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Poinsettia is the nation’s most popular potted flowering plant. What makes this remarkable is that most poinsettias are sold between the week of Thanksgiving and Christmas Day, according to a release from the University of Missouri Extension.

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With the pandemic keeping more people at home, more people are extending their outdoor time in late fall and winter by adding fire pits, outdoor heaters and other features. However, even in winter, it’s important to take care of one's yard.

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No one expects to get sick or need urgent health care. But when it happens, people have an immediate choice to make: call your doctor, visit an urgent care or go straight to a hospital emergency department. Which is the best option?

Introducing children to charity early in their lives can lay a foundation of philanthropy that lasts a lifetime. The more kids witness charitable giving, the more likely they are to embrace charity as they grow up.

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World Kindness Day started in 1998 and is aimed promoting large and small acts of kindness. The Shonkwiler family of John, Erin and Caleb Shonkwiler understands kindness as the Liberty family seeks a live donor for Caleb, who is in need of a kidney.

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Volunteering is often its own reward. Helping others can be just as beneficial to the people doing the helping as it is for the people being helped.

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The month of November is a special time for the nation’s veterans. While Memorial Day honors fallen soldiers and service people, Veteran’s Day, which takes place each November, is an opportunity to commemorate the efforts of all who have been in the armed forces, with a special emphasis on l…