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Borrowers with $20k in Student Debt Doubled Over Last Decade

Washington, DC - infoZine - The Bureau also found that more borrowers are taking out student loans later in life, and fewer borrowers are paying down …

Debt Management

KC Actors Theatre's, And then There Were None, Theater Review

Kansas City, MO - infoZine - Is it OK to murder a murderer? Would it be murder to kill mass murderers like Hitler, Stalin or Pol Pot or would it be a …

Agatha Christie

Employers Offering Student Loan Repayment Benefits

Washington DC - infoZine - In response to historic levels of student loan debt and evidence that it can have a far-reaching impact on borrowers’ …

Education

Charles B. Wheeler Downtown Airport (MKC) Turns 90

Kansas City, MO - infoZine - A celebration is being held and former City of Kansas City, Missouri Mayor Charles B. Wheeler Downtown will be on …

Aviation

$90+ Million Assisting Missouri Flood Survivors

FEMA approved $9.9 million in grants for eligible individuals and families in 35 counties for housing assistance, including emergency home repairs, …

Flood Insurance

Woman Pleads Guilty, Man Sentenced in Million Dollar Internet Steroids Distribution

Kansas City, MO - infoZine - Brittainy N. Baker, 29, of Venice, pleaded guilty before U.S. Chief District Judge Greg Kays to participating in a …

Androgens

The EFF 2017 Pioneer Award Winners

San Francisco, CA - infoZine - The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) announced that whistleblower and activist Chelsea Manning, Techdirt editor …

U.S. Army

Uganda Faces World's Fastest Growing Refugee Crisis

Boston, MA - infoZine - As the announcement of one million South Sudanese refugees in Uganda was made today, Lydia Zigomo, Oxfam's Regional Director …

Refugees

August Is National Shooting Sports Month

Pratt, KS - infoZine - Recreational shooting is a safe and fun activity enjoyed by people of all ages, whether in competitive venues or target …

Guns

FedEx Supply Chain Recalls Cellphone Batteries

Washington DC - infoZine - This recall involves (about 10,200) batteries placed into refurbished AT&T Samsung Galaxy Note 4 cellphones by FedEx …

Samsung

Iran Travel Warning

Washington, DC - infoZine - This replaces the Travel Warning for Iran dated August 22, 2016, [infoZine] to reiterate and highlight the risk of arrest …

Iran

August Riverfront Readings Tonight

Kansas City, Mo - infoZine - <b>Maria Vasquez Boyd</b> is host, producer, and sound engineer for ARTSPEAK RADIO; a weekly hour long program that airs live on …

Poetry

Kansas City, Missouri Sales Tax Holiday This Weekend

Kansas City, MO - infoZine - The City of Kansas City, Missouri, wants to lighten the load for residents gearing up to buy back-to-school supplies. So …

Kansas City

Top Credit Card Combos from Consumer Reports

Yonkers, NY - infoZine - CR did a deep dive into credit cards in its report “How to Cash In on Cash-Back Credit Cards” that appears in the September …

Consumer Reports

Former Kansas City CFO Pleads Guilty to Embezzlement

Kansas City, MO - infoZine - Douglas Ferrell, 34, of Kansas City, waived his right to a grand jury and pleaded guilty before U.S. District Judge …

Corruption

Mail Carrier Pleads Guilty to Stealing Mail from Independence Residents

Kansas City, MO - infoZine - Audrey S. Odell, 34, of Blue Springs, MO, waived her right to a grand jury and pleaded guilty before U.S. District judge …

U.S. Postal Service

Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Takes Action Against JPMorgan Chase

Washington, DC - infoZine - The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) this week took action against JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A. for failures …

Banking

South Korean Supreme Court Affirms LGBT Rights

New York, NY - infoZine - South Korea’s Supreme Court has ordered the government to allow a lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) rights …

Rights & Freedoms

Kansas City Woman Pleads Guilty to Obstruction of Justice

Kansas City, Mo - infoZine - Margie P. Shephard, 51, of Kansas City, MO, pleaded guilty before U.S District Judge Roseann Ketchmark to obstruction of …

Obstruction of Justice

July FAO Food Price Index Up

Rome, Italy - infoZine - The FAO Food Price Index - a monthly trade-weighted index tracking international market prices of five major food commodity …

Price Index

Daniel K. Inouye Solar Telescope Takes Delivery of Primary Mirror

Washington, DC - infoZine - The primary mirror for the National Science Foundation (NSF) Daniel K. Inouye Solar Telescope (DKIST) -- the heart of …

Astronomy

RH's Smythson Shagreen Furniture Collection Recalled

Washington DC - infoZine - This recall involves (about 9,400 (in addition, about 300 were sold in Canada)) RH’s Smythson Shagreen Collection of side …

Furniture

2018 Volkswagen SUV Earns Top Safety Pick Award [video]

Arlington, VA - infoZine - To qualify for the 2017 Top Safety Pick award, a vehicle must have good ratings in all five crashworthiness tests — small …

Trucks

Mixbin Electronics Recalls iPhone Cases

Washington, DC - infoZine - This recall involves (about 263,000 (in addition, 11, 400 were sold in Canada and 400 in Mexico)) all liquid glitter …

Electronics

Mavyret for Hepatitis C Gets FDA Approval

Washington DC - infoZine - The U.S. Food and Drug Administration this week approved Mavyret (glecaprevir and pibrentasvir) to treat adults with …

Medicine

Somalia Travel Warning

Washington DC - infoZine - Militants associated with both the al-Qaida-affiliated terrorist group, al-Shabaab, and the self-proclaimed Islamic State …

Terrorism

What to Do After a Flood

Johnson County, KS - infoZine - The past week’s heavy rain and floods have wreaked havoc on many Johnson County homes and businesses. The Johnson …

Weather

KCMO Receives Four Proposals to Design and Build KCI Terminal

Kansas City, MO - infoZine - The City of Kansas City, Missouri, received four proposals to build a single terminal at Kansas City International …

Cities

Obey the Sign or Pay the Fine Nets Almost 2,000 Speeders in Missouri

Jefferson City, MO - infoZine - Missouri law enforcement officials issued 1,951 speeding citations as part of a six-state speed enforcement blitz …

U.S. Department of Transportation