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Blunt Meeting In Joplin
Missouri Senator Roy Blunt was in Joplin this afternoon to meet with civic and business leaders to hear their concerns. One t...
Nixon Vetos Contraception Bill
Missouri Governor Nixon has vetoed legislation that would have allowed employers to decline to provide coverage for abortion,...
OK Economy In Good Shape
Some economists estimate Oklahoma will begin the new year on stronger footing than many other states that are yet to recover ...
KS Jobs Outlook
Economic researchers at Wichita State University are forecasting about two percent employment growth in Kansas next year.The ...
Sen. Blunt On Border Issues
Border security and how to deal with people who come to the US illegally are hot topics in Washington. Missouri Senator Roy B...
KS Drug Testing
A Kansas Senate leader is preparing legislation to require drug testing for people who receive cash assistance from the state...
Long Reacts to Unemployment Numbers
The US Bureau of Labor Statistics released the latest unemployment numbers today (Friday), clocking in at 7.6%, or nearly 12-...
Pittsburg Job Fair
Looking for a job? There's going to be a job fair next Tuesday at the Pittsburg Memorial Auditorium. Pittsburg Chamber of...
MO Unemployment Rises To 6.7%
Missouri's unemployment rate inched up slightly in February although the state also posted gains in the number of jobs.Fi...
Neosho School District Employees Get Pay Raise
The Neosho School District is giving out pay raises across the board. All non-teacher employees- teacher assistants, secretar...
Creating More OK Jobs
A coalition of Oklahoma chambers of commerce this week released an eleven point plan to create more jobs in the state. One pa...
Coca Cola Celebrates New Joplin Facility
Coca-Cola kicked off a new milestone in Joplin today by holding a grand opening for their new 56,000 distribution center. Dis...
Attorney General Chris Koster says he won't appeal a federal court ruling striking down a Missouri law that exempted mora...
Ottawa County Approves Expanding EMS
Ottawa County voters have approved expanding Emergency Medical Service District 23 to cover the entire county. They also okay...
Via Christi Cutting Hundreds of Jobs
Wichita-based Via Christi Health says tough finances are forcing it to eliminate 350 to 400 jobs at its facilities throughout...
Unemployment: Up In KS, Unchanged In OK
Unemployment rose slightly in Kansas in March despite a drop of more than 1,300 applications for initial unemployment benefit...
MO Minimum Wage Increase
Minimum wage earners in Missouri got a raise Tuesday. The state's minimum wage increased by ten cents to $7.35 an hou...
SMB Halfway To Volunteer Goal
Southwest Missouri Bank is making progress on its goal to have employees volunteer 2500 hours by September. SMB Vice Presiden...
Joplin City Council
The Joplin City Council has hired a company to handle the bonds for the City's TIF district. Monday night, the Council hi...
Joplin Business Honored For Hiring Vets
Missouri Governor Jay Nixon was in Joplin Monday to thank a local business for hiring veterans. Able Manufacturing received t...
Nixon Signs Small Business Bill
This is the time for small businesses in Missouri to create jobs and grow. That was Governor Jay Nixon's message Wednesda...
Miami Plans Job Cuts
The City of Miami is looking to reduce its workforce. City Manager Jeff Bishop tells News Talk KZRG how they're going to ...
Pharmacy Benefit Company Coming to Joplin
One of the country's largest pharmacy benefit companies is bringing 100 jobs to the Joplin area. St. Louis-bsed Express S...
NPC Buys 24 Wendy's Franchises
The world's largest owner of Pizza Hut franchises is getting into hamburgers. Pittsburg-based NPC International says it...
MO Speaker Seeking Right To Work Alternative
An issue the Missouri House Speaker has said would achieve the same overall goal as Right to Work has been filed for the 2013...
MO Unemployment Up To 7.2%
A new report says Missouri's unemployment rate edged higher last month while the number of nonfarm jobs declined.The Depa...
McCaskill: Obamacare About Fairness
Missouri Senator Claire McCaskill continues to stick up for President Obama's health care law. During an appearance in Jo...
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