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Sedalia, Missouri
Kurt Parsons

The Sedalia Bucket List: 11 Things All Sedalians Need To Do At Least Once

I was born and raised here in Sedalia, Missouri. Sure, I went away for college, but I came right back home to help out my folks. And I consider myself a true Sedalian - but are you?

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What’s the Difference Between Mardi Gras, Fat Tuesday and Shrove Tuesday?

While today may be associated with drinking, stripping and bead-gathering in New Orleans’ French Quarter, the celebration of Mardi Gras dates back thousands of years.

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Girl Scouts Kicks Off National Girl Scout Cookie Weekend At Grand Central Terminal
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Girl Scout Cookies for Sale in Sedalia

This year marks the 100th anniversary of Girl Scouts selling cookies, and the Sedalia Girl Scouts of the Missouri Heartland Council will be selling cookies at a variety of local businesses until April 2nd.

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Did You Know that The Greatest American Hero also Auditioned for Star Wars? An Interview With William Katt

William Katt was 66 yesterday. You may have to Google his name to find out about the actor that starred in the TV series Greatest American Hero, but did you know he may have been the first Luke Skywalker in the original Star Wars movie?

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Fuzzy Sedalia Memories: Help Me Remember An Ice Cream Shop

I was thinking a lot about some of my experiences growing up in Sedalia since I told you the story about my 4 year old self getting the cops called on me.

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The Story Of The Time Sedalia Police Were Called On Me At Four Years Old

Once Upon a Time, I managed to get several Sedalia Police officers called to our house.

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How Your Mom and Grandma Burned Calories in the 1950’s

It's on your phone, your i-pad and the television. The best and fastest ways to drop those unwanted pounds. Today's muffin top was different back in the 1950's.

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How Cold Does it Have to be for Your Spit to Freeze Before it Hits the Ground?

The coldest recorded day in the history of North America (outside of Greenland) according to the Farmer's Almanac's Farmer's Calender, took place 70 years ago this month.

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Remember When Garth Brooks Almost Didn’t Perform the National Anthem at the Super Bowl?

Garth Brooks reportedly nearly walked out on performing the national anthem at the Super Bowl in 1993 — and re-defined the rules for Super Bowl performers in the process.

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Do You Remember Superbowl I? – Kansas City Chiefs vs Green Bay Packers

The year was 1967. Lyndon Baines Johnson was the President of the United States, most TV's were black and white and it was the AFL against the NFL.

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