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Go ahead and indulge! Chocolate may help you get work done more quickly

According to some reports, each year Americans spend about 7.65 billion hours filling out government-requested…

WALT DISNEY: The Triumph of the American Imagination

By Neal Gabler, Knopf, 851 pages, $35 Neal Gabler’s biography of Walt Disney is not…

Builders, buyers adjust to slide in Jefferson City home sales

John Kleindienst of Capital City Construction Co. didn’t know he was walking a high wire…

Commercial real estate trend shifts in Jefferson City

Missouri Boulevard’s dominance in the growth of Jefferson City’s commercial real estate market may end…

Campaign-period political ads a boon for local media outlets

When a campaign worker called Cynthia Schreen to place a radio advertisement, the sales director…

Odd Jobs: “Strange Fruit Sunday”

The food pyramid suggests we eat five servings of fruits and vegetables daily. The hard…

Missouri beefs up its state product branding and marketing

Idaho potatoes, Wisconsin cheese, Florida oranges, Vermont maple syrup … and Missouri beef? This branding…

Site casts web over high school sports

Monday morning quarterbacks can get loads of statistics on weekend college and professional games, but…

BJC chief wants to negotiate lease

The chief executive of BJC Health Care says he’s disappointed that two Boone Hospital Center…

Downtown remains competitive, vital

Long before anybody ever thought of calling it “The District,” city plans called for keeping…

Area incumbents, candidates agree on selling MOHELA assets

Answers are from (in order) Jeff Harris, District 23, Patrick Crabtree, District 23, Ed Robb,…

Insurance Insight: Avoid message backfire

A large government agency that will remain nameless (its motto is “The world’s greatest science…