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BBB: Watch out for scammers trying to steal your stimulus money

Savvy consumers typically have good reason to look twice if they receive a piece of mail promising a debit card from the federal government. However, as the U.S. Treasury continues to issue economic impact payments, or “stimulus checks,” to Americans affected by the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, it has begun mailing out prepaid debit cards for

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Celebrate responsibly this holiday weekend

Drugged driving is impaired driving. After months of quarantine, the Fourth of July will find many hitting the road for some holiday weekend fun. While noted as one of the busiest summer holidays, it’s also one of the deadliest due to increased travel and substance-impaired drivers. Alcohol, illegal and prescription drugs, and even some over-the-counter

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Hartzler Supports the JUSTICE ACT

Congresswoman Vicky Hartzler (MO-04) announced her support of H.R. 7278, the JUSTICE Act, this week. The bill, originally introduced in the Senate by South Carolina Sen. Tim Scott, addresses important elements of needed police reform in the aftermath of George Floyd’s death last month. Hartzler joins over 148 in co-sponsoring this legislation. “The JUSTICE Act

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Discover red, white and blue in nature this holiday weekend

With the Fourth-of-July weekend coming up, the Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) encourages people to look for some red, white, and blue in nature through a holiday hike, bird watching, backyard fun, fishing, and other outdoor activities. MDC offers some suggestions to get started finding red, white, and blue in nature: • Red Royal Catchfly

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Love note from Jeff City

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

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Law enforcement reform should not result in people being less safe

Congresswoman Vicky Hartzler (MO-04) issued the following statement regarding Speaker Pelosi’s anti-policing bill: “The vast majority of law enforcement officials are unsung heroes – good, courageous, and selfless public servants who protect our way of life. However, right now some Americans have lost confidence in our communities’ institutions. That’s why we must come together to

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The weakest warrior

by Cassie Downs, Christian Blogger You are a nobody. You will accomplish nothing. You don’t have what it takes. What makes you think God wants to use you? No one wants to read what you write. No one wants to hear what you have to tell, it’s time to throw in the towel. It’s time

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A boy and his dog

Local family to host fundraiser for special needs son, companion canine by Miles Brite milesb@cedarrepublican.com As previously reported, one special Stockton youngster with special needs has been blessed with a family willing to provide him with a service dog to help him acclimate to a more routine and structured life. Coy However, much of this

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BBB: Do your research before buying a used car

Buying a used car can be a smart financial decision, especially if your budget is limited. However, failing to do your homework before you buy can put you in a disastrous or even dangerous situation. Nationally, Better Business Bureau (BBB) has received nearly 41,000 complaints about used car dealers in the last three years. In

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Love note from Jeff City

Greetings, My Fellow Missourians Friday evening, Marla and I attended the 1st Annual El Dorado Springs Chamber Picnic in the Park event. I spoke to the Chamber and complimented them on their many achievements. At 8 pm the El Dorado Springs Municipal Band started playing and I presented them a Resolution. The El Dorado Springs

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