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  • 12/31/13 -Resolutions

    12/31/13 -Resolutions

    A  study in the journal "Pediatrics" indicates that young athletes may face a greater danger if they suffer new head blows before they're fully recovered from previous concussions. They call it "second-impact syndrome."
    As we begin another year, many of us get tied up in knots making resolutions-goals for the "new year" when maybe we should spend a little more time reflecting on what was or wasn't accomplished in the
  • 12/27/13 -Family Ties

    12/27/13 -Family Ties

    A  study in the journal "Pediatrics" indicates that young athletes may face a greater danger if they suffer new head blows before they're fully recovered from previous concussions. They call it "second-impact syndrome."
    Yet another Christmas has come and gone, and if your family is like mine you created some lasting memories. Some were fun and some were maybe...well, not so much. As a father of two it is always fun to
  • 12/23/13 - Gifts of the Season

    12/23/13 - Gifts of the Season

    A  study in the journal "Pediatrics" indicates that young athletes may face a greater danger if they suffer new head blows before they're fully recovered from previous concussions. They call it "second-impact syndrome."
    Christmas is here. Children are waiting impatiently to see if they're on the naughty or nice list. But what about you? What would you like Santa to bring you for Christmas? While a great big HDTV or maybe
  • YourTurn - 12/20/13 - A Soldier Remembered

    YourTurn - 12/20/13 - A Soldier Remembered

    A  study in the journal "Pediatrics" indicates that young athletes may face a greater danger if they suffer new head blows before they're fully recovered from previous concussions. They call it "second-impact syndrome."
    This week's your turn comes from Zencie Rulo from Poplar Bluff. She writes: "It was Saturday, December 14, 2013. Another brave soldier was laid to rest. Another young wife is left to raise a little one
  • 12/10/13 - Holiday Hints

    12/10/13 - Holiday Hints

    A  study in the journal "Pediatrics" indicates that young athletes may face a greater danger if they suffer new head blows before they're fully recovered from previous concussions. They call it "second-impact syndrome."
    The holidays are here and it's the "most wonderful time of the year," right? Well, in case you didn't know, not everyone looks forward to the holidays. For some it's a dark, stressful, lonely time long
  • 12/3/13 - Gifts From The Heart

    12/3/13 - Gifts From The Heart

    A  study in the journal "Pediatrics" indicates that young athletes may face a greater danger if they suffer new head blows before they're fully recovered from previous concussions. They call it "second-impact syndrome."
    Here we are, just a few days before Christmas. And in my home I can tell you that there are already visions of sugarplums dancing. If you still haven't found that perfect gift for someone special, here's
  • 11/28/13 - Buy Local

    11/28/13 - Buy Local

    A  study in the journal "Pediatrics" indicates that young athletes may face a greater danger if they suffer new head blows before they're fully recovered from previous concussions. They call it "second-impact syndrome."
    According to the American Research Group it's estimated that the average American family will spend a little more than $800 on Christmas presents this year. Many of you may be on a path to that amount
  • 11/26/13 - Giving Thanks

    11/26/13 - Giving Thanks

    A  study in the journal "Pediatrics" indicates that young athletes may face a greater danger if they suffer new head blows before they're fully recovered from previous concussions. They call it "second-impact syndrome."
    I don't believe there is a single government program that is despised as much as the Food Stamp Program, or as it is now called, SNAP (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program). For years, people have
  • 11/5/13 - SNAP Cuts

    11/5/13 - SNAP Cuts

    A  study in the journal "Pediatrics" indicates that young athletes may face a greater danger if they suffer new head blows before they're fully recovered from previous concussions. They call it "second-impact syndrome."
    I don't believe there is a single government program that is despised as much as the Food Stamp Program, or as it is now called, SNAP (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program). For years, people have
  • 10/29/13 - Halloween Safety

    10/29/13 - Halloween Safety

    A  study in the journal "Pediatrics" indicates that young athletes may face a greater danger if they suffer new head blows before they're fully recovered from previous concussions. They call it "second-impact syndrome."
    Thanks to Hillary Clinton's efforts as First Lady, we are all too familiar with the African proverb, "it takes a village to raise a child." That saying has become somewhat of a cliché since the Clinton
  • YourTurn - 10/19/13

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    Hello, this is Congressman Jason Smith. As you know, the government shutdown created by Washington's inability to work together is now over. While I fully support ending the shutdown, I could not support
  • 10/9/13 - Nursing Home Caution

    10/9/13 - Nursing Home Caution

    A  study in the journal "Pediatrics" indicates that young athletes may face a greater danger if they suffer new head blows before they're fully recovered from previous concussions. They call it "second-impact syndrome."
    If you are considering a nursing home for yourself or for a loved one you are not alone. In the next 10 years the current nursing home population of more than 1.5 million Americans is expected to grow
  • YourTurn - 9/27/13

    Watch for YourTurn normally scheduled to air at the end of Heartland News at Noon on Mondays and Fridays, at the end of Heartland News at 10:00 on Saturday nights, and following The Breakfast Show on Sunday
    Viewer Melanie Henry of New Madrid wanted to share her views about the attendance policy changes at New Madrid R-1 that we reported this week. She wrote: "It seems many times everyone wants to complain
  • 9/9/13 - What To Do About Syria

    9/9/13 - What To Do About Syria

    A  study in the journal "Pediatrics" indicates that young athletes may face a greater danger if they suffer new head blows before they're fully recovered from previous concussions. They call it "second-impact syndrome."
    We sit now, as a nation, on the edge of our seats waiting for the Congress to tell President Obama if they approve of the use of force in Syria as a response to the Assad regime's use of weapons of mass
  • 8/26/13 - 2nd Impact Syndrome

    8/26/13 - 2nd Impact Syndrome

    A  study in the journal "Pediatrics" indicates that young athletes may face a greater danger if they suffer new head blows before they're fully recovered from previous concussions. They call it "second-impact syndrome."
    A  study in the journal "Pediatrics" indicates that young athletes may face a greater danger if they suffer new head blows before they're fully recovered from previous concussions. They call it "second-impact syndrome."
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    8/19/13 - Read To Succeed

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    If you could instill in a child one trait to last a lifetime, what would that be? If you're like most parents, you would probably put intelligence at the top of the list. I don't know anyone who doesn't
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    8/12/13 - Back To School

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    It's back to school time and that means mornings will be a little more hectic as parents rush around to get the kids out the door, on to school, and then on to work on time. With that in mind, we'd like
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    7/22/13 - Help Our Veterans

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    According to the Wounded Warrior Project, an unprecedented number of service members are surviving severe wounds or injuries. This is mostly due to improvements in battlefield medicine and advancements
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    7/1/13 - Independence Day

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    This week we celebrate the birth of our nation. For many of us that means a day or two off from work, picnics, home-made ice cream, swimming pools, and of course, fireworks...lots and lots of fireworks.
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    6/24/13 - Water Safety

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    Summer is here and as always people are spending more time on the water. If you like water sports remember before starting up the engine on your boat or climbing in that canoe, safety should come first.
  • YourTurn - 6/7/13

    Watch for YourTurn normally scheduled to air at the end of Heartland News at Noon on Mondays and Fridays, at the end of Heartland News at 10:00 on Saturday nights, and following The Breakfast Show on Sunday
    This week we hear from Linda Bollinger who writes: "On December 14th, my daughter, son-in-law, and two grandsons got up, did their normal morning routine getting ready for the day. Son-in-law went to
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    6/3/13 - Voting Day

    Watch for my ViewPoint segments on KFVS12 normally scheduled Tuesday & Thursday mornings at approximately 6:28, and Wednesday & Sunday nights following Heartland News At Ten. 10 of the 15 states that
    The Missouri 8th district special election is here. In just about 24 hours it will be another page in the history books. The candidates have been traversing the district working to be the first congressman
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    5/27/13 - Safe Cycling

    Watch for my ViewPoint segments on KFVS12 normally scheduled Tuesday & Thursday mornings at approximately 6:28, and Wednesday & Sunday nights following Heartland News At Ten. 10 of the 15 states that
    The number of cyclists in the Heartland seems to be growing everyday. Folks are riding for exercise, for fun, or because they want a greener way to get around. Riding a bike is fun and practical, but dealing
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    5/24/13 - Memorial Day

    Watch for my ViewPoint segments on KFVS12 normally scheduled Tuesday & Thursday mornings at approximately 6:28, and Wednesday & Sunday nights following Heartland News At Ten. 10 of the 15 states that
    Monday we will celebrate the unofficial start of Summer with Memorial Day. For a whole lot of us that means going to the lake, an out of town trip, barbecuing with family or friends, or just a lazy three
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    5/20/13 - Hiring Our Heroes

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    We had great news this month as we saw the unemployment rate fall to 7.5%. That's the lowest we've seen in four years. A definite reason to celebrate as we continue to see the economy crawl forward into
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    5/17/13 - Mental Health Month

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    May is Mental Health Month. There are many folks in the Heartland that live life with either a mental or physical impairment. Many face an uphill battle each day just to function in society. Have you
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    5/13/13 - Younger Generation

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    It is very easy to find yourself scratching your head and pondering, "what is wrong with these kids today?" They listen to music that you can't understand, they wear their skirts too short, and let their
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    5/10/13 - Mothers' Day

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    If you were to write a job description for motherhood it might read something like this: "A woman who runs on coffee and leftovers. She has a kiss that can cure anything from a broken leg to a broken
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    5/6/13 - Road Construction

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    I don't know about you, but I truly love springtime. It is nice to see the colors of the trees and flowers as Mother Nature shakes off the gloominess of winter and shows off her best dress. However, one
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    5/3/13 - Congressional Advantage

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    In case you missed it, this week the Dow Jones Industrial Average broke 15,000 for the first time. Soon it may actually close above 15,000. The stock market is doing great and if you have stock investments
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    4/29/13 - Paperless Proof

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    Missouri State Senator Gary Romine of Farmington took a step this week to shepherd the rest of the state into the 21st century. Senator Romine sponsored, and his fellow Senators passed, Senate Bill 317-
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    4/19/13 - Don't Let Them Win

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    Who would have thought when we started this week that by Monday afternoon, our collective attention would be focused on a bombing in Boston. April 15 has always been known as tax day. In Boston it has
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    4/15/13 - MOMOM

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    A good smile has the power within it to change the world. A smile can work magic...offer encouragement...calm fears...and heal pain. But there are a lot of folks who won't smile-cannot smile-because they
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    4/12/13 - Distracted Driving

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    As you are well aware by now, automatic cuts in the federal budget-known as sequestration-went into effect last week. According to a Washington Post poll, Americans favor cutting federal spending by about
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    4/8/13 - Abusive Coaches

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    As you are well aware by now, automatic cuts in the federal budget-known as sequestration-went into effect last week. According to a Washington Post poll, Americans favor cutting federal spending by about
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    3/25/13 - National Debt

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    As you are well aware by now, automatic cuts in the federal budget-known as sequestration-went into effect last week. According to a Washington Post poll, Americans favor cutting federal spending by about
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    3/18/13 - Congressional Work Habits

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    As you are well aware by now, automatic cuts in the federal budget-known as sequestration-went into effect last week. According to a Washington Post poll, Americans favor cutting federal spending by about
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    3/11/13 - Shame On Government

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    As you are well aware by now, automatic cuts in the federal budget-known as sequestration-went into effect last week. According to a Washington Post poll, Americans favor cutting federal spending by about
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    3/1/13 - Colon Cancer

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    March is National Colon Cancer Awareness month. There is good news and bad news about colon cancer. The bad? Colorectal cancer is the third leading cause of cancer deaths in the United States. Our area
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    2/22/13 - ADHD Treatment

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    2/18/13 - Tax Deductions

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    2/12/13 - Matters Of The Heart

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    2/8/13 - Postal Service

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    2/4/13 - The Big One

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    1/28/13 - Women in Combat

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    1/25/13 - No Budget, No Pay

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    1/18/13 - Dr. King's Dream

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    1/14/13 - Healthcare Costs

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    1/11/13 - STEM Education

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    1/7/13 - 113th Congress

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