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Sen. Claire McCaskill To Make Memorial Day Weekend Visit To MO Veterans Home In Cape Girardeau

Sen. Claire McCaskill is scheduled to visit the Missouri Veteran’s Home in Cape Girardeau this Memorial Day weekend to announce new results from her Veteran’s Customer Satisfaction Program. A confidential secret shopper survey, the Veteran’s Customer Satisfaction Program was launched in 2011, following reports of problems with medical services at the John Cochran VA Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. It offers a platform for Missouri veterans to give honest feedback on their experiences at...

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Talented Young Performers to Take the Stage in "Legally Blonde, Jr."

What’s more adorable than the Chihuahua from Legally Blonde ? A cast of young performers taking over the roles, of course. Legally Blonde, Jr ., is a musical that retains the original’s sense of humor and self-empowerment themes, but condensed and re-envisioned for younger performers. We asked the director, Michelle Contrino, everything you need to know about what’s sure to be an entertaining production. First off, it's a summer camp so students register and sign up. Everyone who registers...

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An appeals court has let stand a lower court ruling overturning a California law that allows physicians to prescribe life-ending drugs to the terminally ill.

California's Fourth District Court of Appeals on Wednesday refused to stay last week's decision by the Riverside County Superior Court, which ruled that state lawmakers should not have passed the law during a special session on health care funding. However, the constitutionality of the law itself — passed nearly three years ago — was not challenged.

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Sen. Claire McCaskill is scheduled to visit the Missouri Veteran’s Home in Cape Girardeau this Memorial Day weekend to announce new results from her Veteran’s Customer Satisfaction Program.

Milwaukee police have released bodycam footage showing officers using a stun gun on Milwaukee Bucks rookie Sterling Brown in a Walgreens parking lot in January.

The officers arrested Brown, who is black, after challenging him over a parking violation. Brown was not charged with a crime.

One out of five Americans say they personally know someone who has been addicted to opioids or prescription painkillers, according to a new report about the economic well-being of U.S. households.

The Federal Reserve report, based on a national survey, also found that exposure to opioid addiction was twice as likely among whites, regardless of education level, as among African-Americans.

A House subcommittee heard testimony today from executives of a number of U.S. sport governing bodies that are embroiled in sexual abuse scandals, including gymnastics, swimming, taekwondo and volleyball.

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Left Of The Dial #607- Beneath The Yanny

This week we hear new music from Nightmares on Wax. That’s the moniker of DJ and electronic music producer George Evelyn. Nightmares on Wax was among the very first artists to be signed to the massively influential electronic label Warp Records and Shape the Future is his 8 th album. We're also featuring new music from Oneohtrix Point Never. This song, "Black Snow," features a rare appearance of prominent vocals from Daniel Lopatin, as well as the experimental instrument called a daxophone ,...

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'Reluctant Psychonaut' Michael Pollan Embraces The 'New Science' Of Psychedelics

Author Michael Pollan had always been curious about psychoactive plants, but his interest skyrocketed when he heard about a research study in which people with terminal cancer were given a psychedelic called psilocybin — the active ingredient in "magic mushrooms" — to help them deal with their distress. "This seemed like such a crazy idea that I began looking into it," Pollan says. "Why should a drug from a mushroom help people deal with their mortality?" Pollan, whose previous books include...

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