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Tomatoes are among the many vegetables grown in the high tunnels owned by Fue Yang and his family. Photo courtesy of Farmers Market Coalition
More than vegetables grow in Fue Yang’s high tunnels. It is where opportunity grows for area Hmong farmers. Yang runs a teaching farm for University of Missouri Extension, Lincoln University and the Webb City Farmers Market. The collaborative effort is part of a grant from the Missouri Department...
WalletHub’s analysts compared the 150 largest cities across 30 key metrics.
With U.S. stress levels increasing for the first time in 10 years due mainly to the current political climate and workplace-related stress alone costing society more than $300 billion per year, the personal-finance website WalletHub conducted an in-depth analysis to determine 2017's Most &...
Presidential travel is racking up millions of dollars in expenses paid by taxpayers.
(Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch announced today that it obtained records from the U.S. Department of the Air Force in response to a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request and a lawsuit for Trump administration travel records. The new records show new expenses totaling $2,301,527.02. As a...
Physical activity can improve your health.
The American Heart Association recommends that adults get at least 150 minutes of moderate-intensity physical activity each week. You know exercise is good for you. But have you ever considered why it matters? “Physical activity can improve your health and reduce the risk of developing several...
Penney recognized as a Bronze Medal School
For the fourth year in a row, Penney High School in Hamilton, Missouri was recognized as a Bronze Medal School by the 2017 U.S. News and World Report Best High Schools rankings. Penney High School was one of 6,041 high schools, or 21.2% of eligible schools, to be awarded bronze medals. According to...
Representative Jim Neely
Greetings Friends of the 8th! Governor Signs State Operating Budget The governor recently signed the state operating budget into law. The budget for the current fiscal year that began on July 1 includes record levels of spending for K-12 public education as it fully funds the School Foundation...
Programs should be expanded to prevent chronic diseases.
12 percent of Americans suffer from five or more chronic conditions, such as high blood pressure, heart disease, and diabetes. This fraction of the population accounts for 41 percent of total health care spending. If we don't do more to prevent people from acquiring chronic disease, the resulting...
Road work planned on Highway 36 on July 12th.
UPDATE: Work Planned for Westbound U.S. Route 36 This Week Date Change   HAMILTON, Mo. – Pavement repairs are planned for westbound U.S. Route 36. On Thursday, July 13, local maintenance crews from the Missouri Department of Transportation will close the driving lane of westbound U.S. Route 36...
There were 494 traffic crashes in Missouri during the July 4th Holiday
The Missouri State Highway Patrol reports 14 people died in traffic crashes, no one died in a boating crash, and zero drownings during the 2017 July Fourth holiday counting period. The counting period began at 6 p.m., Friday, June 30, 2017, and ended at 11:59 p.m., Tuesday, July 4, 2017. The...
Missouri income taxes will be cut in 2018.
Missouri State Treasurer Eric Schmitt today confirmed that Missouri taxes will be cut in 2018 as a result of legislation he championed as a state senator in 2014. Triggered by state revenue growth, Missouri’s highest income tax rate will fall from 6 percent to 5.9 percent for 2018 tax filings. The...

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