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Your Hands Can Save A Life

ST. LOUIS – Learning Hands-Only CPR is very easy, and could well put you in a position to save someone’s life – possibly that of a family member. According to Katie Connolly, a community CPR manager for the American Heart Association, 80 percent of sudden cardiac arrests happen away from the hospital, most likely at…

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USDA and DOI Highlight Successes of Protecting Bird Habitat on Private Lands

WASHINGTON — Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack and Interior Secretary Sally Jewell announced the release of the State of the Birds 2013 Report on Private Lands. A collaborative effort as part of the U.S. North American Bird Conservation Initiative, involving federal and state wildlife agencies and scientific and conservation organizations, the report shows how private land conservation…

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Missouri License Offices Will Soon Be Up For Competitive Bid

JEFFERSON CITY – The contracts for the majority of 182 Missouri license offices will soon be up for renewal – providing interested individuals and groups with an opportunity to operate one or more of the license offices located throughout the state. All of the license offices were put out for bid under competitive procurement process…

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Narconon- Changing Teen Minds About Drug Abuse Through Prevention Curriculum

Residential rehab center also provides effective prevention tools to stop abuse before it starts. Canadian, Oklahoma ˆ Teen drug abuse rates have skyrocketed across the United States leaving nothing in their path of destruction. The issue has been covered in the media and through many government studies. And the reason why many experts feel that…

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Community Events

This column is for fundraisers, benefits, or community functions for which a fee or membership dues are collected. Items will be printed in this column twice for a single fee of $5 for 20 words or less. ****** HayDay Vacation Bible School, July 10-13, 6-8 p.m., 9-12 on Saturday, Pleasant Ridge Baptist Church, Hwy. 14…

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Calendar of Events

This column is provided to our readers free of charge to announce upcoming events that are free to the public. Publication of the same announcement will be limited to two insertions. * * * Quit Tobacco Monthly Class will be held at the MOCH Wellness Center on Thursday, July 11. 2013 from 5 p.m. to…

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Researchers Study The Benefits Of Blueberries

HOUSTON ­Blueberries have never been more popular, thanks to their widely reported health benefits, which include potentially decreasing cardiovascular risk factors, enhancing insulin sensitivity, improving cognition and more. But what happens to blueberries after they¹re cooked in a variety of different ways? In a recent study in the Journal of Berry Research, Dr. Michael Grusak,…

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Douglas County Commissioners legal

PUBLIC NOTICE The Douglas County Commissioners are now accepting bids on a road grader with a 14 foot moldboard, air conditioning front scarifier and accessories. The Douglas County Commission is offering a 120 Cat Grader as a trade in. Bids must be submitted by Monday, July 22, 2013. Bids may be sent to the Douglas…

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