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The Truman Book Award is being presented tonight to the author of a book on Henry Wallace, the former vice president who was among the candidates running against Harry Truman in 1948, when Truman won a full term in the White House.The event is at 6:30 p.m. at the Plaza Branch of the Kansas City Public Library, 4801 S. Main St. it’s in the Truman Forum Auditorium. There’s a reception at 6. It’s all free.The program and book signing is with Thomas W. Devine,...

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The U.S. economy recovered from its worst quarter in five years to post a gain of 4 percent in the second quarter of this year. That beat economists’ estimates of 3 percent, according to CNN Money.

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Duck for cover! The sharks are back!Ian Ziering returns in 

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Central Hockey League fans who enjoy the drama of a shootout to end a game should expect to see less of them this season.The CHL announced this week that overtime will be changed from 4-on-4 (plus the goalie) to a 3-on-3 format.

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Jan Chambers had no qualms about cutting short a family outing Sunday – not for the event that beckoned him back in Independence.Chambers and her mother joined family and friends of Corey Laykovich as they gathered Sunday evening at...

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THURSDAY, JULY 31AMERICAN LEGION BASEBALLAmerican Legion Missouri State ChampionshipsAt Liberty Park Stadium, Sedalia4 p.m. — Game 1:...

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The head of the Missouri Department of Transportation says the state faces significant highway funding shortfalls in the years ahead but said a $5.4 billion tax issue on the ballot next Tuesday would help.“It’s not the...

Posted at 5:20 AM

  Nowadays the Internet is full of bright ideas on how to save money by repurposing just about everything, from furniture to...

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Tip of the Week

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By Tracy BeckermanMore Content Now“Mom, did you do any laundry?” my son inquired.I rolled my eyes.

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Here are five ways to have fun this weekend.

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