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Commission approves tax levies

    During the week of September 4, Phelps County commissioners:
    • Held a public hearing for the adoption of the 2014 tax levies for the County Revenue and Road and Bridge Funds. Commissioners approved County Revenue Levy at $0.1537 per $100 of assessed valuation and the Road and Bridge Levy at $0.0940 per $100 of assessed valuation.

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Help the United Way make a difference this Friday

    The United Way will be holding its third annual United Way Day of Caring on Friday, Sept. 12. The event is a day centered on helping local, non-profit organizations complete short-term projects.

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Soldiers now able to intern with businesses

FORT LEONARD WOOD, Mo. – A new Soldier for Life initiative will benefit Soldiers separating from the military and employers wishing to hire veterans. Under the Army wide initiative, transitioning Soldiers have the opportunity to apply for internships and apprenticeships while still on active duty.

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Amendment 3 on November ballot faces strong opposition

JEFFERSON CITY - Public school teachers would lose some of their job protection if the teacher tenure amendment passes in November.

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Missouri voters could allow criminal history to used as evidence in child sex crime trials

JEFFERSON CITY - A call from an abused child's mother is the story behind one of the issues on Missouri's November ballot.

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Senators call into question Missouri's Ebola preparedness

JEFFERSON CITY - Missouri's health department director came under fire for its lack of specific state policies dealing with Ebola during a public forum on Wednesday.

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