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Clapton guitar auctioned for $45,000

A guitar owned by British singer-songwriter Eric Clapton has sold at auction for $45,000 and the proceeds will be used to pay the medical bills of a well-known Texas musician whose wife recently died of leukemia.

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'Low-cost' health insurance plan can carry high-risk costs

Richard Sankovich is not happy about the $6,035 invoice he recently got from West Penn Hospital for what turned out to be a pulled stomach muscle, but his experience likely says more about the risks of buying a low-cost health plan than it does about high hospital costs.

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The vicious debt trap of payday loans

Elliott J. Clark, 65, of Kansas City, MO, spent five years caught in the debt trap of payday loan interest when his wife's broken ankle began his high-interest cycle trap.
David Eulitt deulitt@kcstar.com
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The vicious debt trap of payday loans

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Cheap gas, big savings in Kansas City

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Dom Dwyer scores twice as Sporting KC routs Seattle Sounders FC

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Royals pitcher Edinson Volquez on his strong outing vs. the Rangers