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Author Gives Up Personal Fortune to Fight Nation’s Wealth Divide

By Veronica Carter Jefferson City, MO – An author born to the “1 Percent” who gave away his wealth is convinced there is common ground between the rich and poor when it comes to fighting wealth inequality in the United States. He says the polarization leading up to this year’s election was exacerbated by an…

Flu Season: Doctors Say Get an Early Start

Flu season ahead

By Veronica Carter Flu season normally reaches its peak after Christmas, but flu cases have been showing up earlier in recent years. That means it’s time to check in with your doctor about flu-prevention strategies, including immunizations. That’s the word from Dr. Mary Anne Jackson, director of infectious diseases at Children’s Mercy Hospital and a…

Moral Monday Rally in Jefferson City

A rally and march at Missouri’s State Capitol today calls for lawmakers to keep working-class people in mind. (standupkc.org)

Moral Monday Rally in Jefferson City

Moral Monday Rally in Jefferson City. Courtesy Public News Service

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Jefferson City, MO – Monday is “Moral Day of Action” at more than half of the nation’s state Capitol buildings, including Missouri’s, as the faith-based movement demands a move away from what are being described as “extremist” policies. Comments from the Rev. Dr. William Barber II, architect of the Forward Together Moral Movement, and Terrence Wise, fast-food worker and part of Stand Up KC.

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