Monthly Archive: March 2014

Mar 28

Missouri’s Military: Preparing For Local Needs and Preserving the Past

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by Mike Ferguson (St. Charles, MO) – The first severe storms of 2014 hit parts of Missouri on Thursday, providing a reminder of the preparations in place for disasters. The recent storms were – thankfully – not as large or damaging as the ones that hit Joplin, St. Louis and Sedalia in recent years. Local …

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Mar 21

The Missouri Media’s Take: Assessing The Legislature At Halftime

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by Mike Ferguson (St. Charles, MO) – Missouri’s lawmakers took this past week off in their annual Spring Break. While there has certainly been some politicking happening, the break gives them, other elected officials and the media that covers the Capitol a breather. It also serves as the unofficial halftime of the Legislative Session. As …

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Mar 14

Protecting Children: SIDS And Other Dangers

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by Mike Ferguson (St. Charles, MO) – It’s every parent’s worst nightmare. Walking in to check on your newborn and finding them not breathing. It happens around 100 times every year in Missouri and no one knows exactly why. SIDS – Sudden Infant Death Syndrome – strikes without warning and without discrimination. Lori Behrens is …

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Mar 07

Higher Education: Missourians Have Options That May Lead Away From Traditional Colleges

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by Mike Ferguson (St. Charles, MO) – For a few generations now the typical plan was known almost from birth: finish high school, get that college degree, enter the workforce and pursue that American Dream. Even in these difficult economic times, the American Dream is still worth pursuing but the path to reach it may …

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