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Cunningham Report 8.28.2014

Being Proactive About Propane One of the biggest worries to my constituents early this year was the price of propane.  In less than a week, the price went from about $1.25 a gallon to nearly $5. While current propane prices ...

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Kander Announces Recount on Statewide Ballot Measure

JEFFERSON CITY— Secretary of State Jason Kander today announced a statewide recount of Constitutional Amendment 1, which appeared on Missouri’s August 5th primary election ballot, has been requested. His office has created a webpage (www.sos.mo.gov/elections/Amendment1) to make the recount process more ...

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Looking Backward 8.28.2014

Looking Backward

  25 Years Ago August 24, 1989   New teachers who began duties at the Ava R-1 Schools Wednesday morning on the first day of the 1989-90 term are Jim Pitts, Darrell Isaacs, Jesse Blevins, Gina Clinkingbeard, Cathy Wade, Barbi ...

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What About This…? 9.21.2014

By Wayne William Cipriano Janet Yellen, chairperson of the Federal Reserve, has once again announced they will continue to loan banks OUR money from the United States Treasury and charge those banks no interest. The banks will loan OUR money ...

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Looking Backward 8.21.2014

25 Years Ago August 17, 1989   A large crowd gathered at the Ava Community Center last Thursday night to discuss the proposed Natural Streams Act that is being opposed by most landowners in this area. The Historical Society knows ...

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The Snoop 8.14.2014


You’ve seen the results of the primary election in Douglas County, but we thought you might like to know what happened in adjoining counties. So we went “Snooping” in other newspapers and found results for some of our neighbors. In ...

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Smith Report 8.14.2014

Expanding Veterans’ Access to Healthcare In June the Department of Veterans Affairs released an audit that detailed an alarming number of American veterans who were not receiving the care they have so fully earned. According to the audit, 57,000 veterans ...

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