Daily Archives: March 7, 2019

Newest KC-made vehicle makes first appearance at KC Auto Show [PHOTOS]

The Greater Kansas City Auto Show is showcasing the Cadillac XT4 — the newest vehicle produced in the Kansas City area. Although sales of the XT4 kicked off in October, this is the first time that the Kansas City Business Journal has gotten a look ins...

By | 2019-03-07T23:10:38+00:00 March 7th, 2019|Budget and Tax|

Martin Shkreli still running his drug company from prison, report says

Martin Shkreli, the disgraced pharmaceutical executive who is prison for securities fraud, still carries influence at his former drug company, now called Phoenixus AG, and may emerge from prison richer than ever, according to a Wall Street Journal repo...

By | 2019-03-07T23:10:00+00:00 March 7th, 2019|Healthcare|

McClatchy takes $37.2 million hit to brand value, will sell more assets

The McClatchy Co., the locally based publisher of the Sacramento Bee and other newspapers, posted a fourth-quarter and yearly loss, as it took a $37.2 million hit to the value of its brands. McClatchy (NYSE: MNI) lost $27.5 million in the fourth quart...

By | 2019-03-07T23:06:02+00:00 March 7th, 2019|Media|

Airbnb to acquire hotel booking site in push to build out travel experience

Airbnb has taken the next step in its ambition to swallow the traditional hotel world as it now stands poised to snap up a last-minute hotel booking app. The fast-growing travel network has signed an agreement to acquire fellow San Francisco-based co...

By | 2019-03-07T23:03:56+00:00 March 7th, 2019|Technology|

Medical College of Wisconsin plans $100M cancer research center

The Medical College of Wisconsin won Gov. Tony Evers’ support Thursday for a $100 million cancer research facility. The building would be on the Medical College of Wisconsin campus at the Milwaukee County Regional Medical Center in Wauwatosa. Evers ...

By | 2019-03-07T23:02:20+00:00 March 7th, 2019|Healthcare|

Elon Musk’s security clearance under review over pot puff

Elon Musk’s brush with pot is still lingering. The Tesla Inc and SpaceX chief’s federal security clearance is under review by the U.S. Department of Defense after he appeared to smoke marijuana during a podcast last fall, Bloomberg reports. According...

By | 2019-03-07T23:01:49+00:00 March 7th, 2019|Technology|

Why jail time for ex-Adidas exec Gatto is ‘laughable,’ ‘misguided’ and won’t reform amateur sports

Sports business experts say the nine-month prison sentence of a former Adidas executive won't change amateur sports.

By | 2019-03-07T11:48:14+00:00 March 7th, 2019|Education|

Commentary: Is Missouri winning the race to the bottom?

Recently, Gov. Mike Parson attended hearings on key components of his workforce and economic development agenda.  Behind these discussions, the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education released student scores on the most recent state tests. Wh...

By | 2019-03-07T11:30:00+00:00 March 7th, 2019|Education|