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The original 13 colonies of the United States hugged the eastern seaboard of America. Then, for a hundred years, from about 1760 to the 1860s, the settlers moved westward in a couple different large migrations. The first migration pushed the frontier as far as the Mississippi Valley. During the second migration, following the Louisiana Purchase, settlers moved into Missouri in massive numbers, and then pushed on toward the Pacific Coast line of California and Oregon country.Here in...

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With two outs in the bottom of the ninth, Darren Clay from the Lee’s Summit Post 189 Pirates appeared destined to at least send the American Legion Zone 2 All-Star Game into extra innings.But as it had almost all game long, the East...

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Dozens of Jackson County residents gathered Tuesday night with a clear message for county legislators: Repeal a ban on shooting on many rural properties.Whether that is likely to happen is unclear.“It’s not going to be...

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What's new? What's hot? What's next? TLC's celebrity genealogy show Who Do You Think You...

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It's the worst kind of identity theft. When NBC's Grimm returns this fall for its fourth season, we'll...

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THURSDAY, JULY 24AMERICAN LEGION BASEBALLZone 2 TournamentAt Liberty Park Stadium, Sedalia5 p.m. — Game 1: Blue Springs Rod’s Sports...

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Jackson County Legislature 1st District At-Large and 6th District candidates participated in a public forum at the Gamber Center in Lee’s Summit Tuesday. The candidates answered questions ranging from tax increment financing to the...

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Here are five ways to have fun this weekend.

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By Michael Terry, Propel MarketingWhen, as a marketer or business owner, was the last time you hugged your customer service rep? Well, barring serious action by HR, you should.

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By Tracy BeckermanMore Content NowReceptionist: “Dr. Zucker’s office. This is Charlene.”Me: “Hi, this is Tracy Beckerman...”Receptionist: “I’m sorry, there’s no one here by that name.”

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