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August 07, 2019 - 11:48 am
BELLEVILLE, Ill. (KMOX) — Building a diverse workforce that celebrates employees with disabilities is the goal of Thursday's 5th Annual Accommodation for Success job fair at Belleville West High School. Department of Mental Health Employment Specialist Sandy Keyser told KMOX this free event is not...
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May 22, 2019 - 10:45 am
COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — Callers to a Missouri hotline for abuse of elderly or disabled residents frequently can’t get through to anyone. Records obtained by The Columbia Missourian and KBIA radio found only about half of the 92,000 calls to the hotline last year were answered. From January through...
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February 22, 2019 - 8:53 am
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — A 68-year-old Missouri woman has pleaded guilty to receiving disability payments intended for her mother, who died nearly 50 years ago. Federal prosecutors say Marsha Gail Coy, of St. Peters, received more than $230,000 in the scheme. She pleaded guilty Thursday to bank...
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July 27, 2018 - 10:33 am
There are still businesses that are not in compliance and are given up to six months to make the necessary changes.
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In this Feb. 14, 2018, photo, Sen. Tammy Duckworth, D-Ill., speaks to Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses Summit, on Capitol Hill, in Washington.
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July 20, 2018 - 10:21 am
US Senator Tammy Duckworth calls it a dangerous concept that would set disabled rights back "several decades".
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