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Ankita Kapoor attends healthcare academy

Ankita Kapoor attends healthcare academy By Raymore Journal staff Ankita Kapoor of Raymore, who will be in the 10th grade at Raymore Peculiar High School this fall, is one of 50 students who participated in the ATSU-Truman State University Healthcare Academy, June 12 to 17. The healthcare academy was developed in partnership with A.T. Still University of Health Sciences. Its mission is to serve as a summer institute for gifted and talented high school students interested in science and healthcare programs. While living on the Truman campus, healthcare students participate in hands-on activities...

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Sen. Rick Brattin attends Compass Health ribbon cutting ceremony

Sen. Rick Brattin attends Compass Health ribbon cutting ceremony By Raymore Journal staff Several people attended the Compass Health ribbon cutting ceremony on Jan. 28, including Mayor Kristofer Turnbow and Sen. Rick Brattin. According to its website, Compass Health Network takes a person-centered, integrated approach to caring for our customers. This health care model focuses on treating the whole person and is a collaboration of care involving the individual customer, personal providers and, when appropriate, family members. Its efficient, effective services are enhanced by data and technology...

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Residents tell city leaders how the city should grow

Residents tell city leaders how the city should grow By Raymore Journal staff Dozens of residents gathered to tell the local government what they expect to see happen in Raymore in the next few decades. On July 27, the City of Raymore held its Community Conversation at Centerview. Participating residents answered several questions that will guide the local government in its decision making in the near and not-so-near future. Residents gave their two cents on four topics: Land use, economic vitality, infrastructure and parks. Land use What type of housing options does the city need to support...

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Genealogy

State Historical Society of Missouri Releases Free Online Genealogy Series

State Historical Society of Missouri Releases Free Online Genealogy Series By Raymore Journal staff The State Historical Society of Missouri has released a series of 12 workshop videos aimed at teaching basic genealogy techniques. Hosted by Bill Eddleman, a professional genealogist and associate director of the SHSMO Cape Girardeau Research Center, each episode explores a different resource used to locate ancestor information and trace family history. Earlier this year, the U.S. National Archives released the latest census records allowed by law–those from 1950. Census records are an important...

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I-49 widening, dozens of Cass County transport projects receive state approval

This photo was taken from the Highway 58 bridge overlooking Interstate 49 at 4:30 p.m. on Sunday, July 10. At the same time during the week, this section of I-49 is usually heavily congested. (Tyson Fisher / Raymore Journal) I-49 widening, dozens of Cass County transport projects receive state approval By Raymore Journal staff It’s official. The I-49 widening project from 155th St. to North Cass Parkway is receiving funding from the state. On July 6, the Missouri Highway Transportation Commission approved the $10 billion Statewide Transportation Improves Program (STIP). The program includes...

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Where to buy fireworks in Raymore

Where to buy fireworks in Raymore By Raymore Journal staff It’s time to stock up on fireworks as we celebrate Independence Day, but where can you buy them in Raymore? According to city documents, Raymore has approved five fireworks sales application this year: Beacon of Hope Church – Willowind Shopping Center, 1294 W. Foxwood Dr. (west center parking lot of the property) GPS Investment – St. Paul’s United Methodist Church, 1111 W. Foxwood Dr. (west of church property) Mackey Fireworks – Pine Street Center, 400 W. Pine St. (south of El Dorado restaurant) Sparkie’s Fireworks...

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Mike Haffner

Know your state representative – Republican Mike Haffner’s bills explained

Know your state representative – Republican Mike Haffner’s bills, explained By Raymore Journal staff Do you know your state representative, Mike Haffner, and what he stands for? The Raymore Journal caught up with Rep. Haffner and had him break down every bill he has introduced during the current session of Missouri’s General Assembly. Elected to his first two-year term in 2018, Haffner is poised for reelection this November as he is running unopposed for District 55’s seat in the Missouri House of Representative. What can Cass County residents expect from Haffner during his next term? The...

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Belton Police Department unveils ‘soft’ interview room

Belton Police Department unveils ‘soft’ interview room By Raymore Journal staff In an effort to make victims and witnesses more comfortable, the Belton Police Department is launching what it calls its new “soft” interview room. Recently, the Belton Police Victim Advocate Unit unveiled its new “soft” interview room and announced the appointment of a dedicated sex crimes / domestic violence detective. The additions to the Belton Police Department is the work of Victim Advocate Crystal Beal. What is a soft interview room? You might be familiar with normal interview rooms typically seen in crime...

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State treasurer encourages Missourians to check Unclaimed Property list

State treasurer encourages Missourians to check Unclaimed Property list By Raymore Journal staff Missouri State Treasurer Scott Fitzpatrick is launching an annual effort to return Unclaimed Property to Missourians. Beginning June 20, the names of more than 129,400 individuals, small businesses, and non-profit organizations with Unclaimed Property will be listed in over 100 publications across the state. Missourians can also search and view the lists by county on ShowMeMoney.com.  “I want to return Unclaimed Property to as many Missourians as possible. We are required by law to run these lists...

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