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'Show Me' the money

Biz incubator launches Give 10 Get 10 funding campaign

Leaders of Callaway’s new Show Me Innovation Center are asking area residents to “Give 10 Get 10” to help launch a new business incubator and “help the community grow.”

Fulton business incubator has high hopes for former FPD station

Since forming last fall to attract and build new businesses in Callaway County, a committee of the Fulton Area Development Corporation now has a plan outlined to achieve its goals. Committee Chair Kim Barnes approached the Fulton City Council at its Tuesday meeting to request use of the former Fulton Police Department station on Market Street as the home of a new business incubator and accelerator program, titled the “Show Me Innovation Center.”

Fulton Chamber hosts lunch and learn for small businesses

The Fulton Area Chamber of Commerce and Visitor’s Center is starting a new program for small business owners this month.

Fulton Chamber hosts social media workshop

The Fulton Area Chamber of Commerce is hosting a social media workshop for small businesses and not-for-profits 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. June 18.

Fulton's Danuser to be featured in show on The Science Channel

Local manufacturing company Danuser will be featured on The Science Channel’s "How It’s Made" television program at 8 p.m. today, April 24.

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Fulton’s first CrossFit gym opens on Bluff Street

Seventeen people stand in a circle, some of them bouncing back and forth, some dancing in place, some just bracing for what is to come, all of them panting and sweating.

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Keys to success

Retired teachers volunteer to help unemployed prepare for jobs

Since 2012, seven Callaway County women have been working to give local job hunters the keys to employment.

Mid-Missouri Fox affiliate back on DirecTV for World Series game

As of 6:30 Wednesday, the signal for the Columbia Fox station, KQFX, on DirecTV was turned on for the World Series game between the St. Louis Cardinals and Boston Red Sox.

St. Mary's parent company cutting jobs

SSM Health Care, the parent company of St. Mary’s Health Center (SMHC), is cutting jobs throughout its health system, but the company will not say where the layoffs will happen and how many jobs will be affected.

Callaway nuclear plant returns to service

Outage caused by dislodged vent louver

The Callaway Energy Center resumed generating electricity Monday after a 23-day outage caused by an electrical fault in the plant’s main power line.

Fulton council grants preliminary approval for industrial revenue bonds for Danuser

$3 million project would add up to 10 new jobs

The Fulton City Council approved a resolution “expressing the official intent of the city to issue its Industrial Development Revenue Bonds to finance an Industrial Development Project for Danuser Machine Company” during its regular meeting Tuesday night.

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Divine Shoes opens today

Owner: ‘I want to meet the community’s need’

Starting today, Fulton shoppers once more will have a local shoe store. The grand opening of Divine Shoes and Accessories, located at 527 Court St., kicks off with a ribbon cutting at 9:30 a.m. with donuts and coffee from Jamolee’s Donuts. There also will door prizes and coupons handed out throughout the day.

IRS delays accepting income tax returns

Jan. 30 is earliest date

Because Congress failed to act on fiscal cliff tax law revisions until early this month, the Internal Revenue Service has announced it won’t accept any federal income tax returns until Jan. 30 and an unspecified later time for more detailed tax returns.

New beer to debut in Central Missouri

A new beer created by Billy Busch, a member of the family that founded the Anheuser Busch brewery in St. Louis, will debut next month in Central Missouri.

PSC approves Ameren rate increase

Rate hike is fifth in last six years