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In wake of abuse scandals, churches work to keep kids safe at camp

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Congregations across the country are exploring ways to make their communities safe from abuse, particularly at summer camp and Vacation Bible School season begins. The recent release of a shocking report investigating ...

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It’s tick season! Here’s how to avoid this annoying parasite

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With an early spring leading to a cool and wet June, millions are ticked with this year’s tick infestation. Many people report finding ticks on themselves and their children after walking through ...

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Liver transplant waiting lists fueled by alcohol, obesity

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Alcohol consumption and being overweight is contributing to a record number of Americans needing liver transplants. The rise is being seen most acutely by those over 65 whose numbers now mirror those ...

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List of major retailers closing stores or reducing hours in response to coronavirus

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As California and New York issued mandatory “stay at home” orders, more retailers across the nation are closing their doors. The effort is seen as a way to help prevent the spread ...

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New guidelines issued, groups no larger than 10 people

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President Trump today, flanked by officials with the Centers for Disease Control, issued new guidelines for combating the spread of coronavirus. One of those included limiting groups to under 10 people. In ...

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Churches making adjustments in light of coronavirus

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Many churches now are looking for ways to protect their congregations from the coronavirus, or Covid-19. While the threat of the sickness infecting any single American remains extremely low, the precautions may ...

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Missouri lawmakers plan for potential coronavirus threat

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Missouri legislators are attempting to get ahead of the curve as the coronavirus threat continues to spread globally. Although there have been no confirmed cases in Missouri so far, 60 individuals are ...

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American life expectancy is on the rise for first time since 2014

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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recently announced that Americans’ life expectancy rose for the first time since 2014. Two of the main reasons were declines in the number of ...

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Flu cases spike 43% in Missouri

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Christmas brought the flu to many of Missouri families this week with numbers increasing dramatically. According to weekly state data, Missouri had a total of 857 lab-positive flu cases from December 8-14, ...

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Six Key Strategies for Protecting Those You Serve and Work with from Prohibited Behavior – While Safeguarding Your Organization from Lawsuits

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Allegations of sexual misconduct, occurring from the houses of government to the houses of God have rocked our society in the past several years. The sexual misconduct epidemic has negatively affected every ...

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