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America's Hometown courts HGTV for 'Home Town Takeover'

A local team of residents combined their efforts to encourage the hosts of the upcoming HGTV show “Home Town Takeover” to perform a city-wide makeover as part of a national contest focused on small towns

HUD, NECAC combat youth homelessness
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HUD, NECAC combat youth homelessness

Officials from the Northeast Community Action Corporation and U.S. Housing and Urban Development are teaming up to fight homelessness and provide resources for future education and careers to youth who are “aging out” of foster care after they turn 24

University of Missouri adds health care initiatives
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University of Missouri adds health care initiatives

The University of Missouri System is reaching out to communities in Marion County and across the Show-Me State in health, education and economic growth with new initiatives and a revised mission statement, UM System President Dr. Mun Choi said during the Marion County Extension Annual Meeting on Tuesday in Palmyra

Bounce Fest brings smiles to kids
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Bounce Fest brings smiles to kids

Children of all ages were bouncing and laughing as the fifth Bounce House brought a variety of bounce castles and two obstacle courses along with a treat area to the Admiral Coontz Recreation Center on Saturday

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A year of 'giving hope'

United Way of the Mark Twain Area thanks volunteers, donors and partners; announces 2020 winners for second Evening of Philanthropy event

Keeping kids safe
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Keeping kids safe

Safe Kids Northeast Missouri Coalition dedicated to protecting kids from serious injuries

Honoring the ultimate sacrifice of fallen heroes
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Honoring the ultimate sacrifice of fallen heroes

Fallen Officer Project at Culver-Stockton honors memory of men, women who lost their lives in the line of duty and is brainchild of criminal justice professor

USMCA trade deal approval encourages area farmers
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USMCA trade deal approval encourages area farmers

Replaces NAFTA, follows phase one of trade deal with China and beef trade agreement with Japan

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Teens get healthy dose of fun, information

Annual Teen Health Fair brings educational activities and valuable resources together for the area youth

Marion Farm Bureau looks ahead
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Marion Farm Bureau looks ahead

More than 55 people filed into Hall's Hall in Palmyra for the Marion County Farm Bureau Annual Meeting, with attendees enjoying a fish meal before discussing topics including updates on international trade deals and issues like broadband internet access affecting farmers in Northeast Missouri