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Legislative Update and Discussion on Teaching Kids about Drones on Missouri Viewpoints

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Update from the Missouri Legislature with Sen. Eigel (R) and Rep. McCreery (D) from Missouri Viewpoints on Vimeo. “Missouri Viewpoints” is a weekly non-partisan news, information, public affairs program that is produced by Mike Ferguson. The show is on television and radio throughout Missouri. For more information on our Opinion …

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BankLiberty $75,000 Gift for Plaster Center at Park University

Brent Giles (left), BankLiberty president and chief executive officer, presents a $75,000 check to Greg Gunderson, Ph.D., Park University president, to go toward the University’s new School of Business building, which will be known as the Robert W. Plaster Free Enterprise Center. BankLiberty’s commitment will help fund a large classroom …

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Park University’s Annual Hauptmann Lecture to Feature PBS Host Alexander Heffner

A conversation that will navigate three areas of interest across civic life will be the focus of Park University’s 25th annual Dr. Jerzy Hauptmann Distinguished Guest Lecture Series event on Monday, May 1. The silver anniversary of the Hauptmann Lecture will be held on the University’s Parkville Campus for the …

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Park University to Host Discussion on Ebola and Lessons Learned from the Crisis

Park University and the University’s Faculty Center for Innovation will present a talk on “The Ebola Crisis: Lessons Learned from the Field,” on Thursday, April 6, starting at 3 p.m. in the McCoy Meetin’ House on the University’s Parkville Campus. Admission to the event is free and open to the …

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2017 Smithville School Board Candidate Forum

TheNorthlandNews.com stopped by the 2017 Smithville School Board Candidate Forum tonight. Complete video of the forum is posted below. Candidates attending the forum were Denney Fales, Russell Fries, Greg Chastain, Wade Kiefer, Earl Soetaert, and Michael Till, II. Questions for the forum were drawn from attendees. Candidate Introductions: Candidates were asked …

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Auditor Galloway uncovers more than $2 million hidden “bonus” pay in University of Missouri System audit

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo – Missouri State Auditor Nicole Galloway released a highly-critical report of the University of Missouri System last week. The audit reviewed management operations for the Board of Curators and system administration. Auditor Galloway described inappropriate bonus payments to top executives, including incentive payments, luxury vehicle allowances and …

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Park University Women’s History Month Lecture to Feature Discussion on Origin of Daughters of the American Revolution

Parkville, Mo.— In celebration of Women’s History Month, the Department of History and Political Science at Park University will host a guest historian for a discussion on “Daughter of the U.S.-Mexican War: The Origins of the Daughters of the American Revolution in the 1848 Invasion of Mexico.” The event will be …

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When Equal Access Means Zero Access for All

There is irrational comfort taken in the belief that man-made laws somehow ensure equality for all. More often than not, the exact opposite is true. Within the next week, UC Berkeley will be forced to remove over 20,000 lectures, videos, and other digital documents from its free online library. While …

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Staley High School Student Signs With Briar Cliff University, Recognized in Jefferson City

Staley High School senior Joe Hoyt has officially signed to play soccer with Briar Cliff University, and was recently recognized in Jefferson City for his work to oppose underage drinking and substance use in the Northland. Hoyt will be going Briar Cliff University in Sioux City, IA. He was the starting …

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The Cappies Review: The Man Who Came to Dinner at Park Hill High School

The Stars Who Came to Play Who would not want a celebrity house guest? The Stanley family thinks they are in for a real treat when radio personality Sheridan Whiteside comes to their house, but they soon realize the terrible mistake they have made. Park Hill High School will come …

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