Vandalism reported at MU black culture center

COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) – University of Missouri police are investigating a report of vandalism at the Columbia campus’ black culture center. Police say someone spray-painted over a portion of a sign early Thursday at the center. Police were reviewing video surveillance from the area. University Police Chief Doug Schwandt says the Missouri State Highway Patrol is assisting…

AB InBev announces merger with SAB Miller

(KTRS) – The world’s two largest brewers are combining, forming a company that will control nearly a third of the beer sold worldwide. Negotiations came to a close early Wednesday when the two sides agreed on a $105.5 billion deal–one of the largest corporate mergers ever. The merger combines parts of A-B InBev’s Budweiser, Bud…

Starbucks touts Christmas coffee after flap over red cups

WASHINGTON (AP) – Starbucks is pushing back against accusations from GOP presidential front-runner Donald Trump and others that its minimalist holiday cup design is a slap at Christmas. In a statement Tuesday touting its 2015 Christmas coffee, Starbucks said it’s introducing this year’s exclusive blend on behalf of its 300,000 employees “from diverse ethnic backgrounds.”…