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Since the financial crisis began in 2008, millions of Americans across the country have seen their annual earnings stagnate. However, while the rest of us have been struggling even more to make ends meet, the number of billionaires has more than doubled.According to a new Oxfam report on inequality, there were 793 billionaires worldwide in March 2009. By March 2014, that number ballooned to 1,645 billionaires.

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Burr Oak Woods Conservation Nature Center is offering the following programs in November. The Nature Center is located at 1401 N.W. Park Road in Blue Springs. All activities are free, but registration is required, unless otherwise noted.

Updated at 9:49 AM

Where would we be without coffee? It helps us power though late-night assignments and helps us wake up in the morning when we’re feeling a bit sleep-deprived. If you’re a caffeine aficionado, you’ll appreciate this round-up of java-centric apps,...

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Just in time for Halloween, J.K. Rowling has released her highly anticipated next piece of writing...

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Stephen Colbert will officially sign off from 

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One hundred and one years old and still a cowgirl – at heart. That’s Nellie O’Brien, who recently celebrated her birthday at The Groves.Although the longtime Independence resident has lost her hearing, that...

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The two candidates for the Missouri House of Representatives in the 20th District see similar challenges for northeastern Jackson County but offer different ideas on how to address them.Both say the economy is high on people’s...

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Things are about to get explosive on The Flash. The Nov. 11 episode of The CW superhero...

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For TV fans, showrunners like Joss Whedon,

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To know Olive Kitteridge is not easy. Many would likely argue it's not worth the risk of being exposed to her harsh, judgmental New Englander's scorn. Suffer fools gladly? Not this curmudgeonly math teacher who, when her husband insists she's...

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