poverty

FILE - In this March 7, 2020, file photo Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden acknowledges the crowd during a campaign rally in Kansas City, Mo. In an effort to ease concerns about his age, the 77-year-old presumptive Democratic nominee has said he wouldn't seek reelection if his mental or physical health declined. He has also referred to himself as a “transition candidate," acting as a bridge to a younger generation of leadership. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel, File)
Associated Press
May 19, 2020 - 11:49 pm
SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Republican voters in Oregon’s vast 2nd Congressional District on Tuesday elected a former state senator to be their candidate to replace Rep. Greg Walden, who didn’t run for a 12th term in the conservative region covering the rural eastern and central part of the state. Cliff...
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Megan Lynch
April 02, 2020 - 4:22 pm
The Salvation Army's Midland Division says part-time and seasonal workers are struggling to put food on the table due to coronavirus related shutdowns.
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Megan Lynch
November 12, 2019 - 5:15 am
St. Louis based Crisis Aid International launches coffee brand to support impoverished coffee farmers in East Africa
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May 20, 2019 - 4:19 pm
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — The leader of a Jefferson City daycare said she hasn’t seen any evidence of a reported downturn in the number of Missouri children living in poverty. Data from coalition group Missourians to End Poverty shows that roughly 261,000 children are living in poverty in the...
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Wesley Bell
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Brad Choat
January 06, 2019 - 7:55 am
CLAYTON, Mo. (KMOX) — Saint Louis County's new prosecutor is asking for "patience" from the public.​ Wesley Bell posted on Facebook Saturday that he wanted to set the record straight about proposed reforms. Bell said his transition team created a working document to begin internal discussions and...
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Cardinals pitcher Carlos Martinez.
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June 18, 2018 - 12:03 pm
The Cardinals pitcher was published by The Players' Tribune on Monday and shares stories about his childhood, growing up in one of the poorest sections of the Dominican Republic.
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May 03, 2018 - 10:17 am
Wiss says school districts need to have the knowledge and tools to deal with developmental trauma
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