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Welcome to 2019! I hope you have confidently declared, “This is my year to get in amazing shape!” (Or maybe you’re secretly muttering it in case you can’t keep the commitment through to 2020.)

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WASHINGTON — The Department of Veterans Affairs is preparing to shift billions of dollars from government-run veterans’ hospitals to private health care providers, setting the stage for the biggest transformation of the veterans’ medical system in a generation.

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Based on national studies, it’s fairly safe to say about half of Douglas County residents make new year’s resolutions. The sobering news is, more than 90 percent of people who make a resolution related to healthier living (losing weight, quitting smoking, etc.) will be unsuccessful in keepin…

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The American Red Cross wants to remind blood donors and those who are thinking of becoming a blood donor, that there are multiple opportunities to donate this month in Douglas County.

We're always interested in hearing about news in our community. Let us know what's going on!

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More than 20 Lions Clubs, including two in Douglas County, have contributed to a new project in Springfield that will offer comfortable and affordable lodging to out-of-town families of patients at PeaceHealth Sacred Heart Medical Center at RiverBend in Springfield and University District in…

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The holiday season is a joyful time for most people, but for many others it’s an occasion for sadness. This is especially true for anyone grieving the loss of a loved one.