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Ideas, tools to ease spring tasks

I barely had time to put away my snow shovel and winter tools when I found myself mowing the lawn and thinking about spring repairs. Doing the necessary maintenance now will give you time to enjoy the summer days ahead. To help with spring maintenance, I have selected established and dependable tools plus some newer ideas to help ease the duties of spring.

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What’s wrong with my garage door opener?

After leaving the house, I noticed the garage door did not close. I tried several times, but the door only moved slightly but would not close. I had to go into the garage and release the door opener and then lock the door. Do I need a new opener?

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Mizzou coach Barry Odom as camp winds to a close

Missouri coach Barry Odom said the Tigers have treated the final week of the preseason like a game week. The dry run will even include a hotel stay Friday night before camp concludes with a mock game on Saturday at Memorial Stadium.
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Mizzou coach Barry Odom as camp winds to a close 3:04

Mizzou coach Barry Odom as camp winds to a close

Our Lady of Hope Catholic school has been renovated 1:13

Our Lady of Hope Catholic school has been renovated

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Fire damages Lenexa apartment complex

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Lightning may have caused this Overland Park house fire