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Bill proposes reform of high-interest payday loans in Kansas

TOPEKA, (KSNT) – Kansans who pay high interest rates for payday loans could see some changes with a new bill that is being introduced. Reverend Annie Ricker, who leads the United Methodist Church in Berryton, is one of many members of community activist organization Topeka Jump calling on lawmakers to …

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Topeka JUMP Holds Rally Against Payday Loans

TOPEKA, Kan. (WIBW) – With payday lenders able to charge up to 391% interest in the Sunflower State, community leaders have called on Kansas lawmakers to change. Topeka JUMP says community members from local and state organizations came together to demand reform of payday lending practices across the Sunflower State …

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$300 loans offer a lifeline – and an apprenticeship – for students – archyde

Quick loans from the UAB Regional Institute for Financial Education are available in as little as 24 hours. They can help any Blazer student who experiences an unexpected loss of income, housing or medical issues, or a transportation emergency. Written by: Matt Windsor Media contact: Savannah Koplon Any UAB student …

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Cancel Culture is coming to banking

Last November, Missouri’s conservative Defense of Liberty PAC scheduled a high-profile event with a speech by Donald Trump, Jr. On November 9, however, WePay, a subsidiary of JPMorgan Chase that provided payment services for the event, announced the end of these benefits. WePay accused the organization of violating its policy …

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Tri-Cities’ own pawn stars find a niche in musical gear

In the musical equipment market? Ed and Moe’s Pawn Shop & Guitar Bar is one store you’ll want to put on your list. It offers typical pawnshop items – electronics, power tools, jewelry, collectibles – but Ed and Moe’s has a particular focus on providing a full inventory of used …

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How to Stop Relying on Payday Loans

Payday loans are like a black hole. Payday loans can trap you in a vicious cycle of borrowing and deceitful cash. If you’re one of these people, payday loans can be overwhelming. It is possible to stop payday loan dependency and end the cycle. Basics of a payday loan Let’s say you are …

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YouTube Music exceeds 50 million subscribers

A YouTube logo seen at YouTube Space LA in this file photo. (Reuters photo) YouTube has more than 50 million paid subscribers to its music service, a milestone for Google’s video site that has long been criticized by Hollywood record labels and studios for giving away their work. That 50 …

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UN finds destroyed and deserted Eritrean refugee camps in northern Tigray | Voice of America

GENEVA – The United Nations refugee agency has said that two refugee camps for Eritreans in Ethiopia’s northern Tigray region have been destroyed and abandoned. UN agencies have not been able to access Tigray since November, when Ethiopia launched its military offensive to wrest control of the region from the …

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RuPaul’s Drag Race winners to appear at IU virtual event on Friday night

Drag celebrities Bob the Drag Queen and Trixie Mattel will appear in a free Zoom event Friday at 7:30 p.m., according to the event registration website IU. Bob the Drag Queen will give a makeup tutorial and she and Mattel will answer questions from participants. “We don’t really have a …

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Chicago Tribune union struggles hamper buyout talks with Alden Global Capital

Members of NewsGuild-CWA’s Chicago Tribune chapter said their national leadership abandoned them during buyout negotiations with the newspaper’s new owner, Alden Global Capital. “We have a situation in Chicago that should alarm all of you, even if you don’t agree with our current position,” wrote Gregory Pratt, president of the …

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