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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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BBB: tips finding a trusted summer camp for your kids

Demand for summer camps is surging as COVID-19 restrictions are relaxed. Parents should look beyond glossy brochures and pretty website pictures when searching for the right camp for their child. The safety, health and satisfaction of children should be the camp’s top priority. “A great camp should be an enriching experience for your child,” said

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Missouri State Museum celebrates Asian American Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander Heritage Month

A new installation at the Missouri State Museum celebrating Asian American and Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander Heritage Month opened May 1. The month-long exhibit provides information about the history of the observance and explores the contributions of Asian and Pacific Americans to the United States. The display covers relevant topics such as food, people, geographic locations,

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Celebrate drinking water week May 1-7

The Missouri Department of Natural Resources invites Missourians to celebrate drinking water week by taking a moment to reflect on the importance of a clean abundant supply of quality tap water. Whether you use it to cool off after a workout or warm up in a hot bath, your tap water is there when you

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