Monthly Archive: August 2013

Aug 30

Investing in Tomorrow’s Leaders and Entrepreneurs

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by Mike Ferguson (St. Charles, MO) – Preparing for college and a career is often daunting for any young person. For too many teens in Missouri, though, college is just a fantasy that will never be realized. Even high-achieving students from low-income areas often see higher education as being out of reach. That’s a personal …

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Aug 23

Show Me Dollars and Sense – Why Teaching Teens Money Management Skills Matters To Everyone

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by Mike Ferguson (St. Charles, MO) – “A penny saved is a penny earned.” We all know that truism but many of us don’t practice it very well. In today’s instant, electronic and often credit-driven economy, getting back to the basics is a good idea when it comes to our money. In Missouri, there’s a …

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Aug 16

It’s Not Worth It: Drive Now, Text Later

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by Mike Ferguson (St. Charles, MO) – We’ve all done it, even though we know we shouldn’t. We may even feel bad about it after we do it but, for too many Missourians, that doesn’t stop us from doing it again. Texting while behind the wheel. As technology allows us to connect with each other …

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Aug 09

Paying for Renewable Energy in Missouri

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By Mike Ferguson (St. Charles, MO) – Missouri voters approved it in 2008 and, now, there’s some pushback on the cost of implementing what was known at “Proposition C.” Kansas City Power and Light is asking state regulators for permission to limit the amount of rebates they spend when customers install solar panels on their …

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Aug 07

Missouri Viewpoints Featured on GTN TV in St. Louis

“Missouri Viewpoints” Featured on Gateway Television News in St. Louis (Black Jack, MO) – The media we use every day is changing and the next generation of reporters, anchors, writers, producers and technical specialists needs to be ready. That’s one of the aspects of media in Missouri (and the US) that gets covered in a …

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Aug 02

Protecting Missouri’s Children At Home, At School and Online

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By Mike Ferguson (St. Charles, MO) – Back to school time means hectic schedules, anxiety over new classes and reconnecting with old friends. It can also mean new threats from family friends, neighbors or complete strangers who want to abuse them. While we often think of a child abuser as the creepy-looking guy in the …

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