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  • Wednesday, March 30, 2016
    COLUMBIA, Mo. – There’s nothing better on a spring day than opening the windows and letting out the stale winter air.
  • Tuesday, March 8, 2016
    PALMYRA, Mo. – Daylight saving time begins this weekend. When the time changes each spring and fall, change batteries in your smoke alarms and test them, suggests Sherry F. Nelson, human development specialist with University of Missouri Extension.
  • Wednesday, February 17, 2016
    COLUMBIA, Mo. – Missouri saw abundant rainfall in 2015. That’s often good news for crops but can be bad news for homes.
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  • Friday, June 26, 2015
    COLUMBIA, Mo. – If your basement sprung a leak during recent intense rainfalls, you’re not alone.
  • Friday, June 26, 2015
    University of Missouri Extension has resources to help you and your family prepare for and recover from floods and other weather-related emergencies.
  • Tuesday, June 2, 2015
    PALMYRA, Mo. – Kent Rupp climbed electric poles most of his working life. He played on his undefeated high school football team.
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  • Tuesday, June 2, 2015
    KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Floods can devastate property and have lasting effects on a community. In the aftermath, people might not think about the consequences flooding can have on food.
  • Wednesday, March 11, 2015
    HOUSTON, Mo. – Laundry packets offer loads of temptation for curious children.
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