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PCSD issues warning about scams currently hitting the area

The Phelps County Sheriff’s Department is investigating various scams in the area and this is a warning to be vigilant when receiving telephone calls from unknown people. The Phelps County Sheriff’s Department has recently received reports from citizens of the following scams:

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County employees will get off day after Thanksgiving

    During the week of November 6, Phelps County commissioners:
    • Received a request from Randy Elledge, a resident of Road 7240, to be allowed to make installment payments to chip and seal a portion of the road and to be allowed to lock in the 2014 chip and seal rate. Commissioner Gary Hicks will contact Elledge to further discuss the matter.

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Missouri, as part of 25-state consortium, designates new Hepatitis C drug for Medicaid patients

JEFFERSON CITY, MO – The State of Missouri, as part of a 25-state purchasing consortium that includes Texas, Michigan, and Wisconsin, entered into an agreement on Jan. 22, 2015 to begin using Viekira for Medicaid patients with Hepatitis C who meet certain medical criteria. Viekira was recently approved by the FDA on Dec. 19, 2014.

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Need a speaker at your next event? Fort Leonard Wood has you covered

FORT LEONARD WOOD, Mo. - Did you know that the Maneuver Support Center of Excellence and Fort Leonard Wood can provide a speaker for your community event, group luncheon or organization meeting?

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State treasurer returns more than half of all unclaimed property ever returned in Missouri

State Treasurer Clint Zweifel today announced since taking office, he has returned a total of just over $221 million in Unclaimed Property to more than 772,000 account owners, more than half of all Unclaimed Property ever returned in Missouri. The Division of Unclaimed Property was created in 1985 and became part of the State Treasurer’s Office in 1993.

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Supporters and opposer's voice their opinion on a bill restricting local government's budget

JEFFERSON CITY - Local governments across Missouri may be getting less money from traffic fines and court fees.

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