Wall Street Settlements; Where did the money go?
The headline grabbing numbers in the last few weeks are startling; JP Morgan Chase agrees to record 13 billion dollar settlement, Wall Street giant Goldman Sachs agrees to pay 3.15 billion, Wells Fargo reaches 335 million dollar settlement. The federal government has been doling out punishment over actions financial institutions took leading up to and even happening before the financial crisis in 2007-2008.
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Country music star Chris Young will perform in Springfield
Drury University said Tuesday that country singer Chris Young will perform at O'Reilly Family Event Center on Saturday, Nov. 22.
Tickets will go on sale at 10 a.m., Friday, Sept. 5, and will cost $39.50 each. Tickets are available online at www.drurytickets.com or by calling the OFEC box office at (417) 873-6316. Tickets may also be purchased in person at the box office, which is open ...
Bolivar Police Department follows Springfield's lead in crash policy
If you're in a minor accident in Bolivar, don't wait for police to arrive on the scene.
Officers will no longer be responding to fender-benders, unless someone was hurt in the crash. You're urged to exchange information with the other driver, then go to the Police Department to fill out a crash report.
This is a temporary policy, but it may become permanent. A similar policy went ...
Missouri seeks to get more local food into schools
Missouri is offering grants to help get more locally produced food into school meals and snacks.
The Missouri Department of Agriculture announced in a news release that applications will be accepted through October 31. To qualify for competitive grants of up to $200,000, applicants must purchase or process food from small farmers or produce food themselves.
Agriculture Director Richard Fordyce says the goal is increase the amount ...
Missouri pushes company with Medicaid call center to improve performance after long delays
Missourians trying to use a call center to sign up for the state's Medicaid program are running into long delays, prompting nearly half of them to hang up before they get help.
The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports (http://bit.ly/1nmrSbc ) the delays and busy signals violate the state's contract with the private company that runs the call center.
The Department of Social Services has told the company, YoungWilliams, ...
Video: Heavy rain for some this morning
Localized flooding is possible, but sun will return this afternoon. ...