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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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Gas up 50% from last Memorial Day

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The national average for a gas on Memorial Day is $4.61, up from $3.04 from 2021. That’s more than a 50% increase. Motorists traveling over this holiday weekend are finding themselves digging ...

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What every homeowner should know about a recession

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A recession does not equal a housing crisis. That’s the one thing that every homeowner today needs to know. Everywhere you look, experts are warning we could be heading toward a recession, ...

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All 50 states now have historic gas price above $4 a gallon

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Kansas was one of several states Monday where the average price of gas rose above $4 bringing the total number of states to 50. Numerous states have prices above $5 a gallon ...

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McDonald’s sales surge despite price increases

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McDonald’s is crediting sharp menu price increases in beating first-quarter profits. It also says a new customer loyalty program may have helped. Shares of the Chicago-based company rose nearly 2 percent. The ...

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USDA expects food prices to increase by 5 percent this year

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With warm weather on the way, families may want to think about growing some of their own food. Prices are expected to rise by 5 percent this year. That would be the ...

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Churches in Jefferson City and elsewhere giving away free gas to help those in need

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Churches across the nation are helping those less fortunate by providing free gas as prices soar. The Missouri Western Second Ecclesiastical Jurisdiction Evangelism Department of the Church of God in Christ raised ...

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New Gold: Gas thieves steal 1,000 gallons at Texas convenience store

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Gas is the new gold as the theft of 1,000 gallons from a Texas convenience store is proving. The almost unbelievable incident comes as stations across the United States have increasingly reported ...

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Dave Ramsey shares six tips for saving money on gas

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As American consumers struggle with the highest gasoline prices in history, financial guru Dave Ramsey knows says there are several ways to ease the pain. He shared these six gas tips on ...

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Soaring gas price an ominous sign for Democrats in midterm elections

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Spiking oil and gas prices are yet another threat to the ability of Democrats to hold onto power in November’s midterm elections. The average price for a gallon of unleaded this week ...

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Josh Hawley introduces bill to reopen U.S. energy “full throttle”

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U.S. energy production would kick into high gear in a new plan by Senator Josh Hawley (R-Mo.). The popular Missouri senator on Monday, Feb. 28, vowed to introduce legislation that will reopen energy production in the ...

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St. Louis among cities with highest inflation

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St. Louis now has the distinction of some of the highest inflation in the nation. The Gateway to the West city, which counts over two and a quarter million residents encompassing two ...

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Prices of new vehicles hit record high: Kelley Blue Book

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Inflation is now the highest it has been in 40 years and the price of new vehicles is leading the way. The transaction price for a new vehicle has increased more than ...

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Democrats ridiculed for bragging about 2-cent savings on gallon of gas

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Democrats in Congress are being mocked for celebrating the news that gas prices have dropped by 2 cents per gallon. The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee tweeted out a graph that featured half-cent ...

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U.S. dollar losing 1 percent in value every 30 days

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Your money is losing close to 1 percent of its value every 30 days. That startling revelation was made by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics data which released the latest inflation ...

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Gas prices hit high not seen since Obama administration

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The Biden administration has reached another milestone related to its energy policy, say experts. U.S. gas prices have now hit a new seven-year high. As of Oct. 27, the national average for a gallon ...

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What do supply and demand tell us about today’s housing market?

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There’s a well-known economic theory – the law of supply and demand – that explains what’s happening with prices in the current real estate market. Put simply, when demand for an item ...

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Inflation in May matches that of the Great Recession

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U.S. inflation is now at its highest level since the Great Recession of 2008. The Labor Department released additional data on Thursday showing that prices for May rose 5 percent from a year ...

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Restaurant menu prices rise over food costs

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Skyrocketing inflation is hitting restaurant owners hard with both chains and local establishments raising menu prices. Restaurant managers are seeing price increases of up to 300% on some items used in the ...

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Expect gas prices 1/3 higher Memorial Day weekend than last year

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Drivers can expect to pay a lot more for gas this holiday weekend but are unlikely to face shortages. The average price per gallon remains slightly above $3, ranging from as low ...

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Multi-generational homes are back. Here’s why

The housing market is not keeping up with the supply needed to meet demand, and as a result prices are skyrocketing, in part because of record high lumber prices that have driven ...

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Cable prices going up in 2019

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If you are not one of the tens of millions of Americans abandoning cable and satellite, you may be joining them soon.  Cable and satellite prices are going up in 2019 in ...

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Americans Fund Most of the World’s Drug Research. Here’s How Trump Can End That

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President Trump recently released an ambitious, 44-page plan to drive down prescription drug prices. The blueprint relies, in part, on negotiating and enforcing trade deals to prevent other countries from freeloading off ...

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