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  1. Briggs & Stratton will keep Billy Goat from seeking greener pasturesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Business Journal

    Five months, ago Lee's Summit thought it lost Billy Goat Industries Inc. to another city, a grim prospect after seeing the company grow in its city for 45 years, but the hands of fate stepped in, granting another chance and an opportunity for growth.

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  2. Briggs & Stratton acquires Lee's Summit manufacturerRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Business Journal

    Lee's Summit-based Billy Goat Industries Inc. was acquired by Briggs & Stratton Corp. for about $26 million in cash.

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  3. Take a look at the newest Fiorella's Jack Stack in Lee's SummitRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 28 | Business Journal

    Take a look at the newest Fiorella's Jack Stack in Lee's Summit

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  4. Take a look at the newest Fiorella's Jack Stack in Lee's SummitRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 28 | Business Journal

    Case Dorman, CEO and owner of Fiorella's Jack Stack Barbecue, addresses the crowd at the grand opening of the Lee's Summit location. Jeff DeGasperi of DeGasperi & Associates was the architect of the building.

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  5. Wellness company goes belly upRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 | Business Journal

    Wellness Innovation and Nursing Services Inc. provided services in clinics at area companies and at facilities like John Knox Village in Lee's Summit. Mounting losses have spelled the end for WINS.

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  6. Retail Roundup: 810 Zone finds another home; Furniture Mall nears openingRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 16, 2015 | Business Journal

    Pictured is a rendering of the Furniture Mall of Kansas which is slated to open in May or early June in Olathe. New tenants are headed to Corbin Park, thanks to the recent $2 million sale of a pad site on the corner of 135th Street and Metcalf Avenue in Overland Park.

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  7. Simmons Bank hires new local commercial lenderRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 15, 2015 | Business Journal

    Simmons Bank announced the hiring of J. David Peer as its new senior vice president and commercial lender for the Kansas region, which includes the Kansas City area.

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  8. Overland Park's mortgage corridor lands another officeRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 9, 2015 | Business Journal

    Cornerstone Mortgage Inc., a privately held mortgage banking firm based in Chesterfield, Mo., is expanding its operations in the Kansas City area with the opening of a new Overland Park office.

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  9. Hunt Midwest doubles investment in senior livingRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 6, 2015 | Business Journal

    Hunt Midwest executives Brenner Holland, vice president and general manager of residential development; Ora Reynolds, president; and Mike Bell, vice president and general manager of the commercial and industrial division. Hunt Midwest Enterprises is building two new senior living communities and planning for two more - an expansion that will double the investment the company initially planned.

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  10. Kansas City real estate company enters St. Louis marketRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 1, 2015 | Business Journal

    Less than a year after opening its second office, Kansas City-based Newmark Grubb Zimmer has opened a third - in St. Louis. Previously known as Zimmer Real Estate Services LC , the commercial real estate firm has long been headquartered in downtown Kansas City.

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  11. Free of TARP debt, Hawthorn Bank's earnings soarRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 1, 2015 | Business Journal

    Hawthorn Bank saw its 2014 earnings jump 76 percent to $7.7 million, the highest level in seven years, mainly due to paying off its Troubled Asset Relief Program debt in full. Lee's Summit-based Hawthorn Bancshares Inc. , the parent of Hawthorn Bank, borrowed $30.26 million from TARP on Dec. 19, 2008.

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  12. Lead Bank launches personal digital banking serviceRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 31, 2015 | Business Journal

    Lead Bank has launched a new personal digital banking service that now puts it on the leading edge of online and mobile banking technology. With more than 85 percent of retail banking transactions now being done in a digital manner, Lead Bank needed to have a strong offering.

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  13. Newmark Grubb Zimmer opens St. Louis officeRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 31, 2015 | Business Journal

    Less than a year after opening its second office, Newmark Grubb Zimmer has opened a third - in St. Louis.

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  14. Lawyer for high-profile criminals is called 'model of civility'Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 30, 2015 | Business Journal

    He's represented a rogue's gallery, but colleagues say Kansas City defense attorney J.R. Hobbs is one of the nicest, most professional people you'd want to meet, The Kansas City Star reports. Hobbs, of Wyrsch Hobbs & Mirakian PC , has represented some of the area's highest-profile cases, ranging from Robert Courtney to companies accused in E. coli outbreaks.

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  15. Lee's Summit may hire its own commercial brokersRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 30, 2015 | Business Journal

    Lee's Summit is considering a plan to hire an area real estate firm to identify property most suitable for future commercial development, The Lee's Summit Journal reports.

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  16. Missouri legislators consider hiking gas taxRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2015 | Business Journal

    Missouri lawmakers are considering increasing the state gas tax to generate more revenue for transportation project, The Independence Examiner reports.

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  17. Torn Label Brewing signs Kansas distribution agreementRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 3, 2015 | Business Journal

    Kansas City-based Torn Label Brewing Co., which opened in January at at 1708 Campbell St., just signed a distribution agreement with Standard Beverage Co.

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  18. My ride in a YRC big rigRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 25, 2015 | Business Journal

    YRC driver Steve Fields, a 17-year veteran at the company, poses in the cab of the new Volvo tractor. On Monday, when the Kansas City Business Journal got to check out one of YRC Worldwide Inc.'s new Volvo tractors , this intrepid reporter rode shotgun with YRC driver Steve Fields .

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  19. Healthiest Employers: John Knox VillageRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 13, 2015 | Business Journal

    Description: The 420-acre campus in Lee's Summit has 1,000 independent-living homes, a sizable assisted-living community and a 400-bed skilled0nursing facility. The Village also provides home health, private duty care and hospice services throughout the Kansas City area.

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  20. HCA, foundation settle charity-care dispute for $15MRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 11, 2015 | Business Journal

    HCA Midwest Health agreed to pay $15 million to the Health Care Foundation of Greater Kansas City to settle a legal battle about contractual obligations regarding spending on charitable care in the Kansas City area. When for-profit HCA's parent company bought the assets of not-for-profit system Health Midwest in 2003, part of the agreement was that the buyer would provide at least $653 million in charitable donations and uncompensated care to the Kansas City community for a 10-year period ending in 2013.

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