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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.


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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.


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.


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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.



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.


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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.



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.



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.


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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.


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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.,




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