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Ryan Richardson: Pets need their own bedrooms, too
Since I've moved to Joplin, my dog doesn't know that room exists in my apartment.
Tiny tales: Painted soldiers help tell history at museum
When Terry Barton was a child, his parents gave him a box of miniature lead soldiers.
Frankie Meyer: Don't stop researching when family names run dry
After gathering extensive research on a family line, one reaches the point at which the search must end. The ancient ancestor lived at a time when each person only had one name.
Lisa Brown: Woman's book about father riveting
Over the past two decades, my love for National Public Radio has introduced me to some terrific authors. Now I can add another name to that list: Alysia Abbott.
Ryan Richardson: Dealing with loss of pet a trying time
There is a beautiful dynamic that develops when you invite a pet into your home. What starts out as a friendship evolves into that pet becoming a member of your family.
Father and son inducted into Missouri Music Hall of Fame
At times, it was difficult for music producer Doc McCready to put into words exactly how he felt about an extraordinary event that took place on an August evening in downtown St. Joseph.
Frankie Meyer: Research libraries before attempting a donation
I recently read an article in a retirement magazine that described a program developed by a man in Richmond, Va., who decided to help local people write their life stories.
Danya Walker: Childhood books offer role models for kids and adults
It seems like there was a whole genre in the early 20th century, before the horrors of World War I, devoted to the spunky girl character. She was usually an orphan, full of enthusiasm for life, a passion for education and a general belief in the goodness of people.
Ryan Richardson: Fall is the time to prepare pets for winter
I love everything about autumn. From the start of football season to cooler weather and fall-inspired beers, I get a warm, fuzzy feeling the minute the calendar page turns to September.
Mojo risin': Son of Babe's franchise owner starts a next-generation burger joint
Justin Rushing gets a lot of questions about the tattoo on his left wrist. No one asks about the other ones on his left arm -- a collection of things that are important to him, from song lyrics to a friend's band name. They always ask about the one that features the logo of Mojo Burger Co., the restaurant where he works.
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