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Saturday 09/27/2014
‘Master of Nonfiction’ Will Share the Power of History
Posted: September 27, 2014

It’s been 200 years since Francis Scott Key wrote his poem about the “Star-Spangled Banner,” and just in time for that anniversary, a new picture book by prolific children’s author/illustrator Cheryl Harness captures the history of our country’s flag.

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Sixth-Grade Girl Wins Weekly News Quiz
Posted: September 27, 2014

Congratulations to the winner of this week’s Missourian In Education News Quiz, sixth-grader Emma K.

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Friday 09/26/2014
Popular Bluegrass Band to Give Outdoor Concert in Labadie This Saturday
Posted: September 26, 2014

The Blue Canyon Boys will be back in Labadie for a concert this Saturday, Sept. 27, at 6 p.m. at Labadie Station. Gates will open at 5 p.m. and people can bring picnic blankets, lawn chairs, coolers and bug spray to have a picnic before the show.

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Wednesday 09/24/2014
Union Vet Saves Horse's Life
Updated: September 24, 2014 - 8:21 am

All her life, Emily Shipley, a premed, Maryville University student, has loved horses. Raised in Marthasville, Emily found her “soul mate in horse form,” with Scout. The big paint — smart, beautiful and fast — has the same blue eyes as Emily.

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A Refuge, a Comfort, a Source of Information and Entertainment
Posted: September 24, 2014

Washington Library Director Jackie Hawes (2013-present) said her mouth dropped open the first time she walked into the Washington Public Library. She was that overwhelmed by the physical beauty of the newly renovated, two-story facility.

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Leading Expert to Give Free Bullying Prevention Workshops
Updated: September 25, 2014 - 10:43 am

Dr. Malcolm Smith, one of the nation’s leading educators on bullying, peer victimization, anger and incivility, will be in Washington Thursday, Oct. 9, for two free presentations.

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Saturday 09/20/2014
St. Gertrude Student Wins First News Quiz
Posted: September 20, 2014

Congratulations to the winner of this week’s Missourian In Education News Quiz, Justin Miesner, a sixth-grade student at St. Gertrude School in Krakow.

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‘America After Ferguson’ Will Be Taped This Sunday
Posted: September 20, 2014

Gwen Ifill, “PBS Newshour” co-anchor and managing editor, and moderator and managing editor of “Washington Week,” will moderate “America After Fergusion,” a town hall meeting that will explore the many issues that have been brought into public discourse in the wake of Michael Brown’s death in Ferguson Aug. 9.

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Sundae With Authors Will Feature Six Local Writers
Posted: September 20, 2014

The Washington Public Library will hold a Sundae With the Authors event this Sunday, Sept. 21, from 1 to 3 p.m.

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Two Strokes, Two Brain Surgeries Later,
Posted: September 20, 2014

Kristi Warnecke, BSN, RN, Marthasville, has a water challenge for anyone who is willing to accept it.

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Novel Ideas
Updated: September 22, 2014 - 1:46 pm

According to historians, 400 women, or thereabouts, fought in the Civil War. Dressed like their menfolk, they left their homes to serve for many of the same reasons their spouses, fathers and sons did.

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Wednesday 09/17/2014
Sixth Annual Tannenbaum to Benefit Friends of Emmaus
Updated: September 17, 2014 - 9:01 am

Tickets to the annual Tannenbaum Auction to benefit the Friends of Emmaus went on sale Sept. 6.

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Sights and Insights
Updated: September 17, 2014 - 8:59 am

A bit of a virus, or something, had me under the weather last week. Slightly headachy and a bit off balance, I sought self-diagnosis, finally locating our blood pressure monitor — you know my “safe place” issue and such.

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Event to Benefit Alzheimer’s Is This Friday
Updated: September 17, 2014 - 9:03 am

Cooperative Home Care and The Homestead at Hickory View Joining Together to End Alzheimer’s will be held Friday, Sept. 19, from 6 to 9 p.m. at the riverfront pavilion in Washington.

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‘We Have a Long Road Ahead of Us’
Posted: September 17, 2014

Sitting on the living room floor of his Union home building a toy car out of Legos, Bradley Scott looks like an average 10-year-old, but to doctors treating him for the rare kidney disease FSGS, he’s something of a medical mystery.

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