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Linda Cannon: Book covers gripping disease studies
I first became aware of epidemiology (the branch of medical science that deals with the incidence, distribution and control of disease) when I stumbled across a book titled "Eleven Blue Men" (published in 1965 and now, sadly, out of print) that contained fascinating stories about medical detection.
Stitched business: Joplin teen starts his own venture repairing sewing machines
The 306K is one of Daniel Covington's favorite models. A solid machine with the motor attached to the side and easy access to belts, it was made for semi-industrial use and was the first to have moveable cams and settings for specialty stitches, such as a zig-zag.
Ryan Richardson: 'Ruff' guide an invaluable asset to travelers
My initial impression was that a book couldn't be as fluid as a user-driven website. I feel that finding some of the United States' hidden gems for pets and humans is something that will be perpetually evolving and that it needs a critical mass of reviewers to keep it current.
Cari Rerat: Audiobooks will make family road trips fly by
Audiobooks are an excellent way to keep everyone entertained on a road trip, but finding an audiobook that appeals to all ages and genders is a challenge.
Frankie Meyer: Holiday gatherings are prime times for genealogical researchers
This holiday weekend is an ideal time to gather information that will be helpful in your family history search.
Carthage graduate raising funds to attend video-game design workshop
Don't give Arad Reed a hard time for playing too many video games. It may be scholarly research.
Phyllis Seesengood: Harlan Coben thriller leaves room for more
"Missing You" is Harlan Coben's latest standalone thriller. However, he has written many other best-selling thrillers, including a series with characters Myron Bolitar and nephew Mickey Bolitar, and several other standalone novels.
Frankie Meyer: Obituaries, mortuaries great resources for family history
When researching your family history, some of your best resources will be obituaries. They provide information not only about the deceased but also about his or her family.
Ryan Richardson: Contest win helps shelter in more ways than one
Before the Fur Ball in April, I wrote a story about the Joplin Humane Society's entry into a contest sponsored by SC Johnson Scrubbing Bubbles.
Webb City girl is one of world's top young horseback riders
For 12-year-old Talyn Smith, waking up before daylight on the weekends is just a normal part of life.
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