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BBB talks about data breaches

When we hear about data breaches, it seems like they are all big ones. The biggest breaches in 2019 were in the hundreds of millions of records that were hacked.  According to CNBC, the biggest data breach of 2019 happened to Zynga, which produces mobile games, including the wildly popular “Words with Friends.” More than

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CAPITOL VISITORS

CAPITOL VISITORS – Bennie Salkil (Cedar Co) and Ken Shaw (Benton Co) visited Senator Sandy Crawford at the Capitol.

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BBB talks about weight loss in 2020

If this is your year to take control of your weight and fitness, more power to you. Most likely, you’ll need a commitment to exercise regularly. Better Business Bureau has tips to help you determine which gym or health club is the best place to keep you on track. Make sure you’re healthy enough for

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Love note from Jeff City

Greetings, My Fellow Missourians As 2019 comes to a close and Missourians prepare to usher in the New Year, it’s important to remember that the past year has been a good one for the state in many ways. It was a year marked by strong economic growth and job creation, and consistently low unemployment. It

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Does He Show?

by Pastor Larry Sorrells, Rockville, Trinity UMC Today, as I was thinking about the New Year, I began to contemplate Galatians 2:20. In the version I commonly read, Paul tells us: “I have been crucified with Christ and I no longer live, but Christ lives in me. And the life that I now live in

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BBB discusses New Year’s resolutions

Are you considering a New Year’s Resolution to lose weight or save money for retirement? What about resolving to be a savvy consumer as well? Better Business Bureau suggests trying out new habits that can help you avoid scams and find trustworthy businesses that offer the services or products you need. BBB Scam Tracker is

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Statement by Missouri Director of Agriculture Chris Chinn

“The last month has been packed full with positive news on agriculture trade. There’s no better time than the holiday season for my fellow farmers and ranchers in Missouri to receive the great news from Washington today that we are one step closer to ratifying the gold standard trade agreement that is USMCA. “We know

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State of Missouri awarded competitive grant to improve early learning

Governor Mike Parson announced that the State of Missouri has received a $33.5 million grant aimed at coordinating a more effective, high-quality early learning system that better prepares Missouri children for success. The “Preschool Development Grant Birth to Five (PDG B-5)” provides funding over three years to implement an interagency effort to provide regional access

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BBB advice on gift returns

Returning or exchanging presents has become part of the holiday routine for many of us. The good news? You can make it a lot easier by following Better Business Bureau advice. First of all, when you buy things, make sure you understand a store or website’s return policy and procedure. Stores aren’t legally required to

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