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BBB report show military men and women more likely to fall for scams

Scams can affect any consumer, but military personnel and their families are statistically more likely to fall victim to costly and embarrassing fraud. This is particularly true of active-duty service members. According to the 2018 Better Business Bureau (BBB) Scam Tracker Risk Report, active military, veterans and military spouses were only slightly more susceptible to

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Common complaints BBB receives about petsitting

Finding a reliable pet sitter or boarding facility is critical for pet owners who travel.  Besides entrusting the care of your furry, scaly or feathered friend to another person or business, using a sitter means that person will have access to your home. Common complaints Better Business Bureau (BBB) receives about kennels, boarding facilities and

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Humanitarian Relief at the Border

Last week I supported legislation to provide much needed funding to address the humanitarian crisis unfolding on our southern border. This emergency bill provides $4.5 billion in funding for the border, including $3 billion in humanitarian aid. This funding will ensure those working in border control get paid as they wage the fight to stop

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Love note from Jeff City

Greetings, My Fellow Missourians During my second year in legislation, the Hickory County license office had a dispute with the Department of Revenue (DOR) over the bidding process when they had a vacancy in their office. The DOR bidding process is to allow interested groups and individuals to bid to operate one or more Missouri

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Grilled Frog Legs: Main Entrée

Ingredients: • 12 large frog legs • 1⁄2 c. vegetable oil • Grated peel & juice of 1⁄2 lemon • 3 T. minced purple onion 1 tsp. salt • 1 tsp. dried basil leaves 1 tsp. dry mustard • 2 T. chopped parsley Vegetable oil • 1⁄4 c. butter or margarine 1 clove garlic, minced

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Into the Unknown

by Cassie Downs, Christian Blogger I’m a big fan of control. I like to know what’s happening and when it’s happening. I love having a plan and knowing I’m ready for whatever lies ahead. The very thought of the unknown makes me cringe, but it seems like that’s God’s favorite place for me these days,

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Love note from Jeff City

Greetings, My Fellow Missourians It’s fescue Seed Harvest time throughout Southwest Missouri and our family like many others are busy combining fescue seed. Our cattle ranch’s objective is to turn forage to cash. We do that by grazing cattle on predominantly fescue grass inter seeded with legumes. One of the fringe benefits of growing Fescue

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Gov. Parson to sign executive order closing state offices July 5

Governor Mike Parson announced that he plans to sign an executive order declaring state offices closed on Friday, July 5. “The Fourth of July reminds us of the freedoms we cherish as Americans and the brave men and women who have fought to preserve this great country. Missouri is known as a state that honors

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Missouri delegation calls on President Trump to support disaster declaration

On Wednesday, the entire Missouri congressional delegation, including U.S. Senators Roy Blunt and Josh Hawley, and U.S. Representatives Blaine Luetkemeyer, Sam Graves, Emanuel Cleaver, II, Vicky Hartzler, Ann Wagner, Wm. Lacy Clay, Billy Long, and Jason Smith sent a letter urging President Trump to support Acting Governor Mike Kehoe’s disaster declaration request for the counties

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BBB tips on finding a trustworthy air conditioning contractor

In the heat of summer, air conditioning isn’t just a matter of comfort – it’s often a matter of health, especially for people who are elderly or have medical conditions. This makes air conditioning a crucial home repair. It’s also a costly repair, and it’s important to hire a contractor you trust. Nationally, Better Business

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