and “made in KC”

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Kansas Gas Service seeks rate increase averaging $4.34 a month http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/article75190392.html#storylink=rss Money would recover company’s investment and costs in the safety and reliability of its natural-gas system

Company also seeks annual cost-of-service rate adjustment based on a review of its financial results

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Olathe-based NIC reports higher profits, revenue http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/technology/article75209912.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 02 May 2016 17:46:45 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/technology/article75209912.html Bristol Seafood Grill, Webster House on OpenTable’s ‘best brunch’ list http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/cityscape/article75198622.html#storylink=rss OpenTable, a leading online reservation service, named the 100 Best Brunch Restaurants in America

It selected restaurants in 26 states and Washington, D.C.

Area restaurants on the list: The Bristol Seafood Grill in Leawood and the Power & Light District, Webster House

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Sprint to merge low-cost brand Assurance with i-wireless brand http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/technology/article75144007.html#storylink=rss Overland Park-based Sprint will own 70 percent of the merged operation that will be led by i-wireless founder

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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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Hulu is said to plan full cable and broadcast channel streaming http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/technology/article75169767.html#storylink=rss Hulu plans to introduce the service early next year

Service could cost about $40 a month

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Joe’s Kansas City launches mail-order barbecue, including Z-Man sandwiches http://www.kansascity.com/living/liv-columns-blogs/chow-town/article75117117.html#storylink=rss Joe’s Kansas City Bar-B-Que gets into the online shipping business

Through sendjoeskcbbq.com, customers can order Z-Man sandwiches, ribs, brisket

Joe’s Kansas City joins Fiorella’s Jack Stack Barbecue, which ships its barbecue around the world

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Heavy rains boost outlook for Kansas wheat harvest this summer http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/article75127287.html#storylink=rss American farmers reduced the number of acres they planted in winter wheat this season

But heavy rains mean production could be little changed from last year

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Commerce Tower returns to village concept http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/development/article74969712.html#storylink=rss Launch party held Monday morning for the “vertical neighborhood”

Downtown Kansas City office tower is undergoing $139 million multiuse renovation

Streetcar stop on Main Street is touted as a development incentive

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Sprint to report customer counts, financial results Tuesday http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/technology/article75125187.html#storylink=rss Its quarterly update wraps up the Overland Park company’s fiscal year and the industry’s traditionally slow winter season.

Sprint last reported 58.359 million subscribers and $1.44 billion in losses through the end of December.

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Hallmark completes privatization of Crown Media http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/article75112337.html#storylink=rss Hallmark Channel company now is privately owned by Hallmark Cards

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Woman files $5 million lawsuit against Starbucks claiming its iced drinks have too much ice, not enough beverage http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/national/article75105792.html#storylink=rss A Starbucks customer from Chicago has filed a $5 million lawsuit against the coffee chain

Her beef? That Starbucks iced drinks have too much ice

She says the advertised fluid-ounce size of the drinks is only accurate when it includes the ice

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Manufacturing expansion continues but weakly http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/article75106717.html#storylink=rss Surveys of purchasing managers at companies remains in growth zone but by narrowest of margins.

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Puerto Rico skips bond payments, says Congress must help http://www.kansascity.com/latest-news/article75074347.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 02 May 2016 16:43:02 CDT By MARICARMEN RIVERA ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/latest-news/article75074347.html Hundreds flock to grand opening of Kansas City’s first food truck hub http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/article75050312.html#storylink=rss Called Little Piggy, the hub launched on Sunday

About 1,000 people visited five food trucks

The food truck hub is in a former used car lot at 3014 Southwest Blvd.

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Interracial couples fight racist backlash to Old Navy ad by tweeting photos of themselves http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/national/article75099967.html#storylink=rss Old Navy used a photo of a mixed-race couple on Twitter to announce a big sale

The photo prompted a flurry of racist tweets and boycott threats

Interracial couples began tweeting photos of themselves, using hashtags like #LoveWins

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Australian entrepreneur says he created bitcoin, but doubts persist http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/technology/article75210472.html#storylink=rss The founder’s identity has been shrouded in uncertainty

Nagging questions remain about Craig Wright’s claims

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KC streetcar delivers redevelopment http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/article75162952.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 02 May 2016 15:34:03 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/article75162952.html Kenneth Feinberg: No Teamsters pension decision, yet http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/article75115722.html#storylink=rss Noted mediator denies a report he has made his decision but kept it undisclosed ahead of Saturday’s deadline.

Feinberg also rejected claims he has given “hints” to others that he will reject the Central States Pension Fund proposal.

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Make note of road closures during streetcar grand opening http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/development/article75093917.html#storylink=rss Part of Main Street will be closed to traffic Friday and Saturday for streetcar public opening

Buses serving downtown will provide free service

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Japanese machinery firm moves Americas hub to Houston http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article75218887.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 02 May 2016 18:32:35 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article75218887.html Mississippi seeks more computer science teaching in schools http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/technology/article75169732.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 02 May 2016 18:28:00 CDT By JEFF AMY ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/technology/article75169732.html Lawmaker shelves bill to give police access to locked phones http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/technology/article75164342.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 02 May 2016 18:13:03 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/technology/article75164342.html TOPS payment rate restriction wins final passage from House http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article75202512.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 02 May 2016 18:03:04 CDT By MELINDA DESLATTE ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article75202512.html Moda Health leaving Alaska individual health market in 2017 http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article75148872.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 02 May 2016 17:58:02 CDT By BECKY BOHRER ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article75148872.html Military tests unmanned ship designed to cross oceans http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article75144917.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 02 May 2016 17:58:01 CDT By JULIE WATSON ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article75144917.html Kansas tax collections in April good news after budget plan http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article75173227.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 02 May 2016 17:53:00 CDT By JOHN HANNA ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article75173227.html DraftKings suit challenges state authority, Texas AG says http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article75210102.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 02 May 2016 17:47:44 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article75210102.html 4 arrested in slaying of Honduran environmental activist http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article75153982.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 02 May 2016 17:33:02 CDT By FREDDY CUEVAS ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article75153982.html