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The Mid-America Chapter of The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society seeks high school students who are enthusiastic about volunteerism, philanthropy, community outreach and leadership for a fundraising competition called Students of the Year.

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KANSAS CITY — A teen is recovering from serious but not life-threatening injuries after being shot Friday, Oct. 11, in the Target parking lot, located near Barry Road and U.S. 169 at 8420 Madison Ave.

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SMITHVILLE — Although the Smithville Area Chamber of Commerce had hopes to reschedule the Backyard BBQ Bash contest for later this month, only a handful of participants were available to participate on the new date.

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Platte-Clay Electric Cooperative, which services electric members in Clay and Platte counties, is implementing new brush control and underground inspection programs to aid safety and improve service reliability.

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KEARNEY — Common Sense for Common People, a grassroots political action group based in Kearney, will host speaker Doug Ervin at the group's next meeting, scheduled for 7 p.m. Oct. 14, in the downstairs training room of ReeceNichols, located at 307 S. Jefferson St.

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Elizabeth Warren repeatedly came under attack during Tuesday's Democratic presidential debate as rivals accused the Massachusetts senator of ducking questions about the cost of Medicare for All and her signature "wealth tax" plan in an attempt to derail her rising campaign.

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KEARNEY — While Lyle Updike’s barn at the home of his business, Updike BBQ & Catering, has been known to some in the past as a small, enclosed event space with tables, chairs and fireplace on Missouri Highway C, the space has been expanded and transformed into a full event space complete…

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LIBERTY — While more common on the west coast and in larger cities like Dallas and Las Vegas, an intravenous nutrition service has made a home in Liberty.

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CLAY COUNTY — Low-interest federal disaster loans are now available to certain private nonprofit organizations in Clay County following the amendment to President Donald Trump’s July 29 major disaster declaration for Public Assistance as a result of severe storms, tornadoes and flooding that…

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SMITHVILLE — While she lived in St. Joseph and worked as a dental assistant while attending college and an accredited hygienist program, Ambrie Hitch began working in Smithville immediately after her schooling.

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LIBERTY — Mid-Continent Public Library will break ground on a new Liberty facility during an event that will include a presentation at 9:30 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 29. The current branch at 1000 Kent St. will remain open during construction.

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SMITHVILLE — A record number of anglers came out to participate in the Smithville Bassmasters eighth annual Daniel Palmer Memorial Classic Open Buddy Bass Tournament at Smithville Lake.

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