• AARP Pushes Lawmakers to Improve Long-Term Care0

    AARP Pushes Lawmakers to Improve Long-Term Care Legislation would allow more Americans to get services at home KANSAS CITY, MO ‹ As lawmakers return to Washington to tackle health care reform, AARP is pressing them to improve the country’s long-term care system as a part of comprehensive reform.  Millions of older Americans rely on Medicaid

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  • BOND: C-17 WIN APPEARS IMMINENT0

    BOND: C-17 WIN APPEARS IMMINENT Senator Continues Fight for Super Hornet                  WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Senator Kit Bond today cheered the news that a tentative agreement on the final troops funding bill includes $2.2 billion to keep the C-17 airlift line in production.  Since President Obama announced his decision to close our nation’s

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  • USDA SEEKS APPLICATIONS FOR GRANTS TO REPAIR RURAL HOUSING0

    USDA SEEKS APPLICATIONS FOR GRANTS TO REPAIR RURAL HOUSING Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced that USDA is accepting applications for grants to intermediaries to help low- and very-low-income rural residents repair their homes.             “Housing is a cornerstone of any thriving, stable community,” Vilsack said.  “As the Obama administration works to ensure that people remain

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  • Missouri gets $4.8 million in stimulus funding for floodplain restoration0

    MCCASKILL GRANT ANNOUNCEMENT Missouri gets $4.8 million in stimulus funding for floodplain restoration U.S. Senator Claire McCaskill announced today that the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) is providing the state of Missouri with a total of $4,817,131 in federal formula grant dollars to acquire floodplain easements and restore the land to its natural state

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  • Dancing Rabbit News 6-20

    Greetings from Cob at Dancing Rabbit, with another week in the life at your favorite ecovillage.  Just when we thought the roads were dry enough for Luke Zimmerman to come in and dig them up for us, the elements had different ideas.  Not that I need rain to get our truck stuck, apparently I can

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  • Trooper Receives State Employee Of The Month Award For Fiery Crash Rescue Caught On Dash Camera0

    Trooper Receives State Employee Of The Month Award For Fiery Crash Rescue Caught On Dash Camera On Wednesday May 27, 2009, Governor Jay Nixon presented the April 2009 State Employee of the Month award to Sergeant Dale O. Jinkens, Troop A, at a ceremony held in the Governor’s Office at the Capitol.  Sergeant Jinkens was

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