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Amendment 3 to Article XIV of the Missouri Constitution passed into law in 2022. The amendment legalizes recreational cannabis in the state of Missouri and expands the existing medical marijuana program. While the federal government still considers cannabis a schedule I controlled substance,…

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A frigid morning on Jan. 26 didn’t stop almost two dozen volunteers from moving boxes of food to help those in need. Volunteers assisted the Shepherd’s Nook Food Pantry to deliver a shipment of food to the Salem Organization for Local Various Emergencies (SOLVE). Organizer Paula Myler said t…

In 2021, more Americans were killed by fentanyl–laced pills and other addictive drugs than in all the wars the United States has fought since the end of World War II. In 2021, there were 108,000 fake–drug deaths, more than twice as many as automobile, gunshot, or suicide deaths. Ultra–lethal…

On Jan. 13, the Federal Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms announced a ban on a commonly used firearm accessory called a pistol brace. The ATF says 180 days after the ruling was announced, it will be illegal to own certain firearms equipped with a pistol brace unless the owner has comp…

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Amendment 3 to Article XIV of the Missouri Constitution passed into law in 2022. The amendment legalizes recreational cannabis in the state of Missouri and expands the existing medical marijuana program. While the federal government still considers cannabis a schedule I controlled substance,…

The MPUA Resource Services Corporation (MPUA-RSC) has been awarded a $1,142,145 ARPA Workforce Training Grant from the Missouri Department of Economic Development. MPUA-RSC will be able to offer additional vocational training in the utility field, with Dent County among the counties impacted.

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