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Crash in Caldwell County injures two senior citizens

Drivers of two vehicles were injured Friday morning when a collision occurred two miles east of Polo in Caldwell County. Eighty-six year old Althea Templeton of Richmond received moderate injuries 80-year-old Carolyn Rupe of Braymer received minor injuries. Both women were taken by emergency medical services to hospitals. Templeton went to Ray County Memorial in […]

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Audio: Missouri Health Director says he’s not sure when nursing homes, assisted living centers will reopen to visitors

Missouri’s nursing homes and assisted living centers caring for senior citizens remain closed to visitors due to the coronavirus. State Health Director Randall Williams says Missouri will follow the guidance of the federal government when determining a future reopening.     The most recent state data shows more than 80 nursing homes or assisted living […]

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Governor Parson calls for limit on public gathering size, with some exceptions

To limit the spread of COVID-19, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have recommended no gatherings of 50 people or more for the next eight weeks. In a press release today, Gov. Mike Parson is calling for the cancellation or suspension of gatherings that exceed the size limit, except for daycares, businesses, K-12 schools, […]

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Audio: Attorney General Eric Schmitt warns Missouri seniors about scams

Missouri’s attorney general warns that scams targeting seniors are increasing, including the “IRS scam” and sweepstakes scams. Eric Schmitt spoke to dozens of seniors Wednesday (yesterday) at a Jefferson City retirement community, urging them to be on the lookout.     Schmitt urges seniors and other Missourians to report these scams to his office’s Consumer […]