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Nonprofits may be on track for best fundraising year ever, new survey finds

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A new report on charitable giving suggests America’s nonprofit organizations are on track for possibly their best fundraising year ever, even in the midst of the continued government mandates and a bad ...

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Missouri added 15,000 jobs in July after ending extra unemployment

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Missouri Gov. Mike Parson’s decision earlier this summer to end additional federal unemployment benefits has had a positive effect on the state’s jobs and economy. Missouri payrolls added exactly 15,000 non-farm jobs ...

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Tyson Foods raising prices on all products as inflation skyrockets

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Tyson Foods says a historic rise in inflation is the reason for an across the board price increase for its products. The company, which is the nation’s largest meat producer, says inflation ...

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SYSCO halts food deliveries in Kansas citing labor shortage

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Restaurants across Kansas are finding their pantries empty after food distributor Sysco halted deliveries. The food giant said labor shortages in the industry.  Business across the country have complained about the shortage ...

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MoDOT to hold job fair at City Union Mission

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The Missouri Department of Transportation (MoDOT) is in dire need of workers in the coming months and will hold a job fair July 19 at Kansas City’s largest homeless shelter. MoDot shares ...

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State job growth linked to political party in power

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A study by personal finance company Wallet Hub finds all 10 states with the worst job growth have policies led by Democrat governors. All states with the best job growth are Republican-led ...

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Unemployment ticks up even as more jobs added

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The nation’s unemployment ticked up in June as the economy struggles with hiring, surging inflation and fear over the cost of the Biden infrastructure plan. The unemployment rate jumped to 5.9 percent from ...

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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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To encourage work, Missouri will end federal unemployment bonus

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Missouri Gov. Mike Parson on Tuesday announced that the state will end participation in all federal pandemic-related unemployment insurance “bonus” programs on June 12. “From conversations with business owners across the state, ...

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Governors ending federal unemployment bonus to get people to work

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Ongoing federal unemployment benefits are discouraging many workers from returning to work. Several Republican governors are ending these benefits early to help businesses struggling to find help. A recent analysis by University ...

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Businesses are closing for lack of workers. Here’s why

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Across the country an unintended consequence of Covid relief are having serious repercussions in both big and small businesses. It’s now at a crisis level as a shortage of workers grows. For ...

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Here’s why 40% of small business owners can’t find workers

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A whopping 40 percent of small business owners were unable to fill job openings last month—a seven-point increase from January. This finding comes from a new report by the NFIB (a small ...

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Local & Regional News Briefs

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Here are some local and regional news briefs from around the Kansas / Missouri area.   Kansas Legislative Audit: Bogus Unemployment Claims May Have Cost the State $600 Million TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) ...

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Missouri jobs struggle with continued lockdowns

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The Missouri unemployment rate increased substantially in December, still is showing the effects of lockdowns and decreased economic activity. The seasonally adjusted employment rate increased for the month by 10,400 jobs. The ...

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Missouri budget to dip $400 million due to lockdowns

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The Missouri state budget for the next fiscal year will take a major as a result of economic fallout from pandemic lockdowns. The budget year that begins in July is expected to ...

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Missouri ranks fifth in the nation in economic recovery from pandemic

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The Missouri recovery is full steam ahead as the economy comes back strong from the pandemic. The state had the nation’s fifth-best employment recovery in November, according to a report released last week. ...

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Covid restrictions causing food insecurity among Americans

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As some governors re-enforce partial or total Covid lockdowns across the nation, many Americans are concerned about being able to feed their families. Food insecurity is highest in states with lockdowns and ...

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Economy breaks all records, grows at 33 percent

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The U.S. economy grew at an astounding rate this fall surpassing the previous record set in 1950.  Department of Commerce announced Oct. 29 that U.S. economic output in the third quarter grew ...

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Trump unveils economic plan to provide opportunities for black communities

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President Donald Trump is expanding his 4-year effort to help black Americans prosper. The Black Economic Empowerment Platinum Plan commits $500 billion to inner-city areas. It is a follow-up to policies instituted ...

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Unemployment drops to 7.9 percent as economy adds 600K jobs

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Unemployment falls to 7.9% in September with the addition of 661,000 jobs was the good news announced by the Labor Department on Friday. The rate is just above that reported in the ...

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Unemployment compensation is taxable; Have tax withheld now and avoid a tax-time surprise

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With millions of Americans now receiving taxable unemployment compensation, many of them for the first time, the Internal Revenue Service is reminding people receiving unemployment compensation that they can have tax withheld ...

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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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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 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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