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March activities at Blue Springs South Library

March activities at Blue Springs South Library

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The Blue Springs South Branch of Mid-Continent Public Library is offering the following activities for...


What\'s Happening | Saturday, Feb. 24 through 28

What's Happening | Saturday, Feb. 24 through 28

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Items for the Community Calendar may be emailed to [email protected] or mailed to: The Examiner,...


Phil Hanson: Heartwarming thoughts for cold winter days

Phil Hanson: Heartwarming thoughts for cold winter days

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During these dreary winter days, it’s great to have something positive and heartwarming to look...


Be a blood donor Monday

Be a blood donor Monday

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The American Red Cross has scheduled a blood drive from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday at Centerpoint Medical...


Rotary Club honors William Chrisman senior

Rotary Club honors William Chrisman senior

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A senior from William Chrisman High School has been honored by the Rotary Club of Independence as students...


Ken Garten: Court reject business right to \'be seen\'

Ken Garten: Court reject business right to 'be seen'

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“Stop being a nuisance!”I heard that admonition plenty of times in my youth.What I didn’t...


Sandy Turner: Finding the perfect quote

Sandy Turner: Finding the perfect quote

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I love a good quote, especially when it sums up, in one sentence, what would take me a paragraph to...


Diane Mack: Slip-sliding into my morning routine

Diane Mack: Slip-sliding into my morning routine

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I dislike this weather. It’s been bitter cold all winter. Add to the ice storms during the past...


Kiwanis Chili Day set for Feb. 27

Kiwanis Chili Day set for Feb. 27

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Kiwanis Annual Chili Day is set for Feb. 27, from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., at Stone Church Community of Christ,...


\'Kind of a big deal\': Blue Springs man \'stays classy\' impersonating Ron Burgundy

'Kind of a big deal': Blue Springs man 'stays classy' impersonating Ron Burgundy

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It takes someone special to impress one of the big-name celebrity guests at Kansas City’s Planet...


What\'s Happening | Friday, Feb. 23 through 28

What's Happening | Friday, Feb. 23 through 28

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Items for the Community Calendar may be emailed to [email protected] or mailed to: The Examiner,...


Flu numbers way up over last year

Flu numbers way up over last year

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Influenza, the hardest hitting in several years, continues to take a toll on the area and the country.Weekly...


IPL crews return after repair work in Virgin Islands

IPL crews return after repair work in Virgin Islands

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Independence Power & Light officially welcomed home the second crew of workers who returned from...


AAUW plans \'Women in Leadership\' program

AAUW plans 'Women in Leadership' program

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The Independence Branch of American Association of University Women will have their monthly meeting...


Remembering Vietnam

Remembering Vietnam

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Beginning in February, the National Archives at Kansas City will launch a public program series focused...


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