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Mid-Continent Public Library Honors Veterans

Library Hosts Veterans Salute, Commemorates Gulf War Anniversary Independence, MO – Mid-Continent Public Library will commemorate the 25th anniversary of the Gulf War at its 2016 Veterans Salute on Saturday, September 10 at the Midwest Genealogy Center (3440 S. Lee’s Summit Road, Independence, MO 64055). “It is truly an honor …

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Senator Claire McCaskill: Meet Arla Harrell: Veteran, Subject of Mustard Gas Testing, & Namesake of my new Legislation

Senator Claire McCaskill is the senior United States Senator from Missouri. This is her June 6, 2016 email newsletter. For more information on our Opinion Section please click here. In 1945, 18-year-old Arla Harrell enlisted in basic training at Camp Crowder in Neosho, Missouri, where he—along with 60,000 other servicemen at military sites …

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