McCaskill Files Legislation To Protect Senior Citizens From Student Loan Debt
Democratic United State Senator Claire McCaskill introduced legislation this week that would prevent senior citizens from being forced into poverty due to student loan debt.
McCaskill’s Protecting Seniors with Student Loans Act would increase social security benefits protected from the Department of Education garnishment from the $750 monthly limit enacted in 1996 to $1,183.
This would ensure that when the government recoups defaulted student loans, it does not put seniors below the federal poverty line.
Trial Date Delayed for Fulton Man Accused of Killing Classmate
Trial Date Delayed for Fulton Man Accused of Killing Classmate A trial date for a Fulton man accused of killing his classmate in 1991 is being delayed. 46-year-old Chris Niemet is accused of killing his classmate, Greg Jones in Aprial 1991 in Russelville. Jones was 14, and Niemet was also 14 at the time. Niemet…… Continue Reading
Missourians Can Order Morning After Pill
Missourians Can Order Morning After Pill A new project launched yesterday (Thursday) that will allow anyone with a Missouri address to order a free kit containing two doses of the morning-after pill. The non-profit Missouri Family Health Council is spearheading the project, which also includes over 30 community distribution sites across Missouri where anyone can…… Continue Reading
Community and Law Enforcement Work Together to Clean Up Egg Mess in Pettis County
Community and Law Enforcement Work Together to Clean Up Egg Mess in Pettis County A messy situation is cleaned up in Pettis County after a tractor trailer carrying eggs overturned yesterday morning (Thursday). The Pettis County Sheriff’s Department says the tractor trailer was carrying $60,000 worth of cage free, organic eggs when it overturned in…… Continue Reading
KWWR Sports Report 6/2/23
KWWR Sports Report 6/2/23 The mid-Missouri high school baseball wrapped up yesterday (Thursday) with two Callaway County schools bringing home top finishes at State. In the Class 3 Championship Game, the South Callaway Bulldogs lost to Licking 3-1. South Callaway finished the season with a 26-8 record and a second place finish at State. In…… Continue Reading