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University Hospital’s Expanded and Renovated Emergency Department

University of Missouri Health Care recently unveiled a 16,964-square-foot expansion and renovation of University Hospital’s emergency department to meet growing patient volumes. “We’ve seen steady growth in our emergency department patient volumes at University Hospital during the past five years, with a 28.3 percent increase from 2013 to 2017,” said Jonathan Curtright, chief executive officer

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Holiday happenings kick off this weekend

LEAD PHOTO: The Eagles will march in Chicago’s Thanksgiving Day Parade, and will be the only Missouri marching band in the parade, which will be shown on WGN-TV. The broadcast of the parade will begin at 8:00 a.m. tomorrow. With an approximate 400,000 in attendance and 3.3 million watching on TV, it is one of the most-watched parades

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Ashland Police Department on the move

The Ashland Police Department is cleaning house as they prepare to move into their new building, east of Subway on Broadway, before Christmas. “The current tenants should be out by Thanksgiving, and there are some renovations that will need to be done before we can move” said Police Chief Lyn Woolford last week. The former

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Eagles band marching in turkey day parade

The Southern Boone Eagles Marching Band left Ashland early this morning, but will be on your television on Thursday morning, marching in Chicago’s Thanksgiving Day Parade. Eagles band director Andrew Marjamaa said 61 Eagles musicians would be marching in the parade. “We will leave at 5 a.m. on Wednesday in two buses and the parade

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School board considers recent ballot approval of marijuana

Missouri voters approved medical marijuana by passing Amendment 2 on the Tuesday, November 6 elections. The recent approval was discussed during the SoBoCo School Board Meeting on November 12 in regards to the SoBoCo High School random drug testing. Drug testing at the High School is not new. The district has been conducting random urine

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Under 35, Bring Pets Inside!

The days are shorter and the first snow has fallen, which means winter has come to Missouri! As people cozy up inside or plan festive winter outings, it’s tempting to think your pet’s fur will keep them warm while they’re outside. But remember – if it’s too cold for you, it’s too cold for your

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Aldermen look to future with new plans

LEAD PHOTO:  Sage Pfingsten thanks SoBoCo alum April Ash for her service at the Veterans Day assembly held at SoBoCo High School on Monday. LEAD STORY:  Aldermen look to future with new plans With a population at 3,927 residents according to the 2017 Census, and increasing the City of Ashland Board of Alderman has been

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Best Discounts for Black Friday

With Black Friday sales starting earlier and many retailers offering even deeper price cuts this year, the personal-finance website WalletHub today released its report on 2018’s Best Stores for Black Friday as well as accompanying videos. WalletHub surveyed nearly 7,000 deals from 35 of the biggest U.S. retailers’ 2018 Black Friday ad scans to identify

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Best Discounts for Black Friday

With Black Friday sales starting earlier and many retailers offering even deeper price cuts this year, the personal-finance website WalletHub today released its report on 2018’s Best Stores for Black Friday. WalletHub surveyed nearly 7,000 deals from 35 of the biggest U.S. retailers’ 2018 Black Friday ad scans to identify the stores offering the biggest

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Walsh excited by re-election results

Noting that she was “honored” by her margin of victory in last week’s election, Rep. Sara Walsh, R-Ashland, said she is excited about the upcoming legislative session and ready to get back to Jefferson City to represent the people of District 50. In the District 50 race, Walsh received 11,709 votes, beating Skelton by 3,542

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