Ameren purchases wind farm in northeastern Missouri

Ameren Missouri says it bought its first wind farm and plans to make a “transformational advancement” into renewable energy. The subsidiary of St. Louis-based Ameren Corp. said Wednesday that it closed on its acquisition of the High Prairie Renewable Energy Center in Adair and Schuyler counties, in rural northeastern Missouri. The company says the 400-megawatt…

Feds sue Walmart over role in opioid crisis

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department is suing Walmart, alleging the company unlawfully dispensed controlled substances through its pharmacies, helping to fuel the opioid crisis in America. The civil complaint being filed Tuesday points to the role Walmart’s pharmacies may have played in the crisis by filling opioid prescriptions and by unlawfully distributing controlled substances…