Iola’s poor: Out of sight can’t mean out of mind

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June 18, 2014 - 12:00 AM

Don Erbert hit the nail on the head.

“Why is it a person working at a plant in Iola can’t afford food?” the longtime Iolan questioned in his recent letter to the editor.

Why? — Because today’s minimum wage does not support a minimum lifestyle. And most industries in Iola pay piss-poor wages for entry-level positions.

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