The first production Ford Transit commercial van waits on the assembly line to be unveiled at the Ford Kansas City Assembly Plant April 30, 2014, in Claycomo, Missouri. Nixon put together an Automotive Jobs Task Force in 2009 to recommend strategies to gain investments for Missouri's automotive industry. In 2011, Ford invested USD $1.1 billion into the expansion of the Kansas City Assembly Plant to include the production of the Ford Transit van for the first time in the U.S. (Photo by Ed Zurga/Getty Images)

Ford To Add 1,200 Workers At Missouri Plant

Ford Motor Co. said Thursday that it’s adding 1,200 workers and another shift to a Missouri plant that makes its new Transit van.


Asian Carp

Construction to Begin on Asian Carp Processing Plant in Grafton

“We think that is the ultimate solution to diminish the numbers of the carp,” Thompson said. “We’re never going to eradicate them.”


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Cause of Chemical Leak at Water Plant Unclear

Hazardous materials crews and firefighters were called around 11 p.m. Sunday to the Missouri American Water Plant for a report of a chlorine leak.


Police Officer Caught In Rolex Sting Going To Prison

Feds planted the watch in a car that Larry Greenlee believed had been stolen.


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Fireworks Plant Explosion an Accident

Explosion at fireworks plant ruled an accident.


Anheuser-Busch headquarters

$70 Million Expansion Planned For AB’s Arnold Canning Plant

Expected to create about 20 new jobs.


Labadie Power Plant (KMOX file photo)

Coal Ash Landfill Another Step Closer to Reality

Commissioners approve plan despite challenges from Franklin County residents.


Coal Ash Pond at Labadie Leaking For Nearly Two Decades

No evidence of groundwater contamination.


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Fenton: New Strategy Should Speed Redevelopment

Loss of Chrysler plants costing city $1 million annually in tax revenue.


Callaway Nuclear Power Plant

Nuclear Plant Funding Bill Gathers Steam in MO Senate

Senate takes up debate on nuclear plant legislation.




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