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Quality jobs are key to economic advancement

Currently, the federal poverty level for a single person is $12,140, while for a family of four with two children, it is $25,100. However, research suggests that, on average, an income equal to about two times the federal poverty threshold is needed to meet Americans’ most basic needs — $24,280 for a single person and $50,200 for a family of four.

Royals starter Jorge Lopez laments one pitch against Yankees

Royals pitcher Jorge Lopez spoke to reporters following the team's 7-6 loss to the New York Yankees at Yankee Stadium on April 21, 2019. Lopez gave up five runs, including a three-run home run to Yankees outfielder Clint Frazier.