economics

Reminisce on the great migration of the Sandhill cranes

After roosting on the Platte River near Wood River, Nebraska, sandhill cranes begin their daily search for food during their annual migration. Every spring, roughly a million sandhill cranes (more than 80% of the world’s population) have a standing reservation for the Platte River in central Nebraska. Sheritha Jones Omaha World-Herald Chief Librarian CHRIS MACHIAN, …

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The beauty of three coasts soon on exhibit; classic shows on community stages

The work of three prominent Louisiana photographers celebrating the natural beauty of three of America’s coastal regions will be displayed in a new exhibit in the Christwood Atrium Gallery in Covington from Sept. 10 through Oct. 27. A reception is planned from 4:30 pm to 6 pm on opening day. While all three artists are …

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Centene’s cuts pleased investors, but may be ‘disastrous’ for St. Louis’ office market

Steph Kukuljan, Annika Merrilee CLAYTON — For decades, managed health care company Centene Corp. focused on scale. Now one of the largest in its industry, Centene is recalibrating for efficiency. The shift in strategy brought an abrupt end this week to its plans for an East Coast headquarters in North Carolina, stunning local leaders there …

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Centene abandonment plans for East Coast headquarters

CLAYTON — Clayton-based health insurer Centene Corp. has canceled its plans for an East Coast headquarters and campus in Charlotte, North Carolina, the company said Thursday. The company attributed the decision to a massive shift toward remote work. Almost 90% of Centene’s workforce is either fully or partly remote, a spokesperson said. The $1 billion …

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