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LIBERTY — The Liberty Hospital Board of Trustees approved buyout of ownership interests held by Action Pact Holdings, LLC, and Healthy Living Centers of America, LLC, in Norterre, a multi-generational community featuring a healthy living center, skilled nursing, long-term care, memory suppor…

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JEFFERSON CITY — State Sen. Lauren Arthur, D-Kansas City, took the oath of office in front of friends, family and fellow senators as she was sworn in to represent the 17th Senatorial District. The ceremony occurred prior to the start of the General Assembly’s annual veto session.

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LIBERTY — The annual Cakes for Kids, a pancake breakfast hosted by the Franklin Elementary School PTA and the East Clay Rotary Club, begins at 8 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 29, in the Franklin Elementary School gymnasium, located at 201 W. Mill St.

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“The Song of Sway Lake" is a love letter (or lovesong) to an underappreciated time of sepia colored photographs and crackling 78 phonographs. The time was the 1940s and the place was upstate New York, at a summer lakeside playground for the elites named after the affluent family who stayed t…

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KEARNEY — At the Kearney Youth Fishing Tournament on Sunday, Sept. 16 on the last day of the Jesse James Festival, almost 90 kids and parents came out to participate. Classes are divided from ages 0 to 6 and 7 to 12. Trophies were presented for the biggest fish overall with other prizes for …

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The Missouri Department of Conservation reminds deer hunters that properly disposing of carcasses of harvested deer is important in limiting the spread of chronic wasting disease. MDC also reminds hunters who harvest deer, elk, or moose outside of Missouri and bring the animals back to follo…

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LIBERTY — Liberty Middle School mashes up Dr. Seuss and Jane Austen in LMS Theatrical Productions' presentation of "A Suessified Pride and Prejudice" beginning at 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Oct. 12 and 13 in the Liberty Performing Arts Theater, located within the Liberty Community Center, 1…

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LIBERTY — As the first organization to sign up for Liberty's “Adopt-a-Street” program, the men of the Epsilon-Nu chapter of Lambda Chi Alpha fraternity will clean Harriman Highway, beginning at 10 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 22. The roadway runs along the east side of William Jewell College.

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Edwin Wayne Foster, 88, passed away Thursday September 13, 201…

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Much of the work done by the Missouri House and Senate from January to May has finally become law as many of the bills approved during the legislative session and signed by the governor officially took effect on Aug. 28.

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