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University of Missouri athletic director stepping down

University of Missouri athletic director Mike Alden announced Thursday he will step down from his position effective August 31.

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Cole County approves $2.1 million Stadium & Jefferson project

Cole County officials met Thursday morning and approved a more than $2 million road construction project west of Highway 54. It involves the daily traffic at the light at Jefferson and Stadium. The project is part of a two year cooperative project between the city and county.

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Comcast changes customer name to A-hole on bill

Comcast changed a customer's name to A-hole Brown, from Ricardo Brown, on a bill after he canceled the cable service, according to a report.

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Committee approves Iran sanctions bill

The Senate Banking Committee approved Thursday a bill that would impose additional sanctions on Iran if negotiations to curb the country's nuclear program fail.

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Beware promises of 'outlandish' tax refunds

It's hard to resist the promise of a big refund -- especially when you never imagined you had one coming to you.

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IRS to tax cheats: Stop hiding your money offshore

The IRS has been cracking down on tax cheats trying to hide money in offshore accounts. But it's still one of the top tax scams out there.

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Nickelodeon to launch direct-to-consumer service

Nickelodeon, the hugely popular kid's cable channel, is starting a subscription service to offer shows directly to consumers.

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Average 401(k) balance hits record $91,300

401(k) balances reached a record high last year, thanks to a soaring stock market and larger contributions from workers participating in the savings plans.

At Fidelity, the average 401(k) balance hit $91,300 by the end of 2014. While that's up just 2...

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Ford promises bounce back year

Ford Motor reported a sharp drop in profits at the end of last year but predicted better times are ahead in 2015.

Its operating income tumbled 20% in the final quarter of 2014 and 30% for the full year, although that result was better than expected.

Th...

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Samsung needs to reinvent itself (again)

Another quarter, another set of disappointing results for Samsung. This time, net profit fell 27% from the previous year as intense competition continued to eat away at the company's smartphone business.

The fourth quarter results are troubling, but n...

Obamacare Complaints - Generic

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Millions to owe Affordable Care Act tax penalty

Some 3 million to 6 million Americans will have to pay an Affordable Care Act tax penalty for not having health insurance last year, Treasury officials said Wednesday.

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