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5/12/2015

2015 a promising year for job-seeking graduates

2015 a promising year for job-seeking graduates

Posted 8:22 PM 5/12/2015 by Andria Kirkland, KOMU 8 Reporter

Every year, another batch of college graduates walk out of their universities ready to enter the job market.

And this year, the class of 2015 is heading into what economic experts consider a healthy marketplace.

American employers plan to hire an average of 9.6 percent more (More)...

5/16/2015

Research shows half the nation's unemployed are young adults

Research shows half the nation's unemployed are young adults

Posted 4:22 PM 5/16/2015 by Amber Smith, KOMU 8 Reporter

COLUMBIA - Graduation season is in full swing mid-Missouri, but some young adults are noticing that it is difficult to find a job.

New research shows that unemployment is still an issue for teens and young adults.

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No charges in fatal police shooting in Springfield

St. Louis area adviser sentenced for fraud

Jefferson City Fire Department hosts physical agility practice

St. Louis jailers fired for excessive force

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5/15/2015

A look at key bills from Missouri's 2015 legislative session

A look at key bills from Missouri's 2015 legislative session

Posted 7:19 PM 5/15/2015 by The Associated Press

JEFFERSON CITY (AP) - Missouri lawmakers ended their annual session Friday. Here's a look at some of the major issues that passed and failed:

PASSED:

BUDGET

Authorizes $26 billion of spending for the 2016 fiscal year, including an $84 million (More)...

New study warns single mothers of potential health problems

Commencement brings families and heavy traffic to Columbia

Missouri House brings 2015 session to a close

Missouri lawmakers approve tax notification requirement

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