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Tornado Damage

The EF-3 tornado that struck Jefferson City on May 22, 2019 did extensive damage to the business district and homes that neighbor the Missouri Chamber of Commerce and Industry building. The Missouri Chamber was fortunate to suffer only minor damage in the storm. Donations to help Jefferson City’s recovery can be made to the United Way of Central Missouri’s Disaster

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Preserving the past, inspiring the future: Leadership Missouri alumni donate $72,300 for Governor’s Mansion restoration

The Governor’s Mansion, Missouri’s front door, stands as an icon of our state’s rich history — and its bright future. It’s critical that Missouri makes a strong first impression with its visitors, and the condition of the mansion plays an important role in that. “Each year, more than 60,000 people visit the mansion. Dozens of events are held here. Leaders

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Manufacturers open their doors to attract a future workforce

The first time Tyler Collins walked onto a modern manufacturing floor, his perceptions about factory work instantly changed. “I was blown away,” said Collins, a junior at Elsberry High School. “I had no idea, really, what machining consisted of and it was kind of a shocker at first.” Collins had just visited the factory floor at Toyota-Bodine, a robotics-aided facility

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Health care revenue cycle management company National Medical Billing Services is undergoing a $213,000 expansion and creating 11 new jobs in Cuba, Missouri. Headquartered in Chesterfield, National Medical Billing Services currently employs approximately 400 employees. The company has grown its annual revenue by 1,000 percent over the past five years, according to a release from the Missouri Department of Economic

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Telecommunications and data center company, Bluebird Network, is embarking on a three- phase, 16,000-square-foot expansion in the Springfield Underground. When completed in mid-2017, the project will more than double the size of Bluebird’s existing facility. The growth at Bluebird in Springfield follows a new state law offering incentives to new and expanding data centers. “This expansion will allow us to

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