Missouri’s sales tax holiday is approaching

By Chara Shoppers will have opportunities to save money this weekend, thanks to the Missouri sales tax-free holiday. The event starts at 12:01 a.m. Friday (Aug. 2) and runs through midnight Sunday (Aug. 4). However, the Missouri Department of Revenue states on its website that the sales tax holiday applies to state and local sales […]

Hate attacks in Kansas City

By Roberta Pardo “If you don’t speak English, why are you here?” A few weeks ago, Shawnee, Kansas, resident Carmen Sevilla heard that comment while at her own business. Sevilla, a naturalized citizen from Mexico, has lived here for decades and has owned a hair salon for more than 10 years. The Saturday of the […]