DECATUR, Ill. (AP) – A Decatur woman’s ambition to become a nurse has led to new legislation allowing some convicted felons to petition the state for a health care worker license. 134 more words
COLUMBIA, Mo. (KMOX) – Graduate student workers at private institutions can now unionize per a recent National Labor Relations Board ruling, but students at public institutions will continue fighting for their rights. 198 more words
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KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) – Attorneys for the police force and prosecutor that oversaw the grand jury investigation after Michael Brown’s 2014 death in Ferguson have asked a federal judge to consider blocking the release of “grisly” photographs of the black 18-year-old’s body to his family’s attorneys, worried they could prompt violence if leaked. 96 more words
Today on Keeping It Real With Rev. Al Sharpton, Charles Ellison joined the show to discuss the allegation that Donald Trump is a racist. Ellison said the biggest concern is not whether Donald Trump is a racist but instead the bigger issue is the fact that Trump has not provided any details on the solutions he may have for dealing with issues in America. 60 more words
ST. LOUIS (KMOX) – The Better Business Bureau is warning St. Louis residents who receive an offer in the mail for burial insurance policies.
A company in Marietta, Georgia is sending offers in the mail saying receivers qualify for a benefit that will pay 100 percent of all funeral expenses up to $35,000. 70 more words