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Holiday Shoppers Talk About The Economy


Independence, MO – Despite a wintry forecast of freezing rain and dropping temperatures, shoppers continued to hurry in and out of Independence Center this week. Just inside the mall's automated doors, KCUR intern Annie Walsh met Daniel Blanton, a volunteer bell-ringer for The Salvation Army. Despite the downturn in the economy, Blanton told Annie that the iconic little red kettle has been full at the end of each of his shifts this season.

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