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CLAY COUNTY — Officials in the county’s public health agency are now offering a way for those who live and/or work in Clay County to express their interest in getting vaccinated against COVID-19. This form can be completed by anyone, regardless of which phase they may fit in.

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When snow and ice are cleared from the roads and forecast, drivers should expect to see maintenance crews at work on Missouri’s highways, often in slow-moving operations.

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Emergency departments in the United States treat 3 million older adults for fall-related injuries each year. As the leading cause of traumatic brain injury and hip fractures, falls can cause serious harm. Cold and wet conditions can increase fall risk, but some simple changes can help keep y…

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Despite Gov. Mike Parson activating Phase 1B — Tier 1 of Missouri’s COVID-19 vaccination plan Thursday, Jan. 14, the county public health center is still only focusing on vaccinations for those in Phase 1A, which includes health care workers and residents at nursing home facilities.

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The wind continues to whip the snow around with few cars venturing out on the streets. Here's what it looks like in Gladstone. What does it look like in your part of the Northland?

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LIBERTY – Police in Kansas City, Kansas seek two people of interest with ties to Liberty in the investigation of an aggravated assault on a law enforcement officer. The mixed-race couple of interest also has ties Overland Park, Kansas.

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January is National Soup Month, and I’ve been busy making homemade chicken stock in my slow cooker and using the flavorful broth as a base for several belly-warming bowls of soup.

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President-elect Joe Biden introduced key members of his White House science team, including his nominee for director of the Office of Science and Technology Policy. Biden is elevating the role of presidential science adviser to be a member of the Cabinet for the first time, calling the move …

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SMITHVILLE — Adam Campbell arrived in Smithville about five years ago from Savannah, Georgia to get involved in the real estate market. He became a real estate agent as well as a home remodeler. He even has flipped houses.

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LIBERTY — Vocational Services, Inc. operates three workshops in Liberty and North Kansas City, providing employment for people with developmental disabilities. Communication between shops is important, especially when delivering consistent and timely communications to employees with disabili…

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KEARNEY — Local resident Shannon Hart is trading a career as a media sales director with KMBC and KCWE TV stations in Kansas City at the end of this year for ownership of Bea’s Flowers and Gifts, located at 100 W. Washington St. in downtown Kearney.

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January is National Soup Month, and I’ve been busy making homemade chicken stock in my slow cooker and using the flavorful broth as a base for several belly-warming bowls of soup.

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KEARNEY — Residents at Oak Pointe Assisted Living and Memory Care received their first of two rounds of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine Jan. 6. Employees at the facility were taking Christmas decorations down at the time, but for many residents, the vaccine was their last gift of the holiday season.

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When snow and ice are cleared from the roads and forecast, drivers should expect to see maintenance crews at work on Missouri’s highways, often in slow-moving operations.

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