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Five Missouri hospitals in top 100

Five Missouri facilities are among Thompson Reuters 100 Top Hospitals, based on a national benchmarks study for 2009: Barnes-Jewish St. Peters Hospital, Northeast Regional Medical Center in Kirksville, Boone Hospital Center ... Read More

St. Louis among most affordable cities to do business

St. Louis is one of the most affordable cities in the nation to do business, a new study shows. St. Louis ranked sixth with a cost index of 97.8, benefiting from ... Read More

MU program aims for jobs in green energy

The University of Missouri has been tapped to help establish academic programs across the state to train workers for the emerging green energy industry. MU received $4 million of a $6 ... Read More

St. Louis delegation inks deal with four Chinese airlines to study Lambert cargo flights

Ten days ago, a group of local leaders flew to Beijing, hoping to get a Chinese airline or two to think seriously about launching cargo flights to St. Louis. When they ... Read More

Madison Dearborn to pay $915M for Atlanta container maker

Private-equity investor Madison Dearborn Partners LLC has agreed to purchase Bway Holding Co., an Atlanta-based supplier of metal and plastic containers, for $915 million in cash and debt and plans to ... Read More

BAE wins weapons contracts

Just days after losing a large contract to supply armored vehicles for the British army, BAE Systems PLC on Friday announced two weapons deals that in the long term could be ... Read More

Missouri students make significant gains in reading test scores

Missouri is one of nine states in which eighth-grade students made significant gains in reading scores between 2007 and 2009, state education officials announced. According to results of the National Assessment ... Read More

Perrigo to buy formula maker for $808M

Perrigo Co., the largest U.S. maker of store-brand over-the-counter drugs, said Tuesday it is buying infant formula maker PBM Holdings Inc. for $808 million in cash. PBM, based in Gordonsville, VA., ... Read More

Mitsubishi to rev up electric car output

Mitsubishi Motors Corp. said Tuesday it aims to more than triple annual production of its electric car — the i-MiEV — over the next three years, anticipating robust global demand for ... Read More

Triumph to buy Vought Aircraft in $984M deal

Triumph Group Inc. agreed to acquire Vought Aircraft Industries Inc. from Carlyle Group for $984 million, a deal which will give the private-equity giant nearly one-third of Triumph. The Wayne, Pa., ... Read More