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Some companies boosting pay for low-wage workers

It turns out business leaders like me who believe in raising wages have a lot more company than we realized, writes Elizabeth Bland Glynn, the chief operating officer of Travois, a consulting firm that promotes housing and economic development in American Indian, Alaska Native and Native Hawaiian communities.

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Families shouldn’t avoid end-of-life care conversations

Carol Quiring, chief executive officer of Saint Luke’s Home Care and Hospice in Kansas City, writes: We enjoy being in control of our health care. We like choosing our doctor, when to schedule an appointment or test and where to receive care. But what happens when we are no longer able to make our choices known? National Health Care Decisions Day is Saturday.

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Lorenzo Cain heating up as Royals beat Twins 7-4

Lorenzo Cain is batting .296 after a 4-for-5 game in a victory over the Minnesota Twins on Tuesday night. The Star's Rustin Dodd recaps the performance.
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Lorenzo Cain heating up as Royals beat Twins 7-4

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