The cold and flu season is almost here and that means lots of workers calling in sick. But sometimes they have give some pretty outrageous reasons for not coming to the office, according to a new poll.
NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- Sears is closing 77 Sears and Kmart stores and cutting 5,300 jobs. The list of closings does not include any stores in the Ozarks.
If you're keeping on top of the markets this morning, October 24, 2014...
CBSNews -- This holiday season is shaping up to be rough for thousands of Sears Holding (SHLD) employees.
Consumers have more options than ever for buying tickets to the season's major sporting events, like the World Series and NFL games. But that also can mean more ways to get scammed.
If you're keeping on top of the markets this morning, October 23, 2014...
CBSNews -- With the Ebola outbreak dominating the national discourse, parents and caregivers are inevitably going to be confronted with the necessity of explaining the deadly and exotic disease to children.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Missouri consumers could see part of a $24 million settlement announced Wednesday by Attorney General Chris Koster.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. --A company that makes nationally-distributed fishing tackle, is building a new corporate headquarters in Springfield.
NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- Social Security checks will rise by 1.7% -- which translates into $22 more each month for the average retired worker.
If you're keeping on top of the markets this morning, October 22, 2014...
CBSNews -- Americans are getting into the spirit of Halloween this year, buying record numbers of costumes as the annual fall tradition continues to broaden its appeal with consumers.
CBSNews -- Staples says it's investigating a "potential issue" involving its customers' credit card data in what could be the latest instance of a U.S. retailer falling victim to a payment card system security breach, CNET reports.
CBSNews -- Apple announces its earnings which are in the billions and the Better Business Bureau is warning of Ebola scams.
New York City - It was a special night Monday for KOLR/KOZL as Perry Sook, the chairman, president and CEO of our parent company, Nexstar Broadcasting Group, was inducted into the Broadcasting & Cable Hall of Fame.
CBSNews -- Like it or not, the annual holiday shopping season is nearly upon us. It's an economically vital time for many retailers, which can make 20 percent to 40 percent of their annual sales during the period between Thanksgiving and New Year's.
CBSNews -- A supermarket is making a recall and a new museum opens in Paris.
MISSOURI-- A new multi-state lottery game is launching today called Monopoly Millionaire’s Club in 23 states, Missouri is one.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo.-- The Better Business Bureau announces that over 37,000 pounds of identity sensitive material was collected during Secure Your ID Day.
CBSNews -- More interesting economic data from the government this week.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- If you’re looking for a way to get your hands on some Game One World Series tickets for next Tuesday, you better be ready to pony up.
CBSNews -- Mortgage rates are falling and factories are getting busier.
BRANSON, Mo - One of the largest employers in the Branson area has announced an across-the-board raise for its employees.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Missouri will see $622,450 in restitution from a multi-state settlement against a pharmaceutical company.
It may only be a few dollars per month, but over the course of time, those little extra bank fees can add up. Here are some tips to trim the amount of money you spend to use your money.
If you're still on the fence about booking Thanksgiving airfare, you may want to get moving. Because of the small window of travel dates, procrastinators are rarely rewarded with low fares.
If you're keeping on top of the markets this morning, October 16, 2014...
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Missouri’s September 2014 Jobs Report showed a growth of 8,100 jobs that month.
If you're keeping on top of the markets this morning, October 15, 2014...
TOKYO -- The Toyota Motor Corp. it is voluntarily recalling 1.67 million vehicles worldwide to repair three different defects. One is a faulty brake master cylinder.
CNN -- McDonald's is getting the word out: There is no "pink slime" in its McNuggets or hamburgers. And, yes, its food does rot - and that's a good thing.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – The City of Springfield has named three finalists for the open position of Director of Public Works.
NEW YORK --Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg will donate $25 million to combat the outbreak of the deadly Ebola virus.
British airline Thomson Airways could soon make the skies a little bit more family friendly.
If you're keeping on top of the markets this morning, October 14, 2014...
CBSNews - Here's one of the tricky things about credit scores: They're about more than credit. Sure, it's extremely important to make loan payments on time and use credit cards responsibly, but there are plenty of non-credit things that can do serious damage to your scores, potentially making it more difficult to get loans at an affordable rate in the future.
Women are generally better at putting money away for retirement. But they still have less in their 401k than men.
If you're keeping on top of the markets this morning, October 13, 2014...
CNN -- Kmart said Friday that its payment system had been compromised by malware since early September.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – Construction companies and contractors are gathering in Springfield this weekend to convince people to gut kitchens and bathrooms.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- The City of Springfield will receive $67,000 from the EPA as an aid in planning stormwater and wastewater projects.
The latest data breach hits Dairy Queen. Nearly 400 stores are affected.
LOS ANGELES -- "The D" touted by Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk is here, and it's a dual motor, all-wheel-drive sedan with mind-bending performance numbers.
If you're keeping on top of the markets this morning, October 10, 2014...
MISSOURI -- As the winter heating season approaches, the Missouri Propane Education and Research Council (MOPERC) is encouraging propane customers to take steps to fill their tanks early to prepare for colder temperatures.
CARTHAGE, Mo. -- Missouri Governor Jay Nixon visits Leggett and Platt in Carthage to discuss growth in the auto industry.
If you're keeping on top of the markets this morning, October 9, 2014...
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Some Missouri consumers might see part of a $314,715 multi-state settlement with AT&T.
CBSNews -- The federal government is waging war on "mobile cramming."
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – Springfield’s one-percent general sales tax revenue is up 23.6 percent this month, compared to October 2013.