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Trump, Kayne West
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Digital Content Producer
November 25, 2019 - 3:24 pm
(KFTK) - A pair of polls recently released is being called a "worst nightmare" situation for Democrats as President Donald Trump now has the approval of at least 34 percent of black likely voters in the 2020 Presidential election. The polls from Rasmussen and Emerson show Trump has a 34 and 34.5...
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July 02, 2019 - 12:19 pm
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Officials with Washington University in St. Louis have announced that campus staff will be paid a $15-an-hour minimum wage by 2021. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports the raise, which was pushed by campus employees’ union, affects close to 1,200 workers, but does not include...
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Plastic bags could be taxed in Illinois as part of a new $39 Billion dollar budget.
Eric Sykes
February 25, 2019 - 11:47 am
ILLINOIS (FM NewsTalk 97.1) - Another year, another multi-billion dollar budget for a state drowning in debt. Illinois Governor J.B. Pritzker is proposing a new budget of $39 billion dollars and it has plenty of lines for increased and new taxes. One of those taxes will target working men and women...
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Pack of cigarettes
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February 04, 2019 - 3:39 pm
The state of Hawaii could ban cigarette sales if a current bill is passed. The legislation would gradually raise the age someone can buy cigarettes. The minimum age would go to 30 years old in 2020, 40 in 2021, 50 in 2022, 60 in 2023 and 100 years old in 2024. The new law would not apply to e-cigs...
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