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’12 Days of Christmas’ Items Top $114K

Last-minute shoppers who turn to the Internet will pay even more for all the gifts – about $173,000.


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Seniors Protest Possible Social Security Change

Seniors stood outside the federal courthouse to protest connecting Social Security cost-of-living increases to chained Consumer Price Index.


Missouri Curators Approve 1.7 Percent Tuition Hike

Room and board will also rise. The increase for the 2013-14 academic year is slightly less than earlier estimates of a 2 percent boost.


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Illinois Could Set Minimum Wage Record

Small businesses aren’t happy about a proposal to increase Illinois’ minimum wage.


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St. Louisans Feel Effects of Inflation

New data shows electricity prices are way up, compared to national average.



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