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Asia Cole sent a message to all state competitors when she finished second at the Missouri State Track and Field Championships in the shot put and seventh in the discus as a Fort Osage High School freshman.The University of Nebraska signee kept improving, winning both events as a sophomore and claiming the shot put title the last three years of her stellar career with the Indians.In a landslide vote, Cole repeated as The Examiner’s Girls Track and Field Athlete of the...

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The Rainbow Center in Blue Springs is hosting a geocache adventure this Saturday morning.Participants, made up of either families or teams, will scour Blue Springs, Independence or Lee’s Summit businesses, parks and other venues to...

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I remember as a young lad growing up in post-war America during the 1940s and 1950s, there was still one lady on the block who used an old ice box instead of an electric refrigerator. The ice man would deliver a 25-pound block of ice to her a...

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COLUMBIA, Mo. — With the definition of farm-raised deer in question, Gov. Jay Nixon declared Tuesday that they are "wildlife" not "livestock" and vetoed legislation that would have shifted their regulation to state...

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Monday night’s thunderstorm, which brought winds recorded at 70 mph in places, caused scattered damage across Eastern Jackson County.“It was a mixed bag,” said Mike Curry, Jackson County’s director of emergency...

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Tip of the WeekEmployment opportunities seem to be on the upswing for military veterans, which is encouraging for the thousands of servicemembers returning from duty and veterans who are looking for new civilian career opportunities.

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Here are five ways to have fun this weekend.

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July 9Word of the Day, Website of the Day, Number to Know, This Day in History, Today’s Featured Birthday and Daily Quote.Word of the Daybrackish \ BRAK-ish \ adjective; Somewhat salty; also, distasteful. — Dictionary.com

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RAYMORE – Lee’s Summit North High School graduate and former Indiana State golfer McCall Christopher is tied for 12th after Tuesday’s first round of the Missouri Women’s Amateur Championship at The Golf Club at...

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