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Marshall — Embracing the past while keeping both eyes on the future

When you’re looking at a map of Missouri, the town of Marshall is fairly easy to spot. You’ll find it conveniently located at the crossroads of yesterday, today, and tomorrow. “We’ve worked on several expansions here in Saline County,” says Bill Riggins, executive director of the Marshall-Saline Economic Development Corporation. “We’re seeing people get excited about things moving for- ward,

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The Family Business—Inside the company behind baseball’s leading franchise

When Anheuser-Busch put the St. Louis Cardinals up for sale in 1995, the team looked like a risky bet for any future owner. A labor strike had eroded fans’ interest in baseball, and the Cardinals were perceived as financially handicapped due to the team’s small market size. Even on the field, things weren’t looking good—in 1994 and again in 1995,

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Rivers on the Rebound—As shipping shifts to waterways, Missouri stands to benefit

It’s hard to imagine anything more essential to Missouri than our rivers. Our state was founded at the confluence of two of the world’s mightiest waterways. The name it was given, Missouri, derives from the Native American term meaning “he of the big canoe,” according to some scholars. For thousands of years, the lives of the people who lived on

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Is Your Business One of the Best Places to Work in Missouri?

Then share this with your employer, who will be happy to learn you think so! We’re looking for the Best Places to Work in Missouri (learn more and register today!). This employee engagement research project will identify the top work places in Missouri. Best Companies Group (BCG), our workplace research partners, will conduct the surveys and determine who is good enough to

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Southwest Launches Missouri One

Celebrating 30 years of service in Missouri, Southwest Airlines has added a new Missourithemed aircraft to its fleet. Missouri One, a Boeing 737-700, is decorated with an artist’s rendition of the Missouri state flag. “Kansas City and St. Louis have been vital cities in our network for more than 30 years,” Southwest Airlines Chairman, President, and CEO Gary Kelly stated

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The Cloud Goes Underground — SubTropolis Envisions Growth

TJ Bangs places his hand on the biometric palm scanner. Instantly, the bolted doors in front of him unlock, granting access to one of the most secure places in Missouri—the LightEdge Solutions data center room. Inside, tall racks of computers provide digital cloud storage for banks, healthcare providers, insurance companies, and others. The room is more than 100 feet underground,

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