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UMKC to get $7.4M in state funding

Gov. Jay Nixon says the University of Missouri-Kansas City will receive $7.4 million in state funding for a planned $14.8 million enterprise…

In this photo taken Wednesday, May 6, 2015, shoppers browse at a store in the Bayside Marketplace in downtown Miami. The Commerce Department releases retail sales data for April on Wednesday, May 13, 2015. (AP Photo/Alan Diaz)

US retail sales flat-line in April

U.S. shoppers kept their spending in check in April, as modest wage growth over the past year keeps family budgets tight.