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BBB warns of new job scam

With the Great Resignation showing no signs of slowing down, Better Business Bureau® (BBB®) warns job seekers to use caution when job-hunting online. Employment scams are rampant online, and scammers’ tactics are evolving constantly. Employment scams ranked as the third-riskiest scam of 2021 in the annual BBB Scam Tracker Risk Report, with about 3,350 reports

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DNR opens solicitation for Community Water Infrastructure Grants through State ARPA funding

The Missouri Department of Natural Resources is offering competitive water infrastructure grants for communities to complete drinking water, wastewater and stormwater infrastructure projects as well as lead service line inventories. These grant opportunities are made available through American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) State Fiscal Recovery Funds. The notice of funding opportunity describes grant rules, guidelines

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Sandy Crawford Capitol report

The 2022 legislative session has come to a close with several of my priorities now on the governor’s desk for his consideration. The past four and a half months have been quite hectic, but — despite setbacks at times — I believe we were able to pass sensible legislation that will benefit Missourians for years

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The story is — I have no story

By Cassie Downs, Christian Blogger In the book of Matthew, we find the story of John the Baptist’s death and the feeding of the 5000 shortly after. I’ve always loved the story of the 5000, how Jesus didn’t just leave the people with full bellies but with baskets of leftovers. A sweet reminder that Jesus

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Route 54 Cruisers

Who we are and what we do For 29 years, we have met together monthly for dinner and to visit about our cars and car club business. The Route 54 Cruisers currently have 55 members. On May 14, we will host our 29th annual car show. Our members go as a group to parades, cruise-ins

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BBB Tips: Renting a storage unit you can trust

Economic uncertainties have numerous consumers on the move. Many may be looking for storage units to facilitate these changes in living situation. It’s important to find a trustworthy storage facility, especially for prized possessions or antiques. Better Business Bureau (BBB) advises doing careful research before committing your items to a storage facility. Check BBB.org for

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Missouri Senate passes Eminent Domain Reform

Priority legislation of the Missouri Cattlemen’s Association (MCA) was passed through the Missouri Senate in the early morning hours of Thursday, May 5, 2022. HB 2005 reforms eminent domain laws in the state. Rep. Mike Haffner (R-55) sponsored the legislation that was carried across the finish-line in the senate by Sen. Jason Bean (R-25). The

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Sandy Crawford Capitol report

The Missouri General Assembly has completed its only constitutional obligation, which is to send a balanced budget to the governor. May 6 was our deadline, and I am happy to say we were able to pass a balanced blueprint for Missouri’s next fiscal year, which will start on July 1. This includes fully funding the

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To the Constituents of the 125th District,

It’s been an extremely busy week in Jefferson City, with only one week left in this year’s Session, lots of bills are looking for final approval. Budget bills were a priority this week and we finalized all of them today. This year’s state budget was around 46 BILLION dollars! The largest in states history, with

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Blunt accepting applications from Missourians seeking to attend service academies

U.S. Senator Roy Blunt (Mo.) announced that he is accepting applications from Missourians interested in attending service academies. Nominations to the U.S. Air Force Academy, U.S. Merchant Marine Academy, U.S. Military Academy, and U.S. Naval Academy are available for qualified applicants. “Service academies play a crucial role in preparing young men and women with the

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