Copper wire worth a pretty penny to thieves
Feb 7, 2019

Copper wire worth a pretty penny to thieves

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Video game companies and content creators like Netflix are taking the "L" on the global phenomenon knows as Fortnite. Does the U.S. economy need a new stimulus to fend off a recession? Plus, copper is a valuable commodity readily available to thieves in the form of wire in public electrical lines. The State of Missouri is fighting back. Plus, what would you name the newest, big banking merger?

Today's show is sponsored by Ling Ling Asian FoodsAvery Publishing, the Alliance for Lifetime Income and Indeed.

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Copper thefts a common and costly crime

Feb 7, 2019
The Missouri Department of Transportation spent almost $1 million last year on repairing street lights caused by thefts of copper wire.
The Missouri Department of Transportation spent almost $1 million last year on repairing street lights caused by thefts of copper wire.
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Video game companies and content creators like Netflix are taking the “L” on the global phenomenon knows as Fortnite. Does the U.S. economy need a new stimulus to fend off a recession? Plus, copper is a valuable commodity readily available to thieves in the form of wire in public electrical lines. The State of Missouri is fighting back. Plus, what would you name the newest, big banking merger?

Today’s show is sponsored by Ling Ling Asian FoodsAvery Publishing, the Alliance for Lifetime Income and Indeed.

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