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Audio: Trenton VFW Post 919 provides a variety of community services; continues fundraising for building renovation

Trenton VFW Post 919 has held and continues to hold fundraisers for a building renovation project.Ā  Commander Tony Ralston explains what the post is planning with the renovation of the postā€™s building.     Quartermaster Sam Smith says the Trenton VFW would like to have a full-time psychologist to work with veterans. He notes multiple […]

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Audio: Ag groups support more Conservation Reserve Program flexibility to aid in potential global grain shortage

Ag groups are calling on the Biden administration to provide flexibility for prime farmland in the Conservation Reserve Program as the Russian/Ukraine conflict has the potential to impact global food security. Ag economist Scott Irwin at the University of Illinois tells Brownfield Ukraine produces about 60 million acres of crops which are at risk this […]

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Senate winds up grueling Supreme Court hearings on Ketanji Brown Jackson nomination

(Missouri Independent) – Ā Representatives of the American Bar Association reiterated their finding that Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson is well qualified to sit on the U.S. Supreme Court, and law enforcement groups rebutted GOP accusations Jackson is soft on child pornographers during the final day of Jacksonā€™s confirmation hearings Thursday. Republicans, however, called in witnesses to […]

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Life Options Green Hills Pregnancy and Health Center offers a wide variety of free services

The Life Options Green Hills Pregnancy and Health Center opened its doors at 1433 Lulu Street in Trenton in July 2020. Executive Director Rachael Brothers reports the center saw its first client in the first hour it was open. She believes it is wise to build a strong foundation when starting a nonprofit or business. […]

Video: Senator Hawley questions Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson over record of lenient sentencing for pedophiles

During the Senate Judiciary Committeeā€™s hearing for Judge Ketanji Brown Jacksonā€™s nomination for U.S. Supreme Court today, U.S. Senator Josh Hawley (R-Mo.) focused his questioning on the alarming trend of lenient sentencing in child pornography cases that he first mentioned in aĀ tweet threadĀ last week and hisĀ opening commentsĀ yesterday. During his time, Sen. Hawley focused on Judge […]

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Audio: Missouri Senator Josh Hawley tells Supreme Court nominee of his concerns

Before her opening statement Monday, Supreme Court nominee Ketanji Brown Jackson heard remarks from U.S. Senators including Josh Hawley of Missouri. After a Twitter barrage of criticism last week, Senator Hawley voiced his opinion Monday about what he claims is evidence of Judge Jackson not being tough enough on sex offenders.Ā  He cited seven cases […]

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Ketanji Brown Jackson vows to decide U.S. Supreme Court cases from a ā€˜neutral postureā€™

(Missouri Independent) – Supreme Court nominee Ketanji Brown Jackson began her four-day confirmation process to become the nationā€™s first Black female associate justice on Monday, listening to hours of opening statements from Senate Judiciary Committee members before giving her own. In her first public remarks since President Joe Biden nominated her last month, Jackson,Ā who grew […]

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Activities announced for Pleasant View R-VI Extravaganza on March 26

Pleasant View R-VI supporters, alumni, former staff and board members, and current staff and families are invited to attend the Pleasant View R-VI Extravaganza on Saturday, March 26, 2022, for a fun-filled evening of history, fundraising, and dodgeball. The eveningā€™s activities will begin at 5:30 p.m. at the Pleasant View School Gymnasium, 128 SE 20th […]

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Missouri Agricultural and Small Business Development Authority opens grant opportunities for Missouri producers

TheĀ Missouri Agricultural and Small Business Development Authority (MASBDA)Ā announces the opening of two funding opportunities, while also announcing recipients of the most recent grant cycle. MASBDA is accepting applications for two programs that add value to Missouri agricultural products and aid the economy of a rural community. The Missouri Value-Added Agriculture Grant can be used for […]

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U.S. House hearing on extremism toward minorities turns into ā€˜defund the policeā€™ debate

(Missouri Independent) – Leaders of faith organizations and Historically Black Colleges and Universities told members of a U.S. House panel on Thursday how their institutions and places of worship have been roiled by bomb threats and extremism. They talked about the recent waves of bomb threats aimed at HBCUs, a terrifying hostage-taking at a Texas […]