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Missouri has 14th highest home vacancy rate in nation

Missouri posted the 14th highest home vacancy rate among the 50 states and the District of Columbia, according to new real estate numbers reported by ATTOM Data Solutions.

GREATER KANSAS CITY CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: Kirby Brown Appointed Dean of Park University’s College of Management

Kirby R. Brown, who recently retired after 40 years of military and federal service, has been appointed as the dean of Park University’s College of Management.

Missouri’s population rose 0.3% from mid-2017 to mid-2018

Missouri’s population increased by 17,840, or 0.3 percent between July 1, 2017, and July 1, 2018, according to estimates released this week by the U.S. Census Bureau.

Analysis: Short-term health plans in St. Louis 71% less than market plans

The monthly cost of short-term health insurance plans in St. Louis is $135.99, 71 percent below the cost of individual market plans, according to a recent analysis by the Foundation for Government Accountability (FGA).

Analysis: Home affordability in St. Louis tanks

The city of St. Louis had the lowest home affordability index in Missouri in the third quarter, according to an analysis of 440 counties by ATTOM Data Solutions.

NORTH CENTRAL MISSOURI COLLEGE: Senator Dan Hegeman receives Missouri Community College Association Distinguished Legislator Award

Senator Dan Hegeman was recently recognized by the Missouri Community College Association (MCCA) for his service to North Central Missouri College and community colleges across the state.

GREATER KANSAS CITY CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: Former Mayor Kay Barnes Named KC Chamber's 2018 Kansas Citian of the Year

Hailed as key to the continuing renaissance of Downtown Kansas City, former Kansas City, Missouri Kay Barnes – the City’s first woman mayor - was presented the “Kansas Citian of the Year” Award at the Greater Kansas City Chamber of Commerce Annual Dinner tonight in the Kay Barnes Ballroom at the Convention Center.

TABLE ROCK LAKE CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: Missouri Governor Mike Parson appoints former Mo. Rep Don Phillips to the Board of Probation and Parole

Missouri Governor Mike Parson appointed former Mo. Rep Don Phillips to the Board of Probation and Parole on Oct. 10.

INDEPENDENCE CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: Police Officer Jeff Nunn receives Susan Paxton Block Award

Independence Police Officer Jeff Nunn has been named the recipient of the 2018 Susan Paxton Block Award for Distinguished Public Service.

GREATER ST. CHARLES COUNTY CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: Ameristar Casino Resort Spa St. Charles promotes tenured sales executive to Director of Sales

Ameristar Casino Resort Spa St. Charles announced today that Ashley Gaddy has been promoted to Director of Sales, effective immediately.

Analysis: St. Louis has lowest home affordability in state

The city/county of St. Louis posted the lowest home affordability index in Missouri, according to an analysis of 432 counties nationwide by ATTOM Data Solutions in the second quarter.

City of St. Louis City among jurisdictions with worst home affordability

The city of St. Louis ranked No. 10 on a list comparing U.S. counties with the worst home affordability index, according to an analysis of 432 counties by ATTOM Data Solutions in the second quarter.

Analysis: Homeowners in Pennsylvania metro area pay highest property tax rate in U.S.

From Keystone Business News

With an effective property tax rate of about 3.9 percent, the Scranton-Wilkes-Barre-Hazleton metropolitan area in Pennsylvania has the No. 1 highest tax rate among U.S. cities, according to an ATTOM Data Solutions analysis of property taxes levied on single-family homes.

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