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Your Right. Your Vote.

By Jason Smith, member of Congress Every November, millions of Americans fulfill an over 200-year-old civic duty: casting a ballot on Election Day. Like many of you, I’ll never forget the first time I walked into the voting booth as a young 18-year-old high school student. The fact that many of us remember the first […]

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Cirque Dreams Holidazeis set to illuminate the Fabulous Fox

ST. LOUIS, Mo. – CIRQUE DREAMS HOLIDAZE is set to dazzle St. Louis audiences with its acclaimed and whimsical holiday spectacular! As the nation’s premiere family holiday tradition, CIRQUE DREAMS HOLIDAZE will convey the magic of the holiday season through a Broadway-style production infused with contemporary circus arts. Tickets are now on sale for four

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Community Counseling Center Foundation to hold Second Annual Mary Mingle 5K

CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. — The Community Counseling Center Foundation will hold its 2nd Annual Mary Mingle 5K on Saturday, December 10th in downtown Cape Girardeau with an 8 a.m. start.   The run/walk event was a huge success in its inaugural year, boasting 164 registered participants.   The holiday-themed walk/run 5K race will be professionally

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Don’t dump Halloween pumpkins; donate or compost them

By Emily Steele and Christopher Enroth URBANA, Ill. – Every year, come November billions of jack-o’-lanterns whose wilting faces are now past their prime need to find a new home. Tossing pumpkins in the trash bin is the simplest solution, but is not the best for the environment says Chris Enroth, University of Illinois Extension

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EPA awards $740K grant to MU to identify benefits of improved water quality

LENEXA, Kan. – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has announced a $740,014 grant to the University of Missouri, in Columbia, Missouri, to conduct research with community partners to assess how different populations value water quality improvements and aquatic resources in Midwestern reservoirs.   The University of Missouri was one of four universities to receive

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Missouri Winter Weather Preparedness Week is Nov. 7–11

JEFFERSON CITY – Missourians should not be fooled by this week’s daily high temperatures climbing into the 70s; winter, and the snow, sleet and ice that come with it, are right around the corner! That’s why the National Weather Service, the State Emergency Management Agency and Missouri’s local emergency managers are teaming up to promote Nov. 7 to 11

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