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    Self Control: Lee’s Summit CARES’ character trait for November

    “I have learned that I really do have discipline, self-control, and patience. But they were given to me as a seed, and it's up to me to choose to develop them.” -Joyce Meyer

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    2014 General Election produces historic Republican majority

    It was just a few days ago that more than 1.4 million Missourians made their voices heard by voting in the November general election. That sounds impressive, but voter turnout was actually a bit lower than expected.

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    Improve your fitness routine through focus

    In his book “In Pursuit of Excellence: How to Win in Sport and Life Through Mental Training,” internationally acclaimed author and sport psychologist Terry Orlick outlines his techniques that have helped Olympic athletes and ordinary people maximize their potential and achieve their...

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    Holiday safety

    As the holidays approach we think of bustling shopping centers, cool weather and maybe distracted drivers. While it is never anyone’s intention to be a distracted driver, it can easily happen. So this holiday season, remember to be aware of your surroundings and be alert for pedestrians while...

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    Keep gardening ... in your head

    Many of us are anxious for another exciting Royals season, and I’m also looking forward to another growing season.

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    The cultures of Ebola

    It was just last week that I ran into a colleague who was accompanied by a couple. A few steps before we shook hands, he abruptly stopped and said out loud, “Oh-oh! Emmanuel is from Africa. With Ebola all over there, we are not shaking hands...”

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    James McKenna: House calls or (Is there a doctor in the house)

    Once upon a time doctors made house calls. Yes, they really did. Your family doctor would actually come to your door, leather medical satchel in hand, and care for you and your family. Then, somewhere along the way the family doctor transformed into your primary care physician. Primary care physicians...

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    Honoring those who have served

    Starting next year, schools in Missouri will be required to devote classroom time to teaching our young people about the importance and significance of Veterans Day.

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