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Jobless rate spikes to 14.7 percent, highest since Great Depression

The U.S. unemployment rate hit 14.7 percent in April, the highest rate since the Great Depression, as 20.5 million jobs vanished in the worst monthly loss on record. The figures are stark evidence of the damage the coronavirus has done ...

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College class of 2020 will graduate into wobbly economy

With graduation looming, the future is looking a lot less bright than it did just a few months ago for college seniors. They are entering a job market flooded with tens of millions of workers who have lost their jobs ...

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Missouri House panel dismisses sexual harassment complaint

A Missouri House panel has dismissed a sexual harassment complaint against a state lawmaker after an investigation that spanned several months. Minutes of the Missouri House Ethics Committee obtained by The Associated Press through an open-records request show the complaint ...

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Probe into roll out of Missouri’s medical marijuana expands

A legislative probe into the roll out of Missouri’s medical marijuana program has expanded into Gov. Mike Parson’s office. A House panel is seeking records involving the Republican governor’s deputy chief of staff, chief operating officer and a longtime adviser ...

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