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Justice Department is warning about fake unemployment benefit websites

The Department of Justice has received reports that fraudsters are creating websites mimicking unemployment benefit websites, including state workforce agency (SWA) websites, for the purpose of unlawfully capturing consumers’ personal information. To lure consumers to these fake websites, fraudsters send spam text messages and emails purporting to be from an SWA and containing a link. […]

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Audio: Missouri adults less educated today than nationally

Missouri adults are less educated today than nationally. That’s what state House Budget Committee members learned Wednesday during a hearing about Governor Parson’s next state budget proposal for Missouri’s colleges and universities. Higher Education and Workforce Development Department Commissioner Zora Mulligan says there have been many efforts to change this trend.     Mulligan says […]

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Trenton Job Center offers a multitude of supportive services

The Trenton Job Center offers information for young adults and dislocated workers interested in schooling and/or job training. Young adults are listed as persons from 16 years old up to 24. Services offered by the office in downtown Trenton include tuition assistance, supportive services, on the job training, paid work experience, and expenses related to […]

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Audio: The Missouri Senate could bring up controversial education package this week

The Missouri Senate could debate this week a wide-ranging education package.     Senate Bill 55, sponsored by Republican Cindy O’Laughlin of northeast Missouri’s Shelbina, is a controversial measure that could change the landscape of K-12 public education. The plan could expand charter schools to any Missouri city with a population greater than 30,000 people.  […]

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Trenton High School Alumni Association Scholarship application now available

Applications for the Trenton High School Alumni Association Scholarship are now available in the THS Counselor’s office. The $300.00 scholarship will be awarded at the conclusion of the current school year and may be used for tuition, books, fees, or college housing at any college, university, or technical school. It is a one-time award payable […]

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Demolition of nine properties main topic of Trenton City Council meeting

Accepting recommendations from the Trenton Building and Nuisance Board, the City Council Monday night approved a list of nine houses to be demolished and the selection of a demolition contractor. Three companies submitted bids including Red Rock of Kidder who had the lowest bid for all nine structures at $42,000. His bid actually was $43,400 […]