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Work zone crashes are on the rise nationwide.
Missouri Department of Transportation Senior Maintenance Worker Justin Sundell recalls a time he was flagging vehicles through a work zone on Route 68 when he noticed a car that wasn’t slowing down. Sundell says the next thing he heard was the sound of squealing tires and locking brakes. “It was...
Should you file an extension?
The bell for the April 17 tax return deadline tolls for thee. But don’t panic, says University of Missouri Extension personal financial planning specialist Andrew Zumwalt. Income tax extensions are easy to file and give filers some breathing room. You can get an automatic six-month extension of...
In 2016, 42,249 people died from opioid overdoses.
Each time the American people think the nation’s opioid crisis can’t get any worse – it gets worse. In 2016, 42,249 people died from opioid overdoses, which comes to 116 deaths every day, according to the United States Department of Health and Human Services. In addition, 11.5 million people...
Your vote counts!
Following are the results of the Municipal General Election in Caldwell County: BRECKENRIDGE Breckenridge East Alderman – Willis “Buster” McIntire with 13 votes Breckenridge West Alderman – Jeremy Thogmartin with 9 votes COWGILL Cowgill Mayor – Mary Joann Williams with 9 votes. Cowgill West...
Scott Pruitt, the new EPA Administrator
By Natalia Castro The left has spent over a decade trying to expand the influence and oversight of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), but the American people voted against this influence when they elected President Trump to prioritize economic advancement. Trump followed through on this...
Matt Blythe with Daughter Paige after a successful youth turkey hunt.
YOUTH TURKEY SEASON This weekend, April 7 and 8, is the Youth Turkey Hunting Weekend. As I write this, there are 4 inches of snow on the deck and the forecast for this weekend is unseasonably cold.  Thirty nine degrees for a high on Saturday and in the 40's with rain on Sunday. Of course if you are...
Fresh Mobile Pantry at First Baptist Church in Polo
Second Harvest Community Food Bank is hosting a “Fresh Mobile Pantry.” This will be held on Tuesday, April 3, from 10 a.m. until 12 noon at the First Baptist Church, 110 E. Elm St., Polo, and is open to the general public while supplies last. Two other mobile pantries will be held later on Tuesday...
New Medicare Cards Guard Against Identity Theft
WASHINGTON, DC, Mar 30 – Medicare has long been a lucrative target for fraudsters. In fact, Medicare fraud costs taxpayers tens of billions of dollars each year. The schemes range from fraudulent claims for healthcare reimbursements to fake prescriptions for medications and costly medical devices...
Representative Jim Neely
Greetings, friends of the 8th Legislative District! Fiscally Responsible Spending Plan Heads to the Senate (HBs 2001 – 2013) House members worked late into the night Tuesday to give initial approval to a fiscally responsible spending plan that makes a record investment in K-12 education. The House...
MoDOT urges everyone to get their child safety seats inspected.
MoDOT and the Department of Health and Senior Services know that car crashes are a leading cause of death for children ages 1-13 in the United States. Safety professionals continue to stress the importance of buckling children in an age-appropriate safety seat. It's their best defense in a traffic...

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