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Seat Belts Save Lives

Wearing a seat belt is your best defense in a traffic crash. Give yourself a chance to live. Always buckle up, everyone, every trip, every time. The Missouri Coalition for Roadway Safety wants to remind teens how dangerous a car ride can be if they don’t take wearing their seat belt seriously. Law enforcement will

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BBB tips on hosting a safe garage sale

Whether you’re getting ready to sell a house, move or just want to make more room where you live, a garage sale can be a good way to get rid of unwanted items while realizing some cash. Start by attacking one closet or room at a time. If you decide to do it all it

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Hartzler introduces bill to ensure gold star families receive full benefits

Congresswoman Vicky Hartzler (MO-04) introduced the “Restoration for the Families of the Fallen Act,” which would ensure families who failed to receive the full life insurance benefit of their fallen servicemember retroactively receive that benefit. The bill would apply to the families of veterans who died from 2006-2018. This bill was introduced as a follow-up

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MoDOT crews working to repair potholes

Prolonged winter weather has left behind an unwanted reminder: potholes. Missouri Department of Transportation crews will be focusing on repairs through April. Crews started working to address the pesky potholes as soon as there was a break in the weather. MoDOT will have about 300 pothole patching crews statewide working to make roadways safer. About

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Learn about benefits, win prizes: BINGO

The Care Connection for Aging Services Korth Center will host a Benefits Bingo game on March 28. The free, interactive presentation is a themed Bingo game that teaches players about available benefits while giving folks a chance to win prizes. Bingo will begin at 10:30 a.m. at the center, 309 W. Englewood, in Stockton. The

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Mizzou expands online degree offerings

Nine more career-advancing online degrees are accepting applications Camdenton resident Jessica Jensen is one of an estimated 20 percent of Missourians between ages 25 and 64 who have some higher education but no college degree. Jensen works full time at a preschool and is taking online classes through a Missouri community college. And now, because

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BBB Lawn Service Tips

Winter has probably left your yard with some sticks or unsightly leaf litter to clean up. And grass already is turning green. Neighbors already may be mowing their lawns, disturbing your afternoon nap. Some people love to work in the yard. They can’t wait to bring out the rakes, shovels and other tools to clean

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Get consumer guide on preparing for emergencies

Be prepared in case of an emergency; it could save your life and the lives of your family. The National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners (NARUC) has released an educational guide designed to help consumers manage natural disasters and emergencies and understand the impact that those disasters could have on utility services. “Consumers and Catastrophes:

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Hartzler Reintroduces Police Officers Protecting Children Act

Legislation would assist law enforcement in rural communities; garners support of local sheriffs This week, Rep. Vicky Hartzler (MO-4) introduced H.R. 1501, the Police Officers Protecting Children Act, which would allow off-duty and retired law enforcement officers to carry a concealed firearm while in a school zone if a local school passes a policy allowing

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Love note from Jeff City

Greetings, My Fellow Missourians My Friday In-District day started with a hearty breakfast at the Kitchen Table Restaurant in Weaubleau right along the Discover More on Route 54 Highway. I then went to the Weaubleau School and presented two FFA American Farmer Degree Resolutions for Breanna Daggett and Jalainee Dampier. Weaubleau School FFA President Kaylee

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