Do Not Call: Cracking Down on Fraudulent Robocalls & Phone Scams
(Column ~ 06/27/15)
Hearing the phone ring can be a good thing--your kid calling from college, a friend calling to catch up. Or it can be a mundane call confirming a doctor's appointment, or the mechanic letting you know your car is ready for pickup. But too often, at the other end of the line is an automated recording. An unsolicited, intrusive robocall--universally disliked, that's at best an interrupting annoyance, and at worst a deliberate, fraudulent scam...
Rain, floods may hurt crop yields
(Local News ~ 06/27/15)
Less than half of Missouri's farm acres predicted to grow soybeans this year have been planted, the U.S. Department of Agriculture reported last week.
MDC workshop shows prescribed fire as land, wildlife management tool
(Outdoors ~ 06/27/15)
CAPE GIRARDEAU -- Landowners can learn to use prescribed fire as a land management tool at a Prescribed Fire Workshop presented by the Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) Tuesday, Aug. 11, at Mineral Area College in Park Hills. This workshop will be given two different times to provide landowners a better opportunity to attend. The first will be from 1 to 4:30 p.m. and the second from 6 to 9:30 p.m...
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