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Author Archives: Ellen Lampe

Business Briefs: Jan. 10

PEOPLE Randy Blount, West County resident and owner of  Rent to Own Auto Centers, crossed an item off his “bucket list” last month when he recorded a country music CD “Hank & Nem” by The Dirk Wayne Band, in Nashville with “absolutely A-list artists.” Available on Spotify, iTunes and for purchase online at cdbaby.com by searching The Dirk Wayne Band. ...

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Will tax reform affect home sales?

The plan, which is expected to lower income tax bills next year for many households, is the most significant overhaul to the tax code since 1986, but several provisions have a direct impact on the housing market.

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Mature Focus: Jan. 10

Protecting Missouri seniors State Rep. Dean Plocher [R-Dist. 89], whose congressional district includes much of the West County area, recently offered a list of resources to help inform and protect Missouri seniors. “As a State Representative, I have many responsibilities, one of which is passing laws that help protect Missouri and the well-being of my constituents,” Plocher said. “During the ...

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Health Capsules: Jan. 10

Are you living with a silent killer? You can’t see it or smell it, but it’s the second leading cause of lung cancer in America, and the top cause of lung cancer among non-smokers. And it could be silently leaking into your home. Radon is a naturally occurring radioactive gas which comes from the breakdown of uranium. Radon in the ...

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