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  • Schock: Bill passed by Congress empowers those with disabilities

    Schock: Bill passed by Congress empowers those with disabilities

    Thursday, December 18 2014 6:28 PM EST2014-12-18 23:28:30 GMT
    U.S. Rep. Aaron Schock said a “no brainer” bill that will give people with disabilities new freedom to set aside savings has won passage in Congress. “Unfortunately right now our society penalizes folks who are living with a disability from creating a nest egg and providing for themselves and doing what all of us think is the responsible thing of saving for a rainy day,” Schock said.
    U.S. Rep. Aaron Schock said a “no brainer” bill that will give people with disabilities new freedom to set aside savings has won passage in Congress. “Unfortunately right now our society penalizes folks who are living with a disability from creating a nest egg and providing for themselves and doing what all of us think is the responsible thing of saving for a rainy day,” Schock said.
  • It's not too late to make sure your furnace is working properly

    It's not too late to make sure your furnace is working properly

    Friday, December 19 2014 9:12 AM EST2014-12-19 14:12:28 GMT
    Ideally, all homeowners should have their furnaces checked each year, preferably in the fall before cold weather arrives. If you're a little tardy this year, don't fret. The old better-late-than-never approach will do just fine. Dominic Peters of Peters Heating and Air Conditioning, 4520 Broadway, said overdue calls about furnace checkups are nothing new. Some are precautionary, from folks who were simply a little late setting up an annual inspection.
    Ideally, all homeowners should have their furnaces checked each year, preferably in the fall before cold weather arrives. If you're a little tardy this year, don't fret. The old better-late-than-never approach will do just fine. Dominic Peters of Peters Heating and Air Conditioning, 4520 Broadway, said overdue calls about furnace checkups are nothing new. Some are precautionary, from folks who were simply a little late setting up an annual inspection.

  • Welding sparks set off fire at LaGrange auto body shop

    Welding sparks set off fire at LaGrange auto body shop

    Thursday, December 18 2014 8:53 PM EST2014-12-19 01:53:40 GMT
    Welding sparks triggered a Thursday afternoon fire that damaged a truck and building at Stub's Auto Body on Route B in LaGrange, Mo.
    Welding sparks triggered a Thursday afternoon fire that damaged a truck and building at Stub's Auto Body on Route B in LaGrange, Mo.
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