Day: November 5, 2014

Fordland Clinic Expands with Grant

REEDS SPRING, Mo.- Fordland Clinic is able to extend dental services to select Stone County schools thanks to a Skaggs Foundation Legacy Grant for over 66-thousand-dollars. Tri-Lakes Community Health Center, in conjunction with Fordland Clinic, is providing preventative dental care in the Blue Eye and Reeds Spring School Districts, according to the Community Outreach Coordinator, …

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Know Your Smoke Class this Sunday

BRANSON, Mo.- Area firefighters will be learning about  poisonous gases found in burning buildings with the new “Know Your Smoke” class scheduled for Sunday. Battalion Chief Mike Novak with Branson Fire and Rescue speaks about a newer threat, hydrogen cyanide, created when synthetic material burns, making  fire grow faster and hotter. http://mp3/template_maxi/player_mp3_maxi.swf According to Novak, instructors …

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MoDOT Prepares for Winter with Statewide Drill

You will likely see an increased number of maintenance vehicles out on the roads today as MoDOT conducts its statewide winter-preparedness drill. Southwest District Maintenance Engineer Mike Middleton says a lot of work goes into coordinating efforts between 700 employees and 300 trucks serving 21 counties… http://mp3/template_maxi/player_mp3_maxi.swf Middleton says the training exercise assures proper equipment …

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MO, AR Races Decided in General Election

Billy Long is re-elected as U.S. Representative for Missouri Congressional District 7 by a majority of 63-percent over Democratic challenger Jim Evans on Tuesday. The election ushers in Long’s third term in office. Meanwhile incumbent U.S. Senator for Arkansas Mark Pryor is defeated by Republican challenger Tom Cotton. The unofficial vote tally shows Cotton with …

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