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Bernie Sanders wants to cancel all medical debt but mum on paying for it

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Bernie Sanders has another plan to give folks money but once again hasn’t shared how he’ll come up with the cash to do it. The Democratic presidential candidate previewed a plan to ...

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Sears is closing Independence, other Missouri stores

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Sears is closing 26 Sears and Kmart stores in October including three Sears locations in Missouri. The company plans to close its locations in Cape Girardeau, the St. Louis suburb of St. Peters, and ...

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A compassionate bankruptcy judge grants a 59-year-old Kansas debtor a partial discharge of her student loans

Twenty-seven years ago, Vicky Jo Metz, took out $16,613 in student loans to go to community college. Over time, she paid back 90 percent of what she borrowed–almost $15,000. But interest accrued ...

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Boy Scouts of America may file bankruptcy, as alternative groups thrive

Boy Scouts of America (BSA) may soon be filing bankruptcy. According to various news sources, BSA has hired a law firm to consider their options in the wake of a wave of ...

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Missouri fears Medicaid expansion will bankrupt state

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As neighboring states struggle with bankruptcy, some say brought on in part by Medicaid expansion, Missouri Republican lawmakers would rather fix the system than add another entitlement funded by taxpayers. Half of ...

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Toys R Us to close all stores including 5 locally

The Toys R Us kid is now extinct. The latest victim to online retailer Amazon and the effect of too much screen time for kids is the once cutting edge start-up. The ...

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