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Local Economist talks about the growing income inequality

LA CROSSE, Wisc. (WKBT) - Income inequality continues to grow in the U.S.  2012 saw the largest gap between the top 1% and the botton 99% since 1920.

Dr. TJ Brooks joined us in the studio to explain what income inequality is, and what affect it can have on our economy.

Dr. Brooks talks about why a large gap can hurt worker motivation, and also why there needs to be some inequality for our economy to work well.

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