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Scouts donate items to Grace Hill

Byline: Junior Girl Scouts and Girl Scouts recently collected toys, baby items, personal care items, children's clothing and children's books and tapes to donate to Grace Hill. A total of 106 girls brought 355 items to be donated.

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Use caution when settling flood claims

Fourth of a four-part series The Missouri Bar Association urges flood victims who were asked by insurance companies to sign a release or waiver to use caution. Signing such documents may not be in a flood victim’s best interest, and only a lawyer can know for sure. Another time to consult a lawyer is when

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MHTD opens Meramec bridges for traffic

Some motorists are using the Telegraph Road bridge over the Meramec River. By Bill Milligan News Editor Bridges along the Meramec River have received a clean bill of health from highway departments and engineers, but at least one south county lawmaker is not satisfied with the process. During the flooding last month, bridges over the

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Get help settling flood damage claim

Third of a four-part series Anyone who suffered flood damage may be covered under homeowner’s, renter’s or car insurance policies. Even if victims are not sure their losses are covered, attorneys from the Missouri Bar Association urge them to file claims. When contacting an insurance company, make sure to write down the name of the

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Landlords, tenants must work together in flood aftermath

Second of a four-part series Thousands of Missourians are now living in apartments or houses that have been damaged by the flood of ’93. Carpets have been drenched; walls have been stained by water and mud; appliances have been ruined; and the smell of mildew or worse odors is everywhere. Neither landlords nor tenants caused

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Flood damage expected to cause legal problems for victims

First of a four-part series As the waters recede, the number of legal problems caused by the flood of ’93 will start to rise. A number of options can help reduce losses to homes damaged by flood water. Water may have ruined much of the house, but, unfortunately, the obligation to repay home mortgages remains.

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