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Missouri Expects to Save $44M Through Debt Refinancing

Nixon says Missouri was able to refinance because the state has maintained a good credit rating.

07/05/2012

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Warren Buffett Hears Business Pitches From Kids

Billionaire Warren Buffett plans to devote part of Monday to listening to a series of business ideas, but none of the people meeting with the investor even has a college degree.

05/21/2012

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20% Student Loan Defaults at Some Area Schools

That’s more than twice as high as the national average of 8.8 percent.

04/18/2012

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Report: Joplin Might Not Have Debt from Tornado

A report originally estimated the costs to the city would be about $24 million.

01/16/2012

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Illinois Flirts with Financial Disaster

As of early last month, the state owed on 166,000 unpaid bills worth a breathtaking $5 billion, with nearly half of that amount more than a month overdue.

10/16/2011

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Illinois’ Mounting Debt

According to the report, if each household in the state had to cough up cash to bail the state out, it would cost just over $6,600.

10/12/2011

Senate To Vote On Debt Limit Bill, After House Passed It

Washington Politicians Playing Defense

With Congress’s approval rating at an all-time low, some Americans are concerned there’s a lot of heated rhetoric going back and forth in Washington.

08/22/2011

U.S. Senator Claire McCaskill (Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

McCaskill: “Embarrassed” By Congressional Debt Showdown

Says like many Americans, she’s “ticked off” at Congress.

08/15/2011

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St. Louis’ A+ Credit Rating Remains Strong

Despite federal debt downgrade.

08/11/2011

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Total Information PM – Postal Service Cuts, Fuel Efficiency Standards, Debt Talks Heat Up

The U.S. Postal Service could close 3,700 branches to save costs. Art Sackler, spokesman for Coalition for a 21st Century Postal Service, tells us what this could mean. Mark on Money Michelle Krebs, senior analyst […]

07/27/2011

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