Posts Tagged 'Springfield MO'

A look back at Year One

Brian Brown, ReporterThe year was 1980. American athletes missed the summer Olympics in the Soviet Union. The Iran hostage crisis was regularly featured in the nightly news – on three network channels – and classics such as “Caddyshack” and “The Empire Strikes Back” were on the big screen. Continue reading ‘A look back at Year One’

Multibillion-dollar tech firms not immune to misinformation

Zach Smith, ReporterIf you’ve ever posted information to the Internet that wasn’t 100 percent accurate, don’t beat yourself up too much. Even multibillion-dollar tech corporations have their flubs.
Continue reading ‘Multibillion-dollar tech firms not immune to misinformation’

Mueller and the ties that bind

Brian Brown, ReporterI’ve covered death before.

Being a business reporter means covering the news business professionals care most about, and sometimes that involves write-ups following the death of a leader. Continue reading ‘Mueller and the ties that bind’

Dynamic Earth sale presents case study for when and how

Eric Olson, SBJ EditorMatt O’Reilly presents a good case study for knowing when and how to sell a business. Continue reading ‘Dynamic Earth sale presents case study for when and how’

Waiting on Wal-Mart

Brian Brown, ReporterMark your calendars for Feb. 11. This is the day a public hearing will be held on Bentonville, Ark-based Wal-Mart Stores Inc.’s plans to bring a fifth Neighborhood Market to town. Continue reading ‘Waiting on Wal-Mart’

Calmer council showcases volunteer spirit

Brian Brown, ReporterBrian Perdue just felt he had to do something.

Perdue, a member of the city’s Citizen Sales Tax Oversight Committee, believes tax dollars are being wasted, and he wanted a second chance to let Springfield City Council members know how he felt. Perdue addressed council at the end of its Oct. 8 meeting. Continue reading ‘Calmer council showcases volunteer spirit’

The second-most-famous Pitt goes viral

Geoff Pickle, Web EditorThe Springfield business community may know Doug Pitt, but most are more likely to have heard of his Hollywood actor brother, Brad.

Enter Virgin Mobile Australia, which has enlisted Springfield’s Mr. Pitt in its “Fair Go Bro” campaign. Continue reading ‘The second-most-famous Pitt goes viral’


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