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The Bistro at the Mill is now offering an assortment of deli meats and cheeses sliced to order and sold by the pound. The restaurant …
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Man struck and killed early Sunday; driver leaves scene of the accident
As Jason L. Gilley, 56, Villa Ridge was walking on U. S. Highway 100 at Cromwell Drive, West of I-44, he was struck and killed by an …
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Maries R-2 takes action against suicide, bullying through Meier Foundation programming, ‘whole student’ survey
Suicide prevention and anti-bullying sessions are being planned and implemented by Belle High School (BHS) Principal Garrett Haslag …
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More than 70 bred heifers expected in Vienna May 21 for 2nd Show-Me Select sale
The Central Missouri Show-Me-Select Replacement Heifer Program will have its second annual Spring Sale at the South Central Regional …
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Hospital receives 4-star rating on survey
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Reaching Carbon Neutrality For $1 A Day
(NAPSI)—Zero net emissions of carbon dioxide from energy and industry can be achieved by 2050—and it could cost only about $1 a day. That’s the finding of a new study by James Williams at the …
Growing a Sustainable Future from Pasture to Plate

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4 steps to being a more conscious consumer

(BPT) - Today, it’s not enough for a company to make good products. Savvy consumers want to know the businesses and brands they patronize make a positive difference. Do they produce products in …

Re-imagining Home Sales For Healthier, More Sustainable Living

(NAPSI)—The COVID-19 pandemic and efforts to stop the spread of the virus have shifted how people think about a lot of things, including their homes. With shelter-in-place orders and shutdowns …

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As carry out surges during the pandemic, landfills are filled with disposable containers

When the world could no longer eat together in restaurants at the beginning of 2020, many of us turned to take-out, delivery and fast food. Online meal delivery revenues in the United States are projected to reach $26.5 billion this year, a 20 percent increase over 2019.

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What are the safest and most environmentally friendly disposable food containers and products available?

How to pick safer disposable materials

How can anyone evaluate one-to-one replacements for disposable food service ware designed to be less harmful to health and the environment? It’s not easy. Orb Media has created a basic …
Want to go green? These 3 energy choices have big impact
(BPT) - This Earth Day, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is celebrating climate action, partnering with companies and …
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Deliciously easy sustainable eating
(BPT) - Today, consumers are beginning to use one more guideline to determine how to spend their food dollars: sustainability. The …
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5 ways to travel more sustainably
(BPT) - The pent-up global demand for travel is undeniable. Travelers around the world are anxiously awaiting the opportunity to pack …
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Simple, smart steps to fix water leaks and preserve critical resources
(BPT) - What do making coffee, brushing your teeth, doing dishes and washing your car have in common? All these activities require …
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Advocate for Climate Change to Help Save the Planet
(Family Features) Climate change is an issue that impacts everyone, especially children. The impacts can be seen first-hand, as the …
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(NewsUSA) - March Madness returns this year, after a pandemic-imposed hiatus in 2020. As a result, basketball fans, sneaker fans, pizza fans, and anyone else might be feeling a little extra …

BookBites: Waxing Pathetic, CIA Intrigue, and Gone to The Dogs

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Why would millions at risk of heart attack or stroke be prescribed medications not proven to reduce cardiovascular risk on top of statins?

(BPT) - As the world looks with hope to the light at the end of the COVID-19 tunnel, there lies another ongoing health crisis that, according to the American Heart Association (AHA), kills more …

How you can help kids in foster care

(BPT) - Did you know there are almost 437,000 children and youth in foster care? According to the American Society for the Positive Care of Children, 45% of foster children are living in non-relative …

BookBites: A Potpourri of Help and Support, Fiction and Lessons for Children

(NewsUSA) "The Living Room: A Lung Cancer Community of Courage" by Bonnie Addario The words "lung cancer" strike fear in all of us. But where is the hope? It can be found …

Got perks? Get them by investing in brands you love

(BPT) - Loyalty programs and perks are everywhere, but wouldn’t it be great if the companies and brands you invest in rewarded us as shareholders?Thanks to the internet, it’s easier than …

15 minutes a day can help prevent student learning loss

(BPT) - Distance learning, hybrid models, social-distanced in-person — school has looked very different over the last year, and this interrupted learning has understandably impacted kids. While …

Essential services for growing your business in a post-pandemic world

(BPT) - After a year unlike any other, it is time for businesses across the country to start thinking about building back. Despite the chaos and change small businesses have faced, new business …

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Before selecting a hospital, research its grade based on measures that protect patients from preventable errors, injuries and infections.

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As Americans venture out post-pandemic, they’re stepping into a digital savvy world

(BPT) - More than a year after the pandemic began, Americans are realizing that almost every facet of life has changed. Suddenly their linear, analog world with a digital dabble has become a …