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Chicago Trip Examines Entrepreneurial Opportunities for Clay County

Ten members of the Clay County Economic Development Council traveled to Chicago Dec. 8 to tour two entrepreneurial and business startup centers with an eye on creating similar successes here. The team traveled to Chicago 1871 and mHub, which offer space, equipment, expertise and more for new and would-be business …

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Gov. Nixon announces CVS Pharmacy has selected Kansas City for new 762,000 sq. ft. distribution center

On Wednesday, Gov. Jay Nixon announced that major retailer CVS Pharmacy will build a new 762,000 sq. ft. distribution center in Kansas City, Mo., at the Skyport Industrial Park. The company’s expansion is expected to create more than 360 new jobs in the region. “Missouri recently reached record employment, with more …

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Clay County Projects Bring Millions in Investment, Jobs and More

Over a billion dollars in investments and community improvements underscored dozens of honors Friday during the 2016 Clay County Keystone Awards Luncheon. Held each year by the Economic Development Council, the list of honorees was packed with creative public and private projects that are creating jobs and building communities. “We’ve …

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New Home Construction Remains Solid in Clay County

Clay County remains in the top three of Greater Kansas City in terms of residential construction permits, according to figures released recently by the Home Builders Association of Greater Kansas City. Trailing only Jackson County, Mo., and Johnson County, Ks., Clay County listed over 1,400 residential building permits for 2016 …

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Hunt Midwest’s SubTropolis Featured on NBC Today Show

Television viewers nationwide got a look at one of Clay County’s innovative companies with a recent Today Show on NBC. The popular program examined Hunt Midwest’s SubTropolis, which has carved nearly 60-million square feet of commercial space underground in Clay County. But far from a mere subterranean storage or manufacturing …

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Keystone Luncheon To Include Special Projects, Awards

The 2016 Keystone Awards Luncheon Friday will feature several surprises and additions this year. A first-ever Downtown Advancement Award and a special Economic Impact honor will highlight the Dec. 2 event. Ten Keystone winners will go to various recipients like a husband and wife auto shop in Lawson to Ford …

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Terrace Park to Hold Annual Reflection Tree Lighting and Remembrance Program

Terrace Park Funeral Home and Cemetery will hold their Annual Tree Lighting and Remembrance program at 6:15 p.m. on Thursday, December 1, 2016. The brief program will focus on remembering, renewing, and reflecting during the holidays without that special person.  The program will include special music and conclude with the …

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High School Athletic Trainers Receive Life-Saving Equipment from Mosaic Life Care

ST. JOSEPH, Mo. – Athletes and spectators can enjoy more peace of mind at the next sporting event they attend. Thanks to Mosaic Life Care Auxiliary, eleven automated external defibrillators (AED) are now in the hands of St. Joseph and Kansas City athletic trainers. “In early spring, we approached a Mosaic …

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Photojournalist Known For Capturing Abandoned Places Captures Metro North

Calls Abandoned Metro North Mall “Creepiest Abandoned Mall in America” An article was published yesterday on Huffington Post that will capture a lot of the Northland’s attention. Seph Lawless is known for capturing the ruins of many abandoned places around the world. He recently photographed the old Metro North Mall. …

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