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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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Congress Admonishes Anti-Semitism. Again…

“Socialism and anti-Semitism seem to be the two prevailing themes in this new Congress.” Congresswoman Vicky Hartzler (MO-04) today supported H. Res. 183, a House resolution that condemns the anti-Semitism associated with recent remarks made by Rep. IIhan Omar (MN-05), a freshman Democrat from Minnesota. This is the second time in sixty-four days that the

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Missouri State Beekeepers – Around Since 1888

Missouri State Beekeepers Association has been focused on helping bees and beekeepers since 1888. If you take a moment to ponder it, quite a lot has changed since 1888. But as they say, some things never change. The bees still adore Missouri’s flowers on sunny days, and Missouri’s beekeepers are still fascinated with our beloved

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Ashcroft closes investigation into election complaint

Missouri Secretary of State Jay Ashcroft closed his investigation and issued his report related to an election complaint submitted to his office on Nov. 6, 2018, regarding former Missouri Attorney General Josh Hawley. Ashcroft has not found probable cause to believe Hawley or his Office violated Section 115.646 of Missouri law as alleged in a

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Watch out for travel scams during spring break

With spring break on the way, students of all ages will soon be on the move. While many parents and grandparents worry about children who are traveling far and wide, scammers may use this time as an opportunity to target winter-weary student travelers and their loved ones, Better Business Bureau (BBB) warns. The so-called grandparent

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