Midday Business Newsletter
April 23, 2014

Goddard council approves first phase of destination complex project

By Dan Voorhis, The Wichita Eagle

The Goddard City Council on Tuesday approved the first phase of a $130 million destination athletics/hotel/restaurant/retail project along West Kellogg.

Parade of Homes house marks Wichita builder’s 50th anniversary

By Jerry Siebenmark, The Wichita Eagle

This weekend’s Spring Parade of Homes will have extra significance for one of the participating homebuilders.

Mt. Vernon Automotive contents and property to be auctioned Wednesday

Carrie Rengers, Have You Heard?

WICHITA — Mt. Vernon Automotive made it to its 50th anniversary this month, but that's the end of the road for the repair shop.

Stocks move higher as more earnings roll in

The Associated Press

Stocks are moving higher as more U.S. companies report solid earnings.

Koch exec named to KC Fed advisory council

By Jerry Siebenmark, The Wichita Eagle

The Kansas City Federal Reserve Bank said it is adding a Koch Industries executive to its economic advisory council.

Get Air Wichita to open next week

Carrie Rengers, Have You Heard?

WICHITA — Some new businesses open with the hope that customers will come, but the new Get Air Wichita is opening next week with what looks to be a built-in customer base.

UMB Financial’s first-quarter earnings slip

By Jerry Siebenmark, The Wichita Eagle

The holding company of UMB Bank saw its profit fall in the first quarter of 2014.

USDA says winter wheat crop continues to deteriorate

By Dan Voorhis, The Wichita Eagle

Winter wheat condition continued to deteriorate slowly as meaningful precipitation bypassed the state, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture.

Ford poised to name Mulally’s successor

By Keith Naughton, Bloomberg News

SOUTHFIELD, Mich. – Ford Motor Co., the second-largest U.S. automaker, will soon name Mark Fields its next chief executive officer and reveal when current CEO Alan Mulally will retire from the company he is credited with saving, according to two people familiar with the pending announcement.

Davis-Moore to sell its Nissan store

By Jerry Siebenmark, The Wichita Eagle

A number of changes are underway at Davis-Moore Auto Group, including the sale of its Nissan dealership.
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