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Missouri Adds 3,700 Jobs; Unemployment Holds

A new report says Missouri’s unemployment rate remained unchanged at 6.6 percent last month while employers expanded payrolls by a net of 3,700 jobs.

06/17/2014

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Missouri Proposal Would Open Office in Israel

The office would be focused on developing partnerships between Missouri and Israeli businesses in agriculture, biotechnology and other emerging fields.

04/15/2014

KANSAS CITY, MO - SEPTEMBER 29:  Running back Jamaal Charles #25 of the Kansas City Chiefs rushes past free safety Ryan Mundy #21 of the New York Giants during the second half on September 29, 2013 at Arrowhead Stadium in Kansas City, Missouri.  Kansas City defeated New York 31-7. (Photo: Peter Aiken/Getty Images)

Mo. Senate Wants Kansas City to Host Super Bowl

A task force would be charged with trying to bring the Super Bowl to Kansas City under a resolution passed by the Missouri Senate.

04/11/2014

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Missouri Adds Jobs While Jobless Rate Stays Steady

Missouri payrolls grew in January while the state’s unemployment remained unchanged at 6 percent.

03/04/2014

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Mo. Jobless Rate Falls To 6.5 Percent In January

The declines were partly offset by gains of 900 jobs in financial services and 400 in construction.

03/06/2013

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Mo. Senate Panel To Hold Hearing on Tax Credits

The Senate Appropriations Committee scheduled a hearing Monday before it takes up Gov. Jay Nixon’s proposed budget.

02/04/2013

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Missouri Unemployment Rate Drops To 6.7 Percent

“What we’re seeing now is in the last couple months the Missouri labor force is starting to grow once again,” a Department of Economic Development spokesman said.

12/20/2012

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Missouri Unemployment Rises Slightly to 7.2 Percent

The jobless rate rose one-tenth of a point in July to 7.2 percent. That compares with a national rate of 8.3 percent.

08/14/2012

Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon

Governor Makes Controversial Appointment

Jason Hall couldn’t win Senate confirmation as Missouri’s economic development director has received a new job in the department.

02/14/2012

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Mamtek Investigation Results Opened

The report makes a point of stating the panel’s finding that the DED did not do its due diligence while investigating Mamtek.,

02/14/2012

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