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Tips and resources for older job seekers Dear Savvy Senior What resources can you recommend to help older job seekers? I’m 60 and have been out of work for nearly a year now and need some help. Seeking Employment Dear Seeking, While the U.S. job market has improved dramatically over the past few years, challenges

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Depressed children six times more likely to have skill deficits

The Anxiety and Depression Association of America reports that as many as 2 to 3 percent of children ages 6-12 might have major depressive disorder. Now, researchers at the University of Missouri have found that children who show mild to severe symptoms of depression in second and third grades are six times more likely to

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A perfect day to go fishing with grandpa

Author offers a new children’s picture book that will entice the young ones to go out fishing. From author D.R. Rands comes a vividly colored and charming picture book that lets grandfathers and grandchildren think of a great day to spend a good time outside. In “Grandpa! Can We Go Fishing?, readers will join Grandpa

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BBB Tutoring Tips

With school starting, now is a great time to consider what tutoring needs your child might have during the year ahead, whether it’s catching up in a subject area or preparing for a standardized test. Your child’s academic needs are paramount, but many different options can meet those needs. Consider the frequency of the tutoring,

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Love note from Jeff City

Greetings, My Fellow Missourians Last Thursday, August 16th, was Missouri State Fair Legislative Day.  Elected officials and state leaders, over 1,000 people, all met for the annual Governor’s Ham Breakfast for an update on the drought and other current issues in agriculture.   Following breakfast, we spent time visiting several agriculture exhibitions and competitions.  We

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Hartzler: Preliminary NAFTA deal with Mexico positive for Missouri farmers

Congresswoman Vicky Hartzler (MO-04) on Monday issued a statement following the White House’s announcement that it reached a preliminary agreement with Mexico on North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) renegotiations. “Today’s announcement of a preliminary bilateral trade agreement between the U.S. and Mexico signifies progress and improved trade relationships with a key trading partner,” said

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Pork industry interns wanted

Internship programs are a great opportunity for college students to make contacts and gain experience while still in school. One such opportunity is with the Missouri Pork Association and their internship program. The program allows students to obtain training in a real world setting to develop personal, organizational and public relations skills and experiences. A

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Missouri high schools challenged to drive safely and buckle up

Calling all Missouri high schools to compete in the 2018 “It Only Takes One” campaign for an opportunity to win prizes for your school while educating young drivers about safe driving habits and safety belt use. Sponsored by the Missouri Coalition for Roadway Safety and ACT Missouri, the statewide competition will run from Oct. 1

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