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Macon Chronicle-Herald - Macon, MO
Updated at 9:42 AM

After watching an entertaining episode of “Last Week Tonight with John Oliver,” I was compelled to do a little research of my own concerning wage disparity in the U.S.According to a Sept. 10, 2013, report from The Associated Press, the top 1 percent of U.S. wage earners in 2012 earned 19.3 percent of total household income, while the top 10 percent earned 48.2 percent.According to that same report, this is the widest wage gap since 1928.

Updated at 9:37 AM

On Tuesday, July 8, the City of La Plata held their regular monthly meeting. Below are the meeting minutes as reported by Mayor Lois Bragg. Mayor Bragg declared a quorum present and called the meeting to order at 6 p.m.  The...

Updated at 9:29 AM

This year at Atlanta School, the Rocket Math program set criteria for each grade to achieve quarterly. The program has four sets of facts with 26 levels for each set. By the end of the school year, students in first grade needed to pass...

Updated at 9:17 AM

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Updated at 9:14 AM

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Updated at 9:06 AM

When school is not in session during July and August many children go without lunch."Macon County Ministries and eight Macon churches are working to fill that gap," said coordinator Becky Belt.It is also supported...

Updated at 9:00 AM

A non for profit La Plata Community Betterment committee has been formed for the purpose of applying for grant funds for community improvement. The committee was issued the certificate of incorporation on June 5. When all necessary...

Posted at 9:00 AM

Two military aircraft carrying the first bodies of victims of the Malaysia Airlines crash left the embattled plains of eastern Ukraine Wednesday, and pro-Russian rebels shot down two Ukrainian fighter jets as fighting flared in the region.

Updated at 8:56 AM

DEATH NOTICE

Updated at 8:54 AM

At approximately 9:47 p.m. on Friday, July 18, Wayne L. Lundgren, 63, of Sioux City, Iowa, was traveling westbound on Briggs Drive when he suffered an unknown medical condition. Lundgren traveled off the left side of the roadway in his...

Updated at 8:53 AM

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