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When the power goes out at home, the clock starts ticking on the safety of meats, seafood, ice cream, cut produce and even leftover pizza. When refrigerators and freezers suffer a loss of electrical power, the foods inside can become susceptible to foodborne contaminants in just a few hours, said...
Coyote trap
Over the past two weeks we have talked about coyotes and the attempt to control their numbers through the years. Bounties, government trappers, and other attempts to reduce the coyote populations all have been tried and not produced satisfactory results. During the fur boom of the early 1980s, a...
It was my pleasure to introduce Saline County Northern District Commissioner Stephanie Gooden to the Senate Gubernatorial Appointments Committee. In this photo, Gooden poses with her husband, Shane, and their three children following her confirmation hearing.
Our First Look at the Budget It was a short week at the Missouri State Capitol as offices were closed on Monday in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day. The Senate quickly got down to business on Tuesday as the remainder of the week was full of floor sessions, committee hearings and visits with...
The Trump administration unveiled its "American Patients First" strategy to lower patient spending on prescription drugs. This isn't the first time the president has taken aim at the nation's drug spending. FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb previously announced a Drug Competition Action Plan to speed...
Welcome to the Scuttlebutt. We strive to provide information to local veterans and share a little bit about life in the military. For those who served in the military, there is a comradery much like we see with the police, fire and EMS fields. It is a shared set of values and understanding about...
The Missouri State Fair Youth in Agriculture scholarship application for Missouri High School seniors graduating in 2019 is due this week. Applications should be submitted to the Missouri State Fair and must be postmarked by Feb. 1, 2019. Applicants must submit an original copy of their application...
The Missouri State Fair Youth in Agriculture scholarship application for Missouri High School seniors graduating in 2019 is due this week. Applications should be submitted to the Missouri State Fair and must be postmarked by Feb. 1, 2019. Applicants must submit an original copy of their application...
Representative Jim Neely
House Passes Bill to Create the Cloria Brown Memorial Highway (HB 448 & 206) The first bill passed by the Missouri House of Representatives for the 2019 session is meant to honor one of the state’s most dedicated public servants. House members gave overwhelming support this week to a bill that...
Kidder, Mo. – In a letter sent to Governor Parson this week, citizens group Block Grain Belt Express Missouri advises that Grain Belt Express is not a public utility under state law and cannot be granted a permit to build a high voltage transmission line through Missouri.  The granting of a permit...
The American Farm Bureau Federation (AFBF) is celebrating its 100th birthday this year. To mark this milestone of longevity, President Donald Trump was the keynote speaker at the organization’s 100th Annual Convention, held in mid-January in New Orleans. The address came amidst the longest...

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