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Recovery Center Opens in Wayne County to Help Missouri Flood Survivors 

A new FEMA Disaster Recovery Center opens Thursday, July 20, in Wayne County. The recovery center offers in-person support to individuals and businesses in any of the 35 counties included in the Missouri federal disaster declaration for flooding and severe storms that occurred between April 28 and May 11, 2017. Recovery specialists from the Federal…

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The heat is on – and the time is right for: ‘Water, Rest and Shade’  

The National Weather Services has issued excessive heat warnings for the Great Plains through Saturday night, July 22, with temperatures of 96-100 degrees and heat indexes as high as 105 to 110 degrees Fahrenheit. Such excessive heat can cause potentially dangerous work conditions­ especially for those working outside and in hot interior spaces.   The…

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Annapolis Teen Killed in Crash

An Annapolis teen has died and a Lesterville teen was seriously injured Monday night in a one-vehicle crash near Annapolis. The wreck occurred at 9:20 p.m. on Route K, 2.5 miles north of Annapolis. Lance D. Allen, 16, was northbound in a 2003 Pontiac Sunfire. The Highway Patrol said Allen’s car ran off the roadway,…

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Johnson’s Shut-Ins State Park Informational Meeting

Park representatives will provide information on future plans for the facility and answer questions presented by the public on Friday, July 14, from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Black River Center Conference Room. Visitors are invited to share feedback and suggestions about park services and operations. This informational meeting is part of an ongoing…

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Survey Reveals Top Five Phone Scams People Fall Victim To In Missouri

With 89% of people in Missouri receiving between 5 and 30 nuisance calls per week, telephone scams are still causing major problems for consumers. The issue has become so widespread that almost a fifth of Missouri adults admit they have been a victim of a telephone scam. The YouGov survey commissioned by CPR Call Blocker,…

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How Women in Leadership Can Change the Workplace

As women have taken on greater leadership roles in the business world, it’s paid off for both them and business. A study by the Peterson Institute for International Economics found that firms with women in the C-suite were more profitable. Meanwhile, the number of women-owned businesses grew 45 percent from 2007 to 2016 compared to…

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PRO Grilling Tips for Summer BBQs

From Fourth of July cookouts to entertaining visiting relatives, summertime is a season that brings together loved ones and lots of food. This summer, USDA’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) is providing tips on how to “Grill Like a PRO” during your outdoor festivities. Keeping your family and loved ones safe from foodborne illness…

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Becker Interning With Architectural Firm

Dille Traxel Architecture announces the appointment of Coulton Becker as Architectural Intern for the summer of 2017.  His goal is to gain general office experience and a practical understanding of the field of architecture. Coulton is a native of Williamsville, Missouri and a 2015 graduate of Greenville High School.  He is currently attending the University…

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Piedmont Woman Killed in Crash

A Piedmont woman was killed Wednesday afternoon in a one-vehicle crash north of Piedmont. Janet B. Street, 64, of Piedmont died at 1:45 p.m. on Highway 49, .4 miles north of Highway CC. Street was northbound in a 2004 Chevrolet Malibu. The Highway Patrol said that Street’s car traveled off the left side of the…

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