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The city of Sugar Creek will be asking its residents Tuesday whether to issue a general obligation bonds in the amount of $1.5 million for the construction, renovation and furnishment of a new wellness center located at the former Post Office building, 432 S. Sterling Ave.According to a brochure put out by the city, the current 5,000-square-foot vacant building off of Sterling Avenue will be transformed into a fitness facility featuring weight machines, cardio equiment, a group...

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WHAT: The Children’s Performing Theatre and Encore Theatre present “The Pink Panther Strikes Again.” Based on the film with Peter Sellers, absent-minded Inspector Jacques Clouseau is in pursuit of a mad man, who is trying to...

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Four candidates – Josh Crocker, Laura Dominik, Tom Van Camp and Tim Watkins – are vying for the District 4 seat on the Independence City Council. The top two vote-getters in Tuesday’s primary election advance to...

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Three candidates are running against incumbent U.S. Representative Sam Graves for the Republican nomination of Missouri’s 6th Congressional District seat. On the Democratic side, only one candidate is actively campaigning, and there is one...

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Because of the sheer number of participants, an Associated Press report has called the race for Missouri's 5th congressional district the most competitive primary.U.S. Representative Emanuel Cleaver will face four challengers in the...

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The fisherfolk out there aren't keeping up with the gardeners. We know you caught fish. We know you took photos. Go ahead. Share them... Send them to sheila.davis@examiner.net

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To share your favorite photos, email to sheila.davis@examiner.net  , post to us at 410 S. Liberty St., Independence, MO 64050 or bring by our office just south of the Square.

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A contraband cigarette case with ties to Independence has resulted in a $1 million fine and other sanctions in New York.In February, A.J.’s Wholesale LLC of Irving, N.Y., pleaded guilty to charges of conspiracy to commit wire fraud...

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Voters on Tuesday will begin reshaping the Jackson County Legislature, which will have at least three new members in January.All nine seats are up for election. Terms are four years. Polls are open 6 a.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesday.At least...

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Area residents who earned degrees during the spring 2014 semester at the University of Missouri in Columbia.Blue Springs - Derek Anthony Aubuchon, B.S. in business administration with emphasis in finance and banking;...

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