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BBB tips on hiring a tutor this school year

This school year, you might be planning to hire a tutor to keep your child motivated and learning. Many kids can benefit from a tutor to give them extra support in a subject that’s difficult for them or prepare them for a tough assignment. Your student’s academic needs are unique. Luckily, there’s a wide variety

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Capitol Perspectives: Missouri Courage in holding Officials Accountable

by Phill Brooks Missouri’s history offers a stark contrast to the limited criticism by Republican members of Congress to Donald Trump’s criminal charges. The defenses by Republican officials to Trump’s indictments are quite different from Missouri’s legislature during the last several decades when there was strong support for removal of officials from the same party

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Missouri’s photo album: 75 years of Missouri photo workshop photography

The Missouri Photo Workshop maintains the world’s longest continuous photographic archive of rural America. Now, you have a chance to explore this treasure of documentary photography. When?: Between September and December at the MPW photography exhibit, “Small Towns, Big Stories” Where?: The State Historical Society of Missouri, 605 Elm Street, Columbia, Mo. What is this?:

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BBB tips on how to shop smart for concert tickets

If you’re a music lover, you may find yourself looking for last-minute deals on late summer festivals or tickets to a sold-out show. However, junk fees, resale pricing for high-demand shows and unscrupulous sellers can all make ticket prices skyrocket. You should also keep an eye out for counterfeit tickets. You’re more likely to run

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Laughs Abound on the 23rd Floor at the Arrow Rock Lyceum

The Arrow Rock Lyceum Theatre tunes in to 1950s television when Laughter on the 23rd Floor hits the stage August 18-27. The show is a hilarious tribute to Neil Simon’s early career as a TV writer when he worked alongside fellow comedy legends Carl Reiner and Mel Brooks. Laughter on the 23rd Floor follows the

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Quick, convenient and delicious back-to-school snack ideas

(StatePoint) Back to school is a time of new beginnings for kids. Between classroom learning, extracurricular activities, sports and socializing, fun and filling snacks can help kids have a moment away from school-year pressures while also encouraging all that excitement and learning. In fact, nearly 3 in 4 Americans snack at least once a day,

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BBB’s tips for buying camping gear:

As the final days of summer sweep in, you may be planning a camping trip to close out the season. The right gear can make your camping trip a lot more comfortable, but it’s hard to know what you’ll need and where to get it. The price of high quality gear can also add up

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Time To Mourn So I Can Dance

by Cassie Downs, Christian Blogger “Cass you need to pray! It’s not looking good for your Papa.” The next call I received was letting me know he had passed. It was very unexpected and my heart wasn’t ready…is anyone’s ever though? That was January 2020. My pa and I were close and unlike my other

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MO railroad safety crossing plan unveiled one year after Mendon Crash

The Missouri Department of Transportation unveiled an independent report with recommendations to address passive rail crossings in Missouri, specifically on the three rail lines that carry passenger rail. Following the June 27, 2022, tragic Amtrak crash near Mendon, Mo., that took the lives of four people, Missouri has responded with the new FY2024 budget signed

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