Unemployment in South Dakota may be low compared to the national average, but the state's average wages are also among the lowest in the country. Some in South Dakota are pushing to raise the state's minimum wage. But even some who support the increase wonder if an $1.25 hourly hike would be enough to make a difference. read more
Not every town gets to be King of Prussia or Truth or Consequences. America is littered with colorful monickers for its cities, but some towns inevitably go by names that are a little more milquetoast. And few names are more milquetoast than "Middletown": A name suggesting the town's defining attribute is that it isn't too... read more
Over 100 protesters marched peacefully down W. Florissant Ave. on Friday night carrying a mirrored coffin in Michael Brown’s honor, kicking off what organizers billed as a “Weekend of Resistance,” a multi-day event designed to pay tribute to the lives of young black men who have died at the hands of police.
Over 100 protesters marched peacefully down W. Florissant Ave. on Friday night carrying a mirrored coffin in Michael Brown’s honor, kicking off what organizers coined a “Weekend of Resistance." read more