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City celebrates economic growth and tourism development, wins year 2021-2022

City leaders and community members gathered at Point of Honor Thursday to celebrate economic development and tourism wins and talk about what’s to come. Marjette Upshur, director of the Office of Economic Development and Tourism (OEDT), said the collective focus in the Office of Economic Development and Tourism is to lead efforts to retain, expand …

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Increase your insurance coverage to protect yourself and your family from common challenges

Part of the value of the law is to help citizens avoid many legal problems. The best legal problems are the ones that never happen. Here are two of the main challenges — and financial steps to avoid the long-term financial impact on your family because of them. Long-term care insurance Many of us are …

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THIS WEEK IN THE ARTS | Live music, lectures, hiking and more | Region

Junction City Octoberfest, all day. K-State Football vs. Texas Tech, 11 a.m Bill Snyder Family Stadium. German chef prepares meals, Bier garden, music and more. Lazy T Ranch, 2103 Zeandale Road. Ogden Fall Festival, noon-11 p.m Parade, live music, beer tent and more. Ogden City Park, 220 Willow St., Ogden. Live Music: Vedettes, Blackbird Fields …

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For two days, it was almost impossible to find rental cars in St. Louis

It was the Rental Car Apocalypse. For Thursday and most of Friday, there were no rental cars available at any local offices for love or money. Well, if you had enough money, you could rent a car from St. Louis Exotics, a subsidiary of Enterprise Rent-A-Car. The Ladue location offered what it calls Super Sports …

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UPDATE: More than 50 businesses participate in second annual Thursday Small Business Festival | Mid-Missouri News

COLUMBIA – The Columbia Chamber of Commerce hosted its second annual Small Business Festival on Thursday. Several hundred people attended the event, which featured food, live music and other family-friendly activities. “Small businesses are truly the lifeblood of Columbia,” said Heather Hargrove, Liberty Family Medicine business development manager. “We’re very fortunate to have a number …

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Lots of stories behind the cars on Cruise to the Monument | Heraldrepublican

ANGOLA — There’s a lot of nostalgia on the Angola Memorial Cruise. There were plenty of emotional moments at Wednesday’s event, as many of the retro car owners said they bought their vehicles because they used to drive similar cars in high school. Now they’re willing to drive from Ohio and Michigan to show off …

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Virginia is moving to regulate a high-cost small business financing option

A complex and often high-cost financing option for small businesses is about to get easier under a state Corporations Commission order that dictates what providers must tell users. The option, called sales-based financing, is an advance of money to a small business that the small business repays with a set portion of daily sales. Basically, …

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How technology and data can be used to increase merchant performance

The volume and efficiency of cross-border payments have grown significantly over the last decade. Statista figures show that, in 2018, US$124 trillion was made in cross-border payments. By 2022, this had grown to $150.7 trillion. Based on these transaction figures, it is predicted that the volume of cross-border payments will continue to increase annually. There …

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