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Tree showing signs of drought or water stress.
One of the major causes of tree failure is root damage. When a tree's root system has been extensively damaged, the whole tree can fall to the ground – or onto your house. "Most homeowners will look at a tree's branches, or canopy, and determine if the trees look healthy or if there is a visible...
In general, Lottery players and non-players alike should be cautious of situations that seem too good to be true.
     A recent scam is prompting the Missouri Lottery to issue a warning for everyone to be weary of situations that seem too good to be true. The scheme involved a scammer posing as a lottery official and calling an individual claiming they had won a large Mega Millions prize. In order to claim the...
Americans for Limited Government President Rick Manning today issued the following statement urging Congress to reject permanent reauthorization of Section 702 of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA): "Permanent reauthorization of Section 702 of FISA, in the midst of the revelations of...
Purple Dome aster. Photo by Drew Avery.
The fall beauty, aster, gets its name from the ancient Greek word for star. And a bright and shining star it is, said University of Missouri Extension horticulturist David Trinklein. Asters’ petite, daisy-like flowers burst with bloom when other flowers fade. It comes in rare true blue, coveted by...
Winter energy assistance begins soon.
Winter energy assistance begins soon for the Community Action Partnership’s Low-Income Housing Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP for short). Winter assistance opens November 1st, 2016 for the elderly or disabled, and December 1st, 2016 for all other households. No funds will be available for winter...
Narconon can help you take steps to overcome addiction in your family.
  PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT People who know someone struggling with an addiction often wonder how to help that friend or relative. With your support, they have a greater chance of overcoming their addiction. Each situation is unique, but there are some general guidelines for finding a drug rehab...
Petty Officer 2nd Class Katelynn Coughlin
An Excelsior Springs, Missouri native and 2008 Excelsior Springs High School graduate is serving in the U.S. Navy aboard the guided missile destroyer, USS Curtis Wilbur. Petty Officer 2nd Class Katelynn Coughlin is a quartermaster aboard the forward-deployed Arleigh Burke-class guided missile...
National Child Passenger Safety Week is Sept. 17-23.
Do you know if your child is in the right safety seat? While they may be old enough, they still may not weigh enough, or be tall enough to buckle up and skip the booster or car seat. National Child Passenger Safety Week is Sept. 17-23. The Missouri Coalition for Roadway Safety wants to ensure all...
New bills passed relating to Motor Vehicles
Below is a synopsis of some of the new legislation the Missouri General Assembly recently enacted that is related to crime and motor vehicles. Governor Eric Greitens has signed the listed legislation into law. Unless otherwise noted, these laws went into effect August 28, 2017. The Patrol wishes to...
Illegal immigration is a crime.
Sept. 5, 2017, Fairfax, Va.—Americans for Limited Government President Rick Manning today issued the following statement praising President Donald Trump and Attorney General Jeff Sessions for ending the deferred actions for illegal immigrants that resulted in executive amnesty for millions under...

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