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Missouri’s real-time pseudoephedrine (PSE) blocking system

Posted on March 12, 2014 at 2:32 pm

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -  Missouri State Representative Stan Cox today highlighted the recent success achieved by , known as the National Precursor Log Exchange (NPLEx).   Data obtained by Rep. Cox and Missouri State Senator David Sater show that during 2013, NPLEx blocked the sale of more than 32,280 boxes of PSE-based medicines and stopped more than 96,490 grams from potentially ending up in criminal hands.   Last month, Rep. Cox introduced

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  • The Missouri Sunshine Coalition

    Posted on March 10, 2014 at 10:58 am

    COLUMBIA, Mo. ­ The Missouri Sunshine Coalition and the local chapter of the League of Women Voters invite the public to a discussion about the Missouri law that gives citizens access to government records and meetings. We are pleased to have as our guest speaker Nathan Nickolaus, an attorney with the Missouri Department of Economic Development. He is a former municipal attorney and author of “The Sunshine Law” published by

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  • Minor Bust for the hall of Famous Missouians

    Posted on March 10, 2014 at 8:16 am

    Minor bust for the Hall of Famous Missourians The Missouri Women’s Network Education Fund is launching its 1,000 Strong Campaign to raise $10,000 to place a bust of St. Louis suffragist Virginia Minor in the state capitol’s Hall of Famous Missourians. The bust will be funded by $10 donations from 1,000 individuals. The Speaker of the Missouri House traditionally chooses the individuals whose busts will be placed in the capitol,

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Sports

SPECIAL OLYMPICS MISSOURI AT THE ARCH

Posted on March 6, 2014 at 8:13 am

Special Olympics Missouri and Hyatt Regency St. Louis at The Arch Take Partnerships to New Heights (St. Louis) Special Olympics Missouri announces its partnership with Hyatt Regency St. Louis at The Arch for the organization’s Over the Edge fundraiser in October. Over the Edge is open to anyone 14 years or older who is a fan of having a good time for a good cause. The 2014 event is hosted

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  • WINNNERS!

    Posted on January 26, 2014 at 10:44 am

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    business writing services a href=”http://www.hermannadvertisercourier.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/01/6thg-grade-bball.jpg”>Hermann 6th grade girls take first place this weekend in the Owensville Tournament! &nbsp

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  • SOMO’s Deadline for Statewide Video Contest to Promote Ending Use of R-Word Right Around Corner, Feb. 14

    Posted on January 17, 2014 at 9:56 am

    (Jefferson City) As part of Special Olympics’ world-wide campaign to end the use of the R-word (retard) in people’s everyday vocabulary, Special Olympics Missouri has created the Spread the Word to End the Word Video Contest. This contest was created because Missouri’s junior high schools and high schools are the main audience for the Spread the Word movement. SOMO staff members know that there are plenty of talented videographers in

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Lifestyles

Movies on the Missouri

Posted on April 10, 2014 at 12:52 pm

McKittrick Farmers Mercantile April 11 & 12, 2014 fundraising event is expanding! This year we will have three showcases at two different venues. Friday night – Sci-Fi and Horror Showcase – Meet & Greet at 6 pm, Showcase at 7 pm – Held at the McKittrick Farmers Mercantile in McKittrick, MIssouri (just across the Missouri river from Hermann, MO) Tickets for this event are $10 Saturday Matinee – Family Showcase

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  • Shrine to Hold First Mass of Season

    Posted on March 31, 2014 at 10:08 am

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      The first Second Tuesday Mass for 2014 will be held at the Shrine of Our Lady of Sorrows at Starkenburg on Tuesday, April 8, 2014.  The Sacrament of Reconciliation will begin at 11:00 a.m. and the Holy Rosary begins at 11:40 a.m.  Mass will begin at Noon, and Anointing of the Sick will be given. A light lunch will be served immediately following at Valentine Hall at Starkenburg. Anyone

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  • Spring Fling Longmeadow Rescue Ranch

    Posted on March 5, 2014 at 2:58 pm

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    Event Name: Spring Fling Event Description: • See the Parade of Longmeadow Rescue Ranch horses and hear their miraculous journey from abuse and neglect to rehabilitation and adoption All Day Event: no Start Date: 04/12/2014 End Date: 04/12/2014 Start Time: 11:00 AM End Time: 03:00 PM Location Name: Longmeadow Rescue Ranch Full Address (city, state, zip): 480 Joseph Rd, Union, MO 63084 Cost (optional): $5 for adults; Free for children

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Enjoying your pet in Missouri State parks

Posted on April 8, 2014 at 5:44 pm

ENJOYING MISSOURI STATE PARKS WITH YOUR PET Responsible pet owners and their pets are welcome in Missouri state parks. Following are a few simple rules to ensure that you, your pet and other park visitors enjoy the outing. These rules apply to all types of pets except service animals assisting people with disabilities.     PET RULES Keep it to two dogs or less per campsite. As a courtesy to

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  • Spring Fling Longmeadow Rescue Ranch

    Posted on March 5, 2014 at 2:58 pm

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    Event Name: Spring Fling Event Description: • See the Parade of Longmeadow Rescue Ranch horses and hear their miraculous journey from abuse and neglect to rehabilitation and adoption All Day Event: no Start Date: 04/12/2014 End Date: 04/12/2014 Start Time: 11:00 AM End Time: 03:00 PM Location Name: Longmeadow Rescue Ranch Full Address (city, state, zip): 480 Joseph Rd, Union, MO 63084 Cost (optional): $5 for adults; Free for children

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Citizen's Journalism

‘Buckle Up’ parking lot stencils available

Posted on April 15, 2014 at 11:32 am

‘Buckle Up’ parking lot stencils available               ST. JAMES—The Meramec Region Coalition for Roadway Safety works to remind motorists in the area that by buckling their seatbelts they could be saving their lives, and the group is asking for help from local businesses, organizations and schools. The regional coalition, through the Missouri Coalition for Roadway Safety, has parking lot stencils available that, when applied, help remind motorists to use

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  • Meramec Region emergency response agencies encouraged to attend April 1 meeting

    Posted on March 20, 2014 at 3:59 pm

    MRPC partners with Missouri DPS to plan possible public safety broadband network Meramec Region emergency response agencies encouraged to attend April 1 meeting               ST. JAMES—Meramec Regional Planning Commission (MRPC) along with other regional planning commissions throughout Missouri are working with the Missouri Department of Public Safety (DPS) to explore potential benefits of a proposed dedicated public safety broadband network. Having a dedicated network would allow emergency personnel priority

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  • Veteran wins Milton Friedman Award

    Posted on February 26, 2014 at 12:53 pm

    Veterans In Defense Of Liberty is pleased to announce that, Dr. Wm. Scott Magill, Executive Director, was awarded the Missouri GOP “Milton Friedman Award,” Friday (2/22/2014) during State Lincoln Days at University Plaza in Springfield, Missouri. MO. GOP honored Dr. Scott Magill   with the Milton Friedman Award during the Friday night State Lincoln Days Kick-off to Victory banquet. Sen. Roy Blunt joined Dr. Magill on-stage as GOP-Chairman Ed Martin made

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Education

Jacob Bockting Selected for Summer Ag Careers Academy

Posted on April 15, 2014 at 5:09 pm

  Jacob Bockting Selected for Summer Ag Careers Academy   (JEFFERSON CITY, Mo.) – Jacob Bockting of Morrison, Mo. was one of 30 high school sophomores recently selected to participate in the Missouri Department of Agriculture’s Missouri Agribusiness Academy. Bockting and the other students selected will spend the first week of June in northwestern Missouri learning about many of the unique opportunities available in agriculture.   “Our young people are

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  • Disabled help

    Posted on April 8, 2014 at 3:37 pm

    Deaf-Blind Equipment Program Missouri’s new Deaf-Blind Equipment Program is a direct result of the 21st Century Communications and Video Accessibility Act of 2010. The goal is to ensure that every person with combined hearing and vision loss has access to modern telecommunication tools and the training necessary to use them. For an FAQ on Missouri’s program click here. For more info on the national initiative, go to iCanConnect.org.   Accessible Voting Machine Demonstration Project

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  • Spring cleaning? Don’t forget your finances

    Posted on April 3, 2014 at 4:01 pm

    Spring cleaning? Don’t forget your finances A column by Missouri State Treasurer Clint Zweifel   Spring is officially upon us, and as we thaw out from winter, it is important not only to keep our households in order but also our household finances. From checking Unclaimed Property to setting up automatic bill payments, here are some simple tips each of us can use to keep our finances organized this year.

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Volunteering

Movies on the Missouri

Posted on April 10, 2014 at 12:52 pm

McKittrick Farmers Mercantile April 11 & 12, 2014 fundraising event is expanding! This year we will have three showcases at two different venues. Friday night – Sci-Fi and Horror Showcase – Meet & Greet at 6 pm, Showcase at 7 pm – Held at the McKittrick Farmers Mercantile in McKittrick, MIssouri (just across the Missouri river from Hermann, MO) Tickets for this event are $10 Saturday Matinee – Family Showcase

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  • Disabled help

    Posted on April 8, 2014 at 3:37 pm

    Deaf-Blind Equipment Program Missouri’s new Deaf-Blind Equipment Program is a direct result of the 21st Century Communications and Video Accessibility Act of 2010. The goal is to ensure that every person with combined hearing and vision loss has access to modern telecommunication tools and the training necessary to use them. For an FAQ on Missouri’s program click here. For more info on the national initiative, go to iCanConnect.org.   Accessible Voting Machine Demonstration Project

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  • Roger Gardner named to SOMO Board of Directors

    Posted on January 21, 2014 at 1:46 pm

      (Jefferson City) Special Olympics Missouri is proud to announce that Roger Gardner of Jefferson City has been named to the SOMO Board of Directors. phone tracker gps Roger Gardner has a deep respect for Special Olympics and how the Missouri chapter positively impacts so many lives, and not only those of its athletes, but all who are connected with SOMO. “I’m pleased that the athletes get to participate and

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