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It was a big week for interest rates. Here’s what you need to know

Krystal Hur, CNN September 22, 2023

CNN — Central bank officials around the world relayed a somewhat unified message this week to the global economy: Inflation is coming down, but the battle is far from won. Some...


Anthony Behar March 4, 2021

A copy of Dr. Seuss’ “If I Ran The Zoo” seen on a spinner rack inside Strand Book Store, one of six books which will no longer be published due to hurtful representation of certain people and cultures,...

Another 847,000 Americans filed for unemployment benefits in Joe Biden’s first week as president

Dania Maxwell January 28, 2021

LOS ANGELES, CA - DECEMBER 29: A biker passes a store for lease in downtown on Tuesday, Dec. 29, 2020 in Los Angeles, CA. Gov. Gavin Newsom expects California to extend regional stay-at-home orders in...

August Jobs Report

Matt Smith/Shutterstock September 4, 2020

Workers from the entertainment industry hit hard by the COVID-19 pandemic participate in a March for Awareness, organized by the International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees. America's jobs recovery...

U.S. President Barack Obama speaks at a event to promote a new health care program by approving $215 million for a Precision Medicine Initiative, which is designed to help doctors tailor treatments to the individual characteristics of their patients, in the East Room of the White House on Friday, Jan. 30, 2015 in Washington, D.C. (Olivier Douliery/Abaca Press/TNS)

AP: Obama’s record budget: Tax the rich, help middle class

Andrew Taylor, Associated Press February 2, 2015

WASHINGTON — Promising to help America's middle class, President Barack Obama on Monday sent Congress a record $4 trillion budget that would hammer corporate profits overseas and raise taxes on the...

Ray Paoletta is a junior political science major and a columnist for The Kent Stater. Contact him at

Opinion: Low voter turnout plagues the country

Ray Paoletta September 14, 2014

Another mid-term election is quickly approaching and most candidates have their efforts focused on voter turnout. There isn’t a shortage of citizens complaining about government; however, voter turnout...

Kent Kirker is a junior Education major and columnist for the Daily Kent Stater. Contact him at

Opinion: Let the games be the games

Kent Kirker February 4, 2014

The 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi Russia is just days away. Many issues have arisen from the placement of these games in the past year or so, mostly pertaining to LGBT community and the rights in which...

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