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Regional economy is improving as unemployment dips to 5.8%

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Although the economies of Missouri and Kansas were hit hard by the pandemic, things are improving as unemployment drops across the area. Creighton University’s August survey of supply managers and business leaders ...

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Samsung to move last TV factory out of communist China

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Samsung Electronics is closing its last TV factory in China. The move comes as President Donald Trump continues to talk about decoupling the U.S. and world economy from the brutal communist regime. Samsung, ...

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Economists blown away: Manufacturing expands at fastest rate since 2018

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Economist expectations were blown away in August with U.S. manufacturing levels accelerating at close to a two-year high. The encouraging data was released by the Institute for Supply Management (ISM) and coincided ...

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Missouri economy grows as unemployment plummets

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Missouri’s economic rebound from the Covid pandemic continues to lead the country. Figures released Wednesday by the Missouri Economic Research and Information Center show the state’s unemployment is now 6.9%. That rate ...

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As economy roars back, S&P Index regains all covid losses

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Viewed as one indicator of the overall health of the U.S. economy and equities market, the benchmark S&P 500 stock index surged to close at 3,389.78 points on Tuesday. The numbers set ...

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Trump may bypass Democrats, issue unemployment order; also require preexisting conditions to be covered by insurance

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President Trump said on Friday he could sign executive orders within a week that would extend unemployment benefits that expired on July 31, and that he will also sign an executive order ...

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Large majority of donors expect no impact from COVID-19 this year

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In good news for churches and faith-based organizations, the vast majority of donors don’t the expect the covid-19 pandemic to reduce their giving for the rest of 2020. However, experts warn nonprofit ...

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Missouri voters pass expensive Medicaid expansion

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Amendment 2, which expands Medicaid in Missouri to people who could otherwise work, was approved by Missouri voters Tuesday. The State Auditor’s Office estimated 250,000 Missourians will be added to the state-funded ...

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Israel finds weekend business closures do not slow spread of Covid-19

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Israel will end its mandatory closure of businesses and synagogues each weekend after a study found it had no impact on curbing the spread of Covid-19. The Times of Israel reports Health ...

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Republicans announce details of HEALS Act stimulus effort

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As Democrats revive Congressional hearings over the now debunked Russian collusion theory, Senate Republicans have finished a second stimulus plan to nurture the economic expansion. The proposal aims to stimulate the economy ...

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New $1,200 stimulus checks to go out in August

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Stimulus checks will once again be distributed to most Americans in August, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin told reporters on Saturday. The Treasury announced they will again be $1,200. The new payments will ...

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New Republican-led stimulus focuses on ‘kids and jobs’

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Discussions on the next stimulus relief effort will bring Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and White House chief of staff Mark Meadows to Capitol Hill on Tuesday. Mnuchin said the next round of ...

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Kansas City-St. Joseph Catholic Diocese ends ‘The Catholic Key’ newspaper

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The Catholic Diocese of Kansas City-St. Joseph no longer has its own newspaper. “The Catholic Key” has stopped publication. “The Catholic Key” had been published since 1968, and the 27 counties in ...

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Nation sees second record-breaking month of job growth in June

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President Donald Trump was met with virtual silence from the media this morning as he read the June jobs numbers in a press conference. Trump reported 4.8 million jobs were added across ...

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Missouri leads way in reopening with explosion of tech jobs

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Missouri is gaining a national reputation as a technology center as the state economy rebounds from the government-mandated Covid lockdown. Accenture Federal Services recently selected St. Louis for its new Advanced Technology ...

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America’s housing market on verge of post-pandemic boom say economists

There’s more good news concerning the America’s comeback from the coronavirus shut-down. A Reuters poll reveals that the nation’s  housing market is expected to weather the pandemic and stage a solid rebound this year ...

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Gov. Mike Parson announces phase two of Missouri reopening plan

Gov. Mike Parson says the state of Missouri is open for business – or at least closer than it has been since the start of the coronavirus pandemic. As of Tuesday, the ...

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‘Nothing short of historic for black America’: black roundtable discusses Trump policies

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As President Trump’s approval rating remains high among African Americans, he is not shy when it comes to reminding Americans what he has done for the black community. Neither are young black ...

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24 Hour Fitness bankrupt, closes 100 locations

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The government shutdowns have resulted in another bankruptcy costing thousands of jobs. Popular gym chain 24 Hour Fitness said it is filing for Chapter 11 and will close 100 locations around the ...

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More Palestinian citizens publicly supporting Israel annexation

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Palestinians are now talking openly of  accepting the peace deal being offered by Israel. Tired of years of conflict, failed promises by their own leaders and increasing frustration by Arab countries, many ...

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Newest economic and employment numbers show strong rebound

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Today, President Donald Trump will deliver remarks on today’s remarkable employment report and sign H.R. 7010 – PPP Flexibility Act of 2020 in the Rose Garden of the White House. The economic ...

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Israeli Sovereignty Is the Key to Lasting Peace

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Opinion: Sovereignty declaration over the Israeli heartland of Judea and Samaria could come as early as July 1. In the coming months, Israel is expected to apply its civilian law and administration ...

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President Trump will join Elon Musk to witness first US astronaut launch since 2011

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President Donald Trump will join Elon Musk to watch in person when astronauts depart from Florida in the first launch from the United States since 2011. The launch will take place on Wednesday ...

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Heart attacks up 800% as 600 physicians warn lockdown worse than Covid-19

Statistics are now revealing in many communities, the rise in death from heart attacks now outpaces the number of Covid-19 deaths. That alarming news is the topic of a new grassroots organization ...

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Home Depot founder accuses mainstream media of fear mongering

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Home Depot co-founder Bernie Marcus is blaming the mainstream media for “frightening America.” Speaking with Fox News‘ Laura Ingraham, Marcus said that America needs to focus on protecting the vulnerable instead of ...

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