• A Heads-Up on Headfirst Dives0

    A Heads-Up on Headfirst Dives               MADISON, Wis.— How low will you go?               You’d better know the answer if you’re diving headfirst into water. Not knowing the depth of the lake, river or even backyard pool can lead to disaster in an instant – the kind of disaster that changes lives forever.  

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  • Rising Temperatures Could Cause Pavement Blowups0

    Rising Temperatures Could Cause Pavement Blowups   HANNIBAL – As summer temperatures rise, a safety hazard MoDOT doesn’t have control of and can’t predict also begins to rise…. pavement blowups.  A “blow up” can be described as a big bump in the road that happens without warning.   Northeast Missouri has already seen a few of

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  • Statement of Missouri Farm Bureau President Charles Kruse on Passage of H.R. 2454, the American Clean Energy and Security Act0

    MOFB Statement on Clean Energy and Security Act Statement of Missouri Farm Bureau President Charles Kruse on Passage of H.R. 2454, the American Clean Energy and Security Act We are extremely disappointed with the U.S. House of Representatives’ passage of H.R. 2454, also known as “cap-and-trade.”  Billed as landmark legislation for reducing the threat of

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  • Bond Announces Federal Help for Missouri’s Homeless Veterans0

    Bond Announces Federal Help for Missouri’s Homeless Veterans Senator:  Funds are a Fitting Tribute as Nation Celebrates Independence Day WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Kit Bond today announced that Missouri is receiving federal funds from the Departments of Labor and Housing and Urban Development to help homeless veterans.   “Our nation’s veterans are owed more

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  • West Nile Virus in Missouri: Increased Risk of Human Disease July through October0

    West Nile Virus in Missouri:  Increased Risk of Human Disease July through October As Missourians plan outdoor activities for the upcoming Fourth of July holiday, they should remember to pack insect repellent to ward off mosquitoes that can carry West Nile Virus.  Human cases of West Nile Virus typically surface in July in Missouri and

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  • Boating Safety Message for a Safe July 4th Holiday Weekend0

    Boating Safety Message for a Safe July 4th Holiday Weekend The Fourth of July weekend is a great time to spend on Missouri’s waterways and it’s usually the busiest holiday on the water.  The chance to view fireworks from the water also makes this weekend the busiest for nighttime boating.  But nighttime navigation has more

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