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Space Heaters Require Extra Caution

Space heaters and supplemental heating devices can be deadly when used without caution. Follow these safety tips to avoid a fire in your home this winter. Read more...

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Use Caution on Frozen Ponds

Icy lakes and ponds seem like attractive areas for children to play and skate, but beware of the dangers of natural ice before letting children walk out on a frozen body of water. Read more...

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Gov. Nixon Presents Medal of Valor to 10 Law Enforcement Officers

On Dec. 18, 2014, Gov. Jay Nixon praised the newest recipients of Missouri's highest award for public safety officers for their heroic life-saving acts during 2013. Read more... | View slideshow...

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Preparing for Tornadoes and Severe Storms

Missourians are encouraged to use Severe Weather Awareness Week – March 2 to 6 – to learn more about how to protect themselves from tornadoes, severe storms, lightning and flooding. Read more...

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