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Stories from Tuesday, August 3, 2010

Oregon County voters turn out for Primary election (08/03/10)
Oregon County voters had several races and one state measure, Proposition C, to vote on Tuesday at the polls. Proposition C takes on parts of the new Health Care Reform Bill passed into law by President Obama. It sought to amend Missouri State statutes to "deny the government the authority to penalize citizens for refusing to purchase private health insurance or infringe upon the right to offer or accept direct payment for lawful healthcare services and would modify laws regarding the liquidation of certain domestic insurance companies.. ...
Burn Ban Issued in Sharp County (08/03/10)
A burn ban for Sharp County has been issued by County Judge Larry Brown, effective Aug. 3 and will remain in effect until further notice. After checking with Gene Moore, the Sharp County Fire Department Coordinator, the state forestry service and others in various parts of the county, the burn ban was determined to be in the best interest for the people of Sharp County...