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A tale of two Fergusons

Aug 22, 2014
Marketplace's Noel King and Lindsay Foster Thomas recap their trip to Ferguson, Missouri and tell us about their experience.
Posted In: Ferguson, missouri, protests
Ferguson-Tear Gas

The big business of tear gas, explained

Aug 19, 2014
Clouds — and people running from them — appear in images from Ferguson to Cairo.
Posted In: gas, disorders, riots, Ferguson, missouri, protests

How police presence in Ferguson shut down one business

Aug 18, 2014
The Swiish Bar and Grill seemed far away from the violence. It was and it wasn't.
Posted In: Ferguson, missouri, protests, St. Louis, Small Business, police

Drought in the Midwest gives cattle farmers an edge

Jun 17, 2014
The Midwest drought helped Ken Lenox's cattle farming business increase profit.
Posted In: cattle, missouri, farmers, drought

The aging economics of cattle ranching

Oct 29, 2013
We check back in with cattle rancher Ken Lenox in Rolla, Mo.
Posted In: cattle, missouri, ranching

A hopeful spring for cattle ranchers

Apr 24, 2013
Rain in Missouri means grass is growing -- and that's a good thing for cattle ranchers.
Posted In: ranch, missouri, flood, cattle

Missouri residents cash in on unused gift cards

Dec 28, 2012
In Missouri the law requires retailers to turn over proceeds to the state if a gift card remains unused for more than five years. The Missouri state treasurer says his office has millions to return to consumers.
Posted In: missouri, gift cards

Kansas City citizens help fund civic project with donations

Nov 14, 2012
Kansas City, Mo., couldn't get government money for a new streetcar system. So, they asked residents and businesses to chip in for donations -- in addition to possible a tax hike.
Posted In: missouri, start-ups, public transportation, crowdfunding

Amtrak high-speed rail to compete with airlines

Oct 19, 2012
Amtrak is hoping to lure travelers away from other means of transport, like airlines, with new high-speed rail service.
Posted In: Amtrak, Transportation, air travel, missouri

Isaac brings rain to Missouri cattle ranchers

Aug 31, 2012
Missouri cattle rancher Ken Lenox is happy for several inches of rain from the remnants of Hurricane Isaac.
Posted In: cattle, drought, Hurricane Isaac, missouri

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