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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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Saturday 09/13/2014
‘Little Elliot,’ Big Library Party
Posted: September 13, 2014

It’s easy to feel small when you’re surrounded by things bigger than you.

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Thursday 09/11/2014
‘Lincoln’s Other Mary’
Updated: September 12, 2014 - 11:28 am

Women overshadow early Franklin County settler William Owens at a time when that was not likely. His wife Lucinda became Washington’s founder after his death. His sister Mary Owens Vineyard became known as “Lincoln’s Other Mary.”

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Wednesday 09/10/2014
Sights and Insights
Updated: September 10, 2014 - 2:16 pm

On Saturday, our granddaughter Parker, just 5, and Phoebe, nearly 6, spent the day with us. They are like oil and water — don’t mix well initially, but turn into best buds once they settle “that’s mine” and “me first.”

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Saturday 09/06/2014
Child Nutrition Is Focus of Mercy Moms Connect This Wednesday
Posted: September 06, 2014

Parents always want what’s best for their kids, but when it comes to children’s nutrition, there’s a lot of conflicting information out there.

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Wednesday 09/03/2014
Sights and Insights
Updated: September 03, 2014 - 8:25 am

The duffle bag we had to buy at a secondhand store in England is unpacked, its contents distributed to loved ones after our 17-day trip to the United Kingdom.

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Moscow Ballet to Hold Auditions
Updated: September 03, 2014 - 8:35 am

Moscow Ballet will hold open auditions Friday, Sept. 12, at 5:30 p.m. for student dancers ages 7 to 16 years. Auditions will be held at The Art of Dance and Classical Ballet, 9971-9973 Wing Haven Blvd., O’Fallon.

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‘Eat, Breathe, Sleep, Dance’
Updated: September 03, 2014 - 8:29 am

It was the age of big hair, said Sherri Roberts, with a bashful smile, as she stared at a photo of herself from a 1989 Missourian story about the new dance studio she was opening in Washington.

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Monday 09/01/2014
Walk to End Alzheimer’s Is Sept. 6 in Washington
Posted: September 01, 2014

The Alzheimer’s Association Walk to End Alzheimer’s will be held next Saturday, Sept. 6, at 9 a.m. at Washington City Pavilion. This year marks the 25th anniversary for the Alzheimer’s Association St. Louis Chapter Walk to End Alzheimer’s.

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Saturday 08/30/2014
Shaw Wildflower Market Is Sept. 5
Posted: August 30, 2014

Shaw Nature Reserve’s fall Shaw Wildflower Market will be held Friday, Sept. 5, from 4 to 7:30 p.m. Admission is included with Reserve admission. Children ages 12 and under are free.

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Joining Together to End Alzheimer’s
Posted: August 30, 2014

Barb Hellmann has a vision of a world without Alzheimer’s disease, and she’s not sitting around waiting for someone else to make it happen. She’s leading the way.

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Thursday 08/28/2014
Lucy, Haynes to Be Honored at Art Show
Posted: August 28, 2014

The organizers of the Art Fair at Queeny Park have just announced a special kick-off of the Labor Day weekend show this Friday evening, Aug. 29.

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