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Closed JCPenney is an unlikely symbol of civic pride

Aug 9, 2012
It's a familiar story -- a small town rallies to protest a national retail outlet. This isn't that story.

Hotels urged to help fight sex trafficking

Apr 25, 2012
The Justice Department wants to crack down on human trafficking. One anti-sex trafficking group says hotels are a good place to start.

The effort to keep the small town doctor around

Mar 16, 2012
As more and more people move to urban areas, how do you keep doctors down on the farm?

One closed Borders is another retailer's new location

Feb 16, 2012
One year ago, Borders declared bankruptcy and began the process that would lead to the total shutdown of the chain -- which in turn made available tons of commercial real estate. Now other retailers are starting to fill up the spaces.

Billy Busch stays true to his beer brewing heritage

Dec 27, 2011
So far, the William K. Busch Brewing Company is making just two beers, but owner Billy Busch hopes to expand in the next couple of years.

Ex-cons in Missouri get help with job placement

Sep 7, 2011
Because of new sentencing guidelines, up to 12,000 inmates around the country will be eligible for early release. A Missouri nonprofit looks to get them employed, which could help save the country from $200 million in prison expenses

Some hospitals think 'lean' when it comes to health care

Jun 27, 2011
One strategy for fixing the U.S. health care system that's been gaining momentum lately has origins in the Far East.