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Carolyn Mclaren, columnist: Budget cuts still an issue for AAA
Every once in awhile when I am in my car going to or from a meeting, I turn on the radio and while scanning the stations sometimes I catch a program by a man named Dave Ramsey.
Allison Riddle, columnist: Watch for fraud when repairing tornado damage
Survivors are being cautioned about scam artists coming out of the woodwork after the May 22 tornado. The Federal Emergency Management Agency says it’s important to be vigilant in protecting your property and money by looking out for those that want to take advantage of a dire situation.
Stephanie Denham, columnist: Weather changes like crazy, but volunteers are steadfast
It’s July already? How time has flown this year and the things we have experienced have been from one end of the scale to the other. We have seen cold weather, blizzards, rain and flooding, strong winds, hail and tornados. Now that July is here, we can look forward to temps of 100 degrees or above.
Charlotte Crum, columnist: Time will come for a return home
Recent events have left the residents of Joplin reeling, including the residents of the damaged nursing homes.
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Dr. Derek Miller, columnist: Knee replacement surgery no longer 'one size fits all'
Walking is one of the most effortless tasks we perform each day. But for many, the simple chore of putting one foot in front of the other is a source of pain and discomfort.
Carol J. Long, columnist: Facing reality of aging parents
My generation, known as the baby boomers, are now faced with the reality of our parents physically or mentally unable to care for themselves.
Carolyn Trout, columnist: Kitchen disasters with or without cookbooks
Cookbooks are dangerous things. I have shelves and shelves of them, so I know. Cookbooks entice people to create things that they have no business creating and furthermore should never eat.
Janice Jones, columnist: Enjoy your summer
July. What’s not to love? Sunshine, barbecues,, beaches, fresh fruits, swimming, family and vacations. Needless to say July is my favorite month of the year. I have waited all year for it.
Teresa Rife, columnist: Caregivers should care for selves, too
Many of us will become caregivers at some point and time in our lives. The caregivers must often provide care under complex circumstances, often balancing the concerns of their own immediate families, their careers, and their responsibility for elderly care giving.
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