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WASHINGTON (AP) — Inflation at the wholesale level rose 8.6% in September compared to a year ago, the largest advance since the 12-month change was first calculated in 2010.

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After months of discussion, the Washington City Council voted Monday to create a new downtown zoning district that city officials said could help spur new construction and renovation in the city’s historic business district. 

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Approval for a speed shop in Union will now go before the board of aldermen after getting a recommendation from the planning and zoning commission.

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Warrenton Oil Co., which operates 37 FastLane locations throughout Central and Eastern Missouri, has acquired Abel Oil Co.

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Lamar Capital Investment and Three Property Partners LLC are proposing an approximately 80-acre subdivision along Hogan Road in Pacific. The proposal was the subject of last Tuesday’s Pacific Planning and Zoning Commission meeting.

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The building, equipment and inventory of Katy Bike Rental in Defiance are the Hoffmann Family of Companies’ latest acquisitions.

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DETROIT (AP) — In a normal month before the pandemic, Con Paulos' Chevy dealership in Jerome, Idaho, sold around 40 new vehicles. In September, it was only six. Now he's got nothing new in stock, and every car, truck or SUV on order has been sold.

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The building, equipment and inventory of Katy Bike Rental in Defiance are the Hoffmann Family of Companies’ latest acquisitions, according to a Wednesday news release.

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GLENDALE, Ky. (AP) — Ford and a partner company say they plan to build three major electric-vehicle battery factories and an auto assembly plant by 2025 — a dramatic investment in the future of EV technology that will create an estimated 10,800 jobs and shift the automaker's future manufactu…

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The Union Board of Aldermen recently approved some recommendations from the city’s planning and zoning commission, including a planned project by developer Ed Schmelz.

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SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Chicago-based aerospace giant Boeing Co. will invest $200 million to begin manufacturing the U.S. Navy's latest unmanned aircraft at MidAmerica St. Louis Airport in a project that could add at least 150 jobs on the company's southwest Illinois campus, officials said Friday.

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Washington was not chosen as the winner of T-Mobile’s “Hometown Techover” contest, a nationwide contest sponsored by T-Mobile that initially garnered “thousands of entries.”

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With the recent passage of a gradual 12.5 cents-per-gallon state gasoline tax increase and the possibility of getting billions more for Missouri highways and bridges from a $1 trillion federal infrastructure package, the Missouri Department of Transportation (MoDOT) is in as good a place for…

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As of Thursday morning, more than 900,000 people in Louisiana still did not have power four stiflingly muggy days after Hurricane Ida made landfall. It’s why Ameren is sending more than 300 workers from across Illinois and Missouri to Baton Rouge to assist in repairing damage and restoring p…

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A tomato’s sharp acidity dancing across the tongue is one of the purest experiences of late summertime in Missouri, as is butter dripping down your chin after taking a big bite from a cob of sweet corn. Maybe the healthy crunch of a cucumber is more your speed, or the coolness of a perfectly…

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NEW YORK (AP) — Walmart said Tuesday it will start farming out its delivery service, using contract workers, autonomous vehicles and other means to transport rival retailers' products directly to their customers' homes as fast as just a few hours.

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Going to the car dealership can be a huge hassle, and according to Pacific resident Kelly Stumpe, that difficulty is often compounded for moms. Sometimes moms have to load up the kids, talk to a salesman for a half-hour, meet the manager, show their license and have them call  — all to find …

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The number of people seeking unemployment benefits fell last week for a fourth straight time to a pandemic low, the latest sign that America's job market is rebounding from the pandemic recession as employers boost hiring to meet a surge in consumer demand.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Billionaire Warren Buffett’s company has again increased the size of its bet on grocery giant Kroger while scaling back several of its health care industry investments.

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After a brief hiatus from the rankings, Washington Metal Fabricators has again been named one of the 40 most successful metal fabricating operations in the U.S. by The Fabricator, a leading industry magazine.

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Declaring the U.S. must “move fast” to win the world's carmaking future, President Joe Biden on Thursday announced a commitment from the auto industry to produce electric vehicles for as much as half of U.S. sales by the end of the decade.

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Not only are temperatures soaring during these dog days of summer, but demand and prices for HVAC services also are up. The only things going down for the industry? Labor and supply.