Monthly Archive: September 2013

Sep 27

Helping Missouri’s Kids Through Broken and Blended Family Changes

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by Mike Ferguson (St. Charles, MO) – No matter what your marital status or age, divorce likely has already impacted your life. For many, it’s through personal experience. For everyone else, that impact has been felt when a family member or friend has gone through the process. In addition, for an increasing number of Missourians, …

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Sep 20

Market Forces or Exploitation? How Low Is Too Low For Missouri Worker Wages?

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by Mike Ferguson (St. Charles, MO) – Is it the result of the free market or greedy corporations? Organized labor activists say thousands of Missouri workers are not being fairly paid for low-wage work at fast food restaurants. They’ve organized walkouts in some Missouri cities twice this summer. These workers generally get paid minimum wage. …

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Sep 13

Missouri’s New Media and the “First Draft of History”

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by Mike Ferguson (St. Charles, MO) – Digital technology, changing customer demands and a younger perspective to change the mindset. That’s a description of many industries right now but, especially in Missouri, that describes how the news media is evolving. Those of us who grew up waiting for the 6:00 news to tell us what …

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Sep 06

Missouri’s Veto Session 2013: The Tax Cut Debate

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by Mike Ferguson (St. Charles, MO) – It’s been approved, it’s been knocked down and now it’s about to be debated again. The Republican tax reform plan that Governor Jay Nixon vetoed will likely be up for another vote this month. The annual Missouri Veto Session gets underway on September 11th. Before the current politicians …

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