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Education 

HiSET

Learn more about Missouri's new high school equivalency exam.    More...
Education 

Goodbye GED, Hello HiSET

The Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education is saying goodbye to the GED at the end of 2013. The HiSET is set to take its place.  More...
Community Matters Government 

Geographic Data Viewer

This new, interactive map from the City of Springfield is chock-full of useful data.    More...
Telephone & Addresses 

Search Essentials: the Basics of ReferenceUSA

ReferenceUSA is the go-to database for your telephone and address search requests. Learn more about this robust resource at ReferenceUSA's upcoming training session.   More...
Telephone & Addresses 

Missouri's No Call List, It's For Cell Phones Too

Have a cell phone and had enough of those pesky calls and texts from telemarketers? Sign up for the Missouri No Call list.  More...
Community Matters Education 

Back to School

Some tips to help you get the most out of your remaining summer days while also getting ready to go back to school.  More...
Community Matters 

The First Amendment and the "Freedom to Read"

Banned Books Week, which runs September 24-October 1, draws attention to the history and continued existence of challenges to reader's rights.  More...
Health & Wellness 

Harmful Health Effects Of Smoking

On April 5 voters approved the Springfield Smokefree Air Act of 2011. Learn more about the harmful health effects of smoking and find resources to quit.
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Health & Wellness 

Health & Wellness Resource Center

Do you need an authoritative medical resource but can't get to the Library? You can access up-to-date and reliable health information from the Library's website.  More...
Government 

State of the Union 2011

President Obama gave his second State of the Union address on January 25, 2011. Learn more about this annual tradition.  More...
Community Matters Government 

Tax Time

Have you heard? The IRS will no longer send income tax packages in the mail. But you can still pick up forms at your local Library.  More...
Government 

November 2 General Election

The general election in Greene County will be held on November 2.  Find your polling location, learn about candidates and issues, and more.
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Health & Wellness 

Electronic Medical Records

Plans are completed for a statewide health information exchange that would use electronic medical records to make patient information easily accessible to multiple healthcare professionals over a secure network.  More...
Government 

MO Publications Go Paperless

The Official Manual of the State of Missouri (a.k.a. the Blue Book) and the Revised Statutes of Missouri will soon only be available online.  More...
Government 

Government Blogs

A new way to stay current. Many governmental departments offer blogs that highlight the latest news and events from their corner of the federal government.
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Government 

America the Beautiful Quarters™ Program

The U.S. Mint will issue 56 quarters featuring designs depicting national parks and other national sites as part of the United States Mint America the Beautiful Quarters™ Program.  More...
Health & Wellness 

Poison Ivy: An Itchy Situation

Warm weather means more time outside soaking up the sun and tidying up our yards. It also means more exposure to poison ivy. Learn how to maximize your outdoor fun while minimizing your poison ivy risk.  More...
Government 

Contacting your Government

We all know that the role of our elected officials is to represent their constituents, but who exactly are these representatives? 
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Government 

C-SPAN Video Library

C-SPAN's video archives from 1987 to present are now available for free viewing at C-SpanVideo.org.  More...
Government 

State of the Union 2010

President Obama gave his first State of the Union address on January 27, 2010. Learn more about this annual tradition.  More...
Government 

Tax Time

The new year has arrived, have you picked up your income tax forms yet?
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Health & Wellness 

H1N1 Vaccine Recall

There are no safety concerns associated with a recent recall of H1N1 pediatric vaccines, the CDC reports.  More...
Government 

USA.gov

The U.S. government's official web portal.  More...
Health & Wellness 

Healthcare Blue Book

How much should that medical procedure cost? Ask the Healthcare Blue Book.
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Community Matters Missouri & Ozarks 

Ozarks' Holiday Celebrations

There are endless ways to celebrate the holiday season in Greene County and many options are free for the whole family.
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Government 

SAVE Award

Vote now on how government can function better while being fiscally smart.
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Health & Wellness 

New Mammogram Advice

A recent report from the United States Preventative Service Task Force contradicts years of thinking about breast cancer prevention  More...
Health & Wellness 

Time to Talk Turkey

The Butterball® Turkey Talk-Line is open annually in November and December.  More...
Government 

Veterans Day

November 11 is Veterans Day. "On that day let us solemnly remember the sacrifices of all those who fought so valiantly, on the seas, in the air, and on foreign shores.."
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Health & Wellness 

Football and Brain Health

A new study indicates a higher rate of dementia in former N.F.L. players.  More...
Health & Wellness 

Halloween Safety Tips

A few tips to help you and your little ghouls enjoy a safe Halloween.  More...
Community Matters Business Missouri & Ozarks 

2009 Competitive Assessment

Results from a Competitive Assessment of the Springfield metropolitan area were released October 14.  More...
Science 

2009 Nobel Prizes in Science

The 2009 Nobel Prizes in Science were recently announced in Physics, Chemistry and Medicine/Physiology.
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Databases 

Gale Virtual Reference Library

Refine your search of this collection of digital reference books with the Advanced Search option.
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Community Matters Health & Wellness 

Flu Season

It's flu season in the Ozarks. Stay informed on area flu information and learn prevention tips.
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