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Establishing a City for Newly Freed Slaves

Establishing a new city can take plenty of planning. Now imagine trying to begin that new town when others are very motivated to stop you….

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Jim the Wonder Dog

Any betting man or woman would love to know the winners before placing a wager. The people of Marshall, Missouri know that there was once…

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Going Beyond the Basic Dog Tricks

Many people have dogs and some of us have even taught our dogs to do tricks. But Sam had a very unusual dog, for it…

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More Than An Excellent Hunting Dog

It all began quite by accident. A pup mysteriously arrived on a train, addressed to a man who loved to hunt. That pup grew to…

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A Trip to St. Genevieve, Missouri

We’ve all seen a log cabin. Such structures were the norm for many Americans early in the country’s history. But did you ever see a…

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The Assassination of Archduke Ferdinand

It’s difficult for many of us to name many specific battles or events in World War I.  We may have learned the war began when…

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The Beginning of World War I

Some say the event that began the first World War occurred on June 28, 1914…a century ago.  Today we take a look back and what…

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100 Years Since The World’s First Global Conflict

This week marks 100 years since the world faced its first global conflict.  It was a war that would engulf countries on multiple continents.  Yet,…

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Breaking the Color Barrier

Jackie Robinson is known for breaking the color barrier in baseball.  However, some people say the first athlete to break that trend took the field…

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Tom Bass

Today we say hello to our listeners on KXEO in Mexico, Missouri.  Folks there know the name Tom Bass…and you should too. His story of…

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The Message of the Mailbox

Mailboxes come in many shapes, colors and sizes.  But the mailboxes given as gifts every May in Brookfield, Missouri are very special; not because of…

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The Impression of an Actor

Everyone knows John Wilkes Booth as the assassin of President Lincoln.  However, before his deadly deed in April 1865, he was a well known actor,…

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John Wilke Booth’s Stay in Missouri

John was a well known actor who traveled the nation in a variety of productions.  In fact, a journey to one small town brought him…

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The World War I Museum

When the World War I museum and Liberty Memorial were dedicated in 1926 by President Calvin Coolidge, it’s said he addressed the largest live audience…

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A Global Conflict

Ask most Americans who their nation fought in World War II and they’ll tell you Nazi Germany and Japan.  Ask them who was the enemy…

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The Only Noel

At Christmas we may sing, “The First Noel.”  In the United States, this is the “Only Noel.”  Confused?  Join me on a trip to Christmas…

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Keith’s Cafe

In Memphis, Missouri, there’s a café where great food has been served for about 65 years now. This is the story of the family who…

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The Denver Sleigh Works

Santa needs a sleigh to make deliveries around the world. This man makes sure he will never run out of transportation….. SharePrintEmail

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Your Face on the Side of a Semi

Each of the communities that we call home can claim outstanding individuals who go the extra mile when it comes to helping others. Today, we…

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A Helpful Smile In Every Aisle

Image a man who speaks over ten languages, can play multiple musical instruments and serenade customers with his wonderful voice. Where would you find such…

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