Alzheimer’s Association Care & Conquer Education Series Nov. 15 at Detrick Center

In honor of National Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness Month, the Alzheimer’s Association is pleased to be hosting the 4th Annual Care & Conquer Education Series in November. The series is the region’s premier education event for people affected by Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias. This educational event will provide education and the latest information on early detection and diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease, as well as resources and support for caregivers.

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Allied Waste Service Offers Yard Waste Fee Collection Program to Hazelwood Residents

Pick-up service fees results of Levy Failure

(Special to the Independent News)

Allied Waste Service is prepared to pick-up leaves for Hazelwood residents by offering them a yard waste collection program for a rate $8.21 per month over a three-month period, Allied can collect grass clippings, leaves, branches, bushes and other yard waste for local citizens.

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Rams Give Us a Wild Ride; Mike Matheny Still the Right Guy For Manager

**Randy Gardner photo**By Randy Gardner

On Sunday afternoon I was preparing to get my column ready by talking about the domination of the Seahawks by the Rams. Then by halftime, I was changing the script. By the end of the game I was going to write the same old column, the Rams blow another one.

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State Girls Tennis Singles Qualifier McCluer North’s Boehm Finishes 5th

By Jim Wieners

McCluer North Girls Tennis Singles player Barbara Boehm has done something that very few players from Florissant Valley area schools could able to do, play two days in the Class Two State Tournament and take home a state medal.

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Hazelwood Central, SLUH, CBC, LHSN Host District Openers

By Jim Wieners

After the Hazelwood Central 31-0 home shutout of Columbia-Hickman Oct. 18 head coach Van Vanatta made a comment perhaps about the Hawks but that should include every Missouri State High School Activities Association Football team beginning Friday, Oct. 24.

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Gov. Nixon to Create Commission on Issues Raised by Events in Ferguson

Independent commission will make specific recommendations

Gov. Jay Nixon on Tuesday announced that he will create an independent commission to study and make specific recommendations for how to make progress on the issues raised by events in Ferguson.  The Governor said the effort must include a thorough and wide-ranging examination of the challenges that were exposed and exacerbated by the death of Michael Brown and its aftermath, and offer specific recommendations for overcoming them.

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