Day: July 7, 2019

Branson Graduate Offered Over $2 Million in College Scholarships

  by: Claudette Riley, Ozarks First/Springfield News-Leader As Branson High School senior Nicholas Tsahiridis neared graduation in May, he was in high demand. He was accepted to 35 colleges and universities. Together, they offered more than $2.5 million in scholarship options. “We looked at a lot of different schools,” said Liza Tsahiridis, his mother. The …

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Several Eye Drops and Ointments Sold at Wal-Mart and Walgreens Being Recalled

From: Ozarks First/CNN If you use eye drops, this might be a good time to check your medicine cabinet. Several eye drops and ointments exclusively sold at Walmart and Walgreen stores have been recalled because they may not be sterile, the Food and Drug Administration said. Altaire Pharmaceuticals Inc. issued voluntary recalls for various Equate …

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Area Fire Departments in Need of Volunteers

From: Ozarks First “Everybody that responded this morning were volunteers,” Assistant chief James Lannan of the Western Taney County Fire Protection District says. “We were extremely shorthanded.” Lannan points out a problem his crew had to deal with when five buses caught on fire in Hollister Industrial Park next to a building Friday morning. “We …

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