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Beware scams as new Medicare cards arrive in mailboxes

New Medicare cards are on their way to everyone enrolled in the program. Cards will be mailed automatically and free of charge, however, people should be wary of anyone calling to offer assistance with the cards or to request money or personal information, says Brenda Procter, University of Missouri associate extension professor. “Any time changes […]

Arts can boost, diversify small-town economies

A two-day training this fall will show civic leaders, artists, elected officials, entrepreneurs, business owners and others how the arts can play a role in community and economic development. “Community Development Academy Explores: Arts & Economic Development,” Sept. 26-27 in Excelsior Springs, Mo., will look at the arts as a strategy for boosting and diversifying […]