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Home values drop, new construction down 60 percent

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Home real estate prices continue to drop but there could be much more to come, data and economists say. The median home price has dropped by about 7 percent since its peak ...

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Economy impairs ministries providing Thanksgiving meals

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High inflation and a slow economy are making it harder for local shelters to feed the needy this Thanksgiving. Shelter KC, which will serve nearly 4,000 meals this week, is feeling the ...

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City Union Mission says increased food, housing need at crisis level

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A perfect storm of food costs and winter temperatures poses a looming crisis for City Union Mission. The Christ-centered organization, which provides homeless men, women and children with shelter, clothes, food and ...

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Thanksgiving inflation may mean eating out is most economical

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With inflation soaring, it may be less expensive for some families to eat this year’s Thanksgiving meal at a restaurant. For a list of open restaurants, see below. Grocery inflation is rising ...

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Political experts share predictions for outcome of Tuesday’s elections

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Voters finally will go to the polls on Tuesday to determine the makeup of the U.S. Senate and House, as well as the governorships of several key states. Fox News asked political ...

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Sticking to a budget is critical during Christmas season, Dave Ramsey’s daughter says

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After cutting back on Christmas spending a year ago, many consumers plan to buy more presents this year. Rachel Cruze, the daughter of Dave Ramsey, encourages them to enjoy the season but ...

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As a millennial I paid off $20,000 of debt in 6 months

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It seems as if it’s almost impossible for a Millennial or GenZ to get ahead financially these days. Record inflation, insane gas prices, and a tough housing market are just a few ...

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Troubled economy has hurt churches, slight majority of Protestant pastors say

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Just more than half of Protestant pastors in the United States believe current economy is having a negative impact on their churches, a new survey from Lifeway Research found. By contrast, just ...

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Harvesters food bank feeling pinch of high inflation, reduced federal funding

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Harvesters food bank, which serves 760 member organizations in 26 counties in Missouri and Kansas, is being squeezed by high inflation and reduced federal funding. “We’ve sort of gone from a pandemic ...

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Gov. Mike Parson signs tax cut for Missouri families and farmers

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Missouri families battling record inflation will find some financial relief at tax time. Gov. Mike Parson signed legislation to cut personal income taxes in the state. He also signed HB 3 into ...

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Heating costs to soar this winter

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Families already dealing with record inflation likely will face soaring heating costs as well this winter. The news comes as President Biden was criticized for saying energy companies can just lower prices ...

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When the credit card debt bubble bursts

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Inflation still isn’t letting up, and it’s a top concern for Americans right now. But we just learned of yet another way surging prices are hurting families—leading them into huge amounts of credit ...

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$1 now worth just 88 cents while Biden claims inflation has risen “hardly at all”

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$1 at the start of the Biden administration is now worth just 88 cents. The devastating news for millions of families comes as the Federal Reserve again raises interest rates to stem ...

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More Americans than ever report “suffering,” new Gallup poll finds

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More Americans than ever say they are suffering, according to the Gallup’s Life Evaluation Index for July. “Since reaching a record high in June 2021, life ratings among American adults have steadily ...

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Sen. Roy Blunt blasts Biden’s college loan bailout as unfair

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Missouri Sen. Roy Blunt called the Biden administration’s college loan bailout “monumentally unfair.” Appearing on ABC’s “This Week with George Stephanopoulos” on Sunday, Blunt also slammed the “bad economics” and the impact ...

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IRS will be larger than the Pentagon under Democrat bill passed without any Republicans

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The IRS is about to become the largest federal agency after Democrats pass what they call the Inflation Reduction Act. The bill includes adding an additional 87,000 IRS bureaucrats making it larger ...

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Sending your kid to school will cost a lot more this year

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Although back-to-school shopping is always expensive, parents this year must cope with the highest inflation in four decades. That’s in addition to real wages falling and expected higher taxes. As the cost ...

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Back-to-school supplies are tax-free this weekend

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Soaring inflation is making it more difficult for families to get their kids ready to go back to school later this month. They will get some much-needed relief this weekend during Missouri’s ...

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Trump: data shows nation risks something worse than recession

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Donald Trump is pointing to data that forecasts an economic downturn much worse than a recession. The former president, whose economic policies are credited with some of the best economic numbers in ...

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Rising demand and record inflation drive crisis for food banks nationwide

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Rising inflation and increasing demand are squeezing food banks across the nation. “We own a fleet of semis,” says Mike Hoffman, inventory and logistics director at Midwest Food Bank, a Christian charity ...

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Farm Bureau: July 4th cookout up like a bottle rocket

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Your Independence Day weekend will cost a lot more to enjoy this year. The American Farm Bureau Federation says the cost of a cookout is up a whopping 17 percent according to ...

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Exxon responds to Biden letter that threatens “emergency powers”

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Exxon Mobil fired back at President Joe Biden who has moved from blaming Vladimir Putin to now blaming U.S. energy producers for soaring gas prices.  The White House is now threatening to use ...

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Thousands of cattle die as heat wave continues across region

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Record heat across Missouri and Kansas may contribute to already soaring meat prices. As many as 10,000 cattle already have died in Kansas because of high temperatures. One shocking video posted to ...

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Topeka Metro bus system joins Dump the Pump promotion as gas prices soar

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On Thursday, June 16, the Topeka Metro transit system will be participating with numerous other transit providers in the United States for the 16th Annual National Dump the Pump Day. Sponsored by the ...

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Gas prices have now doubled since Biden inaugurated

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On Monday gas prices surged again, after marking a milestone for President Joe Biden over the weekend. Gas prices doubled what they were just last year when he was inaugurated. That fact ...

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