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Clay County suspect gets 30 years for stabbing man in jealous rage

CLAY COUNTY, Mo. - The man convicted of stabbing a Gladstone man to death in 2012 received a 30-year prison sentence Friday, according to the Clay County Prosecutor’s Office. Luis Fernando Morales-Hernandez, 29, was convicted Feb. 3 by a Clay County jury ...

Kansas City school superintendent receives prestigious state award

Earlier this month, Kansas City Public Schools Superintendent Steve Green took the stage at Gladstone Elementary School and accepted the 2014-2015 School Hero Award. On a bigger stage Wednesday night at the Lake of the Ozarks, the Missouri Association of ...

Missouri S&T students named Knights of St. Pat

representing Associated Students of the University of Missouri Dalton Cole, a junior in computer science from Gladstone, Missouri, representing Downtown Campus Hall Association Jason Dietrich, a senior in engineering management from Quincy, Illinois ...

Frank Patti Wins 2015 HPT Main Event at Ameristar Casino

Kansas City, MO - Frank Patti led the way from start to finish at Monday's Heartland Poker Tour Final Table to earn the Title and $103,326. The poker player from Gladstone, Missouri beat out over 300 entrants during the Main Event at Ameristar Casino Hotel ...

Bill passed by Missouri House would cut lifetime welfare eligibility in half

Democrats, including Jon Carpenter of Gladstone, argued that cutting the eligibility period ...
Also, 2 percent of the federal money used to fund Missouri's TANF program would be diverted to alternative to abortion programs; and another 2 percent would ...

Janice C. Breedlove, 71

Janice C. Breedlove, 71 passed away Saturday, March 14, 2015 at her home in Gladstone, MO. Janice C. Breedlove, 71 passed away Saturday, March 14, 2015 at her home in Gladstone, MO. A visitation will be held 6:00 – 7:30 p.m., Wednesday, March 18 ...

Janice C. Breedlove

Janice C. Breedlove, 71 passed away Saturday, March 14, 2015 at her home in Gladstone, MO. A visitation will be held 6-7:30 p.m., Wednesday, March 18, 2015 at Rollins Funeral Home in Platte City, MO. A graveside service will be 11:00 a.m., Thursday ...

Google Fiber approved for Gladstone, Missouri

Basically, what has been announced is that the Gladstone, Missouri City Council has voted for approval ...
On the flip side though, while the lack of a roll-out date may be upsetting for some in Gladstone -- we remind them they should take comfort in ...

Google Fiber Comes to Gladstone, Missouri

Gladstone, Missouri is the next city to get Google's ultra-fast broadband service, Google Fiber. The news comes days after Google announced Fiber would be coming to the tiny town of Shawnee, Kansas. Google has also added Austin, Texas, and Provo, Utah, to ...

Google reveals Gladstone, Missouri is the latest city to join the line for its Fiber Internet service

Work Market lands $10m to bring its service for managing freelance workforces out of stealth mode Google on Monday announced that Gladstone, Missouri will receive the company’s Fiber Internet service. Just like for the last few expansions, Google says it ...

Carpenter Gladstone (OR) – Gladstone Carpenters

Carpenter Gladstone (OR) Lending helping hands when you need masterpieces built in Gladstone (OR). Papa’s Carpenter Specialists in Gladstone, Oregon work with, builds and fixes items and structures …

Fishers Spoiled for Choice in Gladstone Region

FOR those who know this region and the different spots to wet a line there is such a vast number of places to go and also species to catch.From the harbour with the barra and the enormous king salmon …

Fishers Spoiled for Choice in Gladstone Region

FOR those who know this region and the different spots to wet a line there is such a vast number of places to go and also species to catch.From the harbour with the barra and the enormous king salmon …

Fishers Spoiled for Choice in Gladstone Region

FOR those who know this region and the different spots to wet a line there is such a vast number of places to go and also species to catch.From the harbour with the barra and the enormous king salmon …

Fishers Spoiled for Choice in Gladstone Region

FOR those who know this region and the different spots to wet a line there is such a vast number of places to go and also species to catch.From the harbour with the barra and the enormous king salmon …

Fishers Spoiled for Choice in Gladstone Region

FOR those who know this region and the different spots to wet a line there is such a vast number of places to go and also species to catch. From the harbour with the barra and the enormous king salmo…

Archie vs Leo – Round Two – The Gladstone Ports Corporations Excuses Demolished – Lies, Lies, Lies, Yeah (They’re Gonna Get You)

Here’s round two of the debate between your humble correspondent and former Gladstone Ports chief Leo Zussino – Mr Gladstone – about the reason all the fish and other animals became sick and died in t…

Family Days Out in Staffordshire & Cheshire

With half-term fast approaching here in Staffordshire & Cheshire I thought I would put together a list of our favourite days out as a family. From free visits to the Museum to fun at Splash Landings t…

In Neuseeland – Teil 6: Richtung Martinborough, bei Ata Rangi

Von Hawke’s Bay aus geht es mit der Bombardier Turbo-Prop weiter nach Martinborough – allerdings mit einem klitzekleinen Abstecher nach Wellington. Während der Fluges über genau jene Berge, die ich am…

The Cancer Epidemic in Gladstone and the Criminal Cover-Up By the Queensland Government

Chronic Lymphocytic& nbsp;Leukemia is a cancer of the worst variety. Mortality rates for those who suffer from the disease are dire. It is odds on that they will be dead within 5 years. People who live or…


Tips to Prevent Data Theft in GLADSTONE MISSOURI

Today, it’s quick and easy to get a credit card approved, transfer money from one account to another, renew your driver’s license, fill a prescription from your doctor at your local pharmacy, use store loyalty cards, and purchase products online. But you pay for this convenience by providing more opportunities for your personal information to be changed, stolen, or reported inaccurately. Companies can also use the information you have shared to direct their future marketing efforts or can sell the information to other companies. To help protect your privacy, follow these tips:

  • Look for privacy statements on websites, sales materials, and forms you fill out. If a website claims to follow a set of established voluntary standards, read the standards. Don´t assume they provide the level of privacy you want.
  • Ask how your personal information will be stored and used.
  • Only provide the purchase date, model/serial numbers, and your contact information of warranty registration forms.
  • Discuss privacy with others in your home. Everyone, even children, should understand what information is not appropriate to share on the phone, while using a computer, tablet, smart phone and in other situations.

Check with your state or local consumer agency to find out whether any state laws that help protect your privacy. Some companies and industry groups have also adopted voluntary policies that address privacy concerns.

Creating Secure Passwords

The number of passwords that you need on a daily basis can be overwhelming. It is tempting to use the same password across several sites; however to get the most protection available, you should use different passwords on each site and change your passwords periodically. The goal for creating passwords is to strike a balance between being something that is easy to remember and unique. Some general tips for creating a secure password include:

  • Use a mix of uppercase and lowercase letters, numbers, and special characters.
  • The longer password, the better it is.
  • Don’t use your name, birthday, license plate, favorite sports teams or other facts that are easily guessed.
  • Create a password based on a phrase. For example “A stitch in time saves nine” can be translated into the password “Ast!Ts9”. where each character represents a word in the phrase.
  • If you must use the same password on several websites, add a prefix or suffix. For example, use “Ast!Ts9:4bnk”for your bank account and “Eml: Ast!Ts9” for your email account.

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Specialty Consumer Reports

Credit reports are not the only reports that you can get for free. The same law that allows you to get a free credit report each year also allows you to get a copy of specialty consumer reports. Just like Equifax, Experian, and TransUnion collect your credit information, there are other companies that collect information about your medical, insurance, rental/tenant and alternative credit histories. Landlords, insurers and other companies buy these reports to help them decide whether or not they will offer their services to you.

Just like your credit reports, you have the right to a free annual report from each specialty consumer reporting agency. Since there is no centralized place to order these reports (like there is for credit reports), you must contact each agency individually. If you are planning to rent an apartment, ask the landlord for the name of the screening company that they use and request a copy of your report in advance. Similarly if you are getting a new insurance policy, you can contact the consumer reporting agencies that collect related information. If there is a mistake on your report, you have a right to correct it.

For a list of specialty consumer agencies, visit the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (PDF) or Privacy Rights Clearinghouse. If you need to file a complaint about a consumer reporting agency, contact the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau or the Federal Trade Commission.



There are more opportunities than ever for those receiving benefits from Social Security Disability Insurance [Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI)] and SSI [Supplemental Security Income (SSI)] to learn job skills and find permanent employment in GLADSTONE MISSOURI.

If you are looking for work, or are new to the workforce, familiarize yourself with the Americans with Disabilities Act [Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)] of 1990 , a federal civil rights law designed to prevent discrimination and enable people with disabilities to participate fully in all aspects of society.

A fundamental principle of the ADA is that people with disabilities who want to work and are qualified to do so should have equal employment opportunities.

This booklet answers questions you may have about your employment rights under the ADA.

How do I know if I am protected by the ADA?

To be protected, you must be a qualified individual with a disability. This means you must have a disability as defined by the ADA. Under the ADA, you have a disability if he has a physical or mental impairment that substantially limits a major life activity such as hearing, seeing, speaking, thinking, walking, breathing, or performing manual tasks. You must also be able to perform the job for which you want to be hired, or for which you have been hired, with or without reasonable accommodation.

What are my rights under the ADA?

The ADA protects you from discrimination in all employment practices, including: job application procedures, hiring, firing, training, pay, promotions, benefits and licenses. You are also right not to be harassed because of your disability and your employer can not fire or discipline you for asserting your rights under the ADA. More importantly, you have the right to request reasonable for the hiring process and employment functional adaptations.

What is a "reasonable accommodation"?

A reasonable accommodation is any modification or adjustment to a job, work environment or how they usually do things that would allow you to apply for a job, work, or enjoy equal access to the benefits available to others in the workplace. There are many things that can help people with disabilities work successfully. Some of the most common types of accommodations are:

  • physical changes, such as installing a ramp or modifying the workspace or services;
  • sign language interpreters for the deaf or blind readers;
  • provide a quiet space or other changes to reduce noise distractions for someone with mental disabilities;
  • training and written materials in accessible formats such as Braille or audio cassette or computer discs;
  • TTY for deaf can use the telephone, and computer hardware and software to facilitate computer access for people with visual impairments or who have difficulty using their hands; and
  • licenses disability who needs treatment.

    What should I do if I think I need a reasonable accommodation?

    If you think you need a reasonable accommodation for the job application process or at work, you must apply. You may request a reasonable accommodation at any time during the job application, or any time before or after starting work. How do I request a reasonable accommodation? Just let your employer who needs an adjustment or change because of their disability. Needless to complete special forms or use technical language to do so. For example, if you use a wheelchair and it does not fit under your desk, you should talk to your supervisor. This is a request for a reasonable accommodation. A doctor´s note requesting disability leave or saying that you can work with certain restrictions is also a request for reasonable accommodation. What happens after making a request for a reasonable accommodation? Once you have made the request for reasonable accommodation, the employer must discuss the options available to you. If you have a disability that is not obvious, the employer may require documentation that demonstrates and explains why you need a reasonable accommodation. You and your employer must work together to determine an appropriate accommodation.

    For more information on labor support, contact the Social Security Administration [Social Security Administration] to:

    1-800-772-1213 (voice)

    1-800-325-0778 (TTY) [2]

  • The importance of local education funding in GLADSTONE MISSOURI

    Yesterday, President Obama spoke to the Council of the Great City Schools about the exceptional progress being made within local and state education levels. The work of our administrators and educators has been more impactful than ever, resulting in higher standardized test scores in some of the previously lowest-performing schools and increased resources for students.

    In fact, more graduation caps are going airborne as high school students are graduating at the highest rate ever recorded, with the largest improvement among minority and low-income students.

    See what President Obama had to say about what we must do to improve access to quality education in America: 

    This funding is an investment in our nation's future that has been able to give the kind of education our children need and deserve to compete in the 21st century. 

    President Obama hopes that the upcoming budget plan by the Republican House and Senate will reflect the priorities of educating every child. If their new budget maintains sequester-level funding of the past, we would actually be giving less federal support to America’s schools than we were back in 2000.

    Most alarmingly, if their current proposal is not changed, over the next six years, billions of dollars would be cut in education funding. That means we'd be cutting the support given to America's most impoverished schools, the funding that has helped create the progress we're seeing today. 

    "The notion that we would be going backwards instead of forwards in how we’re devoting resources to educating our kids makes absolutely no sense." 



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