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Wednesday, Oct. 7, 2015
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Medicine Cabinet Makeover: an Introduction to Essential Oils
Oct. 7, 2 pm-4 pm
Family Friendly Farm

Red House Interpretive Center Board Meeting
Oct. 7, 4 pm
Osage Centre

Medicine Cabinet Makeover: An Introduction to Essential Oils
Oct. 7, 6 pm-8 pm
Family Friendly Farm

Board of Examiners Meeting
Oct. 7, 7 pm
Cape Girardeau City Hall

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Oct. 7, 9 pm-1 am
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What are your thoughts regarding the display of pink in October to raise awareness for breast cancer?
 I love it. The more awareness, the better.
 I respect the cause, but I wish other charities or causes could get as much attention.
 The commercialization has gone way overboard. It's become more of a business marketing campaign rather than a grass-roots effort to raise awareness.

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Another campus shooting has occurred, this time at Umpqua Community College in Oregon. What should be the top priority to stop these tragedies?
 Place more armed guards in schools and classrooms.
 Stop making campuses gun-free zones and allow students and teachers to carry weapons for self-defense.
 Metal detectors in dorms and other buildings.
 There's no way to stop these tragedies.
 Strict gun control measures.

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