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Love note from Jeff City

Greetings, My Fellow Missourians My in-district day on Friday, Feb. 21, began at 8 a.m. at the El Dorado Springs High School. Mr. Jansen asked me to come speak to his Civic/Government Students. I had the opportunity to present how the legislative process works to three different classes. While there I also presented three Resolutions

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Hartzler statement of support to Vice President Pence leading coronavirus response

Congresswoman Vicky Hartzler (MO-4) issued the following statement in support of President Trump’s appointment of Vice President Pence to lead the response of the coronavirus threat: “The appointment of Vice President Pence, who serves as the second-in-command in our Executive, to lead the coronavirus response demonstrates just how seriously the Administration is taking this threat

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BBB: Beware of online rental scams

Finding a house or apartment to rent can be a time-consuming, frustrating business, especially in areas where rentals are in high demand. You need to scan online listings, newspaper ads and even scout neighborhoods where you want to live to find rental signs. But not all listings are genuine, especially online. Consider the recent case

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Love note from Jeff City

Greetings, My Fellow Missourians Every year, Missouri Farm Bureau hosts Legislative Briefing to help Missouri Farm Bureau members stay on top of the issues and to give them an opportunity to advocate directly to their lawmakers in the State Capitol. At the end of the day, all Legislators are invited out to Missouri Farm Bureau

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BBB tips choosing reputable summer camp

Once warm weather settles in, summer will be right around the corner. For parents, it’s time to look for camps – day or overnight – that will keep their children safe and engaged when school is not in session. Parents should look beyond glossy brochures and websites when searching for summer camps, Better Business Bureau

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Greitens fully exonerated by missouri Ethics Commission

“NO evidence of ANY wrongdoing” After a 20-month investigation the Missouri Ethics Commission (MEC) released an order fully exonerating former Governor Eric Greitens. They found “no evidence of any wrongdoing on the part of Eric Greitens.” Charlie Spies, the leader of Dickinson Wright PLLC’s political law practice, served as Mr. Greitens’ legal counsel throughout the

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USDA to invest $56 Million in 2020

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) will invest $56 million this year to help agricultural producers improve water quality in more than 300 high-priority watersheds across the country. USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) is continuing two of its successful landscape-level water quality efforts, the Mississippi River Basin Healthy Watersheds Initiative (MRBI) and National Water

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Kids online safety 2020

Keeping kids safe today goes far beyond looking both ways before you cross the street and keeping sharp objects out of reach. Parents also worry about keeping their kids safe online. The explosion of apps, games and entertainment for children through computers and hand-held devices is mind-boggling. Some of them are educational or harmless –

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New hope for Alzheimer’s disease

Adopting multiple healthy lifestyle habits can help when it comes to Alzheimer’s disease, according to new research. “2019 was a banner year for research offering new hopes for Alzheimer’s disease (AD) prevention and possibly new hopes for future treatment for AD,” says Curtis P. Schreiber, M.D., medical director of Missouri Memory Center at Citizens Memorial

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BBB: Don’t let scammers steal your Valentine’s Day

Success stories in ads for online dating services can make it sound like true love is just a click away. Meeting people online may sound easy and safe, but consumers need to keep their guard up to avoid being swindled, hurt or worse. Better Business Bureau (BBB) receives thousands of complaints about dating services every

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