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Nixon Urges Legislature to Accept Medicaid Expansion

With only a couple of days left in the legislative session, Gov. Jay Nixon is holding out hope for one of his most critical issues.

05/14/2014

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Economic Survey Suggests Optimism For Midwest

A monthly economic survey shows businesses looking forward to steady growth for the next six months.

01/02/2014

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Analysis: Mo. Economy Poor, But Jobless Rate Good

Missouri’s economic growth remained stagnant this past year.

06/10/2012

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Midwest Economy Getting Stronger

Creighton University economist Ernie Goss says heavy manufacturing continues to be propel economic growth, with export-oriented manufacturers leading the way.

05/01/2012

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More Midwest Industries in Recovery

Growth had been limited to agriculture and energy sectors

03/01/2012

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Gingrich Defends Campaign, Calls Controversies “Distortions”

Gingrich says the core of his campaign staff remains by his side.

06/20/2011

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State Unemployment Stays Steady in May, Decreases for 2011

Missouri has gained around 18,000 jobs so far in 2011.

06/13/2011

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Economist: Exports aiding Midwest Economic Growth

Exports are making “a significant contribution to growth.”

06/01/2011

Flash Index shows slight rise in Illinois economy

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (IRN) — The Illinois economy is recovering, one millimeter at a time. 

12/02/2010

St. Louis shows mixed economic growth

ST. LOUIS, Mo. (KMOX) – In the latest economic snapshot from the Federal Reserve, slight economic growth has been reported in most cities throughout the country — except St. Louis, where business conditions are mixed.

12/02/2010

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